Posts by Chris Nichols

  • Wendy's quickly goes from winner to afterthought

    Chris Nichols at Breakout1 mth ago

    The steady stream of menu buzz and upbeat news that propelled Wendy's (WEN) shares nearly 86% higher last year has been largely absent in recent months, leaving investors with a stock that's lost ground while its competitors have continued to rise.

    Last year Wendy's benefited from a strong market, a better restaurant sector, and an even more powerful showing by beef-related shares, but it also earned the advance with what it did on its own. Yahoo Finance named it the restaurant stock of the year, as several factors contributed to its run-up  — restaurant remodels, new marketing campaigns, popular limited-time sandwiches, higher dividend payments and a reduction in the number of stores it owns.

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