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BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) Solid Operating Momentum, Synopsys (SNPS) Boosts Earnings Targets

|Includes: BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI), SNPS

https://static.seekingalpha.com/uploads/2015/2/19/saupload_bjri.jpg BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI)

Shares of BJRI surged to a new 52-week high in after-hours trading on Wednesday, after the company reported better-than-expected financial results.

For the fourth quarter 2014, BJRI posted total revenues of $213.9 million, a 7.1% increase year over year, and non-GAAP net income of $8.25 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $1.68 million, or $0.06 per diluted share in the same period the prior year, surpassing the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.21 earnings per share for the period.

For the full year 2014, BJRI's total revenues increased 9.1% to $845.6 million.

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BJRI currently owns and operates 158 casual dining restaurants under the BJ's Restaurant & Brewery(NYSE:R), BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse(R), BJ's Pizza & Grill(R) and BJ's Grill(R) brand names.

More about BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI) at www.bjsrestaurants.com

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https://static.seekingalpha.com/uploads/2015/2/19/saupload_snps.jpg Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS)

SNPS delivered strong performance on its earnings report and the company has increased its financial targets for fiscal 2015.

For the first quarter fiscal 2015, SNPS posted revenue of $542.0 million, an approximately 13.2% increase year over year, and non-GAAP net income of $125.7 million, or $0.80 per share, compared to non-GAAP net income of $93.1 million, or $0.59 per share in the same period the prior year, better than the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.62 earnings per share on revenue of $541.83 million for the period.

For the full fiscal year 2015, SNPS raised its non-GAAP earnings per share guidance to the range of $2.75 - $2.80 from its previous non-GAAP EPS guidance range of $2.67- $2.72, and the company now expects revenue to be in the range of $2.195 billion - $2.235 billion for the period, up from its previous revenue guidance of $2.185 billion -$2.225 billion

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SNPS provides electronic design automation (EDA) software products used to design integrated circuits (IC) and electronic systems.

More about Synopsys Inc. (SNPS) at www.synopsys.com

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https://static.seekingalpha.com/uploads/2014/12/23/saupload_crwe_logo.jpg Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCPK:CRWE)

The company is currently developing its CRWE Network ( www.CRWE-PR.com ), a growing network of community targeted sites.

It has recently included Daly City, CA ( www.dalycity.crwe-pr.com ) into the CRWE Network.

Daly City is the largest city in San Mateo County, California, located immediately south of San Francisco. Daly City's economy is highly diversified, ranging from professional service providers to retail and wholesale trade and manufacturing.

Daly City had an estimated population in 2013 (U.S. Census Bureau) of 104,739, and represents an important marketplace for the CRWE Network, which business model is based on selling advertising to businesses targeting both locally and nationally

The CRWE Network has reached the 1487th community website in the U.S. and includes coverage in the states of California, Mississippi, Michigan, Florida, Nevada and New York, as well as across 10 provinces in Canada.

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CRWE provides marketing solutions that boost customer awareness and merchant visibility on the Internet.

More about Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCPK:CRWE) at www.crownequityholdings.com

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