MCD : Analysis & Opinions

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  1. Panera's Food Policy on Track: To Offer Additive-Free Food - ...

    December 18, 2014
    Panera Bread Company (PNRA) has recently provided details on its comprehensive Food Policy, introduced in June, regarding ...
  2. McDonald's Dips to 52-Week Low on Weak November Comps - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Shares of McDonald's Corp. (MCD) dropped to a 52-week low of $87.62 on Dec 16.
  3. The Market Wants What It Wants - Ahead of Wall Street

    December 8, 2014
    It may be tough for investors (especially those whose default settings are naturally a bit bearish) to see just where all ...
  4. Investors Buying the Dips - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 22, 2014
    Stocks appear on track to start today's session modestly in the red after strong gains the last few days.
  5. China, Europe & Earnings at Home - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 21, 2014
    Unlike China, Europe's capacity to fight its deflation problems has been far less clear. Q3 earnings from mostly U.S. companies ...
  6. Bull of the Day: Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) - Bull of the Day

    October 13, 2014
    Bull of the Day: Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) - Bull of the Day
  7. U.S. Restaurants Slog Through a Weak Industry - Industry Outlook

    September 19, 2014
    U.S. Restaurants Slog Through a Weak Industry - Industry Outlook
  8. Bear of the Day: McDonald's (MCD) - Bear of the Day

    September 11, 2014
    Bear of the Day: McDonald's (MCD) - Bear of the Day
  9. Global Tensions Weigh on the Markets - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 8, 2014
    Stocks are on track to open higher, but a growing list of geopolitical concerns are driving investor sentiment and market ...
  10. With 1/3 of the S&P 500 Having Reported Earnings… - Ahead ...

    July 22, 2014
    Hard to tell at this stage if we are at the starting point of a favorable shift in the aggregate earnings picture, but the ...
  11. Costs Taking a Bite Out of Restaurant Stocks - Industry Outlook

    May 21, 2014
    Costs Taking a Bite Out of Restaurant Stocks - Industry Outlook
  12. Q1 Continues Unimpressively - Ahead of Wall Street

    April 22, 2014
    Excluding the drag from the Finance sector, total earnings would be up +2.8% on +3.3% higher revenues.
  13. How To 'Putin-Proof' Your Portfolio

    April 11, 2014
    In one classic "Seinfeld" episode, Kramer and Newman are embroiled in an epic game of Risk -- in which they actually carry ...
  14.  Once an innovator, McDonald's new products like Mighty Wings and McWraps aren't whetting consumer appetites.

    McDonald's Can No Longer Thrive on Just Burgers And Fries

    March 20, 2014
    Once an innovator, McDonald's new products like Mighty Wings and McWraps aren't whetting consumer appetites. The burger chain ...
  15. Bear of the Day: Tim Horton's (THI) - Bear of the Day

    March 3, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Tim Horton's (THI) - Bear of the Day
  16. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 28, 2014
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  17. Earnings in Focus This Week - Ahead of Wall Street

    January 20, 2014
    The focus this week will be on corporate earnings as the 2013 Q4 reporting cycle ramps up, with 69 S&P 500 members are ...
  18. Shares of the Louisville-based parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell have gained about 12% this year, underperforming the broader S&P 500 Index, which rose 25% because of concerns about the company's struggling business in China.

    Better Times Ahead For Yum Brands?

    December 6, 2013
    Yum Brands CEO David Nowak talks a good game, but can he deliver? Even under the best of scenario, the amiable CEO is going ...
  19. Burger King Worldwide yesterday reported it earned an adjusted profit of 23 cents per share two cents higher than analysts expected.

    Burger King’s Stock Looks Tasty

    October 29, 2013
    Burger King Worldwide yesterday reported it earned an adjusted profit of 23 cents per share two cents higher than analysts ...
  20. McDonald's recent earnings trailed analyst expectations.

    McDonald's Wings Not So Mighty As Sales Suffer

    October 21, 2013
    Shares of McDonalds, fell 61 cents to $94.59 on Monday after it reported sales for the quarter ended September 30 of $7.23 ...
  21. McDonald's Earnings Preview: Was The Menu Tinkering Worth It? ...

    October 19, 2013
    McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) is scheduled to report its third-quarter results Monday, October 21, before the markets open. ...
  22. Weakness in China sent the price of YUM shares lower.

    Is Now The Time To Buy Yum Brands?

