DNKN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Dunkin' Boss Out; Krispy Kreme Crunchy Coffee In?

    April 29, 2016
    Dunkin' Donuts is losing its president while rival Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is gaining a bizarre new food item to offer through ...
  2. McDonald's Stock: Analyzing 5 Key Suppliers (MCD)

    April 28, 2016
    Find out about five key suppliers for McDonald’s restaurants from hardware and software to coffee importers and how they ...
  3. Dunkin' Donuts Tests Its Take on a Southern Staple

    April 26, 2016
    Dunkin' Donuts started in the Northeast, a market which does not always follow national trends. For example, many customers ...
  4. Dunkin' and Starbucks Loyalty Programs Collide

    April 12, 2016
    Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN) wants to steal some attention from Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX).  On the day its rival rolled ...
  5. McDonald's Tests Coffee Shots in Dunkin's Backyard

    April 8, 2016
    McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) recently started adding flavored coffee shots to its McCafe menus in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, ...
  6. Starbucks Bringing Its Roastery Concept to NYC

    April 7, 2016
    With its Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room in Seattle, Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) has created a location that works on multiple ...
  7. Starbucks Vs. Dunkin' Donuts: Comparing Business Models (SBUX, ...

    March 31, 2016
    Learn about the business models of Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts. Discover how franchising and growth strategies impact these ...
  8. Starbucks Sets Launch Date for New Loyalty Program

    March 25, 2016
    Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) has one of the best, if not the actual best, loyalty programs in existence, and it's always a risk ...
  9. McDonald's Hopes Rewards Will Lure in Customers

    March 25, 2016
    If a loyalty rewards program worked for Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN), why not McDonald's (NYSE: ...
  10. Diamond in the Rough? U.S. Franchises in 2016 (MCD, DNKN)

    March 25, 2016
    Learn about U.S. franchise growth and direction for 2016 and how changes in wage standards and consumer preferences may endanger ...
  11. Krispy Kreme Turns Its Focus to Franchisees

    March 24, 2016
    Apparently, Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD) executives believe outside operators do a better job running its doughnut shops than ...
  12. Federal Lawsuit Claims Starbucks Underfills Lattes

    March 21, 2016
    Customers ordering tall, venti, or even a grande at Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) may not be getting the drink they paid for, ...
  13. Does McDonald's Need to Rethink All-Day Breakfast?

    March 21, 2016
    While Wall Street continues to give credit to McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) all-day breakfast menu for hurting some of its competitors, ...
  14. The Burger Wars Claim Yet Another Victim

    March 18, 2016
    McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) introduction of its all-day breakfast menu gets a lot of credit for its recent turnaround and the ...
  15. Dunkin' and Starbucks Go Seasonal for Spring

    March 17, 2016
    During the fall, both Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN) and Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) pursue similar strategies when it comes ...
  16. The Winners and Losers in the Fast-Food Industry (MCD, BOJA)

    March 2, 2016
    Learn about the winners and losers among top chain restaurants in 2015. McDonald's finished a winner, while foodborne illness ...
  17. McDonald's All-Day Breakfast Gets Too Much Credit

    February 19, 2016
    McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) all-day breakfast menu is being hailed as a competition killer. From Dunkin' Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN) to ...
  18. Dunkin' Brands Is Plugging All the Right Holes

    February 3, 2016
    If Dunkin's name began with "Star," it would have gotten the benefit of the doubt.
  19. The World's Top 10 Restaurant Companies (MCD,SBUX)

    January 25, 2016
    Read about the world's top 10 restaurant companies, complete with a brief summary of each and its corresponding ticker symbol.
  20. Starbucks Goes Healthier Due to Customer Demand

    January 8, 2016
    While listening to customers should be something all businesses do, in many cases, companies think they know what their ...
  21. The Top 5 Mid-Cap Restaurant Stocks for 2016 (PNRA, WEN)

    January 8, 2016
    Get your portfolio ready for 2016. Here are the top five mid-cap restaurant stocks worth taking a look at for the next year ...
  22. 4 Best Coffee Stocks for 2016 (SBUX, DNKN)

    December 31, 2015
    Discover the best coffee stocks that can give your returns a caffeinated lift, and learn whether Starbucks has any real competition.
  23. The Top 5 Restaurant Stocks for 2016 (CMG, DNKN)

    December 21, 2015
    Discover the top five restaurant stocks expected to grow in 2016, with a summary, growth outlook and price target for each ...
  24. Dunkin' Donuts Moving to All Cage-Free Eggs (DNKN, PNRA)

    December 9, 2015
    Dunkin' Donuts (NASDAQ: DNKN) plans to use 100% cage-free eggs for its U.S. locations by 2025. The coffee and doughnut chain ...
  25. Is Dunkin' a Good Bet for the Long-Term? (DNKN)

    November 30, 2015
    Should investors bet on Dunkin' Brands for its long-term potential?
  26. Burger King Parent Halts M&A, Focuses on Growth (QSR, DNKN)

    October 29, 2015
    Burger King parent company Restaurant Brands International (NYSE: QSR), which added coffee and doughnuts chain Tim Hortons ...
  27. Starbucks Fights Back With New Seasonal Drinks (SBUX, DNKN)

    October 27, 2015
    Over the past few years, Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) has battled rivals Dunkin' Donuts (NASDAQ: DNKN) and Panera Bread (NASDAQ: ...
  28. Use this Trick to Pick the Best Restaurant Stocks

