May 23 (Reuters) - Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc : :Cracker Barrel reports results for third quarter fiscal 2017, raises full-year earnings guidance, increases quarterly dividend and declares special dividend.Q3 earnings per share $1.95.Sees Q4 2017 earnings per share $2.10 to $2.20.Q3 revenue $700.4 million versus I/B/E/S view $713.1 million.Q3 earnings per share view $1.85 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $8.25 to $8.35.Sees FY 2017 revenue about $2.95 billion.Qtrly comparable store restaurant sales decreased 0.4pct.Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc - board of directors declared a special dividend of $3.50 per share on company's common stock.Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc - board of directors increased quarterly dividend to $1.20 per share on company's common stock, a 4.3pct increase.Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc - company now expects 2017 comparable store restaurant sales of between flat and 0.5pct.Q4 earnings per share view $2.19 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Fy2017 earnings per share view $8.23, revenue view $2.96 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
May 22 (Reuters) - Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc :MFP Partners reports 7.7 percent passive stake in Papa Murphy's as of May 11, 2017 - SEC filing.
May 22 (Reuters) - RESTAMAX OYJ ::REG-RESTAMAX PLC: JARNO SUOMINEN NAMED AS TEMPORARY CEO OF RESTAMAX PLC.RESTAMAX PLC'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS NAMED JARNO SUOMINEN, 44, AS TEMPORARY CEO OF GROUP AS OF 22 MAY 2017.SUOMINEN CURRENTLY WORKS AS RESTAMAX'S CFO AND WILL ALSO CONTINUE IN HIS CURRENT POST..
May 19 (Reuters) - Chanticleer Holdings Inc :Bryan Ezralow reports 5.1 percent passive stake in Chanticleer Holdings Inc as of May 10 - SEC filing.
May 19 (Reuters) - BARCLAYS BANK AND FIDENTIIS EQUITIES::SAID ON THURSDAY THAT THEY CLOSED THE PLACEMENT OF 11.22 PERCENT (11.3 MILLION SHARES) OF TELEPIZZA GROUP <<>> FOR 4.60 EUROS PER SHARE, A TOTAL OF 52.0 MILLION EUROS.
May 18 (Reuters) - PLACEMENT ENTITIES::BARCLAYS BANK PLC PLACES 11.22 PERCENT OF TELEPIZZA GROUP SA <<>> FOR FOODCO FINANCE IN ACCELERATED BOOKBUILD OFFER.
May 18 (Reuters) - Yum! Brands Inc :Pizza Hut Canada - entered into a development arrangement with Franchise Management Inc..Pizza Hut Canada - FMI has agreed to purchase 38 existing Pizza Hut restaurants in Quebec and Greater Ottawa/Kingston region in the next 5 years.Pizza Hut Canada - FMI also agreed to add new DELCO (delivery/carry out) model stores in eastern Canada over coming five years.
May 18 (Reuters) - Marston's Plc ::Total of 57,600,995 new ordinary shares of 7.375 pence each have been placed at a price of 137.0 pence per placing share.Share placement raising proceeds of approximately £78.9 million (before expenses).Placing shares being issued represent approximately 9.9% of issued ordinary share capital of company prior to placing.