>DineEquity, Inc. Announces Solid Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

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>GLENDALE, CA, Jul 28, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar and IHOP Restaurants, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. DineEquity’s financial performance included the following highlights: — Excluding gains and impairment charges, diluted net income per share
available to common shareholders increased by $0.72 to $0.74 from $0.02
compared to the same quarter last year, primarily due to lower interest
expense and reduced General & Administrative (G&A) expenses. Diluted net
income per share available to common shareholders increased by $2.51 to
$1.09 from a loss of $1.42 compared to the same quarter last year.
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