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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is a Pullback around the Corner for Shake Shack?

    Should investors be paying a high premium for the company’s high growth? When compared to its peers, Shake Shack seems overvalued.

    By Adam Jones
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Beef Prices: 2015–2016 Outlook for the Restaurant Industry

    Although beef prices recently increased slightly, they’ve been on a downtrend trend since the beginning of 2015. They’re expected to remain elevated for the rest of 2015.

    By Adam Jones
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    Earnings Report

    Domino’s Adds 51 New Stores In 4Q14

    Domino’s added more units internationally last quarter. The company added a total of 662 units in the last 12 months.

    By Adam Jones
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    Earnings Report

    What Is the Outlook for Shake Shack in 2016?

    A New York–based fine casual restaurant chain, Shake Shack (SHAK) announced its 4Q15 results on March 7, 2016. SHAK reported an overall revenue of $51.1 million and earnings per share of $0.08.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Analysts Expect Shake Shack’s EPS to Fall in Q4

    In the fourth quarter, analysts expect Shake Shack (SHAK) to post adjusted EPS of $0.03, a fall of 69% from $0.10 in the corresponding quarter of 2017.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Analysts Are Expecting Shake Shack to Rise over the Next 4 Quarters

    For the next four quarters, analysts are expecting Shake Shack (SHAK) to post revenues of $427.9 million, which would be a 27.4% YoY (year-over-year) rise.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Earnings Report

    How Does Shake Shack Compare to Its Peers?

    Shake Shack (SHAK) has an enterprise-value-to-revenue multiple of 13.9x, compared to the peer average of 3.5x.

    By Adam Jones
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    Earnings Report

    Shake Shack Management’s Guidance for 2015: Key Takeaways

    During the latest earnings call, Shake Shack’s (SHAK) management offered revenue guidance in the range of $159 million to $163 million in 2015.

    By Adam Jones
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    Consumer

    Why Shake Shack Stock Rose after Fourth-Quarter Earnings

    Shake Shack (SHAK) posted its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closed on February 25. Before looking at analysts’ reactions, we’ll look at Shake Shack’s fourth-quarter performance and stock performance.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Analysts Dropped Their Estimates for Shake Shack’s Earnings

    Currently, analysts are expecting Shake Shack (SHAK) to post EBIT margins of 12.6%, 9.6%, 8.8%, and 13.3% in 3Q16, 4Q16, 1Q17, and 2Q17, respectively.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Is Shake Shack’s Valuation Still High?

    Shake Shack is trading at 3.3 times the average peer valuation, which may mean that the company is overvalued.

    By Adam Jones
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    An In-Depth Overview of Panera Bread

    Panera Bread is a limited-service fast-casual restaurant company. In July 2017, JAB acquired Panera in a $7.5 billion deal and took it private.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Has Chipotle’s Stock Price Bottomed Out?

    After posting better 1Q17 earnings on April 25, Chipotle’s stock price rose to $496.14 by May 16, 2017. Since then, it has experienced downward momentum.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    An Investor’s Guide to Chipotle and Its Customers

    Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) operates more than 1,700 fast-casual restaurants. Here’s everything you need to know about the business.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Earnings Report

    Key Financial Highlights from Chipotle’s 2Q15 Earnings

    After Chipotle reported its 2Q15 earnings on July 21, its shares rose 2.2%, or $14.37, at $687 in the after-hours trading session.

    By Adam Jones
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    Miscellaneous

    Things To Keep In Mind About Shake Shack’s IPO

    Shake Shack (SHAK) filed for an initial public offering, or IPO, for $100 million through Class A common stock. Should you bite it?

    By Adam Jones
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Low Corn Prices Are Good for Restaurants

    About 38% of corn produced is used as animal feed in the United States. Naturally, a drop in the price of corn will have an impact on meat prices as well.

    By Adam Jones
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Everything You Need to Know about the BITE ETF

    To reap the rewards at both ends of the spectrum, a fund like the Restaurant ETF (BITE) could come in handy!

    By Shelly Vinson
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    Consumer

    Chipotle Opens 100th Chipotlane, Plans to Hire 10,000 More Employees

    On Wednesday, Chipotle stock rose to a high of $1,135.66 before closing at 1,133.65. The stock rose 2.8% from the previous day’s closing price.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Did SunTrust Raise Its Target Price for Shake Shack?

