SOURCE: Meritage Hospitality Group

Meritage Hospitality Group

March 26, 2014 15:06 ET

Meritage Announces Opening of Atlanta Wendy's Restaurant; Company's 121st Restaurant

GRAND RAPIDS, MI--(Marketwired - Mar 26, 2014) - Meritage Hospitality Group, Inc. (OTCQX: MHGU), one of the nation's premier restaurant operators, announced the opening of a new Wendy's in Stockbridge, GA, located in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The new restaurant represents the Company's 121st restaurant in operation. 

The Company reiterated its 2014 Outlook, which included

  • Sales growth of 10% to 15%
  • Net Income growth of 50% to 55%
  • EBITDA growth (a non-GAAP measure) of 30% to 35%

Meritage Hospitality Group, Inc. is headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI and employs a workforce of approximately 3,400 people. The Company owns and operates 121 restaurants in six states including Florida, Georgia, Michigan, North and South Carolina and Virginia.

The Company's public filings can be viewed at www.otcqx.com under the stock symbol MHGU, or at the Company's website, www.meritagehospitality.com.

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