Dunkin' Brands Group Inc


  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- Calling it a play on falling U.S. gas prices, the portfolio manager of the one of the top-performing large-cap value funds over the last decade recently purchased slightly more than 1 million shares of Dunkin' Brands Group Inc, parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins. Dunkin' Brands shares fell nearly 10 percent over two days after the...

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  • Dec 18- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc cut 2015 U.S. same-store sales growth forecast for its Dunkin' Donuts business, citing slowing sales of packaged coffee in its restaurants. Dunkin' Brands also cut its operating income growth forecast and said it expected its joint ventures in South Korea and Japan to weigh on 2015 results. Dunkin' Brands said it expected U.S....

  • Time to make the donuts? Dunkin warns on 2015 sales Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 8:12 AM ET

    Dunkin' Brands cut its 2015 forecast for sales growth in the U.S. and operating income growth, citing slowing sales of coffee in its restaurants.

  • Dec 18- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc cut its 2015 forecast for same-store sales growth in the United States and operating income growth, citing slowing sales of packaged coffee in its restaurants. The company forecast adjusted earnings of $1.75- $1.76 per share. Analysts on average were expecting earnings of $2.02, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • Dunkin sold 4.6M of this donut Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    Dunkin' said it will extend the Croissant Donut promotion into 2015 at participating locations throughout the country.

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  • The investor who beat the S&P—then bought donuts! Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 3:33 PM ET
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    A hedge fund manager, Michael Karsch beat the S&P 500 by 100 percent. Now he owns a Dunkin' Donuts franchise.

  • Oct 30- Starbucks Corp on Thursday reported sales at established cafes in its U.S.-dominated Americas region that missed Wall Street expectations in the latest quarter, despite the early return of the popular Pumpkin Spice latte. The Americas region contributes the majority of Starbucks revenue. "We grew traffic, but it was at a bit of slower clip," said Troy...

  • Oct 27- Dunkin' Donuts will begin selling a combination croissant-donut early next month, an official said on Monday, as the coffee shop chain follows a popular pastry hybrid that has drawn hordes to a New York bakery. The ring-shaped croissant-donut will feature a "delicate and flaky croissant ring that is glazed like a donut" and debut Nov. 3 at specific U.S....

  • Oct 23- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc on Thursday warned that this year's sales at established U.S. Dunkin' Donuts coffee shops will be weaker than forecast as more chains try to take a bite out of the fast-food breakfast business. Shares in the company, which reaps roughly three-quarters of total revenue from its U.S. Dunkin' Donuts business, dropped 3.5 percent to...

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  • Oct 23- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by a rise in sales at its Dunkin' Donuts chain in the United States, its largest market. Sales at established Dunkin' Donuts franchisees in the United States rose 2 percent in the third quarter ended Sept. 27, helped by growing sales of beverages and add-ons like hash browns and...

  • That's a lot of donuts! Dunkin's profit surges Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Dunkin Brands' reported a 36 percent rise in quarterly profit as more customers visited its coffee and doughnut chain, Dunkin Donuts, in the U.S.