SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) _ Denny's Corp. (DENN) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $9 million.
On a per-share basis, the Spartanburg, South Carolina-based company said it had profit of 16 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 17 cents per share.
The restaurant operator posted revenue of $96.7 million in the period.
Denny's shares have fallen 56% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $8.77, a decrease of 54% in the last 12 months.