Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) [Trend Analysis] pretends to be active mover, stock build up around 4.16% to traded at $54.13. Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc, (DB) owner of the Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins brands, declared a better-than-expected quarterly profit as a favorable tax rate boosted results. Shares were up 2.9 percent in early trading after analysts brushed off the company’s softer-than-expected 2017 forecast as conservative. Net income attributable to Dunkin’ Brands was $56.1 million, or 61 cents per share, for the fourth quarter.
The company declared a loss of $8.9 million, or 10 cents per share, a year earlier. Dunkin’ had a 64-cent quarterly profit, excluding items, which topped analysts’ average estimate of 61 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Total sales rose almost 6 percent to $215.7 million. Sales at established U.S. Dunkin’ Donuts outlets, which contribute about three-fourths of company revenue, rose 1.9 percent in the fourth quarter, just missing analysts’ average estimate of 2.1 percent, according to Consensus Metrix.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.50 as current ratio. The Company has gross margin of 83.60% and profit margin was positive 16.00% in trailing twelve months. (Read Latest [Free Analytic] Facts on NASDAQ:DNKN and Be Updated)
To accommodate long-term intention, the firm has diverse dividend or yield record, DNKN has Dividend Yield of 2.22% and experts calculate Return on Investment of 9.10%. The firm has Profit Margin of positive 16.00%.
Friday bloom on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) [Trend Analysis], stock inched up around 0.29% in early session as its gaining volume of 28.28 Million. There’s been a lot of speculation about the iPhone 8 with specifications and design changes being at the forefront. However, a fresh report sheds some light on the iPhone 8 price bracket. Declaredly, the premium device marking Apple’s 10-year anniversary could well be priced north of $1,000 (roughly Rs. 67,100) – thanks to the introduction of OLED displays.
Furthermore, the report also says that Apple could call it the iPhone X instead of the largely speculated iPhone 8. Fast Company cites people familiar with the matter to claim that there will be three variants that will launch in this fall. The first two variants will be presumably be – a 4.7-inch iPhone 7s and a 5.5-inch iPhone 7s Plus – which will sport LCD displays.
The iPhone 8 will be sport a 5.8-inch OLED display that stretches till the edges. The Home Button will be integrated within the display, and the battery will be much larger than its other counterparts. The device will sport a dual camera setup just like the iPhone 7 Plus.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 3.03%, which maintained for the month at 11.17%. Similarly, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 19.23% and for the year was 42.82%, while the YTD performance remained at 14.33%. AAPL has Average True Range for 14 days of 1.62.
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