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freetoquestionu 17 posts  |  Last Activity: Apr 17, 2014 5:32 PM Member since: Oct 2, 2006
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  • freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Apr 17, 2014 5:32 PM Flag

    Brewers have the best record in baseball. 11-3.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Reply to

    Michael and Other Longs

    by randle_pink Feb 26, 2014 10:12 PM
    freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Feb 27, 2014 9:11 AM Flag

    I stopped at the P5 on Sunday. Was ticket 10147 3:05PM. This morning I got a call from another investor, his son visit this same store last night. His son stood in line for 40 minutes around 5:30PM, it was so busy. Glad to hear the Dallas store was also hovering around the 200 receipt for the day. I only spent $2.01. Had a free pie with my points.

    Earnings should be pretty good for the first quarter since they lost four executives. No work no expense. If they have some severance pay on the earnings statement this next report, then we will know these guys were asked to leave. Bikeweek starts in Daytona in a few weeks, I hope they get the word out to the bikers. Some 300K bikers roll in for the 10 day event. Will Den56kk be setting up his booth in Daytona?

  • freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Feb 25, 2014 12:01 PM Flag

    The one thing that kept me from investing is that no one ever discussed how fast this drug gets in to the blood. The body then washes it out fast. I believe OPKO can perfect it. They love turning losers into winners. Great info.

  • freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Feb 25, 2014 11:59 AM Flag

    That's not true. You only have 20 years on your formula. They could cocrystal this, they could figure out a hundred ways to reformulate this drug. Qusomes comes to mind. I will pass this on to Dr. Frost's team.

  • freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Feb 25, 2014 11:55 AM Flag

    Bet eckgar1 wishes he could remove BLIF post. Formulation patents protect little. Hundreds of ways to formulate a drug. Great piece. Thanks a bunch.

  • freetoquestionu by freetoquestionu Feb 14, 2014 8:26 AM Flag

    My wife surprised me with a pie yesterday. She stop at Pie Five just before 7Pm. Receipt number was 10226. A Thursday and still breaking that 200 receipt mark. I plan on going Sunday after my golf game with a few friends. I pointed out to friend who has shares and he has been stopping when they first open up and the feed back is the same as I saw. The Youtes (line from My cousin Vinny) are still coming in early.

    I also want to mention that I heard several weeks ago that management at PI would be shaken up. This was no surprise that a few of the senior management would be leaving. That the company was going to become very aggressive on growth. I also heard that Tennessee would be opening two stores pretty fast.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    Pie Five Store Performance

    by gc4544 Feb 12, 2014 4:57 PM
    freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Feb 12, 2014 5:55 PM Flag

    That Port Orange store is setting all records. I believe they alone will do well over $1.3M. Not the most exciting numbers.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    Everybody just needs to relax

    by mcevilly.michael Feb 12, 2014 8:48 AM
    freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Feb 12, 2014 10:44 AM Flag

    Could they be taking this Private? Then grow the business and re-issue stock? Small float, pretty easy to go this route.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    Symbol and Name Change

    by christian_yap Feb 8, 2014 9:57 PM
    freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Feb 10, 2014 9:02 AM Flag

    Den56k,

    From your post are you saying they should never had started a P5 concept? Or are you saying they should have called it PI and had confusion from customers on exactly what they do. The name Pie Five is gold. It exactly express what they do. Pizza Inn and Pizza hut are dinosaurs. The two Cici's in the Daytona Beach area, both went bout of business. In fact the one Cici's was less than 3/4 mile from the Port Orange store. I can assure you they didn't go out of business because lack of customers. The Port Orange store was packed. They went out of business because of the business model is low profit margin the store made.

    P5 is a WIN/WIN for the franchisee and franchisor. Then again you sell T-shirts and have the mentality of a carnival worker.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • freetoquestionu by freetoquestionu Feb 6, 2014 9:13 AM Flag

    Yesterday I treated a friend of mine to a pizza. I wanted him to experience this first hand. We went when they first opened, was actually the second order at 10:42am. But as we sat there at least 10 customers walk through the doors before 11am. But the demographic that I watch was this was young teenagers. The girls were buying the salads and the guys the pie. But before we left the store at 11am, there were 15 kids eating lunch. I serious doubt that there is a single dominoes in the country that at 11am there are 15 young adults ordering product at before 11am.

    The salad is definitely a winner with the youth. The key here is the benefits that P5 has over dominoes on so many levels. First the salads, next the fountain drinks, I paid $3.78 for two drinks. We all know that this is a very profitable item and Dominoes would love to have piece of that action. I have already earned a free pie according to my Crust of friends account.

    We could see earnings next week. The previous quarter stated that some college P5 stores had some drop, because of school recess. That will improve with these numbers, because kids are back to school. I haven't seen the desert's selling that well. But it's a add on and beverage and salad/pie are the key profit centers.

