The bakery-cafe chain surged on news that it would be acquired.
News & Analysis: Panera Bread Company
The bakery-cafe chain's stock surged as it agreed to a buyout.
Two of the top dogs in fast-casual dining report earnings next week, but they're moving in different directions.
JAB Holdings owns a lot of coffee companies, but has so far done little to integrate them.
The company behind Krispy Kreme, Keurig Green Mountain, and other coffee brands is paying $7.5 billion for Panera Bread.
The company performed well even before rumors of its potential purchase became public.
The offer price presents a significant premium from where shares were trading just a week earlier.
After Panera's recent acquisition, investors can put their money to work in these three promising fast-casual names.
Panera Bread and Greenbrier stocks stood out on a negative day for market indexes.
The bakery-cafe chain agreed to be bought by JAB Holdings in a $7.5 billion deal that amounts to a 20% premium over last Friday's closing price.