PNRA : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 28, 2014
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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. ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Market Wrap for Wednesday, July 24: Stocks Largely Lower Despite ...

    July 24, 2013
    Despite a report which showed that new home sales in the U.S. are at a 5-Year high, the stock market was largely lower on ...
  7. Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 4, 2013
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  8. Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 4, 2013
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  9. Chipotle Still Getting The Benefit Of The Doubt

    February 8, 2013
    Chipotle needs to reignite the growth to validate the price.
  10. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Feb 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    February 5, 2013
    The year 2012 started on a relatively positive note for U.S. restaurants. That scenario changed gradually as sales momentum ...
  11. 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 ...
  12. Cracker Barrel Joins Smithfield - Analyst Blog

    November 21, 2012
    Lebanon, Tennessee-based Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (CBRL) recently joined forces with the John Morrell Food Group ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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. The ...
  15. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 8, 2012
    Despite beginning the year on a relatively positive note, sales momentum in the U.S. restaurant industry appears to have ...
  16. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    October 8, 2012
    Despite beginning the year on a relatively positive note, sales momentum in the U.S. restaurant industry appears to have ...
  17. Dunkin Remains on Growth Trajectory - Analyst Blog

    September 14, 2012
    Dunkin' Donuts, an operational arm of Dunkin Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN), recently announced that it has entered into a contract ...
  18. Monster and Other Nasdaq Stocks Making Big Moves on September ...

    September 12, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far. The Nasdaq has moved up 0.1%; the S&P 500 has risen 0.3%; and the Dow has increased ...
  19. BT Group plc and Other Services Stocks Making Big Moves on September ...

    September 12, 2012
    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is trading up 0.1%; the S&P 500 has increased 0.3%; ...
  20. Sonic Approves Share Buyback - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    Sonic Corp. (SONC) recently approved of a new stock repurchase program, thereby maintaining the trend of returning wealth ...
  21. Today's Major Services Sector Movers: CMG and More

    July 20, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.7%, the S&P 500 down 0.7% and the Dow slipping 0.8%. The Services ...
  22. Sonic Not Breaking The Sound Barrier With Its Growth

    June 26, 2012
    Sonic is struggling to leverage a differentiated menu and store concept into real growth. If it can't improve its free cash ...
  23. 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.
  24. Services Stocks Making Big Moves on June 25, 2012

    June 25, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has slipped 2%, the S&P 500 is trading down 1.7% and the Dow is down 1.3%. The Services ...
  25. Restaurant Stock Review & Outlook - June 2012 - Industry Outlook

    June 20, 2012
    The U.S. restaurant industry has ended the first half of 2012 on a positive note despite nagging sovereign debt issues in ...
  26. Time To Cash In After Whole Foods Stock Sale

    May 15, 2012
    Whole Foods remains an excellent company with a phenomenal future ahead of it.
  27. Burger King Coming Back To The Market

    April 9, 2012
    Burger King's quick return to the market raises questions.
  28. Dunkin' Brands Definitely A Hot Cup Of Coffee

    February 14, 2012
    Dunkin' has great growth potential, but major expectations to match.
  29. The Rally In Small-Cap Growth Stocks

    February 13, 2012
    Small caps have been improving along with the economy. Investors should look into adding these shares to their portfolio.
  30. Yum! Brands Gives Its Skeptics Indigestion

    February 9, 2012
    Yum! saw fine growth in the fourth quarter, largely due to its successful operations in China, and its stock is fairly valued.
  31. Chipotle Still Sizzling

    February 3, 2012
    While Chipotle will likely see strong business in 2012, an investment in the fast food company may not be as hot.
  32. Arcos Dorados - Rare Or Overcooked?

    December 22, 2011
    Arcos Dorados has risks aplenty, but it could reward patient growth investors.
  33. Which Consumer Do You Bet On?

