SONC
$27.78
Sonic Cp
$.24
.87%

Earnings History

Earnings
Revenue
Reaction
Drift
Q4 Above/2014 In-line
Q 08/2013
9/12/2013
8:30:03 AM
$0.30
$0.28
3.0%
3.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Sees Fourth Quarter Above Estimates

Sonic Corp. said it expects fourth quarter earnings of approximately $0.30 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.28 per share for the quarter ending August 31, 2013. The company also said it expects fiscal 2014 earnings of $0.81 to $0.82 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.82 per share for the year ending August 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
10/21/2013
4:04:00 PM
$0.82 to $0.83
-2.1%
7.0%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Reaffirms Earnings Growth Guidance

Sonic Corp. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings growth of 14.0% to 15.0%, or approximately $0.82 to $0.83 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.84 per share for the year ending August 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
1/6/2014
4:00:57 PM
$0.82 to $0.83
$0.83
4.7%
-1.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Reaffirms

Sonic Corp. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings growth of 14.0% to 15.0%, or approximately $0.82 to $0.83 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.83 per share for the year ending August 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
3/24/2014
4:05:29 PM
$0.82 to $0.83
$0.82
11.0%
3.7%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Reaffirms

Sonic Corp. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings growth of 14.0% to 15.0%, or approximately $0.82 to $0.83 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.82 per share for the year ending August 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
6/23/2014
4:01:06 PM
$0.82 to $0.83
$0.83
0.4%
-2.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Reaffirms

Sonic Corp. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings growth of 14.0% to 15.0%, or approximately $0.82 to $0.83 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.83 per share for the year ending August 31, 2014
Updates Guidance
FY 2014
9/16/2014
4:01:02 PM
$0.82 to $0.83
$0.83
0.3%
-0.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Updates Guidance

Sonic Corp. said it now expects fiscal 2014 earnings to be at the high-end of its previous guidance range for earnings growth of 14.0% to 15.0%, or approximately $0.82 to $0.83 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.83 per share for the year ending August 31, 2014.
EPS Above Estimates
FY 2015
10/21/2014
4:01:11 PM
$1.00 to $1.02
4.0%
2.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Sees 2015 Earnings Above Estimates

Sonic Corp. said it expects fiscal 2015 earnings of $1.00 to $1.02 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.99 per share for the year ending August 31, 2015.
EPS Above Estimates
FY 2015
1/6/2015
4:01:09 PM
at least $1.01
$1.00
9.7%
7.0%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Provides Guidance Above Estimates

Sonic Corp. said it expects fiscal 2015 earnings of $1.01 per share or higher. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.00 per share for the year ending August 31, 2015.
Raises Guidance In-line with Estimates
FY 2015
3/24/2015
4:01:00 PM
$1.05 to $1.07
$1.06
-12.4%
-14.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Raises Guidance to be In-line with Estimates

Sonic Corp. said it expects fiscal 2015 earnings of $1.05 to $1.07 per share. The company's previous guidance was for earnings of $1.01 per share or higher and the current consensus earnings estimate is $1.06 per share for the year ending August 31, 2015.
Raises Guidance Closer to Estimates
FY 2015
6/22/2015
4:01:00 PM
$1.07 to $1.08
$1.09
-10.3%
-9.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Raises Guidance to be Closer to Estimates

Sonic Corp. said it now expects fiscal 2015 earnings of $1.07 to $1.08 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $1.05 to $1.07 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $1.09 per share for the year ending August 31, 2015.
In-line Guidance
FY 2016
1/5/2016
4:05:01 PM
$1.28 to $1.32
$1.30
-6.6%
-2.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Guides In-line

Sonic Corp. said it expects fiscal 2016 earnings of $1.28 to $1.32 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.30 per share for the year ending August 31, 2016.
EPS Above Estimates
FY 2016
3/29/2016
4:05:01 PM
$1.32 to $1.38
$1.31
6.2%
4.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Raises Guidance

Sonic Corp. said it now expects fiscal 2016 earnings of $1.32 to $1.38 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $1.28 to $1.32 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $1.31 per share for the year ending August 31, 2016.
Reaffirms
FY 2016
6/23/2016
4:19:00 PM
$1.32 to $1.38
$1.33
-9.2%
1.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Reaffirms

Sonic Corp. said it continues to expect fiscal 2016 earnings of $1.32 to $1.38 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.33 per share for the year ending August 31, 2016.
EPS Below Estimates
Q 08/2016
9/27/2016
4:05:00 PM
$0.43 to $0.45
$0.48
-7.3%
1.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Guides Below Estimates

Sonic Corp. said it expects fourth quarter earnings of $0.43 to $0.45 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.48 per share for the quarter ending August 31, 2016.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2017
10/24/2016
4:05:04 PM
$1.20 to $1.29
-16.6%
3.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Sonic Guides Below Estimates

