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The main takeaway as always is that the real casualties are those enterprises that aren't public.
Denny's Corp. is the latest operator to do so as restaurant companies sell new shares in efforts to raise precious cash amid the pandemic.
As a whole, publicly traded restaurant names are doing better than I would have expected year-to-date.
The immediate future remains under the control of virus-related statistics.
As Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Radio would say, good morning, good morning! With Doug out today, I'll be once again taking the Diary wheel for a spin. U.S. equities tumbled on Wednesday as the surge in reported coronavirus cases put the kybosh on the re-o...
Let's look at the charts and indicators.
This is a chain of restaurants that truly seems to have its act together.
The S&P 500 Index Committee has work to do as it decides which companies remain in the index, and that could impact whether some remain Aristocrats.
The state's pledge may help keep customers safer, but it would likely drive the restaurants out of operation soon.
Spotting a well-positioned dividend-paying restaurant company means you'll want to ensure it has these qualities.
While there will be bumps, thuds and even some damage, 2020 will by no means bring about an end to dividend investing.
While restaurants and cafes shut doors to public, some spice and prepared food names show promise.
Investors are wise to take a wait-and-see approach amid store closures, furloughs, social distancing and other measures in response to the outbreak.
The impact of the coronavirus on the cash flow of companies in the restaurant sector is leading to capital-saving moves by several notable names.
I've got a taste for these dividend stocks: McCormick, PepsiCo and AT&T.
There is no doubt that a less globalized world with less globalized supply chains would have weathered a dangerous pandemic far better.
You can use these wild market swings to your advantage by identifying 'safe' companies you want to own and then buying their stocks in stages.
Offering a prize for finding a medicine or vaccine to stop the coronavirus would be much more effective at halting this market derailment than cutting rates.
It's a nice sign that the world didn't end over the weekend, and maybe that's what really mattered.
The best performer year-to-date is small name The Habit Restaurants, courtesy of YUM's January 6th $14 per share offer.
One noted newcomer was Kura Sushi USA, and this is likely not the last we've heard of publicly traded sushi restaurants.
There are two overt threats to market health and by extension to U.S. economic growth.
This week brings key results from Micron, Nike and FedEx, among others.
Turning to corporate earnings to be had next week, much like this week there will be a handful of ones to dissect ahead of the upcoming December quarter earnings bonanza that will kick off in about one month. Here are some of the ones worth watching...
Value and income investors will like this name's recipe for success.
A basket of 38 restaurant stocks I track (large and small) is up about 20% for the year.
A dividend hike and a big buyback authorization by Mr. Softee should produce value for shareholders.
Own, but don't buy yet, Dollar Tree and Darden Restaurants.
Bigger is better as the major restaurants dominate the sector.