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Subway by the Numbers: 44,000 Locations, Largest Fast Food Chain in the World

It is too early to say what damage Subway might face as its many-year spokesman, Jared Fogle, heads to prison. Probably not much. There has been no public analysis of Subway's recent ...
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Why Key Analyst Sees Buffalo Wild Wings Rising Another 15%

Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) saw its shares tumble back in April, but since that time they have made a handy recovery to an even higher level and a ...
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How Shake Shack Clouds Strong Earnings With Secondary Offering

Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) reported its second quarter financial results after the markets closed Monday. The company had $0.09 in earnings per share (EPS) on $48.5 million in revenue ...
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Taco Bell Meth Lab Could Highlight Deeper Issues With Yum! Brands

On August 4, Taco Bell, a subsidiary of global restaurant conglomerate Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM), made with the following statement on its website regarding its Cedar Rapids, Iowa Taco ...
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Will Ordering Kiosks Boost McDonald’s Sagging Sales?

After rolling out tests of the company’s new automated ordering kiosks in several locations around the United States, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) last week unveiled the first “Create Your Taste” ...
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Why Starbucks Stock Is on Its Way to a New 52-Week High

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the coffee roaster and restaurant company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of ...
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Can Starbucks Deliver the Earnings Analysts Expect?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) will report fiscal third-quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday, and analysts are looking for revenues of $4.87 billion and earnings per share of $0.41. Those ...
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Investors Buying McDonald’s Turnaround Story Despite Poor Sales

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The fast-food restaurant chain posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.26 on revenues of $6.5 billion. In ...
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3 Restaurant Stocks to Buy That Could Beat Earnings and Raise Estimates

Quietly, one industry has done it quarter after quarter. Numerous stocks therein have not only beaten earnings estimates but raised forward guidance. Savvy investors probably guess health care, or perhaps ...
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What to Expect From Yum Earnings

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) is scheduled to release its second-quarter financial results Tuesday after the markets close. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.63 in earnings per ...
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Key Analyst Sees Buying Opportunity at GrubHub

Pushing the envelope for convenience, GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) is a huge presence in the food delivery market. As it continues to grow and expand into more local markets, analysts ...
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Why Chipotle Is Headed to New Highs, Despite Recent Fears

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is still a battleground stock for investors. Some analysts are calling for a 15% to 20% correction, while others see this stock continuing to ...
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Taco Bell Starts Home Delivery

The Taco Bell unit of Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) has begun home delivery in a number of metros. The fast-food business becomes more competitive by the hour as chains ...
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Will Competition Really Hurt Chipotle?

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is quickly becoming a battleground stock as investors are taking up positions on either side. Some are calling for a 15% to 20% correction ...
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McDonald’s Better Menu, a Little

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) management, in conjunction with outside organizations, reported that its menu choices have become healthier. However, they still must be less healthy than at most other places ...
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