Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)

1,677.12
9.80 0.58
NYSE
Prev Close 1,686.88
Open 1,702.45
Day Low/High 1,672.17 / 1,702.45
52 Wk Low/High 1,256.27 / 1,958.55
Volume 137.78K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 28.14B
Market Cap 48.05B
P/E Ratio 178.73
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
What About Bob? Forgotten Bob Evans Farms Has Plenty on the Griddle

What About Bob? Forgotten Bob Evans Farms Has Plenty on the Griddle

It may be a second-tier brand, but it is still a profitable one that also happens to be asset-rich.

Investing Gives You a Lot to Think About

Investing Gives You a Lot to Think About

The company, the industry, the competition … the list goes on.

A Good Day to be Short

My Takeaways and Observations   A good day for the dark side.   Sell in September or Get Dismembered (Part Trois!). Those bulls who were self-confident last Wednesday couldn't be seen today ... or Friday. Predictable.   Regardless of the winner, my ...

A Lesson Learned

In my Diary I strenuously attempt to stress transparency (in my activity and securities analysis), say I am wrong when my actions are incorrect and write that "I don't know" when, well, I don't know.    That said, I screwed up in taking a small loss...

The Analysts Are Wrong on Chipotle; It Will Recover

The Analysts Are Wrong on Chipotle; It Will Recover

The market will look and consider Chipotle's food issues to be an unbelievable blessing in disguise.

Shake Shack Shares Too Pricey to Bite Into

Shake Shack Shares Too Pricey to Bite Into

The gourmet burger chain's stock is ahead of itself and priced for near-perfection in a sector that is overvalued.

Fall Should Bring Sizzle Back to Casual Dining Stocks

Fall Should Bring Sizzle Back to Casual Dining Stocks

Strength in the dining sector only appears to be rising as people return to their busy lives and a quick bite to eat with the passage of summer.

Stopping Myself Out of Chipotle Mexican Grill

I have stopped myself out of my Chipotle Mexican Grill investment for a good-sized loss. (I have also taken the stock off of my Best Ideas List)   I have been doing a lot of digging, and I can't come up for a good reason for the share-price weakness...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Today's Market

"I'm looking for the owner of that horse. He's tall, blonde, he smokes a cigar, and he's a pig!" -- Tuco, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Let's run down the good, the bad and the ugly in today's market so far: The Good The market was resilient today....

And So the Trading Action Begins ...

I start the day with a small net short position, having added recently to my ProShares UltraShort S&P 500 ETF long and some individual shorts. I have also added to some longs, including Chipotle Mexican Grill  , Hartford Financial Services Group and...

Adding to Apple Shorts, Chipotle and Hartford Longs

Since my last trading post, I have added to my Apple short and to my Chipotle Mexican Grill and Hartford Financial Services longs.  

Placing CMG on My Best Ideas List

Chipotle Mexican Grill's shares have declined all week after the announcement early this week that Bill Ackman's Pershing Square has taken a 10% position. The shares initially rose to over $444 and are now at $411.80. I have steadily added to this (...

My Takeaways and Observations

I met with three companies this morning; alas, all uninteresting from a research standpoint. Fubar! Apple was a star. I am short and got shorter today. The momentum chasers who hated the shares at $103 now love them at $113 despite the technical res...

Today's Trades

I have added to my long positions in J C Penney , Hartford Financial Services and Chipotle Mexican Grill . I have added to my short position in Apple (as the stock has moved towards the upper end of my projected 12-month range).

My Takeaways and Observations

Phew! One can't apply rational analysis to the daily price action any more. As I wrote yesterday and this morning, the only certainty to me is the likely increased volatility ahead. At least based on the last two days, I apparently was a master of u...

Fallen Star: Why I'm Getting Out of Polaris

Fallen Star: Why I'm Getting Out of Polaris

Polaris' situation is reminiscent of troubles at Chipotle.

My Latest Trades and Investments

As you can gather from today's opening missive, I expect that volatility to be on the rise in the months ahead. As a consequence, I anticipate that my trades will occur with greater frequency. So, in the interest of transparency, I plan to update su...

Chipotle's Upside vs. Downside

I recently promised to include a 12-month risk vs.-reward outlook for every position that I write about (long or short). Wall Street's "sell side" typically only provides upside price targets in the recommendations game, but looking at both the pote...

Chipotle Shares and Calls Look Tasty

Chipotle Shares and Calls Look Tasty

I've changed my mind. Bill Ackman's CMG purchase is smart after all.

Trade of the Week: Chipotle Shares and Calls

Let's make a long of both shares and calls in Chipotle Mexican Grill this week's Trade of the Week. I paid $426 a share for some CMG this morning, and plan to buy calls in the stock as well. Now, I took a profitable trading short in CMG last Wednesd...

Why Carl Icahn Should Short Chipotle

Why Carl Icahn Should Short Chipotle

He'd be well advised to take the other side of an Ackman trade (again).

Chipotle Settles With Over 100 Customers Who Suffered Food Bourne Illnesses

Chipotle Settles With Over 100 Customers Who Suffered Food Bourne Illnesses

Chipotle shares were slightly lower Friday after the restaurant chain agreed to settle with over 100 customers who became ill after eating at Chipotle in 2015

Chipotle Doesn't Need an Activist; It Just Needs Time

Chipotle Doesn't Need an Activist; It Just Needs Time

Those thinking that Bill Ackman is going to unlock value quickly through some mathematical scheme will be disappointed.

Return to August Support Could Be Ahead

Return to August Support Could Be Ahead

A break of that level would be quite bearish, so traders may want to get out of longs.

No Longer Short Chipotle

"One more thing ..." --Lt Columbo A small housekeeping item. I covered all of my Chipotle Mexican Grill this afternoon. Here's what I wrote earlier in the day on why I took a small short position in CMG.

Here's How Bill Ackman's Chipotle Stake Could Eclipse Burger King's Whopping Success

Here's How Bill Ackman's Chipotle Stake Could Eclipse Burger King's Whopping Success

Rebranding and reselling a transformed version of the Mexican food chain could be on the menu for the activist investor.

Trending Tickers: AAPL, SFM, WFM, CMG, NTDOY

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Jim Cramer: Ackman's Chipotle Timing Was Great

Jim Cramer: Ackman's Chipotle Timing Was Great

Billionaire investor Bill Ackman showed perfect timing when he pulled the trigger on his Chipotle purchase, said TheStreet's Jim Cramer.

I'm Dishing on Restaurant Stocks

I'm Dishing on Restaurant Stocks

From Domino's to Cosi, a look at how the sector is doing.

Sorry, Bill Ackman, Chipotle's Chart Is Still in a Downtrend

Sorry, Bill Ackman, Chipotle's Chart Is Still in a Downtrend

Chipotle is still below the declining 200-day moving average line.