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Subject:  Re: My take on DANB Date:  5/5/1999  6:41 PM
Author:  StrikeItLucky Number:  139 of 401

WTHUNTER,

Here is my current thinking. Every restaurant takes $10million to open. Each restaurant makes about $750,000 in profit a year.

I don't care how popular they are, based on those numbers this business cannot grow earnings fast enough to justify its current P/E (even though it is low by today's market's standards) without taking on lots of debt. Since D&B are planning to open 21 restaurants over the next 3 years at a cost of approx $200million and only appr