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Last $184.36 USD
Change Today +1.67 / 0.91%
Volume 361.7K
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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 December 30, 2014, the company operated 1,880 company-owned and franchise-operated bakery-cafe locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Ontario. 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 Announces Executive Changes

On April 10, 2015, the board of directors of Panera Bread Company appointed Michael J. Bufano as the company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective April 15, 2015. Mr. Bufano will serve as the company's principal financial officer as of such date. Mr. Bufano has served as the company's Senior Vice President, Planning since August 2014, prior to which he served as Vice President of Planning from July 2010 to August 2014. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Bufano served in various positions for PepsiCo Inc. On April 10, 2015, the company also announced that William W. Moreton, the company's Executive Vice Chairman and interim Chief Financial Officer, will continue his role as Executive Vice Chairman of the company's board of directors and remain involved in the development and execution of the company's financial strategies but will cease serving as the company's principal financial officer as of the Commencement Date.

Panera Bread Company Plans to Open Stores in 2015

Panera Bread Company announced that it's plans to open another 105 to 115 stores in 2015.

Panera Bread Co. Reports Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Fiscal Year 2015

Panera Bread Co. reported earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 30, 2014. Net income fell to $48 million, or $1.82 per diluted share, for the thirteen weeks ended December 30, 2014, from $54 million, or $1.96 per diluted share, for the fourteen weeks ended December 31, 2013. Excluding certain items, diluted earnings per share were $1.83. The company-owned comparable net bakery-cafe sales increased 3.3% on a calendar basis in fiscal fourth quarter 2014. Earnings, adjusted for asset impairment costs, were $1.87 per share. The company posted revenue of $672.5 million in the period, missing Street forecasts. For the year, the company reported profit of $179.3 million, or $6.64 per share. Revenue was reported as $2.53 billion. Moving forward, the company is targeting full year fiscal 2015 diluted earnings per share growth of flat to down mid- to high-single digits when compared to full-year fiscal 2014. The company said that it fiscal 2015 diluted earnings per share target range assumes operating margin will be down 100 to 175 basis points when compared to fiscal 2014.


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