|By PR Newswire||
|March 8, 2013 08:01 AM EST||
NEW YORK, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ), Texas Roadhouse Inc. (NASDAQ: TXRH), BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: BJRI) and The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ: CAKE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Jack in the Box Inc. Research Report
The first quarter for fiscal 2013 brings good numbers for Jack in the Box Inc., - home to Jack in the Box and Qdoba Mexican Grill. "Jack in the Box company same-store sales increased 2.1% and system same-store sales increased 1.9 %in the first quarter. Jack in the Box system same-store sales growth for the quarter exceeded that of the QSR sandwich segment for the comparable period, according to The NPD Group's SalesTrack Weekly for the 16-week time period ended January 20, 2013. Included in this segment are the top 15 sandwich and QSR burger chain competitors. Jack in the Box Inc. is home to Qdoba Mexican Grill and Jack in the Box restaurants, "said Linda A. Lang, Chairman and CEO. "Qdoba same-store sales in the first quarter increased 1.5% for company restaurants, driven by transaction and catering growth. One of our key priorities for 2013 is to drive traffic at Qdoba, and we believe our promotional efforts aimed at differentiating the brand resulted in the improvement in traffic and sales trends," she added. The Full Research Report on Jack in the Box Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/b5ac_JACK]
Domino's Pizza, Inc. Research Report
After 25 years of opening its first international store, Domino's opens its first store in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. Evolution Capital Public Company Limited, the master franchise holder of Domino's Pizza Thailand, promises hot, delicious pizza to come out of its ovens on Sukhumvit Road, Soi 22. "I am delighted with the team that helped make this store a reality and we're proud to be the first store in Thailand to open with the new Domino's logo and pizza theatre concept," said Mr. Sanjay Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Evolution Capital PCL - Food Business Group. "We are looking forward to delivering this community with hot, fresh pizza to their doorstep as we work to become the leading pizza delivery restaurant in Thailand." Evolution Capital PCL has extensive experience in the retail food sector, making it well positioned to develop Domino's Pizza into a leading brand in Thailand. The Full Research Report on Domino's Pizza, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/edfd_DPZ]
Texas Roadhouse Inc. Research Report
Double-digit revenue and earnings per share growth greeted Texas Roadhouse as 2012 finished on a very solid note. Kent Taylor, CEO, commented, "Despite the consumer and inflationary challenges, we achieved our third consecutive year of positive same-store sales growth and another year of increased store level profitability. In addition, our strong balance sheet and healthy cash flows enabled us to return $54 million of excess capital to shareholders through share repurchases and quarterly dividend payments. While we anticipate further commodity inflation in 2013, we believe our brand is well-positioned for future growth and feel confident about increasing our new restaurant growth for the third consecutive year." Some highlights include the opening of 25 company and 2 franchise restaurants, increases in comparable restaurant sales and an increase of diluted EPS at 17%. The Full Research Report on Texas Roadhouse Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/f7b2_TXRH]
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Research Report
A new line of proprietary craft beers made with premium ingredients and bolder taste profiles was introduced by BJ's Restaurants, Inc., - BJ's Brewmaster's Reserve. The first in this new line will be an Imperial Red Ale, a higher gravity and hoppier derivative of BJ's award-winning Jeremiah Red Irish Red Ale. "We are extremely proud of our craft brewing heritage and capabilities at BJ's, and the introduction of BJ's Brewmaster's Reserve Imperial Red Ale is a testament to our continuing commitment to innovation and creating unique, world-class craft beers for our guests," said Alex Puchner, Senior Vice President of Brewery Operations. The company, who has been leading the craft beer industry since 1996, believes that the new line will appeal to adventurous drinkers and craft beer aficionados alike. BJ's Brewmaster's Reserve beers will be available on a limited-time basis exclusively at BJ's restaurant locations, while the Imperial Red Ale is now available in BJ's Restaurants all through March while supplies last. The Full Research Report on BJ's Restaurants, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/6f64_BJRI]
The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated Research Report
Cheesecakes will now have Latin lovers as The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated enters an exclusive licensing agreement with Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V., a leading restaurant operator in Latin America, to build and operate The Cheesecake Factory restaurants. David Overton, Chairman and CEO, commented, "Following the extremely successful introduction in 2012 of The Cheesecake Factory restaurants in the Middle East, we are pleased to announce the continuation of our global growth strategy with another proven operator. International development is a significant growth vehicle for us, with excellent opportunities in Mexico, Chile and other Latin American countries. Our agreement with Alsea further strengthens our ability to deliver on our earnings per share growth objectives and enhance shareholder value." A minimum of 12 restaurants shall be built over an eight-year period across Mexico and Chile with the potential to expand in Argentina, Brazil, Columbia and Peru. The Full Research Report on The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/9115_CAKE]
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