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Relatively Low EPS Growth Detected in Shares of Denny's in the Restaurants Industry (DENN, CAKE, PZZA, EAT, RUTH)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Restaurants industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

Denny's ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 441.6%. Cheesecake Factory is next with a EPS growth of 857.6%. Papa John's International ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 1,233.8%.

Brinker International follows with a EPS growth of 1,583.1%, and Ruth's Hospitality rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 1,655.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Ruth's Hospitality on March 7th, 2017 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $18.38. Since that recommendation, shares of Ruth's Hospitality have risen 10.5%. We continue to monitor Ruth's Hospitality for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): DENN CAKE PZZA EAT RUTH