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Bojangles' is a chain of fast-food restaurants specializing in mild cajun seasoning, fried chicken, and buttermilk biscuits. Its restaurants serve Southern staples as diverse as fried chicken (tenders or bone-in pieces), mashed potatoes, green beans, and coleslaw. Among the restaurant's signature items are dirty rice (sausage and specially seasoned rice), chicken supremes (chicken strips), and Cajun pinto beans along with its signature biscuits and sweetened iced tea. The restaurant also produces its own signature dipping sauce, Bo Sauce.

TypePrivate
Founded1977
HQCharlotte, US
Websitebojangles.com
Employee Ratings3

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)9,900
Job Openings1,640
Revenue (FY, 2017)$547.4 M(+3%)
Share Price (Jan 2019)$16.1
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Bojangles

James Kibler

James Kibler

Interim President and CEO

Bojangles Office Locations

Bojangles has an office in Charlotte
Charlotte, US (HQ)
9432 Southern Pine Blvd
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Bojangles Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1977
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Bojangles Revenue

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Bojangles's revenue was reported to be $547.44 m in FY, 2017 which is a 2.9% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

138.7m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

23.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

16.6%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

(2.7m)

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

(2.6m)

Cash (30-Sept-2018)

16.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

488.2m531.9m547.4m

Revenue growth, %

9%3%

Cost of goods sold

389.3m422.4m451.4m

Gross profit

98.9m109.4m96.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

114.6m120.5m124.3m127.7m131.6m131.5m134.4m133.4m137.5m140.5m138.7m

Cost of goods sold

93.6m94.9m98.6m103.4m103.3m107.9m110.1m112.1m115.5m117.1m115.6m

Gross profit

21.1m25.6m25.7m24.3m28.3m23.6m24.3m21.3m22.0m23.4m23.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

18%21%21%19%22%18%18%16%16%17%17%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

14.3m13.9m14.1m

Accounts Receivable

5.1m5.7m5.9m

Prepaid Expenses

2.4m

Inventories

3.1m3.3m3.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

14.1m12.8m15.1m21.4m17.4m19.5m21.4m14.8m17.7m19.4m15.7m16.0m

Accounts Receivable

3.6m4.6m3.7m4.0m5.4m3.9m5.2m6.3m3.8m4.6m5.5m4.1m

Prepaid Expenses

2.7m3.1m4.2m2.3m4.0m3.5m2.1m5.3m5.7m2.0m6.3m12.6m

Inventories

2.4m2.6m2.7m2.9m3.0m3.1m3.3m3.3m3.7m3.4m2.8m2.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

26.5m37.7m72.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

14.3m15.6m16.6m

Inventories

(360.0k)(267.0k)(308.0k)

Accounts Payable

2.9m(2.7m)(4.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

3.4m9.8m18.7m7.8m17.9m27.9m7.6m16.2m23.2m4.7m7.1m4.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.3m6.7m10.5m3.8m7.6m11.6m3.9m8.1m12.3m4.1m8.3m11.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

6.8m18.6m33.1m12.3m25.3m42.8m14.2m24.1m36.8m16.1m27.3m41.7m

Purchases of PP&E

(1.2m)(4.7m)(8.6m)(839.0k)(3.9m)(5.9m)(3.0m)(6.5m)(7.5m)(1.8m)(2.9m)(5.8m)
USDQ1, 2015

Debt/Equity

1.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.9 x
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Bojangles Operating Metrics

Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017

Average Check

$6.97 $7.08 $7.28

Franchised Restaurants

377 379 383 381 383 394 398 407 414 426 433 439

Owned Restaurants

258 267 274 281 288 295 301 309 314 314 316 325
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Bojangles Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
BJ Georgia, LLC
BJ Restaurant Development, LLC
Bojangles’ International, LLC
Bojangles’ Restaurants, Inc.