    November 18, 2011
    The U.S. consumer is not as bad off as headlines would reflect, according to sales.
  34. Manitowoc Has More Room To Grow

    October 31, 2011
    Manitowoc should benefit from a double-barreled recovery.
  35. McDonald's Off The Dollar Menu

    October 28, 2011
    McDonald's is gaining share and continuing to excel.
  36. 5 Restaurant Stocks Worth a Nibble

    July 29, 2011
    Even in tough economies, restaurants have been able to outpace many other segments of the consumer discretionary segment. ...
  37. Food Costs Bite Chipotle

    July 22, 2011
    Given the benign sell off in the stock price, it appears that most investors see many more quarters of solid growth ahead.
  38. Wendy’s Sheds Arby’s, Now What?

    July 7, 2011
    Fast food chain Wendy's completed the sale of its Arby's chain to private equity firm Roark Capital Management.
  39. Chipotle Still Smokin'

    April 25, 2011
    Chipotle has gone beyond any reasonable valuation, but that won't matter if growth stays strong.
  40. Chipotle's Grillin' Growth

    February 15, 2011
    Chipotle Mexican Grill continues to grow at a blistering pace, as its fourth quarter and full year results show.
  41. McDonald's Seems A Bit Overcooked

    January 25, 2011
    McDonald's is a solid and steady combination of quality and dividend growth, but its no bargain at today's prices.
  42. Krispy Kreme's Sweet Growth Surge

    December 6, 2010
    Donut chain Krispy Kreme posted a substantial profit increase in its third quarter, as the company continues its turnaround ...
  43. Playing America's Two Retail Classes

    September 30, 2010
    We look at segments that cater to both sides of the field, for maximum investing opportunity.
  44. Chipotle Rolls Out Another Healthy Quarter

    July 26, 2010
    Chipotle's is a fantastic company, but its price means watching from the sidelines may be the healthy choice.
  45. The Next McDonald's

    June 30, 2010
    Should investors take a nibble on any of the chains looking to unseat McDonald's?
  46. Darden Looks Appetizing

    June 25, 2010
    Darden stands out for its unique ability to keep more mature restaurant concepts healthy, growing and profitable.
  47. Dining With Winners

    June 23, 2010
    The restaurant sector has been struggling, but a few winners have emerged.
  48. Starbucks And Franchising Make Sense

    May 28, 2010
    Starbucks recently announced it was offering franchises of its Seattle's Best Coffee brand. I'll look at why this makes sense.
  49. Edible Earnings

    April 23, 2010
    One area that has been increasing its business, as we continue to watch our day-to-day spending, is fast food.
  50. Gluttony Amidst The Market Gloom

    February 18, 2010
    What’s cooking with the food stocks?
  51. Chipotle Keeps Rolling

    February 16, 2010
    Chipotle could be a tasty meal at these prices.
  52. No Spice Left At Chipotle

    July 28, 2009
    We look at whether Chipotle has already peaked as an investment.
  53. Too Much Sizzle At Chipotle

    June 5, 2009
    As appealing as Chipotle is, at 30-times earnings it’s a bit rich.
  54. Portfolio Ideas From Small Business Owners

    March 6, 2009
    Build a portfolio based on small business owners spending habbits.
  55. A Buffet Of Breakfast Stocks

    July 16, 2008
    Can you make money serving the most important meal of the day? Learn why baby boomers are the key market for these breakfast ...
  56. Chipotle's Spicy Quarter Could Give Investors Heartburn

    February 20, 2008
    The Mexican eatery delivered a spectacular quarter, but growth plans for the new year could backfire in a weak economy.
  57. Ruby Tuesday Offers A Sorry Excuse (RT)

    October 24, 2007
    CEO Samuel Beall III is sorry the stock is down 40% from its 52-week high. It's doubtful shareholders found much comfort ...
  58. Exploring Specialty Coffee's Perks (SBUX, PNRA, CBOU)

    July 31, 2007
    Americans drink coffee by the bucketful. We take a look at three premium coffee sellers who satisfy our addiction.
  59. 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.
  60. Brother, Can You Spare $3.75? (SBUX)

    October 4, 2006
    Are SBUX shares no longer the hot and fresh commodity of the stock market?
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