Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) - NASDAQ
  • Thu, Jul. 21, 3:14 PM
    • Dunkin' Brands (DNKN -1%) slips after reporting Q2 earnings.
    • The Dunkin Donuts chain lost breakfast market share in the quarter with the All-Day Breakfast initiative at McDonald's and $1 Value Menu at Taco Bell seen as significant competitive forces.
    • Shares of DNKN have been sputtering along in the mid-$40s for the better part of the last four months.
    • Previously: Dunkin' Brands beats by $0.01, misses on revenue (July 21)
    • Previously: More on Dunkin' Brands' Q2 (July 21)
    | Thu, Jul. 21, 3:14 PM
  • Thu, Jul. 21, 6:27 AM
    • Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN) reports U.S. comparable store sales growth of 0.5% in Q2.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. revenue grew 2.6% to $153.66M.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. royalty income +5.3% to $112.03M.
    • Dunkin' Donuts International revenue dropped 3.7% to $5.22M.
    • Baskin-Robbins U.S. comp rose 0.6%.
    • Baskin-Robbins U.S. revenue decreased 2.9% to $13.74M.
    • Baskin-Robbins International revenue declined 2.1% to $34.84M.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate increased 280 bps to 51.5%.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. has 73 net opening during the quarter to take the number of distribution points up 4% Y/Y to 8,573.
    • The company added 198 net new restaurants worldwide during the quarter.
    • Consolidated global points of distribution +574 Y/Y to 19,669.
    • FY2016 Guidance: Dunkin' Donuts U.S. comparable store sales: 0% to +2%; Baskin-Robbins U.S. comparable store sales: +1% to +3%; Revenue:+3% to +5%; Adjusted operating income: +8% to +10%; Adjusted EPS: $2.20 to $2.22; Share count: 93M; Tax rate: 38.5%.
    | Thu, Jul. 21, 6:27 AM | 2 Comments
  • Mon, May 9, 9:58 AM
    • Shares of Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN) are up 2.5% after rival Krispy Kreme Dougnuts is scarfed up by JAB Holdings.
    • The strategic play by JAB Holdings will be closely watched with Dunkin' Donuts on an aggressive expansion track in the western part of the U.S. and the restaurant chain also making a bid to reel in Starbucks customers through aggressive loyalty promotions.
    • Previously: Krispy Kreme Dougnuts lands takeover offer (May 9)
    | Mon, May 9, 9:58 AM | 1 Comment
  • Thu, Feb. 4, 6:37 AM
    • Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN) reports U.S. comparable store sales declined 0.8% in Q4.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. revenue increased 8% to $153.06M led by 25.9% growth in franchise fees.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. royalty income grew 4.2% to $106.48M.
    • Dunkin' Donuts International revenue fell 5.1% to $6.35M.
    • Baskin-Robbins U.S. comp was +4.4%.
    • Baskin-Robbins U.S. revenue rose 3% to $8.73M led by 81.5% growth in franchise fees.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate grew 90 bps to 51%.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. has 123 net opening during the quarter to take the number of distribution points up 4.3% Y/Y to 8,431.
    • The company added 172 net new restaurants worldwide during the quarter.
    • Consolidated global points of distribution +495 Y/Y to 19,357.
    • FY2016 Guidance: Dunkin' Donuts U.S. comparable store sales: 0% to +2%; Baskin-Robbins U.S. comparable store sales: +1% to +3%; Revenue:+4% to +6%; Adjusted operating income: +8% to +10%; Adjusted EPS: $2.17 to $2.19; Tax rate: 38.5%.
    | Thu, Feb. 4, 6:37 AM | 1 Comment
  • Oct. 22, 2015, 6:48 AM
    • Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN) reports U.S. comparable store sales rose 1.1% in Q3.
    • Baskin-Robbins U.S. comp was +3.4%.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. revenue increased 8% to $154.37M.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. royalty income grew 6.1% to $105.86M.
    • Dunkin' Donuts International revenue grew 5.8% to $4.63M led by 24.5% growth in franchise fees.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate dropped 110 bps to 50.5%.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. has 68 net opening during the quarter to take the number of distribution points up 4.6% Y/Y to 8,308.
