Sonic Corp. (Sonic) operates and franchises a chain of drive-in restaurants (Sonic Drive-Ins) in the United States. The Company operates in two segments. The Drive-Ins segment consists of the drive-in operations in which the Company owns a controlling ownership interest and derives its revenues from operating drive-in restaurants. The Franchise Operations segment consists of franchising activities and derives its revenues from royalties, franchise fees and lease revenues received from franchisees. As of August 31, 2013, the Sonic system included 3,522 Sonic Drive-Ins in 44 states of which 396 were owned and operated by Sonic Restaurants, Inc., the Company�s operating subsidiary (Company Drive-Ins) and 3,126 were owned and operated by franchisees (Franchise Drive-Ins). Its menu includes food items, such as specialty drinks (such as cherry limeades and slushes), ice cream desserts, made-to-order sandwiches and hamburgers, hot dogs, hand-battered onion rings, tater tots and wraps.