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What: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
So what: The company used its annual shareholders' meeting to present a plan to boost revenue and profits. During the next three quarters, Krispy Kreme expects to open 45 shops, launch three signature coffee blends, and expand retail distribution of its baked goods. Management hopes the new coffee offerings will bring more customers into their shops.
Now what: The company just completed its first profitable year since 2004. In the most recent quarter, revenue jumped up 14% and EPS more than doubled as the company cut its operating and interest expenses. At a P/E ratio of 37 times, investors appear to be expecting the new plan to add more icing to the profit doughnut.
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