Sonic Corp. said it expects fiscal 2017 earnings of $1.20 to $1.29 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.42 per share for the year ending August 31, 2017.
Date
Grade
Actual
Earnings
Whisper
Consensus
Estimate
Surprise
Growth
Gap
Drift
1/4/2012
4:01:00 PM
Nov '11
Q1 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.09
$128.28 Mil
$0.09
$0.09
$129.93 Mil
-
-1.3%
-8.5%
-0.7%
-1.8%
0.0%
3/21/2012
4:01:00 PM
Feb '12
Q2 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B
EPS
Rev
$0.03
$115.08 Mil
$0.02
$0.02
$114.86 Mil
50.0%
0.2%
63.3%
1.4%
-4.8%
-
6/20/2012
4:01:01 PM
May '12
Q3 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G A-
EPS
Rev
$0.24
$149.43 Mil
$0.22
$0.22
$149.84 Mil
9.1%
-0.3%
9.9%
-1.8%
1.7%
-
10/16/2012
4:01:00 PM
Aug '12
Q4 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B
EPS
Rev
$0.25
$150.94 Mil
$0.25
$0.24
$149.43 Mil
-
1.0%
18.0%
-0.2%
3.4%
-
1/3/2013
4:01:00 PM
Nov '12
Q1 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.11
$126.01 Mil
-
$0.11
$126.29 Mil
-
-0.2%
11.5%
-1.8%
-2.1%
-
3/25/2013
4:02:00 PM
Feb '13
Q2 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B+
EPS
Rev
$0.05
$111.14 Mil
-
$0.04
$113.29 Mil
25.0%
-1.9%
81.0%
-3.4%
6.1%
-
6/24/2013
4:01:00 PM
May '13
Q3 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.26
$146.63 Mil
$0.27
$0.26
$150.42 Mil
-3.7%
-2.5%
2.7%
-1.9%
-0.2%
-
10/21/2013
4:04:00 PM
Aug '13
Q4 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.30
$158.80 Mil
$0.30
$0.30
$155.59 Mil
-
2.1%
18.6%
5.2%
-3.6%
-
1/6/2014
4:00:57 PM
Nov '13
Q1 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$0.13
$126.65 Mil
$0.14
$0.14
$127.98 Mil
-7.1%
-1.0%
25.9%
0.5%
5.1%
-
3/24/2014
4:05:29 PM
Feb '14
Q2 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.07
$109.74 Mil
$0.06
$0.06
$111.74 Mil
16.7%
-1.8%
35.3%
-1.3%
6.6%
-
6/23/2014
4:01:06 PM
May '14
Q3 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.30
$152.19 Mil
$0.30
$0.29
$149.60 Mil
-
1.7%
13.4%
3.8%
1.5%
-
10/21/2014
4:01:11 PM
Aug '14
Q4 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.34
$163.77 Mil
$0.33
$0.33
$161.06 Mil
3.0%
1.7%
9.4%
3.1%
4.0%
-
1/6/2015
4:01:09 PM
Nov '14
Q1 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.18
$139.86 Mil
$0.18
$0.16
$133.68 Mil
-
4.6%
30.6%
10.4%
9.6%
-
3/24/2015
4:01:00 PM
Feb '15
Q2 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$0.13
$126.22 Mil
$0.12
$0.12
$123.58 Mil
8.3%
2.1%
70.3%
15.0%
-1.4%
-
6/22/2015
4:01:00 PM
May '15
Q3 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G F
EPS
Rev
$0.36
$164.75 Mil
$0.37
$0.37
$162.86 Mil
-2.7%
1.2%
15.2%
8.3%
-7.0%
-
10/19/2015
4:04:00 PM
Aug '15
Q4 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.43
$175.27 Mil
$0.43
$0.42
$175.33 Mil
-
0.0%
22.8%
7.0%
6.9%
-
1/5/2016
4:05:01 PM
Nov '15
Q1 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$0.24
$145.80 Mil
$0.24
$0.24
$144.59 Mil
-
0.8%
23.5%
4.3%
-3.4%
-
3/29/2016
4:05:01 PM
Feb '16
Q2 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.18
$133.16 Mil
$0.17
$0.16
$127.73 Mil
5.9%
4.3%
29.0%
5.5%
5.6%
-
6/23/2016
4:19:00 PM
May '16
Q3 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$0.43
$165.24 Mil
$0.44
$0.42
$166.16 Mil
-2.3%
-0.6%
9.0%
0.3%
-11.3%
-
10/24/2016
4:05:04 PM
Aug '16
Q4 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.45
$162.12 Mil
$0.44
$0.44
$167.82 Mil
2.3%
-3.4%
-5.9%
-7.5%
-16.9%
-
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.22
$134.06 Mil
-
-
-8.3%
-8.1%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.16
$117.09 Mil
-
-
-11.1%
-12.1%
10/18/2011
$7.32
$0.53
$546.0 Mil
-
-
-
10/16/2012
$9.70
$0.60
$543.7 Mil
13.2%
-0.4%
32.5%
10/21/2013
$18.65
$0.72
$542.6 Mil
20.0%
-0.2%
92.3%
10/21/2014
$23.57
$0.84
$552.4 Mil
16.7%
1.8%
26.4%
10/19/2015
$26.62
$1.10
$606.1 Mil
31.0%
9.7%
12.9%
10/24/2016
$26.49
$1.29
$606.3 Mil
17.3%
0.0%
-0.5%
10/24/2017
$27.78
$1.24
$514.7 Mil
-3.9%
-15.1%
4.9%
10/24/2018
-
$1.39
$418.8 Mil
12.1%
-
-
10/24/2019
-
-
-
-
-
-

Price Projection

Current Value
$25
-9%
Projected Price
-
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