20162015201420132012
Same-store sales growth-2.0%4.1%5.0%3.0%6.2%
Same-store transaction growth-3.3%-0.2%3.9%0.7%4.0%
Same-store avg check growth1.3%4.2%1.1%2.4%2.2%

Notes:Same-store sales, referred to by the company as "comparable restaurant sales," includes sales from company-operated restaurants open at least 18 months; the company reports same-store sales for each brand, and consolidated same-store sales figures are calculated by eMarketer based on a sales-weighted average basis