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Change Today +0.149 / 0.83%
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sonic corp (SO4) Snapshot

Open
€18.26
Previous Close
€17.98
Day High
€18.26
Day Low
€18.13
52 Week High
10/3/14 - €18.30
52 Week Low
02/6/14 - €12.44
Market Cap
980.6M
Average Volume 10 Days
0.0
EPS TTM
--
Shares Outstanding
54.1M
EX-Date
11/7/14
P/E TM
--
Dividend
€0.36
Dividend Yield
--
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sonic corp (SO4) Details

Sonic Corp. operates and franchises a chain of quick-service drive-in restaurants in the United States. As of January 07, 2014, it operated approximately 3,500 drive-in restaurants in 44 states. It also leases signs and real estate. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

11,233 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/25/13
Founded in 1953

sonic corp (SO4) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $687.7K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $398.5K
President of Sonic Restaurants Inc and Chief ...
Total Annual Compensation: $399.8K
Chief Brand Officer and Senior Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $344.2K
Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant...
Total Annual Compensation: $282.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

sonic corp (SO4) Key Developments

Sonic Corp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Sonic Corp. declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.09 per share resulting in an estimated payout of $19 million during the fiscal 2014.

Sonic Corp. Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

Sonic Corp. provided earnings guidance for the fiscal 2015. The company expects its initiatives to drive earnings per share growth in fiscal 2015 at the higher end of its long-term 14% to 20% earnings per share growth target. The company also expects positive same-store sales in the low single digit range for the system; margin improvement of between 50 to 100 basis points, depending upon the degree of same-store sales growth at company drive-ins and commodity cost inflation; An income tax rate of between 37% to 37.5%, which may vary depending upon the reinstatement of certain tax credit programs; Capital expenditures of $30 million to $40 million; Free cash flow of $65 million to $75 million; Selling, general and administrative expenses of $75 million to $76 million reflecting increased investment in human resources to support the brand initiatives described above; Depreciation and amortization expense of $45.5 million to $46.5 million as a result of increased capital investment in fiscal 2014 and expected to result in solid double-digit earnings-per-share growth in the near and long term.

SONIC Announces Introduction of the New Cheesy Pub Chicken Sandwich

SONIC Drive-In continues to build its variety of premium chicken menu items with the introduction of the new Cheesy Pub Chicken Sandwich. With rich, cheesy flavors blended together perfectly atop the quality chicken fans have come to expect from SONIC, this is a flavor-packed sandwich that delivers when fall comfort food cravings call. SONIC's new Cheesy Pub Chicken Sandwich, available grilled, crispy or as a burger, has pub-inspired flavors like cheddar cheese sauce, sliced white cheddar cheese and zesty caramelized onion sauce to meet any fall comfort food cravings. The Cheesy Pub Chicken Sandwich is made with a 100% all-white meat grilled or crispy chicken breast topped with a pub style cheddar cheese sauce, sliced white cheddar cheese, zesty caramelized onion sauce with fresh lettuce and tomato, all sandwiched together in SONIC's signature ciabatta bun made with whole grain. Guests with a burger craving can order this sandwich with SONIC's 100% pure beef patty, too. The Cheesy Pub Chicken Sandwich or Burger is the perfect option for lunch or dinner -- pair it with Onion Rings and a Shake for a complete SONIC pub experience. Just like the entire SONIC menu, the Cheesy Pub Chicken Sandwich is made to order and available all day, but only for a limited time.

 

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