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McDonald's decision to raise its dividend is an indicator of the sector's comeback from the pandemic, but higher labor and food costs are a concern.
It was as if markets heard what they wanted to hear, when it was actually much more simple: markets heard exactly what they had anticipated.
CAKE is the most mall-dependent of all restaurant stocks, according to a recent report.
Yet for now, most restaurant stocks are enjoying solid years even as many contend with labor shortages and higher prices for products such as beef.
This market is moving in so many areas that you have to marvel at how it's even possible -- even if the Russell Rebalancing could change all that on Friday.
Even companies that haven't performed particularly well on an operating basis are registering fat stock gains so far in 2021.
As places like Cracker Barrel defrost dividends that were paused during the pandemic, we're looking at the menu to see what looks tasty.
TGT and DRI are two examples of companies that offloaded major divisions to make things better.
With vaccination levels rising and COVID-19 restrictions continuing to ease, these companies are poised to benefit.
Let's look at the charts and technical menu of CAKE.
I would argue that the pandemic has lasted just long enough to wipe out the little guy and let the bigger guys have the run of the joint.
Get used to 'hybrid' living -- a mix of stay-at-home and free-world life. So, invest accordingly.
Let's see how recent dividend news from Darden Restaurants could signal more good dividend news is ahead.
I wish I bought these shares on the Wednesday dip. I did not. Now, plan B.
Plus, there are reasons to have serious reservations about an International Monetary Fund "aid plan" allegedly to poor countries.
On the Olive Garden owner's menu is a bearish engulfing pattern.
We are nearing the home stretch for the first quarter, so here's what's on tap.
A company that consistently increases its quarterly dividends tends to see a step-like move higher in its share price. For me, that's DPZ.
Welcome to the world of the bull market, 2021-style, as Tesla and others just keep going higher.
Plus, Coinbase files for an eventual initial public offering that should draw a ton of interest.
Ending the pandemic swiftly appears unlikely, so here's how to look at key stocks and sectors right now -- especially as concerns of new lockdowns grow.
Before we get to the seasonal Christmas-New Year's slowdown that's ahead of us, there will be several earnings reports worth digging into next week. I suspect FedEx's guidance will help set the holiday spending mood, while Darden's comments will lik...
Surprisingly, 2020 has turned out to be decent year for restaurant stocks.
Traders will need to be nimble with DRI.
The great news about the pent-up demand rally? While these stocks have been creeping up they are now going to explode higher.
All in all stick with the tipping pointers, they are the drivers of this and the next leg higher.
I will come back to these names over and over again as we are now in the sweet spot for many.
As the Dow hits an all-time high while a pandemic rages on, who are those willing to look through the valley to the good numbers?
There are plenty of others I've served up as potential M&A candidates that have not come to fruition...yet.
As long as the pandemic rages on, the stay-at-home thesis should stay strong.