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Wingstop

Restaurant chain specializing in wings.

Headquarters:
5501 LBJ Freeway, 5th Floor
Dallas, TX 75240
Employees: 3,000
CEO: Charlie Morrison
Stock Symbol: WING

Website: http://www.wingstop.com

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Wingstop Inc. operates and franchises 1,348 restaurants across the United States, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, France and the United Arab Emirates.

The Wing Experts' menu features classic and boneless wings with 11 bold, distinctive flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian, Garlic Parmesan, Hickory Smoked BBQ, Louisiana Rub and Mango Habanero. Wingstop's wings are always cooked to order, sauced and tossed and served with a variety of house-made sides including Wingstop's hand-cut, seasoned fries.

The company opened 119 net new restaurants in 2018. It opened its first location in France in November 2019.

Systemwide sales increased 16% in 2018 to $1.3 billion. Total revenue for Wingstop was $153.2 million in 2018, a 14.9% increase. Net income was $21.7 million.

Wingstop went public in June 2015 at $19 per share.

The company announced it acquired an office building in Addison, TX for its new corporate headquarters for $18.3 million.

Wingstop rolled out delivery nationwide thru partnership with Doordash.

History

The first Wingstop opened in Garland, TX in 1994.

The company began offering franchises in 1997.

Wingstop opened its 800th restaurant in September 2015 in Newark, NJ.

Updated December 14, 2019