DRI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Restaurant Stock Outlook, part 2 - Industry Outlook

    January 21, 2015
    Restaurant Stock Outlook, part 2 - Industry Outlook
  2. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan. 2015 - Industry Outlook

    January 20, 2015
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan. 2015 - Industry Outlook
  3. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan. 2015 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    January 20, 2015
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan. 2015 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  4. Darden (DRI) Well Poised for Growth - Should You Buy Now? - Analyst ...

    January 20, 2015
    On Jan 16, 2015, we issued an updated research report on Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI).
  5. BJ's Restaurants Reports Preliminary Q4 Results, Comps Up - Analyst ...

    January 16, 2015
    BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI) recently announced preliminary results for fourth-quarter 2014, ended on Dec 30, 2014.
  6. Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): New Analyst Report from Zacks ...

    January 16, 2015
    Darden Restaurants' second quarter fiscal 2015 earnings and revenues beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Earnings from continuing ...
  7. Oil Picks For Bulls And Bears

    January 15, 2015
    Everyone thought the biggest economic news of 2014 was going to fall somewhere between the end of quantitative easing, some ...
  8. Dunkin' Plans Baskin-Robbins Franchisee Units in Kentucky - Analyst ...

    January 15, 2015
    Baskin-Robbins, a unit of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN), recently announced its plan to expand in the state of Kentucky.
  9. Ruby Tuesday (RT) Q2 Earnings Disappoint; Down 11.7% - Analyst ...

    January 12, 2015
    Shares of Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (RT) slumped 11.7% as the company recently reported disappointing second-quarter fiscal 2015 ...
  10. Dunkin' to Expand in China with Golden Cup Franchise Deal - Analyst ...

    January 9, 2015
    Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) recently announced that it has inked a long-term master franchise agreement with Golden ...
  11. Dunkin' Brands Enters Mexico with Sizzling Platter Deal - Analyst ...

    January 6, 2015
    Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN) announced that it has inked a franchise agreement with the Mexico based subsidiary of Sizzling ...
  12. 5 High-Yielding S&P 500 Stocks for 2015 - Analyst Blog

    January 6, 2015
    Reportedly 421 of the S&P 500 components pay some sort of dividend, and dividends paid per share (DPS) increased 11.3% ...
  13. Famous Dave's Exits Richmond Market with 3 Unit Closures - Analyst ...

    December 30, 2014
    Famous Dave's of America Inc. (DAVE) announced the closure of three of its restaurants in Richmond, VA.
  14. Starbucks (SBUX) & Square Terminate Partnership - WSJ - Analyst ...

    December 24, 2014
    The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) has called off its partnership with Square, Inc. ...
  15. Darden Restaurants Hits 52-Week High on Strong Q2 Earnings - ...

    December 24, 2014
    Shares of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) hit a 52-week high of $58.99 in the first half of the trading session on Tuesday.
  16. Darden (DRI) Beats on Q2 Earnings, Revenues; View Revised - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI) posted strong second quarter fiscal 2015 results with earnings and revenues beating the Zacks ...
  17. Handicapping the Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    September 24, 2014
    Handicapping the Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  18. U.S. Restaurants Slog Through a Weak Industry - Industry Outlook

    September 19, 2014
    U.S. Restaurants Slog Through a Weak Industry - Industry Outlook
  19. Geopolitics and the Market - Ahead of Wall Street

    September 11, 2014
    Pre-market sentiment is indicating a weak open for today's session, weighed down by Fed and geopolitical concerns.
  20. Looking Ahead to Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    September 10, 2014
    Looking Ahead to Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  21. Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook

    July 15, 2014
    Retail Begins Picking It Up - Industry Outlook
  22. Bear of the Day: Darden (DRI) - Bear of the Day

    July 10, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Darden (DRI) - Bear of the Day
  23. Costs Taking a Bite Out of Restaurant Stocks - Industry Outlook

    May 21, 2014
    Costs Taking a Bite Out of Restaurant Stocks - Industry Outlook
  24. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 28, 2014
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  25. What Follows the Taper Rally? - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 19, 2013
    As the dust begins to settle on the Fed outlook, the stock market will likely take its cues from the bond market.
  26. DC Worries & the Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    October 9, 2013
    DC Worries & the Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  27. McDonald's And Other Restaurant Stocks To Sell Now (DRI, MCD, ...