    Daytona 500 crowd starts arriving over the next 10 days and then the bikers follow. I hope that the owner here finds a way to advertise to these groups. The spring breakers right after this, so lot's of opportunity to expose many visitors to P5.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • freetoquestionu by freetoquestionu Feb 3, 2014 9:36 AM Flag

    Got there right before it closed. Bought a couple of pie's. As expected they were slow night because of the big game. I was ticket 10219. So they had a very good day even though it was slow night. Anything above an average 200 tickets a day, puts them in the $1.3M neighborhood of sales for this single store.

    On a side note, I have to say this is darn good product. Looking forward for lunch today, where four slices await me. Hopefully other locations are having the same success as Port Orange location.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • freetoquestionu by freetoquestionu Jan 30, 2014 6:47 AM Flag

    My wife and I and another couple had dinner last night at P5. I was surprised at how many people my wife knew from teaching who were at the store. We were receipt 10215. We got there at 6pm and while we ate, at least another 50 customer came through the doors. I watch some of the kids to see if they enjoyed the pizza and notice how they cleaned off the whole plate. I learned they offer a kids plate and price. You win the kids over you win the parents. Our friends enjoyed the pie and side salad. Talking with customers that sat near us, they commented on how this was there third time eating here and enjoyed the variety, the women made the specific comment how she tries something new each time. When we first got in line, there was a woman waiting for her 8th to go box to finished.

    This was a Wednesday night and I would estimate that they hit 300 receipts for the night. This stock is a steal at $7.11 in my opinion. The success of this store, will create a buzz with future prospects. I noticed yesterday that my pie crust was crisper on this visit, I believe they made an adjustment to the cooking time or temperature of the oven. I saw this as a nice improvement. 250-300 receipts and returning customers. I have not heard one bad thing yet from customers and this is my 4th visit.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    Week Later

    by freetoquestionu Jan 21, 2014 7:06 AM
    freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Jan 27, 2014 12:01 PM Flag

    robunn,

    You assume that one receipt one person. I have watched one customer walk out with 8 pies. Families order several pies on one ticket. The average ticket is around $18. BTW a friend of mine stopped this morning for a pie and was told they ran out of boxes again. Sales at this store have been way above expectations. They have been open two weeks and he heard they were very busy this weekend. Word of mouth is strong in Port Orange.

    I plan on going Wednesday with another couple. I wish I could get away with just $8 bill for my wife and I. Here's my math

    $18 x 200 x 360 days= $1,368,000.00. This I feel is very conservative for this location. Daytona 500 crowd starts up soon and follow that with bikers.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    Week Later

    by freetoquestionu Jan 21, 2014 7:06 AM
    freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Jan 27, 2014 8:17 AM Flag

    Ticket counts are the one tool we have to measure sales by. If these stores average 200 tickets a day, that's something like $1.3M in annual sales. The one advantage in sales that P5 has over Domino's is that we have the fountain drink sales and we also have a minor additional with the side salad sales.

    We do need a decent quarter update. Would like to see some news from Atlanta or Denver.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    CTAP101

    by uncletlzz Jan 19, 2014 12:28 PM
    freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Jan 21, 2014 7:15 AM Flag

    This is the information on this trial. It spells out when the trial should wrap up with data collection.

    Estimated Enrollment: 210
    Study Start Date: September 2012
    Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2014
    Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

    If you want some cheap stock, that timeline here spells out you are running out of time. The buyers waiting will start backing up the truck soon with results around the corner. Speculation buyers will load up as well. You are cutting this close if you are bashing in hopes of cheap shares.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    Week Later

    by freetoquestionu Jan 21, 2014 7:06 AM
    freetoquestionu freetoquestionu Jan 21, 2014 7:08 AM Flag

    Sorry Daytona crowd starts mid February. Not next week like I posted. Next week is the Rolex 24 hour race.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • freetoquestionu by freetoquestionu Jan 21, 2014 7:06 AM Flag

    I stopped at P5 in Port Orange last night one week after their grand opening. As I pulled up there weren't many cars in the parking lot and just one person in line and a few sitting eating. The staff was cleaning up the store. Here's the good news, I was ticket 10263. 263 tickets is very impressive. I spoke to the staff as they set me up on my Crust of Friends card. I was told that they were so busy the first week they ran out of to go boxes. They had to buy some generic ones.

    I plan on giving my late test again in about a month on a Monday. If t5hey can average 263 tickets a day times $18 average times 360 days=$1,700,000. I also want to bring it to the attention, Daytona still hasn't hit it's stride on tourism. That begins next week with the crowd for the Daytona 500 and continues through the summer. I hope that they find a way to promote the product to the bikers that will be coming to town in early March. Since Daytona has so many events that bring back repeat customers, just like us, we all like to visit restaurants in places we travel and look forward to going back if we like the product. Bikers come to Daytona and return for the next 20 years. They look forward to the break in the weather from all around this country. Bet Den56 would agree on that point.

    I also heard that Denver could go next on the store openings. I don't know if this is company or franchise. I also heard they will get aggressive on store development. Expect some news updates in the near future.

    So far this Port Orange store is blowing the doors wide open. It's not the greatest location and still impressive numbers.

    Sentiment: Buy

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