    October 11, 2013
    Yum Brands’ efforts to turnaround its beleaguered China division, which has been hurt by concerns about the safety of its ...
  23. McDonald's facing challenges to growth

    The Many Challenges To McDonald's Growth

    October 4, 2013
    Ever since Don Thompson became Chief Executive of McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) last year, he has had a rough go of it. Wall ...
  24. 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 ...
  25. Arcos Dorados Still Several Fries Short Of A Happy Meal

    August 20, 2013
    Inflation has made the operating environment quite challenging for McDonald's Latin American operator.
  26. 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 ...
  27. Time To Get Defensive With ETFs

    July 26, 2013
    With some storm clouds beginning to form over the global economy, investors may want to consider thinking about moving some ...
  28. McDonald's Has Eased Off, But Hardly Cheap

    July 22, 2013
    A rotation away from consumer stocks is pressuring McDonald's, as is short-term weakness in sales growth.
  29. Get Ready For Brazil’s Consumer Explosion

    July 16, 2013
    With Brazilian stocks currently down in the dumps, long term investors currently have the opportunity to load up on one of ...
  30. Noodles Doubles In IPO Debut: Time To Sell?

    July 3, 2013
    Fast Casual restaurant chain Noodles and Company (Nasdaq:NDLS) priced its IPO June 27 at $18. In its first day of trading ...
  31. New CEO at Ulta - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Beauty products retailer Ulta Salon recently appointed Mary Dillon as chief executive officer.
  32. Krispy Kreme's Franchise Deal in Dallas - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    Krispy Kreme sold three company-owned shops to an affiliate of Sun Holdings for refranchising purpose.
  33. Femsa Is A Delicate Balance Between Growth Opportunities And ...

    June 5, 2013
    Femsa's stock got a little too popular, but the long-term prospects are very good.
  34. Investing For The Global Diabetes Epidemic

    May 31, 2013
    Sadly, diabetes is quickly becoming a global epidemic. Within these grim statistics, investors can find opportunities with ...
  35. Smithfield Get It's Deal, But From A Surprising Bidder

    May 29, 2013
    Smithfield gets a lucrative bid from a Chinese buyer, but will the deal go through?
  36. Chipotle Executing Well, But Valuation Leaves No Margin Of Error

    May 14, 2013
    Weak traffic isn't worrying investors who still prize Chipotle's mid-teens operating growth.
  37. The Market Seems Unwilling To Let Yum! Brands Stay Cheap For ...

    May 13, 2013
    Yum! Brands' shares have rebounded pretty well despite an ongoing stream of bad news from China.
  38. Sysco's Reputation Seems More Durable Than Its Growth

    May 7, 2013
    Sysco seems to be trading more on reputation than reality today.
  39. Starbucks' Special Model Is Valuable, But Maybe Not This Valuable

    April 26, 2013
    Starbucks continues to deliver good execution, but the valuation demands greatness.
  40. Find Income and Growth In Emerging Market Bonds

    April 10, 2013
    Offering both growth and income potential, emerging market debt could be one of the best plays for your portfolio.
  41. Sonic Still In A Tricky Spot

    March 27, 2013
    Sonic still can't seem to get back in a sales growth groove.
  42. Chipotle Still Getting The Benefit Of The Doubt

    February 8, 2013
    Chipotle needs to reignite the growth to validate the price.
  43. Yum! Brands Still Has Indigestion, But Investors Have An Opportunity

    February 7, 2013
    A sharp drop in guidance for 2013 will spook investors, but may create a bargain.
  44. 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 ...
  45. McDonald's Seems Back On Track, But Not Cheap

    January 28, 2013
    McDonald's continues to deliver, but valuation is no bargain.
  46. Take a Breather Before Earnings Deluge - Analyst Blog

    January 21, 2013
    With the markets closed today for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the earnings season takes the day off as the reporting flood ...
  47. 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 ...
  48. 4 High Yield, Low Beta Stocks - Investment Ideas

    January 10, 2013
    Decades from now, economic historians will look back at this period as the era of exceptionably low interest rates. Just ...
  49. Beat the Market in 2013 With the Dogs of the Dow

    January 7, 2013
    Are you looking to beef up your blue chip exposure, but aren't quite sure how to best go about doing it? Sometimes, the best ...
  50. The Secret Ratio That Predicts Winning Stocks Time and Again

    December 26, 2012
    Ever wonder how the most successful investors do it, correctly calling stock picks time and again?   They must know something ...
  51. McDonald's Opens For Christmas: A Sure Sign Business Is Maxed ...

