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Relatively Low Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Jack In The Box in the Restaurants Industry (JACK, CAKE, BLMN, RRGB, EAT)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Restaurants industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Jack In The Box ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 0.8%. Cheesecake Facto is next with a projected earnings growth of 3.2%. Bloomin' Brands ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 4.8%.

Red Robin Gourme follows with a projected earnings growth of 8.6%, and Brinker Intl rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 10.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Bloomin' Brands on August 30th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $17.36. Since that recommendation, shares of Bloomin' Brands have risen 16.5%. We continue to monitor Bloomin' Brands for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): JACK CAKE RRGB EAT