    September 24, 2013
    New research from Oppenheimer suggests that many leisure stocks may be overpriced now. The analysts suggest that investors ...
  28. Darden: A Step Ahead in Latin America - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    Darden Restaurants recently announced deals with two renowned Latin American restaurant operators to spread its presence ...
  29. Darden's California Fight A Huge Mistake

    June 24, 2013
    Darden CEO Clarence Otis is fighting California's passage of Assembly Bill 880, which prevents large companies from cutting ...
  30. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Feb 2013 - Industry Outlook

    February 5, 2013
    The year 2012 started on a relatively positive note for U.S. restaurants. That scenario changed gradually as sales momentum ...
  31. Jamba Embarks on Reimaging Program - Analyst Blog

    January 15, 2013
    Following the footsteps of most of the industry behemoths, California-based Jamba Inc. (JMBA) recently unveiled a brand-new ...
  32. 5 Moves Every Investor Should Make to Prepare for the Fiscal ...

    November 14, 2012
    The presidential election is over, but another day of reckoning approaches. A "fiscal cliff" consisting of major tax increases ...
  33. These 7 companies have increased their dividends 1,000%

    October 8, 2012
    It's one of the most overlooked aspects of income investing. In fact, I'm willing to bet that the majority of income investors ...
  34. Improved Traffic And Menu Revamp Optimism Boosting Darden

    September 26, 2012
    Darden's traffic is still soft, but new menus could bring new customers.
  35. Coach and More Big Movers in Services on September 21, 2012

    September 21, 2012
    The Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 has decreased 0.3% and the Dow has moved little so far today. While the market overall ...
  36. Texas Roadhouse Still Looks Appetizing

    August 2, 2012
    Texas Roadhouse is among the fastest growing restaurant concepts.
  37. Darden Hits A Dry Patch

    June 27, 2012
    Even with healthy forward cash flow growth assumptions, it's difficult to see Darden's shares as significantly undervalued. ...
  38. 3 Reasons To Own Bravo Brio Restaurant Group

    May 16, 2012
    While Bravo Brio is down 12% for the past year, this little known micro-cap is up 33% since its IPO and is financing new ...
  39. 6 Stocks With Dividends And Growth

    April 30, 2012
    Growth and dividends don't have to be an either/or choice.
  40. Boston Pizza: A Canadian Success Story

    April 25, 2012
    One of the best-performing small cap value funds in the U.S. owns Boston Pizza. Find out why the Canadian casual dining chain ...
  41. An Even Outlook On Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

    October 14, 2011
    Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's sales grew in the double digits. The company is standing out from the competition for ...
  42. Darden Restaurants Cooks Up Consistency

    September 30, 2011
    Despite tough first quarter profit trends, Darden Restaurants' consistent long-term track record remains fully intact.
  43. 3 Reasons To Bite Into Ruth's Hospitality Group

    September 19, 2011
    Ruth's Hospitality continues a three-year rebound. Here's why it should continue.
  44. Sysco Humming Along

    May 11, 2011
    Sysco is navigating food inflation reasonably well and looks like a solid conservative growth name.
  45. Buffalo Wild Wings Priced For Growth

    February 15, 2011
    Buffalo Wild Wings' fourth-quarter results demonstrate it is still easily able to leverage strong sales growth into even ...
  46. Restaurant Stocks Look Tasty

    February 10, 2011
    The restaurant sector is often one of the first leaders out of a recession and has recently posted increased gains in same-store ...
  47. Ruby Tuesday's Dubious Diversification Strategy

    January 7, 2011
    Ruby Tuesday's near-term prospects have improved markedly, but ambitions to diversify into other restaurant concepts are ...
  48. DineEquity Outlook Extremely Uncertain

    September 30, 2010
    It's extremely difficult to project out DineEquity's future sales and cash flows with any certainty.
  49. Flagging Restaurant Stocks Look Less Than Appetizing

    September 22, 2010
    Flagging Restaurant Stocks Look Less Than Appetizing
  50. Sara Lee Strives For Shareholder Value

    August 16, 2010
    Sara Lee's remaining businesses may not be that great, but investors could still profit handsomely.
  51. 3 Food Stocks Flying Under The Radar

    July 29, 2009
    Food may not be a sexy stock pick, but these three companies seem to offer steady dividends and stable growth.
  52. Darden Restaurants Cultivates Its Olive Garden

    January 29, 2009
    This chain's heaping portions of Italian comfort food continue to satisfy cash-strapped diners.
  53. The King Of Comps

    November 4, 2008
    Burger King increased comps by 3.6% and reaffirmed guidance. Can this success continue?
  54. Top Restaurant Chains For Growth

    September 5, 2008
    Growth is a rare thing in the restaurant game right now. We examine three companies bucking the trend.
  55. Famous Dave's: A Recipe For Success?

    April 30, 2008
    Famous Dave's BBQ was once a stock market darling. Despite sales continuing to grow, its stock has dropped 53% in one year. ...
  56. The Generation That Doesn't Cook (EAT)

    April 9, 2007
    A taste of Brinker International (EAT) - parent of Chili’s, On the Border, Maggiano’s, and Macaroni Grill.
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