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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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: ...
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The Drag on Yum! Brands Earnings

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results before markets opened on Thursday. For the quarter, the fast-food restaurant operator posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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How Chipotle Took a Big Bite Out of Earnings

When Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) reported its fourth-quarter financial results late Thursday, it said that it had $0.55 in earnings per share (EPS) and $1.03 billion in revenue. Consensus ...
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Starbucks Sinks on Flat Earnings

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) reported fiscal first-quarter financial results after markets closed on Thursday. The company posted $0.52 in earnings per share (EPS) and $5.7 billion in revenue, versus consensus ...
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Baird Loves These 5 Best Idea Consumer/Retail Momentum Stocks for 2017

With 2016 in the rear-view mirror, many investors are focused on ideas for 2017 and making the changes they feel will help lend a hand toward continued gains. One thing ...
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McDonald’s Comes in Flat After Earnings Beat

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Monday. The company posted $1.44 in earnings per share (EPS) and $6.03 billion in revenue, versus ...
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Can New Ad and Media Relations Rescue Chipotle?

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) has been trying to figure out where it stands in 2017. The burrito chain has seemingly moved past its immediate E. coli issues, but ...
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Why McDonald’s Wants to Sell a Big Stake in Its Japan Business

Had it not been for a solid fourth quarter, the world's largest fast-food company, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) would likely have shown no year-over-year profit growth. As it is analysts are ...
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Chipotle Rises Despite Weak Comps and Guidance

Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) saw a handy gain on Tuesday, even though the company reported less-than-favorable preliminary numbers for the fourth quarter. It might seem like ...
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