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Dunkin' Brands raises outlook

The operator of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins shops said Q3 EPS rose 42% to 37 cents, beating views by 2 cents. Sales rose 5% to $171.7 mil, under views. Same-store sales rose 2.8% at its domestic donut shops and 1.1% at its domestic ice cream shops. Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) raised full-year EPS outlook to $1.25- $1.27 from an earlier outlook of $1.22-$1.25, the midpoint in line with views. Shares rose 1.8% to 31.37.