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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 in China

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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McDonald's

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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Chicken McNugget Happy Meal

Are Delivery Services or Kiosks More Important for McDonald’s?

Last month, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced that it would roll out digital self-order kiosks at the company's 14,000 U.S. stores. Customers would use the giant touchscreens to place their ...
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McDonald's

McDonald’s Workers Demonstrate Again for $15 Wage

In a series of demonstrations and strikes taking place Tuesday, November 29, workers in a variety of jobs and industries will continue to press demands for a $15-an-hour minimum wage, ...
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El Pollo Loco Chokes on Earnings

When El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) reported its third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $0.18 in earnings per share ...
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McDonald's

McDonald’s Profits Rise on Improved Same-Store Sales

McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) reported third-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The fast-food restaurant chain posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.50 on revenues of $6.42 billion. In ...
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Why This Analyst Is Very Positive on GrubHub

GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) has posted solid growth in both sales and earnings since its 2013 merger with Seamless. Even now, this food delivery company is continuing to make solid ...
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Chicken McNugget Happy Meal

McDonald’s Workers File Sexual Harassment Complaints, Plan Protests

According to survey results released Wednesday by the National Partnership for Women & Families (NPWF), fully 40% of women working in the fast-food industry report facing sexual harassment at work, ...
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Darden Rises on Solid Earnings

Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said that it had $0.88 in earnings per share (EPS) on ...
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McDonald's

McDonald’s Dividend Increase Another Sign Turnaround Is Working: CEO

Fast-food giant McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced Thursday morning that it is raising its quarterly dividend by 6% ($0.05) to $0.94 per share ($3.76 annualized). At the current dividend rate ...
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