Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG)

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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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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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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcatel-Lucent, ADM, BofA, Chesapeake, Google, J.P. Morgan, MGM and More

Stocks were staging a second major bounce on Thursday after a big gain on Wednesday. Investors just keep proving over and over that they are buyers of stocks on weakness ...
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Analyst’s 5 Top Momentum Stocks for 2015 With Huge Upside Potential

Momentum investors are a brave breed, and depending on market conditions, sometimes a rare one. They have enjoyed a nice run since the market lows of 2009 and could be poised ...
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How McDonald’s Helped Shake Shack Go Public

In early December, McDonald’s Corp.’s (NYSE: MCD) new U.S. president talked about the company’s strategy for building its U.S. sales. The quick-service restaurant giant will cut items from its menu ...
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Will Consumers Trust Brand New Menu Efforts of McDonald’s?

The new president of the U.S. division of McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) faced analysts for the first time on Wednesday since taking over in the middle of October. Mike Andres ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apache, Netflix, RF Micro, Starbucks, Southwest, Disney and More

Stocks were indicated lower on Monday after weak overseas economic readings and after U.S. stocks hit all-time highs again last week. Investors keep proving over and over that they will ...
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RBC’s 5 Stocks to Buy on Near-Term Weakness

After pushing ever higher since the mid-October lows, the stock market is starting to hit an overbought wall. While the overall indicators for equities remain very bullish, the short-term indicators ...
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McDonald’s: When a Loss Is a Win

Fast-food giant McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported that same-store sales for October were down year-over-year, but the stock is getting a boost because the drop was not as bad as ...
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5 Top Stocks That Could See Big Year-End Buying as ‘Window-Dressing’ Picks

As the trading year starts into the last stretch of 2014, many mutual fund and hedge fund managers are in trouble. They have underperformed the market or their specific benchmark, ...
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Chipotle Meets Reality on Earnings and Growth Expectation

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) reported its third-quarter results Monday after the market closed as $4.15 in earnings per share and $1.08 billion in revenue. That was against Thomson Reuters ...
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Brand Loyalty Leaders Chock Full of Techs

Of the top 100 product categories and brands in a new ranking of customer loyalty leaders, nearly half (45) are tech companies engaged in digital and social networks and products. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: EMC, IBM, Procera Networks, Wayfair, Yelp and More

Stocks were under additional selling pressure Friday morning after Thursday's major market sell-off. So far, investors have proved that they will continue to buy oversold stocks or individual stock stories ...
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Should McDonald’s Buy Chipotle?

Revenue grow at McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is nearly nil, and it is in trouble with governments in Russia and China. The fast-food operator once controlled the ownership of white-hot Chipotle ...
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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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