The Most Surprising Earnings I've Seen So Far

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Today, analysts Austin Smith and Eric Bleeker discuss Panera's surprisingly good earnings report. Unlike many of its competitors, softer foreign demand and droughts did not seem to affect Panera, whose shares jumped 8% following its earnings release.

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Austin Smith owns shares of McDonald's. Eric Bleeker has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Buffalo Wild Wings, Chipotle Mexican Grill, McDonald's, and Panera Bread. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Buffalo Wild Wings, Chipotle Mexican Grill, McDonald's, and Panera Bread. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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