Why Big Investors are Bullish on Dunkin’ Stock

On October 31, 2017, as Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners were gathered at Foxwoods for the DDIFO National Conference, rumors of a marriage between Dunkin’ and Krispy Kreme spread across the business press and social media. Experts offered their opinions on CNBC, Bloomberg and Nation’s Restaurant News. Among those discussing a possible purchase by the private…

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Independent Joe #47 December 2017/January 2018

There is always a certain amount of fear and trepidation about the unknown. Think back to 1999 as we approached the turn of the millennium and the catastrophes that were forecast to accompany Y2K, as it was then known. To hear some tell it back then, computers were going to think the year was 1900,…

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Dunkin’ Team Sells A Sweet Story

Like the baker who decorates his pastry with confectioner’s sugar, Dunkin’ Brands CEO Nigel Travis and his executive team use numbers to sweeten the story of success they present to Wall Street. Since Dunkin’ Brands (DBI) went public in 2011, the stock has performed well—perhaps even better than many expected. It’s more than doubled since…

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