|Bid||66.11 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 1000|
|Day's Range||66.35 - 67.84|
|52 Week Range||40.67 - 70.12|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.55|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||142.32|
|Earnings Date||Jul 31, 2019 - Aug 5, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||60.63|
Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK) is rolling out a 4-day work week in some of its locations as the company hopes to become a more humanist workplace that caters to the needs of its workers in an industry that often leads to employees being overworked.The burger joint announced that it has already begun testing the 4-day work week for its restaurant workers in several of its Las Vegas locations, and it has now expanded the move to some of its restaurants on the West Coast, according to a statement from CEO Randy Garutti.The Shake Shack 4-day work week will not be cheap as it is likely to add a higher cost burden to the company, but Garutti says the move is the right thing to do as restaurant workers with families often sacrifice their time and health to complete their jobs. "I have been working in restaurants since I was 13, the restaurant business is super hard on families as our people work a lot of hours," the company boss explains.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips"Why does it have to be that way is the question we have asked. We don't know if it will work, it's something we are testing at our West Coast shacks," he adds. "We want to see if we can attract, retain and develop more people by changing how we think about how the restaurant business works."SHAK stock is down 0.8% today. More From InvestorPlace * 7 Value Stocks to Buy for the Second Half * 6 Stocks Ready to Bounce on a Trade Deal * The 7 Best Dow Jones Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2019 Compare Brokers The post Shake Shack 4-Day Work Week: How It Works appeared first on InvestorPlace.
, Burger King and A&W, who have all introduced plant-based protein, meat-less burgers, the company's CEO said on Friday. "We have no intention of doing it today," Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti told CNBC's "Squawk Box " on Friday. "Shake Shack was built on doing classic things better than other people did them, so let's watch a little bit," Garutti said.
New York-based burger chain has been on a roll with its Houston expansion plans since entering the market in 2016.
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The penchant for international expansion appears to be the primary driving force that has helped Shake Shack (SHAK) to punch above its weight.
Shake Shack (SHAK) has been trading at a higher valuation multiple than Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG). SHAK is still in the growth phase and has a considerable scope to expand, which has been valued highly by the market. The scope for expansion and its higher average unit volume have allowed SHAK to trade at a higher valuation multiple.
For 2019, analysts are projecting Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) to post adjusted EPS of $13.06, which represents a rise of 44.2% from $9.06 in 2018. The revenue growth, expansion of EBIT margin, and lower effective tax rate are likely to drive the company’s EPS in 2019. However, increased interest expenses could offset some of the increase in the company’s EPS.
For 2019, Shake Shack’s management forecasts its revenue to be in the range of $576 million–$582 million with its SSSG (same-store sales growth) expected to be between 1% and 2%. Management also plans to open 36–40 company-owned restaurants and 16–18 franchised restaurants this year.
After delivering a strong return of 49.4% last year, Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) has continued its upward momentum in 2019. The company’s stock has increased by 69.4% YTD as of June 17. Chipotle’s impressive performance in the fourth quarter of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019 has led to a rise in the company’s stock price.
Fast-casual is a subset of the restaurant industry that sits somewhere between fast-food and fine dining, and the concept has caught on with the American public.
The San Antonio-based family-owned chain has been around for nearly 70 years, but lacks the national recognition of Shake Shack Inc. and In-N-Out Burger. “In order to keep satisfying our customers, we’ve been exploring different options to expand the brand and introduce it to new audiences,” Whataburger President and Chief Executive Officer Preston Atkinson said in the statement Friday.
