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Shake Shack’s Unit Growth: A Second Location in Las Vegas
Shake Shack stated that it will double its company-operated store count over the next three years. It expects that number to triple in the next five years.
Is Shake Shack’s Valuation Still High?
Shake Shack is trading at 3.3 times the average peer valuation, which may mean that the company is overvalued.
Key Financial Highlights from Chipotle’s 2Q15 Earnings
After Chipotle reported its 2Q15 earnings on July 21, its shares rose 2.2%, or $14.37, at $687 in the after-hours trading session.
Starbucks’ Same-Store Sales Growth Is Declining
Same-store sales indicate the sales at the existing location over a period of time—usually one year. Same-store sales are driven by traffic and ticket.
Should Chipotle Worry about Recent Downward Sales Trend?
The market could be expecting Chipotle to have lower same-store sales growth in 2Q15. Chipotle’s recent two readings for food service growth on a three-month rolling average basis have trended downward.
Empire State Index Sends Restaurants the Wrong Message
In contrast to the Empire State index, the Philadelphia index’s headlining indicator, diffusion of current activity, stood at 15.2 in June. This represents a significant increase from May.
What to Expect from Shake Shack Unit Volume Growth
A typical Shake Shack restaurant is an average size of between 3,000 and 3,500 square feet. Currently, the average unit volume for Shake Shack’s company-owned stores is $4.6 million.
Are Investors Getting Shake Shack’s Growth Story Right?
Management says that most of Shake Shack’s growth will come from developing new units. So, it’s important for an investor to understand where the unit growth is headed.
Chipotle’s Revenue Per Square Foot: Two Times More than Qdoba’s
Chipotle’s average restaurant size is about 2,550 square feet. With an average restaurant volume of $2.4 million, the revenue per square foot comes to $969.
Why Jack in the Box Isn’t Going after Unit Growth
Jack in the Box management is focusing on developing current restaurants and same-store sales rather than unit growth. The results show in impressive same-store sales growth.
McDonald’s Management 2015 Initiatives and Outlook
One new initiative that McDonald’s announced in March is that it will discontinue using chicken raised on antibiotics that could have an effect on humans.
Shake Shack’s Fourth Quarter Earnings Growth Surges
Shake Shack’s (SHAK) adjusted EBITDA for the fourth quarter was $4.8 million. It grew 59% from $3 million in the corresponding quarter a year ago.
Shake Shack Increases Menu Prices as Commodity Costs Rise
In a restaurant business, commodities are the most important input cost. Last quarter, Shake Shack increased its menu prices.
Investing in Shake Shack: Why Unit Growth is So Important
Shake Shack stated that it will double its company-operated store count over the next three years and that that number will triple in the coming five years.
Shake Shack’s Revenue Increases by a Solid 43.4%
During the fourth quarter of 2014, Shake Shack’s revenues increased to $34.8 million, which was 51.5% higher year-over-year.
Shake Shack Pops 118% On The Stock’s Opening Day
Shake Shack (SHAK), a recently IPO’d burger restaurant, popped 118% on its first day of trading on January 30, 2015.
Have Shake Shack’s Revenues Impressed Investors?
In 2010, Shake Shack had $19.5 million in revenues. Its revenues grew to $83 million over the four years ending in 2013. That’s a CAGR of 43%.
Shake Shack’s Single-Digit Same-Store Sales Growth History
Revenues and overall growth are driven by same-store sales and unit growth. Investors closely track these units’ sales over a period of time.
Why Should You Care About Shake Shack’s AUV?
Shake Shack (SHAK) calculates its AUV (average unit volume) by dividing the total company-operated sales by the total company-operated units.
Understanding Shake Shack’s Three Key Costs
We’ve looked at Shake Shack’s (SHAK) revenues and drivers. It’s also important to understand how the company has been managing its key costs.
Analyzing Shake Shack’s Profitability
We’ll look at Shake Shack’s profitability in terms of its operating and net profit margins. In 2013, it had an operating profit of $5.9 million.
What Investors Should Know About Shake Shack’s IPO
Shake Shack (SHAK) primarily started as a hot dog cart in Manhattan’s Madison Square Park. However, it grew into a restaurant chain.