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    Wendy’s Is Rolling Out New French Fries Nationwide

    By Dan Clarendon
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    How Wendy's Ended Up as a Reddit-Born Meme Stock

    By Rachel Curry
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    WallStreetBets Is Behind the Movement in Wendy's (WEN) Stock

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Can 2Q16 Results Drive McDonald’s Valuation Multiple Up?

    Valuation multiple Investors should look at valuation multiples when deciding whether to enter or exit a stock. Valuation multiples are driven by perceived growth, risk and uncertainties, and investors’ willingness to pay for a stock. There are various multiples to evaluate a stock. In this article, we’ll use the PE (price-to-earnings) ratio due to its […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Will McDonald’s Expand Its EBIT Margins?

    Wall Street analysts are expecting McDonald’s (MCD) to post EBIT of $2.1 billion in 3Q16. This represents an EBIT margin of 33.2% compared to 30.7% in 3Q15.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Will McDonald’s 2Q16 Earnings Beat Analysts’ Estimates?

    So far in this series, we’ve discussed McDonald’s (MCD) estimated revenue, sources of revenue, and estimated EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) margins.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Which Fast Food Restaurants Do Analysts Favor?

    Jack in the Box (JACK) and Restaurant Brands International (QSR) are analysts’ favorites among the companies we’ve reviewed in this series.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Can Investors Expect Momentum from McDonald’s 3Q16 Earnings?

    McDonald’s (MCD) is scheduled to announce its 3Q16 results on October 21, 2016. As of October 13, 2016, it was trading at $115.40, a fall of 9.4% from July 25.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Can McDonald’s Beat Analysts’ Earnings Estimates Again in 3Q16?

    In the last four quarters, McDonald’s has beaten analysts’ estimates. In 3Q16, analysts are expecting the company to post EPS of $1.48, a year-over-year rise of 6.1%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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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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    Consumer

    What Will Drive Dunkin’ Brands’ 2Q17 Earnings?

    In 2Q17, analysts expect Dunkin’ Brands (DNKN) to post EPS (earnings per share) of $0.62, which represents a rise of 8.8% from its EPS of $0.57 in 2Q16.

    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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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why Are Pork Prices Stabilizing?

    Pork prices have dropped significantly in 2015 from the high of $1.38 per pound in June 2014 to the low of $0.65 per pound in March 2015.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why Did Wendy’s EBIT Margins Expand in 2Q16?

    In 2Q16, Wendy’s posted EBIT of $71.7 million—an EBIT margin of 18.7% compared to 13.3% in 2Q15. Analysts expected the EBIT margin to be 16.7%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Must-know: Chipotle Mexican Grill’s food costs

    CMG reported $372 million in food costs in 3Q14. Food costs accounted for 34.3% of the revenue. It was an increase of 70 basis points year-over-year (or YoY).

    By Adam Jones
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    Analyzing Burger King’s shifting business model focus in 2Q14

    Franchise revenues include royalties and franchise fees. Royalties are calculated as a percentage of franchise restaurant revenues, which are driven by same-store sales.

    By Adam Jones
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    McDonald’s Risks, Strengths, and Weaknesses

    The restaurant industry is susceptible to a wide array of risks of macro and micro factors. As a huge global brand, McDonald’s faces several risks.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Starbucks Year-To-Date Returns Soar to 7.5%

    The Starbucks year-to-date return was 7.5% compared to an average return of 4.9% among its rivals.

    By Adam Jones
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    Must-know: Investors’ reactions to Wendy’s earnings

    Share volume was ~14.4 million shares, compared to the 50-day average daily volume of ~4.7 million, according to NASDAQ. Wendy’s closed 2.2%, up at $8.16. Wall Street analyst consensus estimated an adjusted earnings per share (or EPS) of $0.09.

    By Adam Jones
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Food Inflation Impacts The Restaurant Industry

    Food inflation can squeeze a restaurant’s operating margins, but a restaurant can adjust the menu pricing and pass the cost on to customers.

    By Adam Jones
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    McDonald’s Global Presence and the Three-Legged Stool

    McDonald’s, the world’s largest fast food chain, has over 38,000 restaurants across 120 countries. In 2018, it had approximately $21.0 billion in sales.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Can Starbucks Deliver Double-Digit EPS Growth in Q1?

