Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG)

Pollo Loco

When Will El Pollo Loco Stock Cool Off?

Since its trading debut six trading days ago, El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) has seen its share price close post a new post-IPO high on five of those ...
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Pollo Loco

Is El Pollo Loco Riding Chipotle’s Wave?

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) had a very strong IPO debut on Friday, rising some 60% to close at $24.03 after selling 7.1 million shares at $15 per ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allergan, Amazon, Chipotle, Netflix, QIWI, Sarepta and More

Stocks were staging a recovery on Tuesday and investors are again looking for upside and sectors where they feel safe. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst research reports each ...
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McDonald's

Do People Really Hate McDonald’s?

A new survey from Consumer Reports indicates that people queried prefer food from Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) and Panda Express over what is offered by McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: ...
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McDonald’s Burgers Rate Last in Survey

When it comes to fast food, Americans eat a lot of it, and they are getting more demanding about the quality of the food they are eating. And the biggest ...
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McDonald's

Poor Wages Given as Reason for Poor McDonald’s Service Rating

For the past 20 years, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has been rating what it calls limited-service restaurants and the rest of us call fast-food restaurants. In every one ...
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Eight Largest Cities Without Walmart

At the end of the company's fiscal year in January 2014, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported that it operated 3,288 supercenters, 508 discount stores and 407 small-format stores in ...
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Hot May Numbers Make These Five Top Restaurant Stocks Solid Summer Buys

Many of the consumer discretionary stocks that make up that sector have suffered this year. As of the end of last week, it is the only sector that was down ...
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Panera Bread Makes a Clean Break Toward Sustainability

Is it just coincidence the leaders in the fast casual dining segment, virtually the only segment of the restaurant industry showing consistently high growth, are also the ones that seemingly ...
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Ten Companies With the Least Valuable Workers

Revenue per employee is one measure of a company’s productivity. Some companies generate significant revenue per employee that runs into the millions of dollars. Others generate only a fraction of ...
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Lobster

Red Lobster Never Recovered From the Great Recession

It has been less than six months since Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) first said that it would shed its Red Lobster restaurants, either in a spin-off or in a ...
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Bull and Bear

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ariad, Chipotle, Disney, FireEye, L-3, SINA and More

Stocks are still within striking distance of new highs, yet the Dow is barely changed for the year. Earnings season is underway, and investors are careful in their attempts to ...
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The Next Big Stock Splits After Apple

Back in the tech bubble '90s, stock splits were a common occurrence. In fact, in the later part of that decade, around 20% of the S&P 500 companies were doing ...
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Fast Food CEOs Make 1,000 Times Workers Pay

In 2013, the CEO-to-worker compensation ratio in the fast food industry was more than 1,000-to-1. Workers’ situation must be improving, though, because the ratio was 1,200-to-1 in 2012. McDonald’s Corp. ...
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Chipotle Raising Burrito Prices

When Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) reported first quarter earnings Thursday morning, the company specifically noted higher commodity costs for beef, avocados, and cheese as the drivers for a ...
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