    On January 3, 2018, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey raised its 12-month target price for Shake Shack (SHAK) from $50.00 to $60.00 while maintaining its “buy” rating.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Earnings Report

    What to Expect for Yum! Brands’s Same-Store Sales Growth

    Yum! Brands reported 1Q14 same-store sales growth of 3%, compared with 4% year-over-year. Sequentially, same-store sales growth improved from -2%.

    By Adam Jones
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    Earnings Report

    Shake Shack’s Long Lines Meant Profits in 2Q15

    The star of Shake Shack’s (SHAK) second-quarter performance was same-store sales growth, which grew 12.9% compared to 4.5% a year ago.

    By Adam Jones
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    Consumer

    Why Shake Shack’s Analysts Expect Its Earnings to Rise

    For 2Q17, analysts are expecting Shake Shack (SHAK) to post earnings per share of $0.16, which would be a growth of 14.3% over its EPS of $0.14 in 2Q16.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Might 1Q16 Results Affect Chipotle’s PE Multiple?

    In this article, we’ll use the PE (price-to-earnings) ratio due to its high visibility in Chipotle’s (CMG) earnings.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Wall Street Bullish on Dave & Buster’s before Fiscal Q2 Results

    Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (PLAY) is expected to report its fiscal second quarter of 2018 results on September 14.

    By Victoria Dean
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Shake Shack’s Revenue Growth Expected to Decelerate in 2016

    Shake Shack is anticipating revenue in the range of $237 million–$242 million in 2016, compared to Wall Street analysts’ estimate of $241.3 million.

    By Adam Jones
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    Shake Shack: Why You Should Consider the Stock’s Valuation

    Previously in this series, we saw what drives Shake Shack’s (SHAK) revenue. In this article, we’ll see how the revenue growth affects Shake Shack’s share price.

    By Adam Jones
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    Shake Shack Stock Falls after Disappointing Business Update

    Today, Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) provided a business update. The company reported that its total revenue for the second quarter was $91.8 million.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Shake Shack Announces Expansion Plans in China, Stock Rises

    Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) has big plans in China. The company announced that it will open 55 franchised restaurants in Mainland China by 2030.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    What to Expect from Jack in the Box’s Q2 Earnings

    For the second quarter, analysts expect Jack in the Box to report revenue of $211.1 million—a fall of 2.1% from the second quarter of 2019.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Shake Shack’s Q1 Earnings Weren’t Impressive

    On Monday, Shake Shack reported its first-quarter earnings after the market closed—an adjusted EPS of $0.02 on revenues of $143.2 million.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Should You Avoid Shake Shack before Its Q1 Earnings?

    As of April 30, Shake Shack was trading at $54.51. Despite the recent surge, the company is still trading 48.5% lower than its 52-week high of $105.84.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Chipotle Stock Rises Due to Strong Q1 Performance

    Chipotle reported its first-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the market closed. The company reported an adjusted EPS of $3.08 on revenues of $1.41 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Shake Shack to Return $10 Million Support Loan amid Criticism

    Shake Shack stock rose during Monday’s trading session. The stock rose after the company announced that it will return the government support loan.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Consumer

    Why Jim Cramer Recommends a ‘Buy’ for Chipotle

    Chipotle Mexico Grill (NYSE:CMG) will report its first-quarter earnings today after the market closes. Jim Cramer recommends a “buy” for the stock.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Will Chipotle Meet Analysts’ Q1 Expectations?

    For the first quarter, analysts expect Chipotle to report revenue of $1.42 billion—growth of 8.9% from $1.31 billion in the first quarter of 2019.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Is There More Upside to Chipotle’s Stock Price?

    Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) stock fell to a low of $415 on March 15. Since then, the stock has increased by 69.7% to $704.3 as of April 7.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    How’s Shake Shack Coping amid COVID-19?

    So far this year, Shake Shack has lost 44.8% of its stock value. The company has underperformed its peers and the broader equity markets in 2020.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Chipotle’s CFO Is Confident despite COVID-19 Storm

    Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) is in the middle of the COVID-19 storm. However, CFO Jack Hartung is confident about weathering the storm.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Has Shake Shack Reached Buying Levels for Investors?

