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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (KKD)

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  • May 31, 2013, 7:59 AM
    Krispy Kreme (KKD) execs made it quite clear during the firm's earnings call that doughnut sales are "doggone strong" but it might have been premium coffee that really set up the company for a smashing performance (I, II) in Q1. Beverage unit sales were up a solid 5% Y/Y during the period for the company, but dollar sales shot up 16% as the company pushed more higher-priced coffee drinks. KKD +12.1% premarket. (CC transcript)
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  • May 30, 2013, 5:33 PM
    After-hours top gainers, as of 5:45 p.m.: OVTI +15.9%. KKD +9.7%. GES +8.4%. LGF +4.4%. UGI +3.9%.
    After-hours top losers: PANW -13.7%. SPLK -3.8%. GPK -3.3%. MHGC -2.9%. ESL -2.3%.
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  • May 30, 2013, 4:29 PM
    More on Krispy Kreme's (KKD) FQ1: The upbeat tone management struck during last quarter's CC ("great" February traffic counts, 9% comps growth in week 5) plays out well, as revenues, operating income, and adjusted net income rise 11.2%, 40%, and 37% respectively in FQ1. Same-store sales growth comes in at 11.4%. CEO James Morgan calls the performance "exceptional," and raises FY14 EPS guidance to $0.59-0.63/share versus consensus of $0.58. Shares +10% AH. (PR)
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  • May 30, 2013, 4:13 PM
    Krispy Kreme (KKD): Q1 EPS of $0.20 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $120.6M (+11.2% Y/Y) beats by $4.63M. Shares +10.6% AH. (PR)
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  • May 30, 2013, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday’s close: CPRT, GES, KKD, LGF, OVTI, PANW, PLL, SPLK
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  • May 29, 2013, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Thursday’s close: CPRT, GES, KKD, LGF, OVTI, PANW, PLL, SPLK
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  • Apr. 18, 2013, 7:16 AM
    Wedbush downgrades Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD) to a Neutral rating from Buy and appoints a $16 price target on shares.
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  • Apr. 10, 2013, 2:17 PM
    Restaurant visits by parties of adults grew by 1% last year to end four consecutive declines in the category but visits with children in tow showed flat growth once again, according to tracking from the NPD Group. A tripping point for the sector has been the lack of growth in visits by parties with kids. What to watch: Analysts see increased promotional activity sneaking in on the industry's margins.
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  • Mar. 15, 2013, 11:22 AM
    Krispy Kreme (KKD -6.9%) trades lower after reporting largely in-line Q4 results and issuing soft guidance During the company's earnings call, execs were very vocal that the current quarter is going well. Traffic count was "great" in February and the comparable store sales gain in the first week of March was up 9% despite "gas and the expiration of the payroll tax thing." (transcript)
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  • Mar. 15, 2013, 9:15 AM
    Premarket gainers: CNP +10%. SNE +8%. ZGNX +6%. OGE +6%. PANL +5%.
    Losers: GLDD -22%. ULTA -14%. STEC -13%. ARO -7%. VHC -6%. CG -6%. KKD -5%.
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  • Mar. 14, 2013, 5:53 PM
    After-hours top gainers, as of 5:15 p.m.: MUX +4%. BAC +4%. DFS +3%. RRD +2%. MS +2%.
    After-hours top losers: GLDD -31%. ULTA -11%. MWA -9%. KKD -6%. ARO -6%.
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  • Mar. 14, 2013, 4:22 PM
    Krispy Kreme (KKD): Q4 EPS of $0.11 in-line. Revenue of $118.1M beats by $2.17M. Shares -4% AH. (PR)
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  • Mar. 14, 2013, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday ’s close: ANAC, ARO, BCEI, COSI, CPE, EGY, FXEN, HOGS, KKD, MCP, OMPI, STEC, ULTA, ZUMZ
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  • Mar. 13, 2013, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Thursday ’s close: ANAC, ARO, BCEI, COSI, CPE, EGY, FXEN, HOGS, KKD, MCP, OMPI, STEC, ULTA, ZUMZ
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  • Feb. 22, 2013, 8:50 AM
    The restaurant sector is on watch after a pre-earnings warning from Darden Restaurants (DRI) and a harsh downgrade on Wendy's (WEN) sets a negative tone. The picture being painted for 2013 is starting to get pretty consistent - margin pain and soft traffic trends. Other things to watch in 2013 for the sector: 1) The impact of higher payroll taxes. 2) The coming costs of the Affordable Care Act. 3) The push to raise the minimum wage. 4) Which chains can succeed in China and India?
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  • Feb. 13, 2013, 10:14 AM
    Margin pain on the horizon: Restaurants could get squeezed this year from a combination of higher commodity costs and frugal consumers, according to AlixPartners. Though traffic is forecast to rise 3%, the average ticket is expected to decline 4.7% with coupons, promotions, and discounts gaining favor. Chains that are expected to ride out the expected tough environment are those that can deliver healthy food fast. Chipotle (CMG -1.8%), privately-held Subway, and Panera (PNRA -1.5%) fit the bill.
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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