Bob Evans' weak 4Q could heighten shareholder unrest

Bob Evans' weak 4Q could heighten shareholder unrest

Activist investor Sandell Asset Management sparred with the company before its earnings report came out.

Bob Evans Farms Inc.’s difficult fourth quarter and drastically reduced earnings guidance for fiscal 2015 could foment more shareholder unrest, especially if its namesake family-dining chain misses aggressive sales growth targets projected for the second half of the year.

This week, Bob Evans not only reported same-store sales declines of 4.1 percent and 2.1 percent for its fourth quarter and fiscal 2014, r

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