I read the 2-25-03 Greenberg article, that's it, and I've seen his anaylis turn a stock on it's ass so you best be writing those calls. Greenberg's main critcism though, as you noted was the issues surrounding Dallas and all the problems PNRA had with it.
The Darden Restaurants comparison is mine and it's valid, and interestingly you don't say anything on that. The fact is, and you know this, as soon as PNRA matures the stock fizzles. It's just a matter of when, and I say it's sooner rather than later especially in a company that limits itself to the suburbs
Did you read? "It's growing" ha! Take a look and don't try and blame this on "weather" what b.s. One or two bad days in the NE doesn't cut it. Recall all those canibalizing stores in St. Louis. The growth is going...
4 weeks ended Feb 22, 2003 Company-owned comps DOWN -1.7% 8 weeks ended Feb 22, 2003 Company-owned comps DOWN -0.5% 4 weeks ended January 25,2003 Company-owned comps up .8% 4 weeks ended December 28,2002 Company-owned comps up 1.2% 12 weeks ended December 28,2002 Company-owned comps were up 2.5%