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Last $174.13 USD
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panera bread company-class a (PNRA) Details

Panera Bread Company owns, operates, and franchises retail bakery-cafes in the United States and Canada. The company operates through three segments: Bakery-Cafe Operations, Franchise Operations, and Fresh Dough and Other Product Operations. The operates bakery-cafes under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co., and Paradise Bakery & Café names that offer fresh baked goods, made-to-order sandwiches, soups, salads, pasta dishes, custom roasted coffees, and other complementary products through on-premise sales, as well as provides catering services. The company also supplies fresh dough, produce, tuna, cream cheese, and proprietary sweet goods items. As of March 31, 2015, the company operated 1,901 bakery-cafes in Ontario and 45 states of the United States. The company was formerly known as Au Bon Pain Co., Inc. and changed its name to Panera Bread Company in August 1998. Panera Bread Company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

19,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/23/15
Founded in 1981

panera bread company-class a (PNRA) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Executive Chairman and Chief Exec...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $742.9K
Executive Vice Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Chief Transformation & Growth Officer and Exe...
Total Annual Compensation: $742.9K
Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $652.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

panera bread company-class a (PNRA) Key Developments

Panera Bread Company Appoints Andrew Madsen as President

On May 4, 2015, the board of directors of Panera Bread Company appointed Andrew Madsen, as the Company's President, effective May 11, 2015. Mr. Madsen served as President and Chief Operating Officer of NCL (Bahamas) Ltd., from October 2014 until March 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Madsen served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Darden Restaurants Inc., from November 2004 through September 2013.

Panera Bread to Close its Lewis Avenue Store

Panera Bread announced that it will be closing its store at 6981 S. Lewis Ave. by July 1, 2015.

Panera Bread Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter and Full Year of 2015

Panera Bread Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $648,504,000 against $605,337,000 a year ago. Operating profit was $51,197,000 against $67,005,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $50,895,000 against $67,594,000 a year ago. Net income was $31,860,000 or $1.20 per basic and diluted share against $42,395,000 or $1.55 per basic and diluted share a year ago. In fiscal first quarter of 2015, company-owned comparable net bakery-cafe sales increased 1.5%, franchise operated comparable net bakery-cafe sales decreased 0.1%, and system-wide comparable net bakery-cafe sales increased 0.7% compared to the same period in fiscal 2014. The company-owned comparable net bakery-cafe sales increase of 1.5% in fiscal first quarter of 2015 was comprised of year-over-year transaction growth of 0.1% and average check growth of 1.4%. The company generated approximately $72 million of cash flow from operations during the first quarter and deploys $50 million towards capital expenditures. For the second quarter, the company expects that company-owned comparable net bakery-cafe sales in the first 27 days of fiscal second quarter of 2015 were up 2.0%. The company reiterated its full year fiscal 2015 diluted earnings per share growth target of flat to down mid- to high-single digits when compared to full year fiscal 2014, excluding charges in fiscal 2015 for the Company's refranchising initiative and certain items for full year fiscal 2014 as disclosed in fiscal fourth quarter of 2014 earnings release. The company reiterated its targeted range for fiscal 2015 Company-owned comparable net bakerycafe sales growth of 2.0% to 3.5%. For fiscal 2015, the company continues to expect operating margin will be down 100 to 175 basis points when compared to fiscal 2014, excluding the impact of charges related to the Company's refranchising initiative. The company continue to hold tax rate estimate for 2015 in the neighborhood of 37%.


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