Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) will provide its Q1 2013 results on Thursday, April 18. The operator of the popular Mexican fast-food restaurant chain will issue a press release at around 4 p.m. Eastern time, to be followed half an hour or so later by a conference call to discuss the results.

On average, analysts expect the company to post a per-share profit of $2.13 for the quarter, or 8% higher than Q1 2012's $1.97. Chipotle's diluted Q4 net was $1.93 per share, or $61.4 million in total, on revenue of $699 million.

For fiscal 2012, the firm's top line was $2.7 billion, and it netted $278 million ($8.75 EPS) in profit.

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