The restaurant industry, represented by the Dow Jones U.S. Restaurants & Bars Index, has underperformed the broader market with a total return of 24.8% over the past 12 months, as of June 8, 2021. By comparison, the Russell 1000's total return over the same period is 34.8%. Here are the top 3 restaurant stocks with best value, fastest growth, and most momentum.
Papa John's (PZZA) focus on digital initiatives and unit expansion bodes well. However, high operating costs and debt levels are a concern.
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