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Texas Roadhouse, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend and Increase in Stock Repurchase Authorization

May 23, 2014



LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On May 22, 2014, Texas Roadhouse, Inc.ís (Nasdaq: TXRH) Board of Directors authorized the payment of a cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock. This payment will be distributed on July 3, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 18, 2014.

Stock Repurchase Authorization

The Company announced today that on May 22, 2014, its Board of Directors approved a stock repurchase program under which it authorized the Company to repurchase up to $100.0 million of its common stock. Any repurchases will be made through open market transactions. The Board of Directors cancelled the previous stock repurchase program which had no expiration date.

About the Company

Texas Roadhouse is a casual dining concept that first opened in 1993 and today operates over 425 restaurants system-wide in 48 states and three foreign countries. For more information, please visit the Companyís Web site at www.texasroadhouse.com.

Forward-looking Statements

Certain statements in this release that are not historical facts, including, without limitation, those relating to our anticipated financial performance, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Such statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of the management of the Company. Actual results may vary materially from those contained in forward-looking statements based on a number of factors including, without limitation, the actual number of restaurants opening; the sales at these and our other company and franchise restaurants; changes in restaurant development or operating costs, such as food and labor; our ability to acquire franchise restaurants; our ability to integrate the franchise restaurants we acquire or other concepts we develop; our ability to continue to generate the necessary cash flows to fund our new restaurant growth, continue our share repurchase program and pay a quarterly cash dividend; strength of consumer spending; pending or future legal claims; conditions beyond our control such as weather, natural disasters, disease outbreaks, epidemics or pandemics impacting our customers or food supplies; acts of war or terrorism and other factors disclosed from time to time in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Investors should take such risks into account when making investment decisions. Shareholders and other readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.




Texas Roadhouse, Inc.

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