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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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Chipotle Mexican Grill

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 Mexican Grill

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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McDonald’s Dumps 80% of China Operations

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) must be very unhappy with its China business. It has sold 80% of its operations there to two financial firms. The reasons for the decision were ...
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Jefferies Has 4 Red-Hot Top Consumer Discretionary Restaurant Buys for 2017

Like many sectors in the S&P 500, the consumer discretionary, and especially the sub-sector of restaurants, had a nice run following the election as investors considered the favorable potential from ...
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What 2017 Has in Store for McDonald’s

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed out 2016 at 19,762.60 on December 30. It may not have hit the elusive 20,000 mark, but it ended the year with a gain of ...
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Chipotle Mexican Grill

Why Key Analyst Sees More Challenges Ahead for Chipotle

It has been over a year since Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) crashed after its E. coli scare ,but this burrito giant still has yet to recover, at all. ...
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