>DENVER, Feb 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009.
Highlights for the fourth quarter of 2009 as compared to the fourth quarter of 2008 include:
Revenue increased 12.2% to $387.5 million
Comparable restaurant sales increased 2.0%
Restaurant level operating margin was 24.5%, an increase of 340 basis points
Net income was $31.6 million, an increase of 86%
Diluted earnings per share was $0.99, an increase of 90%