PNRA : Analysis & Opinions

  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. U.S. Restaurants Slog Through a Weak Industry - Industry Outlook

    September 19, 2014
    U.S. Restaurants Slog Through a Weak Industry - Industry Outlook
  3. Bear of the Day: Panera (PNRA) - Bear of the Day

    August 21, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Panera (PNRA) - Bear of the Day
  4. Costs Taking a Bite Out of Restaurant Stocks - Industry Outlook

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

    January 28, 2014
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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. ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. Potbelly Sandwich Shop's goal is to create toasty sandwiches to order using high quality meats, cheeses and veggies and get the patron through the line really fast.

    Five Reasons Not To Bite Into Potbelly's IPO

    September 25, 2013
    Potbelly Corporation set the terms for its IPO September 23. If you include the underwriters over-allotment, the Chicago-based ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. 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.
  12. Sonic Still In A Tricky Spot

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

    February 8, 2013
    Chipotle needs to reignite the growth to validate the price.
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. 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. ...
  17. Stocks over $100: Love 'Em or Hate 'Em? - Analyst Blog

    October 13, 2012
    In stock investing, $100 a share used to be a magic number. Before electronic trading and low-priced Internet trades, $1 ...
  18. Panera Declares Share Repurchase - Analyst Blog

    August 27, 2012
    Panera Bread Co. (PNRA), a chain of bakery-café quick casual restaurants in the United States and Canada, recently announced ...
  19. Street To Chipotle - Queremos More Growth, Now!

    July 20, 2012
    Chipotle's weakening comps disrupt a model that had no room for error.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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 ...
  23. Burger King Coming Back To The Market

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

    February 14, 2012
    Dunkin' has great growth potential, but major expectations to match.
  25. 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. ...
  26. 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. ...
  27. 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.
  28. Panera Heads North Of The Border

    January 10, 2012
    Panera continues its Canadian expansion after opening three bakery-cafés in the Toronto-area in 2011, with five more planned ...
  29. Arcos Dorados - Rare Or Overcooked?

    December 22, 2011
    Arcos Dorados has risks aplenty, but it could reward patient growth investors.
  30. Manitowoc Has More Room To Grow

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

    October 28, 2011
    McDonald's is gaining share and continuing to excel.
  32. 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. ...
  33. 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.
  34. Is Chipotle Too Expensive?

    June 14, 2011
    Chipotle's stock is off slightly from its 52-week high. Is the stock a good deal, or is it too pricey?
  35. Chipotle Still Smokin'

    April 25, 2011
    Chipotle has gone beyond any reasonable valuation, but that won't matter if growth stays strong.
  36. Krispy Kreme’s Missed Opportunity

    April 6, 2011
    Krispy Kreme Doughnuts came up with its first profitable year in over a half-dozen, unfortunately the recent quarter came ...
  37. 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.
  38. Papa John's Targeting Overseas Growth

    November 9, 2010
    Papa John's has a solid history of leveraging low single-digit sales growth into double-digit earnings growth over the past ...
  39. Looking For Safer Stocks? Check Your Pantry

    August 25, 2010
    If the economy takes another dip, consumer staples can provide strong-and-steady growth to any portfolio.
  40. Tim Hortons' Earnings Shine

    August 17, 2010
    Tim Hortons had a strong second quarter, led by its dominant Canadian stores. But its U.S. outlets did well, despite the ...
  41. Tasty Breakfast Stocks

    July 30, 2010
    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and some of the companies serving it a worth a look.
  42. The Next McDonald's

    June 30, 2010
    Should investors take a nibble on any of the chains looking to unseat McDonald's?
  43. 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. ...
  44. Investing In America's Hottest Brands

    April 15, 2010
    What's in name? Can a company's brand help it outperform the market? Find out here.
  45. Chipotle Keeps Rolling

    February 16, 2010
    Chipotle could be a tasty meal at these prices.
  46. Panera Bread Rising To The Challenge

    July 30, 2009
    Panera is a cut above other companies in the casual dining sector, but management is still struggling to rise to the challenge. ...
  47. No Spice Left At Chipotle

    July 28, 2009
    We look at whether Chipotle has already peaked as an investment.
  48. Portfolio Ideas From Small Business Owners

    March 6, 2009
    Build a portfolio based on small business owners spending habbits.
  49. 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 ...
  50. Panera Bread Battles Rising Wheat Prices

    July 7, 2008
    Revenue continues to climb at Panera Bread, but rising wheat prices have cut into margins. Will Panera have to follow Starbucks' ...
  51. 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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