These Companies Try to Juice Returns


The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Motley Fool analysts Austin Smith and Andrew Tonner discuss emerging trends in their favorite companies.

In today's edition, Austin and Andrew discuss back-to-back profitable quarters for Jamba. Jamba put up an impressive earnings beat, but has a lot of competition heating up from larger companies with more firepower. The addition of other menu items probably won't be enough of a diversifying force to bring it up to par with competitors.

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