Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.
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  • Dec. 9, 2015, 10:31 AM
    • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD +6.6%) runs higher after delivering a solid comp of 3.4% in Q3. Total sales were up 4.6% to $128.5M.
    • The company expects FY16 EPS of $0.78 to $0.80 vs. $0.78 consensus.
    • Krispy Kreme has a history of missing estimates which may be factoring into today's rally.
    • Previously: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts EPS in-line, misses on revenue (Dec. 08 2015)
    | Dec. 9, 2015, 10:31 AM | 2 Comments
  • Sep. 10, 2015, 12:44 PM
    | Sep. 10, 2015, 12:44 PM | 4 Comments
  • Sep. 10, 2015, 9:11 AM
    | Sep. 10, 2015, 9:11 AM | 1 Comment
  • Sep. 9, 2015, 5:43 PM
    • Top gainers, as of 5.25 p.m.: CNW +32.0%. SIGM +5.4%. PANW +4.8%. YRCW +4.5%. TOT +3.0%.
    • Top losers, as of 5.25p.m.: KKD -17.0%. MTH -2.0%. XPO -2.0%. QUNR -1.0%. UPL -0.9%.
    | Sep. 9, 2015, 5:43 PM | 2 Comments
  • Sep. 9, 2015, 5:25 PM
    • Krispy Kreme (NYSE:KKD) -16.5% AH after missing FQ2 earnings and revenue expectations and cutting full-year earnings guidance to reflect weaker than expected performance in its consumer packaged goods category.
    • KKD says it now expects FY 2016 EPS of $0.76-$0.80, compared with its previous estimate of $0.80-$0.85 and below analyst consensus of $0.85.
    • During FQ2, KKD says system-wide domestic same store sales rose 5.5%, including a 2.3% gain at company stores, but international franchise same store sales fell 2.7% excluding currency impacts.
    • Overall, system-wide store count rose 18% Y/Y to 1,045 company-owned and franchised shops.
    • Also, the KKD board increased current share repurchase authorization during the quarter to $155M from $105M.
    | Sep. 9, 2015, 5:25 PM | 4 Comments
  • Jun. 10, 2015, 4:31 PM
    • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD) reports same-store sales rose 5.2% in FQ1.
    • Segment revenue growth: Company Stores +12.8%, Domestic Franchise +6.0% , International Franchise +2.2%, KK Supply Chain +5.3%.
    • Store count +17% Y/Y to 1,003.
    • Guidance: The company expects full year net income per share of $0.80-$0.85 vs. $0.79-$0.85 prior outlook.
    • Previously: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts beats by $0.02, misses on revenue
    • KKD +3.79% after hours.
    | Jun. 10, 2015, 4:31 PM | 2 Comments
  • Jun. 10, 2015, 4:17 PM
    • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD): FQ1 EPS of $0.24 beats by $0.02.
    • Revenue of $132.47M (+9.0% Y/Y) misses by $3.52M.
    • Shares +2%.
    | Jun. 10, 2015, 4:17 PM
  • Apr. 29, 2015, 1:22 PM
    • Restaurants stocks are falling harder than broad market averages with disappointing reports from Buffalo Wild Wings and Panera Bread raising some concerns.
    • Increasing labor and commodity costs are seen as a threat to margins across the group.
    • Today's GDP report may also be a factor in the sector falling out of favor for the day.
    • Decliners include Denny's (DENN -7%), Krispy Kreme Dougnuts (KKD -5.6%), Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB -5.9%), Kona Grill (KONA -6.6%), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH -5.9%), Jack in the Box (JACK -4.6%), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN -4.7%), El Pollo Loco (LOCO -4.6%), and Cracker Barrel (CBRL -4.8%).
    • Even momentum-fueled Chipotle (CMG -1.7%) and Habit Restaurants (HABT -1.7%) are peeling off some gains, while Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) is proving harder to knock down and is +0.2% on the day.
