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Feb 25- Domino's Pizza Inc, the second-largest U.S. pizza chain, reported a 5 percent rise in quarterly revenue as new menu items helped boost sales around the world. The company, whose rivals include Yum Brands Inc's Pizza Hut, Little Caesars Pizza and Papa John's International Inc, said international comparable sales rose 7 percent.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
The company has been laying the groundwork to build new revenue streams. Here's how it will work.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
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*Third-quarter earnings/share $0.51 vs est $0.52. Oct 15- Domino's Pizza Inc, the second-largest U.S. pizza chain, reported a rare earnings miss due to higher costs, sending its shares down 5 percent as it spent more on overseas outlets and on mobile apps.
Oct 15- Domino's Pizza Inc, the second-largest U.S. pizza chain, reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly revenue as sales rose more than expected in a tough U.S. market.
John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John's, says his previous comments on Obamacare were misinterpreted by the press.
The battle to boost the minimum wage escalated Thursday when thousands of workers at fast-food restaurants in 50 U.S. cities walked off the job to demand a "decent" wage.
Wendy's reported a profit that was above expectations and said it is selling 425 restaurants to franchisees, while Domino's Pizza posted a profit that also topped estimates.
The brand perceptions of Papa John's, Applebee's and Denny's took beatings after company representatives said Obamacare would force them to stop building restaurants, cut worker hours and raise prices.
Some small businesses are rethinking their business models to address the new federal health-care law.
Checking on restaurant damages due to Sandy, with Tony Thompson, Global PJ Food Service COO. Thompson says 100 Papa John's remain closed.
As the markets continue to focus on today's monthly non-farm payrolls numbers, a breakdown of the data show that hiring has been strong within the restaurant industry.
Based on the technicals, Cramer thinks these stocks could soon push higher.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg & Mandy Drury share their gloomy and sunny stock picks, including Ubiquiti Networks and Papa John's .
Earlier in the session, shares of Papa Johns were up as much as 20.8 percent, their best one-day gain ever.
Papa Johns soars 17% post earnings, with the FMHR traders. Moshe Orenbuch, Credit Suisse analyst, also discusses whether to buy Visa ahead of its earnings report today after the closing bell.
A new poll says Americans are eating more pizza, and it's not just coming from the local pizzeria. CNBC's Darren Rovell explains.
The hot IPO this week is — what else — another cloud computing-type company, looking to price 8.5 million shares from $15-$17 tonight (Wednesday), for trading tomorrow. It will certainly price above that.