Bojangles Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Bojangles Revenue Breakdown

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Bojangles revenue breakdown by business segment: 95.9% from Company restaurant revenues and 4.1% from Other

Bojangles Online and Social Media Presence

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Bojangles News and Updates

Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway Goes Green

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Race fans have a chance to win a pace car ride at the Bojangles’ Southern 500 green race at Darlington Raceway. The Labor Day weekend race will be fueled by 100 percent Green Power, distributed by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative and generated by state-owned utility Santee Cooper. To …

UPDATE 1-Fast food chain Bojangles to be taken private for $593 mln

Fast-food chain Bojangles Inc is being taken private by investment firms Durational Capital Management LP and Jordan Co for $593.7 million, the latest deal in a sector that is struggling with high costs and increased competition.

Fast food chain Bojangles to be taken private for $593 million

Fast food chain Bojangles Inc said on Tuesday it would be taken private by investment firms Durational Capital Management LP and Jordan Co for $593.7 million.

What's new in Charlotte, North Carolina this fall

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charlotte is on trend for fall with Instagrammable new foodie options, festival moments worthy of sharing with #charlottesgotalot and a celebration of the Queen City's history of firsts (hello, peanut butter crackers). The city was...
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Bojangles Blogs

Biscuit Bracketology 2019 Round One Picks

Basketball is cool, but we happen to be really into biscuits. Have you voted in this year’s Biscuit Bracketology?  Vote for your favorite biscuit in each match-up, and you’ll be entered to win a Bojangles’-branded Xbox One X. To kick off this year’s bracket, we asked three Bojangles’ loyalists to gi…

Celebrating International Women’s Day at Bojangles’

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8. And while we celebrate women every day, we wanted to take a moment away from chicken ‘n biscuits to talk about a few of the female leaders here at Bojangles’. Take Tina Glover, for example. Tina has been with the brand for 31 years. She.…

6 Questions with Bojangles’ New CEO

On January 28th, Bojangles’ Restaurants, Inc. announced Jose Armario as our new CEO.  He’s got over 30 years of experience in the business, and is kinda a big deal. So we were pleasantly surprised when he agreed to sit down with The Spork Report over a Cajun Filet Biscuit to answer your questions.  …

What to Order at Bojangles’…

If you’re reading this, you’re probably already a loyal Bojangles’ fan. And we sincerely thank you. But chances are, not everyone in your life has been exposed to our famous chicken ‘n biscuits. So what do you order when your friend is visiting Bojangles’ for the first time? Cajun Filet Biscuit® An …

Tailgate Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Crescent Ring

Running out of fun dishes to bring to your weekend tailgate? Here’s a new one for ya. Grab some Bojangles’ perfectly seasoned chicken and make this Buffalo Chicken Crescent Ring at home. (Disclaimer: This item is not served at any Bojangles’ location.) INGREDIENTS 3 Bojangles’® Bone- In Chicken Brea…

Seasoned Fried Turkey Fast Facts

Looking for more information on our delicious Seasoned Fried Turkeys? You’ve come to the right place! Bojangles’ Seasoned Fried Turkeys are available at participating locations for a limited time or while supplies last. Here are some frequently asked questions (and answers). How do I order a turkey?…
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Bojangles Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bojangles founded?

    Bojangles was founded in 1977.

  • Who are Bojangles key executives?

    Bojangles's key executives are James Kibler.

  • How many employees does Bojangles have?

    Bojangles has 9,900 employees.

  • What is Bojangles revenue?

    Latest Bojangles annual revenue is $547.4 m.

  • What is Bojangles revenue per employee?

    Latest Bojangles revenue per employee is $55.3 k.

  • Who are Bojangles competitors?

    Competitors of Bojangles include Wendy's Company, Del Frisco's Restaurant Group and Darden Restaurants.

  • Where is Bojangles headquarters?

    Bojangles headquarters is located at 9432 Southern Pine Blvd, Charlotte.

  • Where are Bojangles offices?

    Bojangles has an office in Charlotte.

  • How many offices does Bojangles have?

    Bojangles has 1 office.