    Starbucks will report its first-quarter earnings after the market closes on Tuesday. Analysts expect the company to report double-digit EPS growth.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Word on the Street: What Analysts Are Recommending for Fast-Food and Pizza Companies after 1Q16

    JACK, PZZA, and QSR are the most favored stocks in our group of eight fast-food restaurants, with no analyst recommending a “sell” for their stocks.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Declining Fuel Prices Will Continue To Help Restaurant Stocks

    There is no way to know how long we could be seeing these lower fuel prices, but restaurants should certainly benefit from the decline.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why Office Depot And OfficeMax Were A Merger Of Equals

    Starboard’s interest in the office supplies industry is well known. Starboard disclosed a ~14.8% stake in Office Depot (ODP) in 2012. It has been pushing ODP to reduce its store size and cut costs.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Must-Know: McDonald’s Has Got Tough Competition

    McDonald’s (MCD) competition includes large international and national food chains as well as regional and local retailers of food products.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How McDonald’s Wages and Major Costs Stack Up

    McDonald’s performance is sensitive to any changes in price levels—be it food, labor, or rent. So how much does it cost for McDonald’s to generate revenue?

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Consumer

    What Do Analysts Recommend for Wendy’s?

    With the expectation of a decline in Wendy’s same-store sales growth, investors are skeptical about the company’s future earnings.

    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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    Trian Fund lowers its position in Allegion

    Allegion provides security solutions for homes and businesses, employing more than 8,000 people and selling products in more than 120 countries across the world. Allegion reported third-quarter 2014 net revenues of $546.7 million, up 3.3% compared to the previous year.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Consumer

    What Drove Jack in the Box’s Earnings in 3Q16?

    In the last five quarters, Jack in the Box has beaten analysts’ estimates four times.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Analysts Expect Dunkin’ Brands’ Earnings Margin to Expand

    For 2Q17, analysts expect Dunkin’ Brands (DNKN) to post EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of $117.4 million, which represents an EBIT margin of 53.1%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Did Wendy’s 2Q17 Earnings Impress Investors?

    For 2Q17, Wendy’s (WEN) reported adjusted earnings per share of $0.15 on revenues of $320.3 million—50.0% higher YoY—but its revenue fell 16.3%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Deflation, Sales Leverage Drove Wendy’s 1Q16 Earnings Margin

    In 1Q16, Wendy’s Company (WEN) posted EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of $63.8 million, which represented an EBIT margin of 16.9%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Must-know: Wendy’s forward-looking guidance

    Management expects to reduce ~$8 million in general and administrative costs (or G&A) in the first quarter of 2015. The adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (or EBITDA) is expected to be further reduced by $5 million in 2015.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why Analysts Expect Domino’s EBIT Margins to Fall in 2Q16

    Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) is expected to post EBIT of $99.5 million. This would represent an EBIT margin of 18.7%—a marginal decline from 18.8% in 2Q15.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Wendy’s earnings per share down 9% in 4Q14

    Wendy’s earnings per share were down 9% compared to its EPS of $0.11 in the fourth quarter of 2013.

    By Adam Jones
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    Speculation that Ackman is urging a McDonald’s REIT spinoff

    Even if a McDonald’s REIT spinoff is not in the cards, an activist investor who might push for a restructuring could be the catalyst McDonald’s needs.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Consumer

    Is McDonald’s a ‘Buy’ Ahead of Its Q2 Earnings?

    McDonald’s is set to report its second-quarter earnings before the market opens on July 28. Let’s look at analysts’ expectations for the quarter.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    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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    Is McDonald’s a ‘Buy’ at These Levels?

    Optimism about reopening the economy, fiscal stimulus packages, and progress in COVID-19 treatment led to a rise in McDonald’s stock price.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    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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    Why McDonald’s Is a ‘Buy’ before Its Q1 Earnings

    McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) stock declined to a low of $124.23 on March 18. Since then, the company has made a significant recovery.

