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7 Thanksgiving Stocks to Buy Other Than Retail | InvestorPlace

2017-11-22 investorplace
Google the words “Thanksgiving Stocks to Buy” and you get 1.34 million results. Now, Google the words “Retail Stocks to Buy” and you get 1.71 million results. (164-2)

Cracker Barrel (CBRL) Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss in Q1

2017-11-22 zacks
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (CBRL - Free Report) posted mixed first-quarter fiscal 2018 results, with the bottom line beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate and the top line lagging the same. The mixed results led to a 4% decline in the company’s share price yesterday. (59-0)

Editors' Picks Daily: REITs In The Spotlight

2017-11-21 seekingalpha
First, there's REIT expert Brad Thomas on Washington Prime (NYSE:WPG). His take on this retail REIT? It's best not to own it (also, don't bother shorting it). In addition, Scott Kennedy offers a look at Annaly Capital (NYSE:NLY) and CYS Investments (NYSE:CYS) and MBS pricing impact on these two mREITs. (17-0)

Darden Restaurants: Delicious Dividends

2017-11-21 seekingalpha
Darden Restaurants (DRI) owns and operates restaurants such as Olive Garden, Yard House, LongHorn Steakhouse, and other chains. The company's yield, return on invested capital, and valuations all look good on paper, so I decided to dig deeper into the company's fundamentals. (2-0)

Forget Atkins! Forget Paleo! What You Need Is the Olive Garden Diet - WSJ

2017-11-16 wsj
At 222 pounds and a hair over 5-foot-10, Alan Martin, 52, won’t be gracing the covers of any fitness magazines. He’s not worried, though. That’s 5 pounds less than he used to weigh. (2-0)

DineEquity (DIN) Q3 Earnings Beat, Revenues Lag, Stock Up

2017-11-10 zacks
DineEquity, Inc. (DIN - Free Report) reported third-quarter fiscal 2017 earnings of 91 cents per share, which surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 88 cents by 3.4%. However, the figure declined 37.8% from the prior-year quarter earnings of $1.46 due to decrease in gross profits. Total revenues of $144.7 million fell 7.3% year over year due to lower franchise and restaurant, rental as well as financing revenues. (50-0)

Zoe's Kitchen (ZOES) Posts Earnings in Q3, Cuts Guidance

2017-11-10 zacks
Zoe’s Kitchen, Inc.’s (ZOES - Free Report) third-quarter fiscal 2017 results were affected by the recent hurricanes — Harvey and Irma. Adjusted earnings of a penny in the quarter bettered the Zacks Consensus Estimate of break-even earnings. However, earnings deteriorated 75% from the year-ago figure of 4 cents owing to the impact of hurricanes and lower restaurant contribution margin. The hurricanes particularly impacted earnings by 2 cents. (48-0)

Ride the Momentum in YUM! Brands, Inc. Stock, But Be Prepared to Jump

2017-11-09 investorplace
With the emergence of the “fast-casual” sector, such as Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA) or Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) before its food-poisoning scandals, pure fast-food plays have been suspect. Why eat at a McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) restaurant when other options offer a much better experience? Still, Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) holds strong, and YUM stock holds even stronger. (70-0)

Red Robin (RRGB) Falls on Q3 Earnings Miss, Downbeat View

2017-11-07 zacks
Shares of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. (RRGB - Free Report) tanked nearly 19% in after-hours trading on Nov 6, after the company reported lower-than-expected third-quarter 2017 results and lowered its profit outlook for the year. Earnings & Revenue Discussion Red Robin’s adjusted earnings of 21 cents per share lagged the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 27 cents by 22.2% and declined 44.7% year over year. (41-0)

Recent Buy: Cracker Barrel

2017-11-06 seekingalpha
Revenue was essentially flat year over year. This must be put in context of the broader sector headwinds. (212-0)

Pizza Hut Gets Delivery Religion - Bloomberg Gadfly

2017-11-03 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (2-0)

Restaurant Industry Headwinds Loom

2017-11-02 seekingalpha
Last month we published an article detailing why we sold Darden Restaurants (DRI) and why we believe other restaurant operators are currently risky plays. Since then DRI has returned roughly double the market. However, in this article we want to detail two very simple concerns we have about the food service industry. Put simply, there are too many restaurants out there and as the economy begins to approach full employment wage pressure will continue to impact profit margins. (54-0)

McDonald's: Room To Grow

2017-11-02 seekingalpha
McDonald’s raised its quarterly dividend by 7% at the end of September, bringing its current dividend yield to 2.4%; (5-0)

Yum! Brands' (YUM) Q3 Earnings Beat, Revenues Decline Y/Y

2017-11-02 zacks
Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM - Free Report) posted better-than-expected third-quarter 2017 results with both earnings and revenues surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Earnings and Revenue Discussion Adjusted earnings of 68 cents per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 66 cents by 3%. Further, earnings increased 22% year over year given lower share count. (50-0)

General Mills: Wandering In A Dark Wood

2017-10-30 seekingalpha
General Mills is wandering in a dark wood of persistently adverse demographic, technological and societal trends - the straight way is lost. (64-0)

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