Read How Bloomin' Brands Fared In Q2

  • Bloomin' Brands Inc BLMN reported second-quarter FY22 sales growth of 4.4% year-on-year to $1.13 billion, beating the consensus of $1.10 billion.
  • Combined U.S. comparable restaurant sales fell 0.4% during the quarter, with a 1.1% slide in Outback Steakhouse and a 1% drop in Carrabba's Italian Grill.
  • Restaurant sales grew 5.1% Y/Y to $1.1 billion, while Franchise and other revenues fell 26.6% to $16.2 million.
  • U.S. segment revenue dropped 0.4% Y/Y to $985.9 million, and the International segment increased 70.3% Y/Y to $126.5 million.
  • Total cost and expenses for the quarter increased 8.9% Y/Y to $1 billion.
  • Restaurant-level operating margin contracted by 480 basis points to 15.5%.
  • The operating margin was 7.8%, and the operating income was $87.7 million.
  • The company held $95.3 million in cash and equivalents as of June 26, 2022. The company had a net debt of $801.7 million.
  • Adjusted EPS of $0.68 beat the analyst consensus of $0.62.
  • Dividend: The company's quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share will be paid on August 24, 2022, to all stockholders of record on August 10, 2022.
  • Outlook: Bloomin' Brands raised its FY22 sales outlook to $4.40 billion - $4.45 billion from $4.35 billion - $4.40 billion, versus the consensus of $4.39 billion.
  • Bloomin' sees Q3 sales of $1.05 billion - $1.07 billion versus the consensus of $1.04 billion.
  • It expects Q3 adjusted EPS of $0.31 - $0.36, against the consensus of $0.39.
  • Price Action: BLMN shares are trading higher by 2.74% at $20.32 on the last check Friday.
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