    December 20, 2012
    McDonald's urges franchisees to open Christmas Day.
  52. Avoid High-Cost Broker Commissions With This Investment Plan

    December 14, 2012
    Online brokers undoubtedly have made investing more affordable and accessible than ever before. Gone are the days when you ...
  53. Up/Downgrades

    November 26, 2012
    New York, November 26th (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open. Aeropostale ...
  54. Starbucks to Buy Back 25M Shares - Analyst Blog

    November 20, 2012
    Coffee giant Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) recently announced that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of ...
  55. Sysco Can't Fight A Low Tide

    November 7, 2012
    Sysco's volume growth is weak, but this isn't a one quarter story. What Sysco has achieved over the years is remarkable, ...
  56. The Market's Next BIG Turnaround Story

    November 1, 2012
    If you've ever wanted to invest in the early stages of a corporate turnaround, read on. Three of the companies below have ...
  57. Has A Bad Year Put Chipotle In Value Territory?

    October 19, 2012
    Can Chipotle restore its luster as a growth stock? There is still downside risk in what is still a very highly-valued restaurant ...
  58. McDonald's and Other Services Stocks Making Big Moves on October ...

    October 19, 2012
    The Nasdaq has fallen 1.6%, the S&P 500 has fallen 1% and the Dow has declined 1.1% on a bad morning for the market. ...
  59. McDonald's' Third Quarter Earnings Report

    October 19, 2012
    McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) announced its results for the third quarter on October 19, 2012. McDonald's franchises and operates ...
  60. Time for Emerging Markets Corporate Bond ETFs? - ETF News And ...

    October 18, 2012
    Ultra-low interest rate environment in the U.S. is forcing the yield-starved investors to look for alternative sources of ...
  61. Buffett Built His Empire Using This Simple Method

    October 16, 2012
    It might be one of the most controversial statements I've ever made. You aren't likely to hear anyone else say it, as it ...
  62. McDonald's Third Quarter Earnings Preview

    October 16, 2012
    On Friday, October 19, 2012, McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) will report its third quarter earnings. Earnings are perhaps the single ...
  63. What Makes a Great Income Stock

    September 14, 2012
    While many newcomers to the income sector would immediately say “yield,” that's not the case. To find a good long-term income ...
  64. Can Casey's Ring Up Better Cash Flow?

    September 13, 2012
    Casey's is showing solid same-store growth in a tough retailing environment.
  65. The 10 Most Oversold Dow Stocks

    September 5, 2012
    Looking at the charts of these blue-chip dividend payers pulls up a quartet of names that may be solid buys on the next significant ...
  66. Bull Vs. Bear - The Mobile Payment Revolution Is Coming

    August 21, 2012
    With more and more people living so much more of their lives through their smartphones, it seems inevitable that the U.S. ...
  67. Kellogg Looking Like A Better Part Of A Complete Portfolio

    August 16, 2012
    Kellogg may be seeing the turn in its business.
  68. Sysco Muddling Through

    August 16, 2012
    Sysco is doing better than the restaurant industry, but not better enough.
  69. Middleby Not On The Value Menu

    August 14, 2012
    Middleby is a legitimate growth story, but an expensive one. It's probably best to wait for a pullback before buying into ...
  70. Brazil Limiting The Happy In Arcos Dorados Happy Meals

    August 8, 2012
    Arcos Dorados, one of McDonalds' larger operators in Latin America, is suffering from a weak Brazilian economy, but the growth ...
  71. Two More Reheats Heading To The IPO Market

    August 7, 2012
    CKE Restaurants and Bloomin' Brands are coming back to the public markets for a second time.
  72. McDonald's Corp. (MCD) - Bear of the Day

    August 2, 2012
    McDonald's Corp. (MCD) enjoyed increased global same-store sales and moderate growth prospects with its exposure to faster-growing ...
  73. Why Is Walmart Evil, But Amazon Isn't?

    July 27, 2012
    Walmart is one of the most hated companies in America, but why does Amazon get away with many of the same policies?
  74. Bull Vs. Bear: Olympic Advertising Is A Waste Of Shareholders' ...

    July 24, 2012
    No company can really say with certainty whether its Olympic sponsorship earned a positive return, which is reason enough ...
  75. Street To Chipotle - Queremos More Growth, Now!

