Productivity efforts paid off for BJ’s Restaurants Inc. in the second quarter, generating record operating margins and a surge in profits, the company said on Thursday.
Net income for the second quarter ended June 30 rose 55.4 percent, to $12.4 million, or 48 cents per share, from $8 million, or 28 cents per share, in the same period a year ago. Revenue grew 5.8 percent, to $232 million, from $219.4 million. Same-store sales increased 0.5 percent.
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