    Along with the global sell-off, the weak fourth-quarter sales and lower-than-expected 2020 guidance led to a fall in Shake Shack’s stock price.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Inside Scoop: Is McDonald’s a ‘Buy’ in March?

    So far in 2020, McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) has outperformed its peers and the broader equity market. As of March 6, the stock has returned 0.6%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Chipotle Stock Has Fallen, Expect a Rebound in 2020

    Analysts expect Chipotle (NYSE:CMG) to report revenue of $6.32 billion in fiscal 2020—a rise of 13.2% from $5.59 billion in 2019.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Has Shake Shack Stock Bottomed Out?

    As of Thursday, Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) was trading at $61.67—a fall of 16.2% since it reported its fourth-quarter earnings.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    What to Expect from Shake Shack’s Q4 Earnings

    Shake Shack will report its fourth-quarter earnings on February 24. For the quarter, analysts expect the company’s revenue to rise in the double-digits.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    What Drove Chipotle’s Earnings in Q4?

    Yesterday, Chipotle reported its Q4 earnings after the market closed. The company reported an adjusted EPS of $2.86 on revenues of $1.44 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What to Expect from Chipotle Mexican Grill in Q4

    Chipotle will report its fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes on February 4. Analysts expect Chipotle to report revenue of $1.40 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    McDonald’s Beats Analysts’ Q4 Estimates

    Today, McDonald’s reported its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2019. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $5.35 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What to Expect from McDonald’s Q4 Earnings

    McDonald’s will report its fourth-quarter earnings tomorrow before the market opens. Analysts expect McDonald’s to report revenue of $5.31 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    These Consumer Stocks Rose More than 65% in 2019

    Consumer stocks had a truly phenomenal 2019. Let’s take a look at five consumer stocks that delivered more than 65% growth in the year.

    By Amit Singh
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    Is It Time to Buy Shake Shack Stock?

    Shake Shack (SHAK) stock is under pressure. The company’s third-quarter sales miss and lower sales expectations weighed on the stock.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Will McDonald’s Strategic Initiatives Fuel Higher Sales?

    McDonald’s has been lagging behind its peers this year. Can faster delivery, new technology, and modernized restaurants help sales?

    By Shreerag Menon
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    Consumer

    Is It Time to Go Long on McDonald’s Stock?

    McDonald’s (MCD) stock has underperformed the broader markets as well as most of its peers so far this year. MCD stock is up about 9.6% so far this year.

    By Amit Singh
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    Why Did Shake Shack Stock Fall 25% in November?

    Shake Shack (SHAK) stock is up 36.5% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis as of November 29. However, SHAK stock fell by about 25% in November.

    By Amit Singh
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    Why Is Shake Shack Stock Erasing Its Gains?

    Wall Street has an average target price of $77.62 on Shake Shack stock, which implies a potential upside of 22.6% based on its closing price on Tuesday.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Chipotle Stock a “Buy” after Recent Decline?

    Chipotle stock shrunk $100 since it posted Q3 earnings on October 22. Sustained momentum in comps and EPS will likely drive Chipotle stock higher.

    By Amit Singh
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    Wendy’s Stock Rose Due to Q3 Beat, Unlike Peers

    Wendy’s (WEN) stock was trading more than 4% higher in the pre-market session. Today, the company posted stronger-than-expected third-quarter results.

    By Amit Singh
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    Get Real: Big Tech Companies Dominate

    In today’s Get Real, we saw updates on big tech companies’ latest happenings. Plus, more earnings results, projections, and expectations.

    By Grace Nightingale
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    Wendy’s Stock: Lower Q3 Earnings Could Hurt

    Wendy’s (WEN) will announce its third-quarter earnings on Wednesday. We think that Wendy’s stock could take a hit due to lower third-quarter earnings.

    By Amit Singh
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    Why Shake Shack Stock Plunged Post Q3 Earnings

    Shake Shack (SHAK) sustained its momentum in the third quarter and posted stellar sales growth yesterday. However, SHAK fell more than 16% after hours.

    By Amit Singh
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    Shake Shack Stock Could Rise after Q3, Unlike Chipotle

    Shake Shack will report its third-quarter earnings after the markets close today. Adding new stores could continue to drive the revenues and stock.

    By Amit Singh
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    Chipotle Crushed Q3 Earnings: Stock a ‘Buy’ on Dips?