    • The company added 90 net new restaurants worldwide during the quarter.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Dunkin' Donuts U.S. comparable store sales: +1% to +3%; Baskin-Robbins U.S. comparable store sales: +3% to +5%; Revenue:+6% to +8%; Operating income: +7% to +8%; Adjusted EPS: $1.87 to $1.91.
    | Oct. 22, 2015, 6:48 AM | 1 Comment
  • Oct. 2, 2015, 8:16 AM
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  • Oct. 1, 2015, 10:32 AM
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  • Oct. 1, 2015, 10:11 AM
    • Shares of Dunkin' Brands (DNKN -10.2%) are sharply lower after the company issues guidance at its Investor Day event.
    • The restaurant operators expects EPS of $1.87 to $1.91 this year to fall short of the $1.92 consensus mark of analysts.
    • An early read on traffic and comparable-store sales for Q3 also came in lighter than expected.
    • Another factor for Dunkin' Brands is the hurricane in the Atlantic which could potentially threaten the Northeast where the company has a high concentration of stores. Dunkin' saw a noticeable quarterly sales drop after Hurricane Sandy.
    | Oct. 1, 2015, 10:11 AM | 5 Comments
  • Oct. 1, 2015, 9:15 AM
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  • Sep. 25, 2015, 10:21 AM
    • Dunkin' Brands (DNKN +2.9%) trades higher after Credit Suisse issues positive comments on the restaurant stock.
    • The investment firm thinks the risk/reward profile on DNKN is favorable at its current level.
    • Shares are rated by CS at Outperform with a $58 price target.
    | Sep. 25, 2015, 10:21 AM
  • Jul. 23, 2015, 6:43 AM
    • Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN) reports U.S. comparable store sales growth of 2.9% in Q2.
    • The U.S. comp for the Baskin-Robbins chain was 3.4%.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. royalty income grew 8.2% to $106.34M.
    • Dunkin' Donuts International revenue rose 19.9% to $5.42M due to 5.9% increased in franchise fees and 110.1% in royalty income
    • Adjusted operating margin rate declined 60 bps to 48.7%.
    • Traffic for Dunkin' Donuts in the U.S. accounted for ~60 bps of comp growth.
    • Dunkin' Donuts U.S. has 80 net opening during the quarter to take the number of distribution points up 5.4% Y/Y to 8,240.
    • FY2015 Guidance: Revenue:+6% to +8%; Operating income: +7% to +8%; Adjusted EPS: $1.87 to $1.91.
    | Jul. 23, 2015, 6:43 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jul. 20, 2015, 8:50 AM
    • CLSA downgrades Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN) to an Underperform rating after having the restaurant chain slotted at Outperform.
    • The Asian investment firm bases its new stance on Dunkin's valuation which has shot ahead of projected EPS growth following DNKN's 29% run this year.
    • DNKN -1.18% premarket to $54.33.
    | Jul. 20, 2015, 8:50 AM | 3 Comments
  • Apr. 23, 2015, 10:46 PM
    • Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN) will replace Riverbed Technology (set to be acquired) in the S&P MidCap 400 after Monday's close. Walker & Dunlop (NYSE:WD) will replace Entropic Communications (also set to be acquired) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the April 30 close.
    • Dunkin' rose to $52.71 in AH trading, after rising 7.9% in regular trading in response to its Q1 beat and guidance hike. Walker & Dunlop rose to $19.34.
    | Apr. 23, 2015, 10:46 PM
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  • Apr. 23, 2015, 9:13 AM
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  • Apr. 9, 2015, 8:14 AM
    • Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN) is added to the Credit Suisse U.S. Focus List.
    • The investment firm initiates coverage with an Outperform rating and $56 price target.
    • DNKN +0.66% premarket to $48.69 vs. the 52-week high of $49.40.
    | Apr. 9, 2015, 8:14 AM
Company Description
Dunkin Brands Group, Inc. operates as a franchisor of quick service restaurants, serving hot and cold coffee and baked goods, as well as hard serve ice cream. It operates through four segments: Dunkin' Donuts U.S., Dunkin' Donuts International, Baskin-Robbins International and Baskin-Robbins... More
Sector: Services
Industry: Restaurants
Country: United States