    • Previously: Panera Bread -2% after sluggish earnings print (April 28)
    • Previously: Buffalo Wild Wings slumps with chicken wing and labor costs a concern (April 28)
    | Apr. 29, 2015, 1:22 PM | 3 Comments
  • Mar. 11, 2015, 5:36 PM
    • Top gainers, as of 5:15 p.m.: SCLN +11.0%. ZOES +4.1%. AMRN +3.6%. MW +3.6%. MS +3.3%.
    • Top losers, as of 5:15 p.m.: ACAD -21.0%. BOX -16.2%. PQ -13.7%. KKD -7.0%. SHAK -6.1%.
    | Mar. 11, 2015, 5:36 PM | 4 Comments
  • Mar. 11, 2015, 4:29 PM
    • Krispy Kreme (NYSE:KKD) hit double-digit revenue growth amid a store expansion phase.
    • Comparable-store sales: Domestic stores +3.6%, international stores -2.6% (ex-currency).
    • A stricter stance on promotions helped the company boost operating margins during the quarter.
    • Total store count +53 to 709 Q/Q.
    • Previously: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts EPS in-line, misses on revenue
    • KKD -5.5% after hours.
    | Mar. 11, 2015, 4:29 PM
  • Feb. 24, 2015, 10:53 AM
    • Restaurant stocks are out-performing market averages again as more chains report improved comparable-restaurant sales growth.
    • The read on Q1 is that pricing and traffic trends are strong, despite what some broad measures of overall consumer confidence show.
    • The $2 gas benefit is believed by analysts to have had a greater impact on restaurant spending than other areas of retail.
    • Gainers include Luby's (LUB +4.9%), Cosi (COSI +5.4%), Rave Restaurant Group (RAVE +4.5%), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH +2.4%), Krispy Kreme Dougnuts (KKD +2.8%), Popeyes Louisian Kitchen (PLKI +1.7%), Bob Evans Farms (BOBE +1.1%), Darden Restaurants (DRI +1.4%).
    • Even McDonald's (MCD +0.8%), which trailed the Q4 comp average in the sector by a wide margin, is out ahead of the S&P 500.
    • Previously: Cracker Barrel +4.1% after traffic accelerates and guidance lifted
    | Feb. 24, 2015, 10:53 AM | 5 Comments
  • Dec. 9, 2014, 5:18 PM
    • In spite of its FQ3 miss, Krispy Kreme (NYSE:KKD) is affirming guidance for FY15 (ends Jan. '15) EPS of $0.69-$0.74, in-line with a $0.72 consensus.
    • System-wide same-store sales rose 3.7% Y/Y in FQ2, a pickup from FQ2's 2.8%. Company shops +3.3%, domestic franchisees +3.9%, international franchisees -4.1% (-2.9% exc. forex).
    • Company store revenue +10.3% to $82.6M; domestic franchise +8.2% to $3.3M; international franchise +10.4% to $6.9M. Direct operating expenses rose 9.4% Y/Y to $101.2M, above revenue growth of 7.6%.
    • Store count rose by 41 Q/Q to 925 (104 company-owned). FY15 store development will be "slightly above" prior expectations.
    • FQ3 results, PR
    | Dec. 9, 2014, 5:18 PM
  • Nov. 11, 2014, 5:38 PM
    | Nov. 11, 2014, 5:38 PM | 4 Comments
  • Sep. 9, 2014, 5:36 PM
    | Sep. 9, 2014, 5:36 PM
  • Aug. 11, 2014, 8:38 AM
    • Wedbush Securities upgrades Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD) to an Outperform rating from Neutral.
    • The investment firm sees improved comp sales trends at the fast-food chain as it starts to lap easier compares.
    • KKD +4.2% premarket to $16.21. Shares haven't cracked the $20 level since March.
    | Aug. 11, 2014, 8:38 AM
  • Jun. 3, 2014, 12:46 PM
    | Jun. 3, 2014, 12:46 PM | 2 Comments
Company Description
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc is a branded retailer and wholesaler of doughnuts, complementary beverages and treats and packaged sweets. The Companys shops are operated under the trademark doughnuts such as Krispy Kreme and Original Glazed.
Sector: Services
Industry: Restaurants
Country: United States