Jack in the Box Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended July 5, 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Year Ending September 27, 2015; Provides Same Store Sales Guidance for the Fourth Quarter of 2015
Aug 6 15
Jack in the Box Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended July 5, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $359,506,000 compared to $348,492,000 a year ago. Earnings from operations were $50,395,000 compared to $43,000,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations and before income taxes were $45,891,000 compared to $39,465,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations were $28,363,000 or $0.75 per diluted share compared to $26,127,000 or $0.64 per diluted share a year ago. Net earnings were $26,831,000 or $0.71 per diluted share compared to $24,703,000 or $0.61 per diluted share a year ago. Operating earnings per share Non-GAAP were $0.76 compared to $0.65 a year ago.
For the nine months, the company reported revenues of $1,186,249,000 compared to $1,139,444,000 a year ago. Earnings from operations were $155,499,000 compared to $133,083,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations and before income taxes were $141,562,000 compared to $120,695,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations were $88,823,000 or $2.30 per diluted share compared to $77,401,000 or $1.82 per diluted share a year ago. Net earnings were $85,671,000 or $2.22 per diluted share compared to $72,790,000 or $1.71 per diluted share a year ago. Cash flows provided by operating activities were $165,145,000 compared to $113,923,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $54,832,000 compared to $43,825,000 a year ago. Purchases of assets intended for sale and leaseback were $8,323,000 compared to $19,000 a year ago. Operating earnings per share Non-GAAP were $2.37 compared to $1.91 a year ago.
For the fourth quarter of 2015, the company expects same-store sales increase of approximately 3.5 to 5.5% at Jack in the Box company restaurants versus a 3.1% increase in the year-ago quarter; Same-store sales increase of approximately 5.0 to 7.0% at Qdoba company restaurants versus a 7.1% increase in the year-ago quarter.
For the full year of 2015, the company expects same-store sales increase of approximately 5.0 to 5.5% at Jack in the Box company restaurants; same-store sales increase of approximately 8.0 to 8.5% at Qdoba company restaurants; consolidated restaurant operating margin of approximately 20.0%, depending on same-store sales and commodity inflation; capital expenditures of $90 to $100 million; tax rate of approximately 37.0 to 37.5%; operating earnings per share, which the company defines as diluted earnings per share from continuing operations on a GAAP basis excluding restructuring charges and gains or losses from refranchising, ranging from $2.97 to $3.03 in fiscal 2015 compared to prior guidance of $2.90 to $3 per share. Increased guidance for the operating EPS would represent more than 20% EPS growth on top of 30%-plus growth in each of the last 3 years. This guidance includes the expected $0.06 charge relating to the replacement of beverage equipment.
Jack in the Box Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on September 9, 2015
Aug 5 15
Jack in the Box Inc. announced that on July 30, 2015, its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on September 9, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 26, 2015.
Jack in the Box Inc. to Report Q3, 2015 Results on Aug 05, 2015
Jul 29 15
Jack in the Box Inc. announced that they will report Q3, 2015 results at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Aug 05, 2015
Jack in the Box Inc. Introduces New Portobello Mushroom BUTTERY JACK™
Jul 23 15
Jack in the Box Inc. announced the launch of the NEW Portobello Mushroom BUTTERY JACK™. This mouthwatering burger is the newest craveable offering from the popular BUTTERY JACK line and features flavorful Portobello mushrooms, creamy peppercorn mayo, grilled onions, Swiss cheese and melted garlic herb butter atop a quarter-pound signature beef patty, served on Jack’s gourmet signature bun. The Portobello Mushroom BUTTERY JACK joins its BUTTERY JACK predecessors, the Classic BUTTERY JACK, which features creamy tomato sauce, green leaf lettuce, fresh tomatoes and Provolone cheese, and Bacon & Swiss BUTTERY JACK, which features creamy bacon mayo, hickory smoked bacon and Swiss cheese. The Portobello Mushroom BUTTERY JACK is available now for a limited time at participating Jack in the Box restaurants. No matter when hunger strikes, Jack is here to deliver that melt-in-your-mouth buttery blast of flavor! Along with the Portobello Mushroom BUTTERY JACK, Jack in the Box is expanding its popular Late Night menu with the addition of the NEW Spicy Nacho Chicken JACK’S MUNCHIE MEAL™. This kicked-up menu creation features a fiery combination of JACK’S SPICY CHICKEN® fillet topped with jalapeño slices, melted nacho cheese and crispy onion rings, all on Jack’s signature sourdough bread. Part of JACK’S MUNCHIE MEAL menu, this blazing new addition comes with 2 tacos, Halfsie fries (half regular, half Seasoned Curly) and a small drink, specially priced after 9 p.m. for only $6 at participating restaurants.