    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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    JACK Stock Soars after Company’s Operational Update

    On Wednesday, Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK) provided an update for its preliminary performance in the second quarter of fiscal 2020, which ended on April 12.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    McDonald’s Reports Q1 Comparable Sales, Withdraws 2020 Guidance

    The COVID-19 outbreak had a significant impact on McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) SSSG. The company’s global SSSG rose 7.2% in the first two months of 2020.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    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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    Should You Consider Buying McDonald’s Right Now?

    McDonald’s stock price is showing a sharp pullback. As of Wednesday, McDonald’s was trading at $162.98—a rise of 31.2% from March 18.

    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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    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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    What Does Wendy’s Future Look Like?

    Innovation, consumer-facing technological development, and brand building with its franchisees are going to be the three crucial aspects of Wendy’s future.

    By Adrian Newman
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    Lower Fuel Costs Boost Restaurant Industry

    The connection may not seem direct but many restaurants are affected by higher fuel costs because they have to pay to transport ingredients.

    By Adam Jones
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Lower Fuel Costs Help Restaurants – Good For Supply And Demand

    Fuel costs declined significantly over the past eight months. They declined from $3.67 per gallon in June 2014 to $2.20 per gallon as of February 2015.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why fuel prices affect restaurants

    Higher fuel costs put pressure on operating costs, and can squeeze profit margins. The demand side also takes a hit. When gas prices are high, consumers tend to economize on transit by eliminating unnecessary trips.

    By Adam Jones
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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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    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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    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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    Shares up for McDonald’s stock on rumors of Ackman’s interest

    Ackman’s fund owned a stake in McDonald’s from 2005 to 2007. He urged McDonald’s to restructure itself. McDonald’s stock almost doubled during that time.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Why Chipotle Stock Could Continue to Rise

    So far this year, Chipotle stock has outperformed the broader markets by a wide margin. The stock has risen nearly 89% YTD.

    By Amit Singh
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    Trian Fund adds position in Mondelez International

    Mondelez is a global snacking powerhouse and a world leader in biscuits, chocolate, gum, candy, coffee, and powdered beverages. It owns billion-dollar brands and reported net revenues of $8.4 billion.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Trian Fund reduces its stake in Ingersoll-Rand

    Ingersoll-Rand is a global diversified firm. The company’s reported revenues increased 5% to $3,385 million, beating estimates by 6%. It expects revenues for full-year 2014 to increase by approximately 4%.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    McDonald’s Menu Struggles to Shed Its Junk Food Rep

    Despite health-related controversies, fast food companies such as McDonald’s maintain that they provide consumers with choice and convenience.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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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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    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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    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

    Why Is Wendy’s Stock Feeling Pressure?

    Cowen analyst Andrew Charles downgraded Wendy’s stock to “market perform” from “outperform.” He lowered the target price to $20 from $22.

    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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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Wendy’s Stock: Why Does It Continue to Fall?

    A few analysts downgraded Wendy’s stock following the reduced outlook. Guggenheim and BTIG downgraded the stock to “neutral” from “buy.”

    By Amit Singh
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    McDonald’s Beat Analysts’ Q1 Expectations

    McDonald’s (MCD) posted its first-quarter earnings on April 30. The company posted an adjusted EPS of $1.78 on revenues of $4.96 billion.

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

    Analysts expect Wendy’s (WEN) to post adjusted EPS of $399.5 million in the first quarter of 2019, a rise of 5.0% from its $380.6 million in the first quarter of 2018.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    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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    Analysts Expect McDonald’s Revenue to Fall in Q1 2019

    In the first quarter of 2019, analysts expect McDonald’s (MCD) revenue to fall 4.1% YoY (year-over-year) to $4.93 billion from $5.14 billion, likely due to its company-owned restaurant count falling.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Cowen Initiates Coverage on Wendy’s with an ‘Outperform’ Rating

    On April 10, Cowen initiated coverage on Wendy’s (WEN) with an “outperform” recommendation and a price target of $21.0.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Investors Are Optimistic about Wendy’s Q4 Results

    Wendy’s (WEN) is scheduled to post its fourth-quarter earnings results before the market opens on February 21.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Analysts Expect from McDonald’s Revenue in 2019

    In the first three quarters of 2018, McDonald’s (MCD) revenue fell 9.3% to $15.86 billion.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why McDonald’s Stock Soared 6.6% in November

    McDonald’s (MCD) stock rose 6.6% in November on investor optimism surrounding the company’s initiative to modernize its restaurants.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Did Kalinowski Upgrade McDonald’s?

