results come weeks after other established chains such as
McDonald's Corp <MCD.N>, Chipotle Mexican Grill <CMG.N> and
Starbucks Corp <SBUX.O> reported solid growth, driven by new
menu additions and expanded delivery services.
Wendy's has also revamped its menu. The chain launched its $5
Biggie Bag combo offer in March, while it added a new line of
chicken sandwiches to its 'Made to Crave' menu in April.
The efforts lifted same-stores sales growth 1.4%, roughly in
line with analysts' average estimate of 1.36%, but revenue
Total revenue rose 5.9% to $435.3 million, but came in below
estimates of $439.9 million, according to IBES data from
Net income rose 8.4% to $32.4 million from a year earlier.
Excluding items, Wendy's, which also reaffirmed its full-year
adjusted profit forecast, earned 18 cents per share, beating
estimate of 17 cents.
(Reporting by Soundarya J in Bengaluru; Editing by Bernard Orr,
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