    October 20, 2015
    Investors in the fast food sector should pay attenion to customer service ratings — a good barometer for a company's health. ...
  29. Has Coffee Finally Caught A Break? (DNKN, JO)

    October 8, 2015
    Coffee prices have tumbled due to Brazil's weak currency, but a recent rally may inspire some hope. If prices do rise, will ...
  30. Panera Plans Growth Beyond Its Stores (PNRA, DNKN)

    October 5, 2015
    Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA) wants to build out its catering, consumer packaged goods, and delivery streams into $1 billion ...
  31. Dunkin' Donuts Losing 100 Stores (DNKN)

    October 2, 2015
    The country, which, according to the slogan, "runs on Dunkin", will soon have fewer places to fuel up. A Dunkin' Brands ...
  32. Pumpkin Is Back to Spice Up Dunkin' Donuts Sales (DNKN)

    September 2, 2015
    The addition of pumpkin-based products to the Dunkin' Donuts (NASDAQ: DNKN) menu has become a sign of the end of summer. ...
  33. Krispy Kreme Expands Its Grocery Store Push (KKD, DNKN)

    August 3, 2015
    Following its major coffee rivals Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks, Krispy Kreme Donuts (NYSE: KKD) has extended its reach to ...
  34. Starbucks Tops Earnings Estimates (SBUX, DNKN)

    July 27, 2015
    Coffee giant Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) recently reported third quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates on both the top ...
  35. Dunkin' Donuts to Enter Polish Market (DNKN)

    July 23, 2015
    Although readily identified as American treats, donuts have universal appeal to sweet-toothed eaters around the globe. At ...
  36. Will Starbucks Customers Accept a Price Hike? (SBUX, DNKN)

    July 8, 2015
    Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX), which already charges premium prices compared to rival coffee sellers like Dunkin' Donuts and ...
  37. Dunkin' Beats Starbucks in Customer Satisfaction (DNKN, SBUX)

    July 3, 2015
    Dunkin' Donuts (NASDAQ: DNKN) and Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) compete for the same customers. One chain has an upscale image ...
  38. Corporate Tax Inversion

    January 23, 2015
    U.S. companies like Burger King use corporate tax inversion to take advantage of lower taxes abroad.
  39. Undervalued Franchises: The Best Choice?

    January 22, 2015
    Searching for an undervalued franchise? Here's a quick guide to what's hot and what's a good bet.
  40. Why Traders Should Go Long One of the Day's Biggest Losers

    October 27, 2014
  41. Why Traders Should Buy One Of Today's Biggest Losers

    October 27, 2014
  42. Stocks With Bearish MACD Crossovers

    September 22, 2014
    These four stocks are showing bearish MACD crossovers, which could signal further declines in share price.
  43. Giving Your Portfolio A Jolt With Coffee

    February 26, 2014
    The world continues to drink more coffee. Yet, supplies continue to drop. The recent weather issues are exacerbating those ...
  44. Starbucks Shows Why It's Starbucks

    July 26, 2013
    Starbucks Shows Why It's Starbucks by Stephen D. Simpson, CFA Alright, Will Ashworth, you win this round! One quarter ...
  45. Starbucks: A Premium Worth Paying

    April 29, 2013
    Starbucks delivered record second-quarter results April 25. With every part of its business doing well (Europe excepted), ...
  46. Starbucks' Special Model Is Valuable, But Maybe Not This Valuable

    April 26, 2013
    Starbucks continues to deliver good execution, but the valuation demands greatness.
  47. Michael Kors and More Big Movers in Consumer Cyclical on October ...

    October 5, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has moved up 0.2%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.5%; and the Dow has increased ...
  48. Kellogg Looking Like A Better Part Of A Complete Portfolio

    August 16, 2012
    Kellogg may be seeing the turn in its business.
  49. Bull Vs. Bear: Now Is Not The Time To Invest In Coffee

    July 31, 2012
    Now is the wrong time to invest in the coffee industry due to the near-term risks that it faces.
  50. Bull Vs. Bear: Why The Coffee Business Is A Buy

    July 31, 2012
    The coffee business should not be blamed for Green Mountain's failures, as the present conditions are good for businesses ...
  51. Mohawk Industries, Inc. and Other Consumer Cyclical Stocks Making ...

    July 30, 2012
    The Nasdaq has fallen 0.2%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.1% and the Dow is trading down 0.1%, marking a bad morning for ...
  52. Favorite Retail Stocks

    June 8, 2012
    With U.S. consumer spending continuing to post gains, these retail stocks could be big winners, if the trend continues.
  53. Krispy Kreme Looks Overseas For Profit

    March 27, 2012
    It remains to be seen whether Krispy Kreme can return to posting consistent profit growth going forward.
  54. Dunkin' Brands Definitely A Hot Cup Of Coffee

    February 14, 2012
    Dunkin' has great growth potential, but major expectations to match.
  55. America's Caffeine Cravings Keep The Coffee Industry Growing

    January 26, 2012
    Five major coffee stocks that have seen very significant levels of growth in the last year.
  56. McDonald's Off The Dollar Menu

    October 28, 2011
    McDonald's is gaining share and continuing to excel.
  57. A Portfolio Cup Of Joe

    October 18, 2011
    With global demand for coffee continuing to rise and poor weather threatening supplies, coffee prices have nowhere to go ...
  58. Krispy Kreme A Little Bit Sweeter

    August 31, 2011
    Krispy Kreme continues to make strides in a solid, ongoing comeback. The company posted impressive gains as it battled commodity ...
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