Over all, Wendy's posted a preliminary profit of $85.9 million, or 31 cents a share, compared with a year-earlier profit of $23.3 million, or 6 cents a share. Excluding certain items, earnings from continuing operations were 12 cents a share, up from 8 cents a year ago.
Analysts, on average, had expected 11 cents a share, according to Thomson Reuters.
Revenue slipped 4.7% to $464.4 million, largely due to the ownership of 363 fewer company-operated restaurants in the period. Analysts had forecast $456 million in revenue.
A pr0n business with 5000 employees plus R&D department?! Come on!
Oh come on, we all loved (or craved) it while running Fractint, and prior to that we knew what they were for after seeing AutoCADs "remove hidden lines" feature on a math co-pro system!
Let me guess what that kinda gear was used for
Don't get me wrong,I just can't think of anything else with a ROI that would justify such expenses back in the days