Services

How Analysts View FedEx After Earnings

When FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) released its fiscal third-quarter earnings report after markets closed Tuesday, overall the results missed estimates. But it seems that the impact was not that severe ...
Read Full Story »

Why FedEx Earnings Were Less than Investors Hoped For

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) reported fiscal third quarter 2017 results after markets closed Tuesday afternoon. The package delivery service reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.07 on revenues ...
Read Full Story »

What Sprouts Can Fetch in a Buyout

It was reported Sunday by Bloomberg that Albertsons and Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (NASDAQ: SFM) held preliminary merger talks with proposed plans to take Sprouts private. It’s worth noting that ...
Read Full Story »

Chipotle Board to Lose 4 More Directors

Under pressure from activist investor Bill Ackman and his Pershing Square Capital Management fund, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) in December expanded its board of directors from nine to 12 ...
Read Full Story »

McDonald’s Beats Back Workers’ Lawsuit

A U.S. District Court in Northern California ruled last Friday that McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) does not control wages paid to workers at its franchised stores and is not liable ...
Read Full Story »

Marijuana Firm Charged With Misrepresenting ‘Record’ Revenues

California-based marijuana vending machine company Medbox saw its supposed revenues go up in smoke after the firm faced an investigation from the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC). Essentially, the ...
Read Full Story »

Starbucks Remains One of the Most Ethical Companies

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) is more than just a ubiquitous and dependable place to get your daily cup of coffee. It has a role in driving positive change in the ...
Read Full Story »
Burrito

Large Investor Registers Chipotle Shares, Could (But May Not) Sell

Another investor may have become tired of the mess at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG). William A. Ackman's Pershing Square has filed papers that would allow for the sale 2,882,463 ...
Read Full Story »
Big Mac McDonalds

Why Investors Aren’t Hungry for Shake Shack Earnings

Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) reported fourth quarter financial results after markets closed on Wednesday. The burger joint said that it had $0.09 in earnings per share (EPS) and $73.3 ...
Read Full Story »
Volvo driverless Uber

Will Uber Replace CEO Kalanick?

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick found himself in hot water after a video surfaced of him arguing with an Uber driver over lowering fares. Ultimately no chief executive wants to find ...
Read Full Story »
Man hiding under laptop bad business working frustration

Online Ad Problem Yielding More Slow Websites

Over the years advertisers have been looking for new ways to reach consumers. First it started with radio and then television, now we are seeing ads practically everywhere online. But ...
Read Full Story »
McDonald's

McDonald’s Built on Ancient Roman Highway

Running into an historically important archeological site while constructing a new structure can be a big headache for the developer. But when McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) discovered a piece of ...
Read Full Story »
chicken wings

Is Popeyes Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. (NASDAQ: PLKI) saw its shares hit new highs on Tuesday after it was announced that the company would be bought out by Restaurant Brands International Inc. ...
Read Full Story »
U Turn

Is This the Turnaround Groupon Has Been Looking For?

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The company said that it had $0.07 in earnings per share (EPS) and $934.9 million ...
Read Full Story »
French fries

Burger King Is Eating McDonald’s Lunch

The burger wars just never seem to end, and the battle for fast-food dollars remains endless. The parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons is Restaurant Brands International Inc. (NYSE: ...
Read Full Story »