food

Big-Mac

McDonald’s Still King of High-Calorie, High-Fat Food

Part of the McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) turnaround is supposed to be an altered menu, which also is supposed to have more healthy food choices. However, the core of the ...
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Are McDonald’s 38,000 Locations Too Many?

Based on measures by the month, quarter or year, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) revenue is falling. Yet it continues to have more than 38,000 locations. With menu and customer problems, that ...
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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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Starbucks: Can Everybody Make Money on Fast Food?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced an extraordinary increase in its financial results. For the quarter that ended December 28, revenue rose 13% to $4.8 billion. EPS rose 83% to ...
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Happy-Meal

What to Expect From McDonald’s Earnings

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) will report its fourth-quarter results Friday before the markets open. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates of $1.22 in earnings per share and $6.68 billion in revenue. ...
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Shake Shack IPO

Shake Shack Sets IPO Terms and Pricing

Shake Shack Inc. has just announced the pricing and terms for its initial public offering (IPO). The offering will be for 5 million shares, with an overallotment option for 750,000, ...
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Corn Field

Credit Suisse’s Top Agriculture Stock Picks for 2015

Credit Suisse released its report on global agricultural sciences, in which it details its outlook for agriculture for 2015. The brokerage firm also included its top stock picks in this ...
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Happy-Meal

The Bullish and Bearish Case for McDonald’s in 2015

The bull market is a couple of months shy of six years old, and the 2014 gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average was 7.5%, while the S&P 500 Index ...
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Can Monsanto Overcome Its Weaker Guidance After Earnings?

Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The fertilizer and seed maker reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.50 on revenue of ...
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The Bullish and Bearish Case for Coca-Cola in 2015

With the bull market nearing its sixth year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index rose by 11.4% in 2014. Those gains are not ...
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Will the Whole Foods Turnaround Outperform in 2015?

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) appears to have been on Santa’s nice list, as its shares have done very well in the company’s fiscal first quarter as we approach ...
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Shake Shack IPO

Shake Shack Files for IPO

Shake Shack Inc. has filed an S-1 form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). No terms were given for the offering, but the ...
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Was Keurig Recall Totally Overblown?

It would have been difficult on Tuesday to locate a media outlet that did not have the story regarding the recall of more than 7 million coffeemakers by Keurig Green ...
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Keurig Recalls Millions of Coffeemakers

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has initiated a recall of more than 7 million coffeemakers made by Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) between 2009 and 2014. The ...
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Are The Pantry Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

The Pantry Inc. (NASDAQ: PTRY) announced Thursday morning that it had entered into a definitive merger agreement with Couche-Tard. It will be an all-cash transaction that is worth $36.75 per ...
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