During the period of bankruptcy, investors can buy distressed debt at a far cheaper rate from the secondary market.
Recent cybersecurity breaches has fanned paranoia and veered companies towards increased security spending—a major tailwind for US cybersecurity stocks.
As has been the case for most of the past six years, slow growth and the monetary stimulus intended to combat it benefit some markets and hurt others
Each Shake Shack generates more revenue per square foot than its peers. If it can replicate this success in new markets, it may justify its high valuation.
The recent rally in Shake Shack’s share prices—without any new catalyst—may indicate that investors are optimistic about the company’s prospects.
Shake Shack stated that it will double its company-operated store count over the next three years. It expects that number to triple in the next five years.
Shake Shack plans to open ten new company-operated restaurants in domestic markets in 2015 and beyond. In 2014, it opened ten company-owned domestic stores.
Shake Shack shares rallied 22% over the past five trading days, rising to a high of $61.59 on April 17. This is a 193% increase from its IPO price of $21.
The low-yield environment is causing investors to shift to equities. However, investors are moving away from US equities.