    July 20, 2012
    Chipotle's weakening comps disrupt a model that had no room for error.
  76. Mind The Moving Parts At Yum!

    July 20, 2012
    Yum!'s growth story is still intact, but the valuation already includes that.
  77. June 2012 ETF Roundup: Launches, Filings, And Closures

    July 2, 2012
    June saw yet another period of strong growth in the ETF lineup, with multiple issuers rolling out new products over the past ...
  78. 4 Socially Responsible Stocks To Watch

    June 26, 2012
    Making money in the market shouldn't prevent you from sleeping at night. Find out how to keep your conscience clean and bank ...
  79. Food Stocks For The Long Run

    June 26, 2012
    Food certainly is not an exciting business, but excitement invites competition and competition can disrupt profits.
  80. A Trader's Guide to Ancestry.com (ACOM)

    June 7, 2012
    Online family history and genealogy resource Ancestry.com (NASDAQ: ACOM) popped on Wednesday as news came through of the ...
  81. Tobacco Stocks: Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

    May 22, 2012
    Plenty of judgment can be passed on the habit of tobacco consumption and the reality is the habit has been proven to be toxic ...
  82. Poor Margins Go To Chiquita's Core

    May 10, 2012
    Chiquita has been a stock that has rewarded purchases made in the worst of times, and with the stock carving out some new ...
  83. Sysco Looks Stuck

    May 9, 2012
    Sysco is finding that the old tricks aren't working anymore.
  84. 5 Easy Ways to Cash In on US Dividends

    April 26, 2012
    If you’re outside the US looking in, there are important pros and cons to adding exchange traded funds from America to your ...
  85. McDonald's Is Made For Investors

    April 24, 2012
    McDonald's growth in recent years has been nothing short of stellar, and is expected to continue at a very steady and respectable ...
  86. Three Reasons To Own Virtus Investment Partners

    April 24, 2012
    Virtus' stock has performed admirably since its spin-off from The Phoenix Companies in 2008. Despite the stellar performance, ...
  87. Chipotle Just Keeps Getting Hotter

    April 20, 2012
    Chipotle's results continue to be the exception in the restaurant industry, but valuation has been inflated by excitement ...
  88. Buy Emerging or Developed Markets?

    April 19, 2012
    Jim Lowell, editor of Fidelity Investor, shares his view on where in the world to invest, suggesting investors not forget ...
  89. Burger King Coming Back To The Market

    April 9, 2012
    Burger King's quick return to the market raises questions.
  90. 8 Ways to Grab Emerging-Market Growth

    March 31, 2012
    RDM Financial CEO Ron Weiner explains why he advises individuals to use ETFs and mutual funds for emerging-world exposure. ...
  91. Own The Barron's 30

    March 30, 2012
    On March 24, Barron's profiled 30 of the world's best CEOs. To invest in all of the Barron's 30, it's almost easier to buy ...
  92. 2 Closed-End Funds for Global Dividends

    March 27, 2012
    Today, MoneyShow.com hears from Kevin Shacknofsky about strategies for capturing growth and dividends in two funds he manages, ...
  93. 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.
  94. Dividends That Will Keep Growing

    March 26, 2012
    The value that these companies have created over the years is mainly due to the dividends they pay out to investors.
  95. The Job Market Hurts Companies, Too

    March 22, 2012
    While unemployment plagues workers, it is also a problem for companies who can't find skilled workers for the jobs they have. ...
  96. S&P 500's Most Oversold Stocks

    March 21, 2012
    Several prominent S&P 500 stocks haven’t been bid up to technically overbought conditions in the recent rally, potentially ...
  97. 5 Reasons to Love Dividend Growth

    March 15, 2012
    What a smart strategy for DIY investors: It’s idiot and inflation proof, it’s money for nothing…and best of all, it works, ...
  98. Arcos Dorados Feels The Squeeze

    March 8, 2012
    Arcos Dorados has some near-term pain, but above-average potential for long-term gain.
  99. Delta: The King of All Option Greeks

    March 7, 2012
    More than the other option "Greeks," Delta has the biggest impact on trading profits and losses, says thinkorswim’s Joe Kinahan, ...
  100. Wendy's Looks To Be A Cut Above

    March 7, 2012
    Wendy’s has much work to do to revitalize what used to be an iconic restaurant brand.
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