Bob Evans Comps Drop

Restaurant operator Bob Evans Farms ( BOBE) said same-store sales at Bob Evans Restaurants declined 1.5% from the same period a year ago in February.

Average menu prices for the month rose about 2.6%.

Mimi's Cafe same-store sales for the month rose 0.2% from the same period a year ago. Average menu prices for the month were up about 2.4 %.

"February sales at Bob Evans Restaurants were in line with our expectations, considering that a year ago we were advertising on television and heavily discounting several key menu items during this time," the company said. "Profitability in our Bob Evans Restaurants continues to improve compared to a year ago."

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