    Chipotle posted stronger-than-expected third-quarter earnings after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company’s revenues and earnings continued to grow.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chipotle Stock: Analysts Upbeat before Q3 Earnings

    On October 18, Bank of America upgraded Chipotle (CMG) stock from “underperform” to “neutral.” The bank increased its target price to $850 from $590.

    By Amit Singh
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Restaurant Industry: An Overview

    More Americans are eating out, and they’re eating out more often. The restaurant industry’s share of the food dollar is 51%, up from 25% in 1955.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Restaurant Stocks Dip, Fight for Morning Traffic Heats Up

    Restaurant stocks closed lower on Tuesday as the fight to win the morning traffic intensified. Wendy’s will expand its breakfast menu nationwide in 2020.

    By Amit Singh
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    Consumer

    Chipotle’s Impressive Reversal Gives Ackman Record Gains

    Chipotle’s impressive second-quarter results propelled its stock to an all-time high. The stock was up 84.2% year-to-date as of July 31.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Shake Shack: Upcoming Earnings and Stock Performance

    Shake Shack is scheduled to report its second-quarter earnings after the market closes on August 5. Analysts expect the company’s revenues to rise 28.6%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Unit Growth to Drive Shake Shack’s Revenue in the First Quarter

    For the first quarter of 2019, analysts expect Shake Shack (SHAK) to post revenue of $126.9 million.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Can Shake Shack Maintain Upward Momentum with Strong Q1 Results?

    Shake Shack (SHAK) is scheduled to report its first-quarter earnings after the market closes on May 2.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Analysts Expect Chipotle’s EPS to Rise in Q1 2019

    For 2019, analysts are projecting Chipotle to post adjusted EPS of $12.42, which represents a rise of 37.1% from $9.06 in 2018.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Will Drive Chipotle’s Revenue in Q1 2019?

    For the first quarter of 2019, analysts expect Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) to post revenue of $1.26 billion, which represents a rise of 9.7% from $1.15 billion in the first quarter of 2018.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Chipotle and Shake Shack: Can Their Momentum Continue?

    After delivering returns of 49.4% last year, Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) has continued its upward momentum in 2019 as well.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Analysts Expect Shake Shack’s Revenue to Rise in Q4

    Analysts expect Shake Shack (SHAK) to post revenue of $118.82 million in the fourth quarter.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Will Shake Shack’s Q4 Earnings Boost Its Stock Price?

    Shake Shack (SHAK) is scheduled to post its fourth-quarter earnings results after the market closes on February 25.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Investors Are Optimistic about Chipotle’s Q4 Earnings

    Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) is scheduled to post its fourth-quarter earnings results after the market closes on February 6.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Chipotle Stock Rose 49.4% in 2018

    In 2018, Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) stock returned 49.4%. Chipotle stock outperformed the broader equity market.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Dave & Buster’s Stock Rose 7.9% on Second-Quarter Results

    On September 14, Dave & Buster’s (PLAY) stock rose 7.9% in response to the company’s robust fiscal second-quarter results.

    By Victoria Dean
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    How Dave & Buster’s Stock Performed in 2018

    As of September 5, Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (PLAY) stock has risen 4.5% YTD (year-to-date).

    By Victoria Dean
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    Why Did Wedbush Downgrade Chipotle?

    On August 27, Wedbush downgraded Chipotle Mexican Grill from “neutral” to “underperform” and also lowered its target price from $450 to $445.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Investors Are Optimistic about Chipotle’s Q2 2018 Earnings

    Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) plans to post its Q2 2018 earnings after the market closes on July 26. On July 17, CMG was trading at $452.54.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Wedbush Raised Its Price Target for Chipotle

    Of the 32 analysts following Chipotle, 25% recommend “buy,” 68.8% recommend “hold,” and 6.3% recommend “sell.”

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Will Chipotle’s 1Q18 Earnings Boost Its Stock Price?

    Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) is scheduled to post its 1Q18 earnings after the market closes on April 25.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Much Upside Could Be Left in Chipotle’s Stock Price

    In this series, we’ll look at analysts’ revenue and earnings expectations for Chipotle in 2018.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Shake Shack’s Valuation Compares with Peers

    As of March 19, 2018, Shake Shack was trading at a forward EV-to-sales multiple of 3.1x compared to 3.6x at the beginning of 2017.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Shake Shack’s Valuation Multiple Compares with Its Peers

    On February 16, 2018, Shake Shack was trading at a forward-EV-to-sales multiple of ~2.9x.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Is Shake Shack Expanding Its Business?

