Dividends, Business Expansions, Sales Growth Strategies, Investor Conferences and Strong Earnings - Research Report on McDonald's, Chipotle, Darden, Barrel Domino's Pizza, and Cracker Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. PR Newswire NEW YORK, September 27, 2013 NEW YORK, September 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD), Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG), Darden Restaurants Inc. (NASDAQ: DRI), Domino's Pizza Inc. (NASDAQ: DPZ), and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (NASDAQ: CBRL). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below. McDonald's Corporation Research Report On September 18, 2013, McDonald's Corporation (McDonald's) announced that its Board of Directors approved a Q4 2013 cash dividend of $0.81 per share of common stock, payable on December 16, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 2, 2013. McDonald informed that this dividend represents a 5% increase over the Company's previous quarterly dividend, which increases the Q4 2013 dividend payout to more than $800 million. McDonald's President and CEO Don Thompson, said, "Today's announced dividend increase brings our 2013 expected total cash return to shareholders to between $4.5 and $5.0 billion through dividends and share repurchases." The Company also informed it plans to release its Q3 2013 financial results before the market opens on October 21, 2013, and will also host an investor webcast of the results. The Full Research Report on McDonald's Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-25/MCD] -- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. Research Report On September 20, 2013, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (Chipotle) announced that it will release its Q3 2013 financial results on October 17, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. ET. Chipotle informed that it will also host a conference call on the same day at 4:30 p.m. ET, to discuss the quarterly results. According to the Company, interested parties can access the live webcast of the call in the Company's website under the investor relations section, while a replay of the same will be available an hour after the completion of the call. The Full Research Report on Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-25/CMG] -- Darden Restaurants Inc. Research Report On September 24, 2013, Darden Restaurants Inc. (Darden) announced that the Company has signed an area development agreement with Secret Recipe, a restaurant operator in Asia. The Company stated that it will initially develop 13 units under Darden's Red Lobster, Olive Garden, and LongHorn Steakhouse brands in Malaysia, with the option of adding more brands in the future. The Company informed that, this deal complements its other recent area development agreements in the Middle East and Latin America. Kim Lopdrup, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Darden, said, "We're excited to work with Secret Recipe to develop our brands in Malaysia, a vibrant, growing country." The Full Research Report on Darden Restaurants Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-25/DRI] -- Domino's Pizza Inc. Research Report On September 23, 2013, Domino's Pizza Inc. (Domino's Pizza) announced the beginning of national campaign to promote its improved online ordering profiles platform, which enables customers to save information and reorder their favorite order in as little as five clicks or about 30 seconds. According to the Company, customers who order at the Domino's Pizza website can create their pizza profile by saving their favorite order, as well address and payment information, and in future they can access the new sections "Your Easy Order"and"Your Recent Orders" to reorder in five clicks. Russell Weiner, Domino's Pizza Chief Marketing Officer, said, "Our new campaign is the ultimate in bringing together convenience and value. We are extremely proud of the online ordering platform we have made available to our fans and customers for the past five years, and today - with the addition of customized profiles and the ability to place a lightning-fast order from Domino's - it gets even better." 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.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-25/DPZ] -- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. Research Report On September 18, 2013, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (Cracker Barrel) reported its Q4 FY 2013 and full-year FY 2013 financial results (period ended August 2, 2013). The Company's total revenue declined 3.7% YoY to $674.1 million during the quarter, while it grew 2.5% YoY to $2.6 billion during full-year FY 2013. Net income was $34.3 million or $1.43 per diluted share, in Q4 FY 2013, compared to net income of $34.7 million or $1.47 per diluted share, in Q4 FY 2012. Net income was $117.3 million or $4.90 per diluted share, in full-year FY 2013, compared to net income of $103.1 million or $4.40 per diluted share, in full-year FY 2012. Cracker Barrel, President and CEO, Sandra B. Cochran, said, "The fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 represents the seventh consecutive quarter of year-over-year improvement in comparable store traffic, restaurant sales, and retail sales. The financial results of the fourth quarter and full year reflect the effective execution of our strategic plan." For full-year FY 2014, the Company anticipates total revenue to range between $2.7 billion and $2.75 billion, and diluted EPS to be between $5.60 and $5.80. 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