    On June 7, Kalinowski Equity Research upgraded McDonald’s (MCD) from “neutral” to “buy.” The firm set a price target of $191 for MCD stock.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Will McDonald’s 1Q18 Earnings Boost Its Stock Price?

    McDonald’s is scheduled to announce its 1Q18 earnings before the market opens on April 30.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Stephens Downgraded McDonald’s

    On April 16, 2018, Stephens downgraded McDonald’s (MCD) from “overweight” to “equal weight.”

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why McDonald’s EBIT Margin Expanded in 2018

    McDonald’s (MCD) has posted EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) of ~$8.9 billion, which represents an EBIT margin of 38.8%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    McDonald’s Posts Strong Same-Store Sales Growth in 2017

    MCD posted SSSG of 3.8%, 1.5%, -1.0%, and 0.2% in 2016, 2015, 2014, and 2013, respectively.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why McDonald’s Revenues Declined in 2017

    In 2017, McDonald’s (MCD) posted revenues of ~$22.8 billion, which represents a fall of 7.3% from ~$24.6 billion in 2016.

    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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    What Analysts Recommend for McDonald’s

    Target price As of March 9, 2018, McDonald’s (MCD) was trading at $157.24. On the same day, analysts were expecting the company’s stock price to reach $187.11 in the next 12 months, which represents a return potential of 19.0%. The fear of customers opting for cheaper menu options with the introduction of McDonald’s new $1 $2 […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Could McDonald’s Earnings Rise in 2018?

    Expectations for 2018 Analysts expect McDonald’s (MCD) to post adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $7.58 in 2018, which represents 13.6% growth from its EPS of $6.67 in 2017. EBIT (earnings before interest and tax) margin expansion, a lower effective tax rate, and share repurchases are expected to drive the company’s EPS in 2018. In 2018, […]

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Analysts Expect for McDonald’s Revenue in 2018

    Revenue expectations In 2018, analysts expect McDonald’s (MCD) to post revenue of $21.1 billion, which represents a fall of 7.7% from its revenue of $22.8 billion in 2017. As part of its optimizing strategy, McDonald’s has been refranchising its company-owned restaurants. The refranchising is expected to lower the company’s revenue in 2018. However, some of […]

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

    In this series, we’ll look at analysts’ revenue and earnings estimates for McDonald’s in the next four quarters.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Analyst Recommendations for Wendy’s after Its 4Q17 Earnings

    As of February 23, 2018, Wendy’s (WEN) was trading at $16.88.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    How Wendy’s Valuation Multiple Compares to Its Peers

    The initiatives taken by Wendy’s management to drive SSSG appear to have led to a rise in WEN stock and a higher valuation multiple.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Wendy’s Missed Analysts’ Earnings Estimate in 4Q17

    In 4Q17, Wendy’s (WEN) posted EPS of $0.64. After removing one-time or special items, its adjusted EPS was $0.11.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Why Wendy’s Earnings Margin Expanded in 4Q17

    In 4Q17, Wendy’s (WEN) posted EBIT of $70.6 million, which represents an EBIT margin of 22.8%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    What Analysts Expect for Wendy’s Revenue in 2018

    For 2018, analysts are expecting Wendy’s (WEN) to post revenue of $1.3 billion, which represents a growth of 2.6%.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    What Drove Wendy’s Same-Store Sales Growth in 4Q17?

    Wendy’s (WEN) posted SSSG (same-store sales growth) of 1.3% in the North American region compared to 0.8% in 4Q16.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Wendy’s Revenue and Analysts’ Estimate for 4Q17

    In 4Q17, Wendy’s (WEN) posted revenue of $309.3 million, which represents a fall of 0.2% from $309.9 million in 4Q16.

    By Rajiv Nanjapla
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    Consumer

    Why Wendy’s Stock Rose after 4Q17 Earnings Release

    Wendy’s (WEN) posted its 4Q17 earnings on February 21, with adjusted EPS of $0.11and revenues of $309.3 million.

    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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