Earnings Results, Partnerships, Regulatory Filings, and New Leadership Roles - Analyst Notes on McDonald's, Starbucks, Darden,

Earnings Results, Partnerships, Regulatory Filings, and New Leadership Roles -
  Analyst Notes on McDonald's, Starbucks, Darden, Brinker International, and
                                 Papa John's

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NEW YORK, March 17, 2014

NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding McDonald's Corp.
(NASDAQ: MCD), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX), Darden Restaurants, Inc.
(NYSE: DRI), Brinker International Inc. (NYSE: EAT), and Papa John's
International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA). Private wealth members receive these notes
ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings
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McDonald'sCorp.AnalystNotes

On March 10, 2014, McDonald's Corp. (McDonald's) announced that its global
comparable sales decreased 0.3% in February 2014. According to the Company, US
sales were down 1.4%, Europe sales went up 0.6%, and Asia/Pacific, Middle East
and Africa (APMEA) sales went down 2.6% during the month. Company President
and CEO, Don Thompson, said, "McDonald's global growth priorities - optimizing
our menu, modernizing the customer experience and broadening accessibility to
Brand McDonald's - are the foundation of our customer-centric approach to
building our business for the long term. We are intent on improving our
business performance by thoughtfully evolving our approach to ensure that we
are delivering the most compelling value, service and convenience to each of
the approximately 70 million customers who choose McDonald's each day." The
full analyst notes on McDonald's Corp. are available to download free of
charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03132014/MCD/report.pdf

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StarbucksCorporationAnalystNotes

On March 10, 2014, Starbucks Corporation (Starbucks) reported that Starbucks
and Disney teamed up to open the first company-operated Starbucks location at
Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California. According to the Company, the new
store, which is the first of four to be operated by Starbucks across Disney
properties in the US, will serve as a destination for guests looking to relax
and recharge as part of their visit. Starbucks Chief Creative Officer and
President, Global Innovation Arthur Rubinfeld said, "This store is a
reflection of two iconic brands coming together to offer their customers the
kind of high quality experience they expect in a way that embodies the unique
passion of each. Collaborating with Disney offered us the opportunity to
create a unique moment of connection for our customers in a way that evokes
the magic that their guests expect." The full analyst notes on Starbucks
Corporation are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03132014/SBUX/report.pdf

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DardenRestaurants,Inc.AnalystNotes

On March 10, 2014, Darden Restaurants, Inc. (Darden) announced that with
respect to the separation of the Red Lobster business, it has filed a Form 10
Registration Statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
The Company previously announced that it is exploring parallel paths for the
separation, including a tax-free spin-off of the Red Lobster business to
Darden shareholders as well as a sale of the Red Lobster business, the process
for which is underway. The Company informed that a copy of the Form 10
Registration Statement, containing information about a potential spin-off
transaction for separating Red Lobster, is available on its website. The full
analyst notes on Darden Restaurants, Inc. are available to download free of
charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03132014/DRI/report.pdf

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BrinkerInternationalInc.AnalystNotes

On March 6, 2014, Brinker International Inc. (Brinker) announced the
resignation of Guy Constant, Executive Vice President, CFO and President of
Global Business Development, effective immediately. According to Brinker,
Marie Perry, Senior Vice President Treasurer and Controller for Brinker, will
serve as interim CFO until a permanent successor is named. The Company also
stated that it will immediately commence an internal and external search for a
successor. Brinker further announced that Kelli Valade has been promoted to
Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer for Chili's® Grill & Bar (a
restaurant operated by Brinker). Brinker added that as part of a planned
transition, Jeffrey Hoban has been named Senior Vice President and General
Counsel of the Company. The Company stated that Roger Thomson will continue to
serve as Corporate Secretary as well as assume additional executive roles. The
full analyst notes on Brinker International Inc. are available to download
free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03132014/EAT/report.pdf

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PapaJohn'sInternationalInc.AnalystNotes

On February 25, 2014, Papa John's International Inc. (Papa John's) announced
its financial results for Q4 FY 2013 and FY 2013 (period ended December 29,
2013). Total revenue increased 5.6% YoY to $387.9 million in Q4 FY 2013, while
it was up 7.2% YoY to $1.4 billion in FY 2013. Net income attributable to
common shareholders was $17.8 million or $0.41 per diluted share in Q4 FY
2013, compared to $17.4 million or $0.37 per diluted share in Q4 FY 2012. Papa
John's reported net income attributable to common shareholders of $68.5
million or $1.55 per diluted share in FY 2013, versus $61.7 million or $1.29
per diluted share in FY 2012. Commenting on the results, Founder, Chairman and
CEO John Schnatter said, "I'd like to congratulate our operators on delivering
a great year for Papa John's, with several notable milestones and
accomplishments including the opening of our 1,000th International restaurant
and continued strong growth in sales, earnings and units." The Company stated
that for FY 2014, it expects EPS to increase to a range of $1.64 to $1.72. The
full analyst notes on Papa John's International Inc. are available to download
free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03132014/PZZA/report.pdf

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