Noodles posts $28M loss in Q1 despite revenue gain

BROOMFIELD — Noodles & Co. (Nasdaq: NDLS) missed analyst expectations by 91 cents, posting earnings per share of  99 cents for the first quarter. Despite missing on earnings, the Broomfield restaurant chain managed to increase its revenue by 2.4 percent to nearly $117 million, beating expectations by about $1.4 million. The company overall had a net shareholder loss of $27.8 million in the first quarter compared with a net loss of $2.4 million for the…