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January 5, 2000
David Rocker, a hedge fund manager, acquired a 5.2% stake in Rubio's Restaurants Inc., a Carlsbad, Calif.-based operator of a Mexican fast-food chain. Rocker Partners and Compass Holdings Ltd., both of which are controlled by Rocker, purchased 460,000 common shares as an investment, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Rubio's' stock has declined more than 28% since its initial public offering of shares at $10.50 each in May. Rubio's shares fell 25 cents to close at $7.
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November 2, 2004 | From Associated Press
Industrial conglomerate Tyco International Ltd. swung to a profit on a double-digit jump in sales and lower one-time charges compared with the same quarter a year earlier. Net income rose to $454 million, or 22 cents a share, for its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30. Excluding one-time charges totaling $524 million, or 23 cents a share, net income would have been 45 cents a share. Tyco, based in Pembroke, Bermuda, but run from West Windsor, N.J.
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July 25, 1991 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
More Fish Tacos: Taking a different tack in the Mexican food market, Rubio's Restaurants Inc. is bringing fish tacos to Irvine. The San Diego-based chain is opening a new Rubio's on Harvard Place next month, its second Orange County location in two months. While the restaurants serve various Mexican specialties, they are best known for their San Felipe-style fish tacos--battered and fried whitefish wrapped in a corn tortilla.
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July 28, 2004 | Julie Tamaki, Times Staff Writer
Rubio's Restaurants Inc. reported Tuesday that its new menu, stronger sales and operational improvements helped it post a second-quarter profit, reversing a year-earlier loss. The Carlsbad, Calif.-based chain of 151 Mexican grill restaurants best known for fish tacos earned $1.2 million, or 13 cents a share, contrasted with a loss of $3.1 million, or 35 cents, a year earlier. Analysts had forecast 9 cents a share, according to a survey by Thomson First Call.
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July 28, 2004 | Julie Tamaki, Times Staff Writer
Rubio's Restaurants Inc. reported Tuesday that its new menu, stronger sales and operational improvements helped it post a second-quarter profit, reversing a year-earlier loss. The Carlsbad, Calif.-based chain of 151 Mexican grill restaurants best known for fish tacos earned $1.2 million, or 13 cents a share, contrasted with a loss of $3.1 million, or 35 cents, a year earlier. Analysts had forecast 9 cents a share, according to a survey by Thomson First Call.
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May 22, 1999 | From Bloomberg News
Shares of Rubio's Restaurants Inc., whose 67 Rubio's Baja Grill Mexican quick-serve restaurants specialize in fish tacos and beach motifs, jumped 38% in their first day of trading. Rubio's rose $3.94 to close at $14.44 in Nasdaq trading of 3.65 million shares. The Carlsbad-based company sold 2.25 million shares at $10.50 each, while its stockholders sold 900,000 shares, raising a total of $33.1 million. Rubio's plans to use the proceeds to repay debt and expand.
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November 2, 2004 | From Associated Press
Industrial conglomerate Tyco International Ltd. swung to a profit on a double-digit jump in sales and lower one-time charges compared with the same quarter a year earlier. Net income rose to $454 million, or 22 cents a share, for its fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 30. Excluding one-time charges totaling $524 million, or 23 cents a share, net income would have been 45 cents a share. Tyco, based in Pembroke, Bermuda, but run from West Windsor, N.J.
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April 26, 1999 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Are investors beginning to look at other industries besides those highflying technology-related initial public offerings? If so, it could mean big things for an upcoming IPO from a fish taco chain based in Carlsbad. So far this year, the market for IPOs has been two-tiered, with seemingly anything "dot-com" seeing big per-share price jumps on the first day, and anything non-tech providing lackluster returns at best.
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November 4, 2003 | Karen Robinson-Jacobs, Times Staff Writer
Heavy discounts helped boost traffic at Rubio's Restaurants Inc. but not enough to overcome rising food costs, as the Mexican fast-food chain's third-quarter profit dropped 36%, the company reported Monday. The Carlsbad, Calif.-based operator of 145 Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill restaurants, known for their seafood, earned $836,000, or 9 cents a share, compared with $1.3 million, or 14 cents, a year earlier.
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November 4, 2003 | Karen Robinson-Jacobs, Times Staff Writer
Heavy discounts helped boost traffic at Rubio's Restaurants Inc. but not enough to overcome rising food costs, as the Mexican fast-food chain's third-quarter profit dropped 36%, the company reported Monday. The Carlsbad, Calif.-based operator of 145 Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill restaurants, known for their seafood, earned $836,000, or 9 cents a share, compared with $1.3 million, or 14 cents, a year earlier.
BUSINESS
January 5, 2000
David Rocker, a hedge fund manager, acquired a 5.2% stake in Rubio's Restaurants Inc., a Carlsbad, Calif.-based operator of a Mexican fast-food chain. Rocker Partners and Compass Holdings Ltd., both of which are controlled by Rocker, purchased 460,000 common shares as an investment, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Rubio's' stock has declined more than 28% since its initial public offering of shares at $10.50 each in May. Rubio's shares fell 25 cents to close at $7.
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May 22, 1999 | From Bloomberg News
Shares of Rubio's Restaurants Inc., whose 67 Rubio's Baja Grill Mexican quick-serve restaurants specialize in fish tacos and beach motifs, jumped 38% in their first day of trading. Rubio's rose $3.94 to close at $14.44 in Nasdaq trading of 3.65 million shares. The Carlsbad-based company sold 2.25 million shares at $10.50 each, while its stockholders sold 900,000 shares, raising a total of $33.1 million. Rubio's plans to use the proceeds to repay debt and expand.
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April 26, 1999 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Are investors beginning to look at other industries besides those highflying technology-related initial public offerings? If so, it could mean big things for an upcoming IPO from a fish taco chain based in Carlsbad. So far this year, the market for IPOs has been two-tiered, with seemingly anything "dot-com" seeing big per-share price jumps on the first day, and anything non-tech providing lackluster returns at best.
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July 25, 1991 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
More Fish Tacos: Taking a different tack in the Mexican food market, Rubio's Restaurants Inc. is bringing fish tacos to Irvine. The San Diego-based chain is opening a new Rubio's on Harvard Place next month, its second Orange County location in two months. While the restaurants serve various Mexican specialties, they are best known for their San Felipe-style fish tacos--battered and fried whitefish wrapped in a corn tortilla.
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