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    With a projected 2.4% comp increase ...

    by cjlanet Jan 6, 2015 2:20 PM

    Do you think that there will be a pull back from here or a steady increase in the PPS?

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    With a projected 2.4% comp increase ...

    by cjlanet Jan 6, 2015 2:20 PM

    $29.78 +2.63. Interim high of $31.59. SMP called it again. Love the algorithm.

  • Reply to

    "Whisper Number"

    by drmicrocaps Oct 21, 2013 6:55 AM

    4:06 pm Sonic beats by $0.02, beats on revs; reaffirms FY15 outlook (SONC) : Reports Q1 (Nov) earnings of $0.18 per share, $0.02 better than the Capital IQ Consensus Estimate of $0.16; revenues rose 10.4% year/year to $139.9 mln vs the $133.45 mln consensus.

    •System same-store sales increased 3.5% (in-line with estimates), consisting of a 3.5% same-store sales increase at both franchise and company drive-ins
    •Company drive-in margins improved by 90 basis points
    Guidance
    •While the macroeconomic environment may impact results, the co expects its initiatives to drive earnings per share growth in fiscal 2015 at the high end or slightly above its long-term 14% to 20% EPS growth target (vs. +18-20% previously)
    •Reaffirms positive same-store sales in the low single digit range for the system;
    •Reaffrms drive-in-level margin improvement of between 50 to 100 basis points, depending upon the degree of same-store sales growth at company drive-ins and commodity cost inflation

    Sentiment: Hold

  • Reply to

    1st Quarter results

    by drmicrocaps Jan 5, 2012 1:31 PM

    Sonic Achieves Strong First Quarter Results

    Same-Store Sales Increase 8.5%

    OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

    Sonic Corp. (SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced results for the first fiscal quarter ended November 30, 2014.

    Key highlights of the company’s first quarter of fiscal year 2015 included:
    • Net income per diluted share was $0.18 compared with net income per diluted share of $0.14 in the prior-year period; excluding items outlined below, net income per diluted share was $0.13 in the first fiscal quarter of 2014, resulting in a 38% increase on an adjusted basis;
    • System same-store sales increased 8.5%, consisting of an 8.5% same-store sales increase at franchise drive-ins and an increase of 7.9% at company drive-ins;
    • Company drive-in margins improved by 70 basis points versus the first quarter of fiscal year 2014;
    • 13 new drive-ins opened; and
    • The company repurchased approximately $20 million of stock and paid its first-ever quarterly dividend of $0.09 per share.

    “We are extremely pleased with our performance in the first quarter and believe that our focus on innovative products, increased media effectiveness and a layered day-part promotional strategy were instrumental to our continued success,” said Cliff Hudson, Sonic Corp. CEO. “Our business momentum remains strong as improvements in core menu items combined with limited-time-offer promotions are driving our same-store sales growth. Further, we expect our technology initiatives will provide an additional layer of growth to build sales and profits over the next several years.

    “Our focus continues to be on our multi-layered growth strategy, which is comprised of initiatives to drive same-store sales growth, improve margins, increase royalty revenues, new drive-in development and deployment of free cash flow1.

    Sentiment: Hold

  • Reply to

    would love to buy stock - but

    by bigjim1437 Jun 30, 2014 6:25 PM

    Yea... gold may be your game. Up 33% since you posted.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • SONC will surprise with a 5% move in after-market. The tip off was the volume on the opening and steady accumulation in a poor market environment.

  • Reply to

    "Whisper Number"

    by drmicrocaps Oct 21, 2013 6:55 AM

    The "Street" has SONC coming in at .17 for the Quarter that should be reported on or about January 06, 2015! All post's welcome! The "Good Dr's In"!

    Sentiment: Hold

  • Reply to

    1st quarter results will be announced

    by drmicrocaps Dec 28, 2011 5:25 PM

    Sonic to Release First Quarter 2014 Financial Results on January 6, 2015

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    OKLAHOMA CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

    Sonic Corp. (SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that it will release results for the quarter ended November 30, 2014 after the market close on January 6, 2015. The company will host a conference call to review financial results on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at 5:00 PM ET.

    The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing (877) 591-4959 or (719) 325-4849 for international callers. A replay will be available one hour after the call and can be accessed by dialing (877) 870-5176 or (858) 384-5517 for international callers; the conference ID is 3996383. The replay will be available until Tuesday, January 13, 2015. An online replay of the conference call will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the live broadcast. A link to this event will be available on the investor section of the company's website, www.sonicdrivein.com.

    About Sonic SONIC®, America's Drive-In®, is the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants with more than 3,500 drive-ins serving approximately 3 million customers every day. Over the past 60 years, SONIC has delighted guests with signature menu items, more than 1 million drink combinations, friendly service by iconic Carhops and ongoing support of education through its award-winning Limeades for Learning® program.

    Sentiment: Hold

  • Reply to

    would love to buy stock - but

    by bigjim1437 Jun 30, 2014 6:25 PM

    How did that work out for you? Not so well. Maybe gold is in your future?

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