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Q4 Earnings Roundup: ROKU, JACK, WEN & More

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Entertainment platform Roku ROKU swung to a big positive earnings surprise from what was supposed to be a bottom-line miss -- 6 cents per share earned versus and expected -11 cents per share. The company also surpassed expectations in quarterly sales -- $188.3 million vs. $183.2 million expected. But lower guidance than anticipated for Q1 is sending the Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) company tumbling in after-hours trading, currently down 19%. For more on ROKU's earnings, click here.

Regional quick-service restaurant Jack in the Box JACK outperformed expectations on its top and bottom lines after today's closing bell, putting up $1.23 per share as opposed to the $1.06 in the Zacks consensus estimate, on $294.46 million in sales that improved on the $285.94 million expected. The company's pending sale of its Qdoba franchise is expected to benefit the company. For more on JACK's earnings, click here.

Wendy's (WEN - Free Report) , however, came up short on both its earnings and sales estimates for the quarter, with a bottom line of 11 cents per share missing by a penny and a top-line of $309.2 million down from the $315.3 million expected. Comps in North America were up slightly, but the quick-service player was operating with nearly 300 fewer restaurants in 2017. As a result, sales fell 14.8% year over year. For more on WEN's earnings, click here.

MindBody, Inc. MB, payment platform services company for the wellness industry, beat quarterly expectations and issued stronger guidance for the coming quarter and fiscal year. The Zacks Rank #3 firm posted 3 cents per share, beating expectations of 1 cent, on revenues of $49.7 million which outperformed the $48.9 million we had been looking for. MindBody showed 30% year-over-year growth on better-than-expected subscription services revenue. For more on MB's earnings, click here.

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