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Several Noodles metrics lagged Chipotle's at IPO, Barron's says

Investors expecting growth akin to what was seen from Chipotle (CMG) from newly-public Noodles & Co. (NDLS) need to have realistic expectations, as Noodles shares have already risen sharply despite a number of its metrics at IPO lagging behind those that were seen from the Mexican concept, Barron's said over the weekend, citing John Gordon of Pacific Management Consulting.