Financial Results, Expansions, Partnerships, and New Offerings - Research Report on Yum! Brands, Brinker International, Texas Roadhouse, Burger King, and Sonic

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Oct 14, 2013, 08:00 ET from Analysts' Corner

NEW YORK, October 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Corner announced new research reports highlighting Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (NASDAQ: TXRH), Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: BKW), and Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Yum! Brands, Inc. Research Report

On October 8, 2013, Yum! Brands, Inc. (Yum! Brands) released its Q3 FY 2013 results (period ended September 7, 2013). The Company reported total revenues of $3.5 billion in Q3 FY 2013, down 2.9% YoY. Net income of the Company declined 67.7% YoY to $152 million, and diluted EPS came down 67.0% to $0.33 during the quarter. David C. Novak, Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands, stated, "We expect to deliver at least 20% EPS growth in 2014 and restore our track record of double-digit EPS growth in the years ahead. Our business model remains compelling and we will continue to invest behind the enormous growth opportunities we see around the world." The Full Research Report on Yum! Brands, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Brinker International, Inc. Research Report

On October 9, 2013, Brinker International, Inc. (Brinker International) reported that its Italian-American restaurant, Maggiano's Little Italy®, will open its first restaurant in Annapolis, Maryland on October 14, 2013, which will also be its 45th location nationwide. Terry Gibbons, Managing Partner, commented, "Annapolis is a thriving area with the historic significance of a state capitol and is the perfect backdrop for Maggiano's warm, nostalgic atmosphere reminiscent of the golden age in Little Italy. We are excited to open our doors and invite our friends and neighbors to dine with us for lunch, dinner or any special occasion." The Full Research Report on Brinker International, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Texas Roadhouse, Inc. Research Report

On October 9, 2013, Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (Texas Roadhouse) announced that it will release its Q3 2013 financial results after the market closes on Monday, October 28, 2013. Texas Roadhouse reported that it will also host a conference call, on the same day at 5:00 p.m. ET, which will be webcast live through its Investor Relations website. 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: []


Burger King Worldwide, Inc. Research Report

On October 7, 2013, Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (Burger King) announced that it has entered into a three-year partnership with CBS Sports and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. According to the Company, the BURGER KING® brand will become the official quick service restaurant partner of the NCAA® brand and connect with fans through a year-round marketing program with sponsorships of all 89 college sports championships, including the NCAA® Men's Final Four. Eric Hirschhorn, Chief Marketing Officer, North America, Burger King, stated, "By partnering with the NCAA®, we will join in the brand's commitment to education and college athletics creating a national and local marketing platform that truly connects our two iconic brands with the fans that love them. We are inspiringly passionate about great food and quality service. The goal is to embed the BURGER KING® brand in the fan excitement surrounding NCAA® March Madness® championship and the other 89 NCAA® championships." The Full Research Report on Burger King Worldwide, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []


Sonic Corp. Research Report

On October 2, 2013, Sonic Corp. (Sonic) announced the addition of the new Super Crunch™ Chicken Strips to its menu. Sonic reported that with the addition of the extra crunch to its already popular juicy chicken strips, it offers a standout snackable treat perfect for any time of day with three-piece and five-piece options. Chef Claes Petersson, Vice President of Product Innovation at Sonic, said "Texture and taste were our primary considerations as we explored new ways to appeal to the growing demand for chicken menu items. The Super Crunch Chicken Strips are double-breaded, giving them a crispy crunch, which adds more flavor. Combined with the juicy and tender chicken on the inside, these two textures work together for a new kind of chicken strip experience that is great for a full meal or as a snack." The Full Research Report on Sonic Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: []



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