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Why Analysts Are Not Impressed With Shake Shack

The quiet period for Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) has officially ended, and analysts are taking a perspective similar to the stock’s performance following its initial public offering (IPO). The ...
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Will New Darden CEO Turn Olive Garden Around?

Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) announced Monday morning that interim CEO Eugene Lee has been permanently appointed to the role he has held since last October. Lee replaced Clarence Otis, ...
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Is Kickstarter Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel?

Kickstarter was set up as a means for small creative projects to raise money. If the odds that measure the success rate of new businesses holds true with these projects, ...
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Can McDonald’s Afford to Raise Worker Pay?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) raised minimum worker pay to $9 an hour, which should rise to $10 next year. By some estimates, Wal-Mart's plan will cost it $1 billion a ...
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Can Shake Shack Turn a Profit in Japan?

Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) announced that it, together with its Japanese licensee, will open the first-ever Shake Shack in Tokyo in 2016. However, investors do not appear to be ...
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Are Orbitz Shareholders Getting Enough in Expedia Buyout?

Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) announced before Thursday’s trading that it would acquire Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW). The transaction will be for $12.00 per share all in cash, ultimately giving a ...
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McDonald’s Sales Dip Nearly 2% in January

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) on Monday morning announced same-store sales for January, and about the only good thing to say about the numbers is that they’re not a lot worse ...
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US Postal Service Losses $754 Million

The results of the U.S. Postal Service's ongoing surrender to e-mail, United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS), FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and its own inefficiency showed again when it posted ...
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Yum Brands Earnings Hobbled by China Issues

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results after markets closed on Wednesday. For the quarter, the fast-food restaurant operator posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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What to Look for in Yum! Brands Earnings

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) will report fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings Thursday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates for $0.66 in quarterly earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Chipotle Earnings Hammered by Same-Store Sales Guidance

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) reported fourth-quarter and full-year results after the market closed Tuesday. The fast casual restaurant chain reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $3.84 ...
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MaxPoint Files for IPO

MaxPoint Interactive Inc. has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given in the filing, but ...
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Shake Shack IPO Debuts as Home Run

The latest entry into the fast-casual dining space made a big noise Friday morning, when Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) began trading at over $47 a share. The company priced ...
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Shake Shack Boosts IPO Price Range

In an amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wednesday morning, Shake Shack Inc. raised its expected price range for the company’s pending initial public offering (IPO) ...
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Is Slowing Growth the Best Option for McDonald’s Future?

Before the markets opened Friday morning, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported its fourth-quarter financials as $1.13 in earnings per share (EPS) on $6.57 billion in revenue. That compared to Thomson ...
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