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JPMorgan Upgrades Domino’s Pizza, Downgrades Yum! Brands

Teresa Rivas

While there have been a few big notable exceptions, like (CMG) (CMG), most fast-food and fast-casual restaurants have struggled to keep pace with the broader market this year, and Domino’s and Yum fall into this category. Domino’s is down 0.7% in 2019, while Yum, whose brands include Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, has risen 7.9%. JPMorgan’s John Ivankoe upgraded Domino’s to Overweight with a $270 price target on Tuesday, and downgraded Yum to Neutral.