    In 4Q17, Shake Shack operated 90 domestic company-owned restaurants, ten domestic franchised restaurants, and 59 international franchised restaurants.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chipotle Stock Rose 11.7% in After-Hours Trading on February 13

    Chipotle (CMG) stock rose 11.7% to $280.77 in after-hours trading on February 13, 2018, after the announcement of its new CEO.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Analysts Recommend for Chipotle

    Target price As of December 28, 2017, Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) was trading at $294.06. On the same day, analysts were expecting the stock to reach $317.26 in the next four quarters, which represents a return potential of 7.9%. Before the announcement of Chipotle’s 3Q17 earnings, analysts had forecast a 12-month target price of $375.46. […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Shake Shack Stock Falls on Downgrade from Jefferies

    The downgrade of Shake Shack (SHAK) to “underperform” by Jefferies appears to have made investors skeptical of the company’s future earnings, leading to a fall in its stock price.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Comparing Shake Shack’s Valuation

    Valuation multiples Shake Shack (SHAK) is in the growth phase of its business life cycle. During this stage, the company’s operating expenses will be on the higher side, and earnings cannot be used to assess its valuation. Therefore, we’ll use the forward EV[1.enterprise value]-to-sales multiple, which is calculated by dividing the company’s stock price by analysts’ sales […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Shake Shack’s Business Expansion Strategy

    Unit growth By the end of 3Q17, Shake Shack (SHAK) was operating 143 restaurants—79 domestic company-owned restaurants, ten domestic franchised restaurants, and 54 international franchised restaurants. Unit growth In the last four quarters, Shake Shack has increased its restaurant count by 38 units—21 company-owned restaurants and 17 franchised restaurants. In 3Q17 alone, the company added […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    A Look at Shake Shack’s Same-Store Sales Growth in 3Q17

    Same-store sales growth In 3Q17, Shake Shack’s (SHAK) SSSG (same-store sales growth) fell 1.6% against analysts’ expectation of 2.6%. To compare, in 3Q16, the company posted SSSG of 2.9%. As the base for the calculation of SSSG includes only 39 restaurants, the company has claimed that a small swing could have a huge impact on […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Shake Shack’s 3Q17 Earnings Failed to Impress Investors

    Shake Shack (SHAK), which posted its 3Q17 earnings results after the market closed on November 1, 2017, had adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.17.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Wall Street Recommends for Chipotle after Weak 3Q17 Earnings

    As of October 26, Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) was trading at $281.52. On the same day, analysts are expecting the company’s stock price to reach $320.37 in the next 12 months, which represents a return potential of 13.8%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Chipotle’s Stock Fell after Its 3Q17 Earnings

    Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) posted its 3Q17 earnings after the market closed on October 24. In 3Q17, the company had posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.33 on revenues of $1.13 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How the Valuation Multiple of Shake Shack Compares with Its Peers

    On October 23, 2017, Shake Shack was trading at a forward EV-to-sales multiple of 2.93x compared to 2.91x before the announcement of its 2Q17 earnings.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Weak Q2 Same-Store Sales Growth Lowers Shake Shack’s Valuation

    As Shake Shack (SHAK) is in the growth phase of its business life cycle, we chose the forward EV-to-sales (enterprise value to sales) ratio for our analysis.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Shake Shack’s 2Q17 Earnings Failed to Impress

    The New York–based fast-casual restaurant chain Shake Shack (SHAK) posted its 2Q17 earnings on August 3. Here’s what you need to know since then.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Chipotle Hopes to Bounce Back after Strong 2Q17 Earnings

    Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) posted its 2Q17 earnings on July 25, 2017. The company posted an adjusted EPS of $2.32 on revenues of $1.17 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Chipotle’s Valuation Multiple Falls on New Food Safety Issues

    The recent food safety reports at Chipotle have prompted analysts to lower their EPS (earnings per share) estimates for the company for the next four quarters from $8.98 to $8.78.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Chipotle’s Valuation Multiple Compares with Its Peers

    On July 13, 2017, Chipotle’s forward PE multiple was 39.1x compared to 50.7x before the announcement of its 1Q17 earnings.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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