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belco_mc 2 posts  |  Last Activity: May 19, 2014 7:15 PM Member since: Aug 15, 2012
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    earnings look strong

    by belco_mc May 19, 2014 7:35 AM
    belco_mc belco_mc May 19, 2014 7:15 PM Flag

    showing this level of profits while maintaining $4 meals is impressive while dealing with rising COGS.

  • In reviewing the 10Q over the weekend, it looks like Steak-n-Shake earnings were very strong. Same store sales up 3.7% while traffic increased 2.9%.

    Revenue from franchising growing nicely- up 46%. 195 franchised stores now vs 178 a year ago.

    The reported loss is from changes in the investments (which, I believe flow through the income statement) as CBRL stock declined during the period.

    Overall, it looks like a great quarter. The Maxim and 1st Guard acquisitions don't make much sense on the surface, but maybe Biglari has a plan for them. He's done well executing so far so I'd give him the benefit of the doubt.

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