The fundamentals supporting fast food stocks are healthy today, and project to remain healthy for the foreseeable future. That's why I'm bullish on a select list of fast food stocks here and now.Favorable fundamentals will drive out-sized profit growth for these companies, and that growth will push their stocks higher over the next several months and years.Here's the fundamental backdrop. You have a healthy U.S. economy with low unemployment, big wage gains, low borrowing rates, and high consumer confidence. Putting all that together, the U.S. consumer today is about as healthy and as prone to spend as ever.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading TipsMeanwhile, consumers are increasingly fixated with elevated convenience and fast service, so they are increasingly drawn to fast food chains. These fast food chains are simultaneously re-inventing their menus to be more relevant, including incorporating healthier and trendier items like plant-based burgers. They are also improving the ordering process to be more convenient, and those improvements center around pairing up with online food ordering and delivery services.All in all, the fundamentals supporting fast food stocks are quite favorable. Stronger consumers coupled with smarter menu innovation and a strong delivery buildout equals strong growth for fast food chains. * 7 U.S. Stocks to Buy With Limited Trade War Exposure With that in mind, let's take a look at 6 fast food stocks to buy for healthy gains over the next several quarters. Fast Food Stocks to Buy: McDonald's (MCD)Source: Shutterstock At the top of this list, we have McDonald's (NYSE:MCD), the king of the fast food industry that has been king for a long time, and projects to remain king for a lot longer thanks to its continued market-leading innovation.On the menu front, McDonald's has refreshed its menu from head to toe over the past several years. The company pioneered the All-Day Breakfast trend. They then introduced more chicken items onto the menu and more premium meat offerings.They've run promotions such as 2-for-$5, which have been huge successes. They've also incorporated bacon into their classic offerings. The company has also dabbled in the plant-based meat craze, offering the plant-based Big Vegan TS in 1,500 restaurants in Germany in April.Meanwhile, on the convenience front, McDonald's has rapidly scaled its presence in the delivery world. By most metrics, McDonald's now has one of the biggest delivery presences of any fast food chain. Also, McDonald's has integrated technology into its ordering processes. Many in-store ordering kiosks are now touch-screen, self-order kiosks.All in all, McDonald's has continued to improve its menu and service over the past the several months and years. These improvements put the company in a favorable position to grow for the foreseeable future as the U.S. consumer economy picks up steam. Yum (YUM)Source: Mike Mozart via FlickrNext, we have Yum (NYSE:YUM), the parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.With respect to menu innovation, Yum has done very well. Taco Bell is perhaps the market leader in menu innovation, seemingly rolling out a new, millennial-focused food item every few weeks.Taco Bell has also created ad campaigns to accompany those menu adds (see this Nacho Fries ad), and those campaigns only add to their appeal. KFC and Pizza Hut have been relatively light on the menu innovation front but have still kept their menus up-to-date with current consumption trends. KFC is also thinking about incorporating plant-based options on its menu, too.On the convenience front, Yum has also rapidly expanded its delivery capability through a big partnership with GrubHub (NYSE:GRUB). Those delivery efforts for Taco Bell and KFC are still in their early days, with positive early reception and momentum. As such, the delivery expansion tailwind should remain vigorous for the foreseeable future. * 7 High-Quality Cheap Stocks to Buy With $10 In sum, Yum's unique marketing and menu innovation, coupled with delivery build-out at Taco Bell and KFC, should help drive healthy sales and profit growth over the next several quarters. Jack in the Box (JACK)Source: Rojer via Flickr (modified)The third fast food stock which looks ready to rally is Jack in the Box (NASDAQ:JACK).On the menu front, Jack in the Box has taken a unique and strategic approach to wallet share expansion and promotions. With respect to winning wallet share, Jack in the Box didn't just invent new menu items - they invented an entire new mealtime, which they dub "late-night". This late-night menu caters to those who get hungry well past dinner hours, and in creating this menu, Jack in the Box has won consumer wallet-share. Meanwhile, Jack in the Box is finally figuring out how to create discounted combos which offer great value to the consumer without cutting into margins.Meanwhile, like many of the other chains on this list, Jack in the Box has rapidly scaled out its delivery capabilities over the past few years. At the end of last quarter, roughly 90% of all Jack in the Box locations were serviced by at least one delivery service. Thus, as the delivery market gains traction over the next several years, Jack in the Box will be fully levered to that growth, and consequently grow with the market.Overall, Jack in the Box's unique approach to menu additions and promotions, on top of its already huge delivery network, gives the stock a healthy growth outlook over the next several quarters. Shake Shack (SHAK)Source: Abdullah AlBargan via Flickr (Modified)Next up, we have rapidly expanding premium fast casual chain Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK).Shake Shack seems to really understand the importance of menu innovation. The company actually has a dedicated kitchen - dubbed the Innovation Kitchen - for testing and developing new products and LTOs (limited time only offerings). This Innovation Kitchen has cooked up some big new menu adds over the past few months, including Chick'n Bites and new unique shake flavors like tiramisu. So long as Shake Shack keeps pouring resources into the Innovation Kitchen - and so long as that Innovation Kitchen keeps pumping out exciting, new menu adds - Shake Shack's comparable sales performance should remain healthy.With respect to elevated convenience, the delivery business is rapidly scaling, and the company is doing everything it can to optimize that delivery business. Shake Shack is refreshing many of its stores to allow for a more streamlined and efficient pick-up process. All the new units are also being built with this in mind, too. * 7 Dividend Stocks That Are Worth Your Money Broadly, Shake Shack continues to put menu innovation and digital convenience at the forefront of its growth narrative, and in so doing, exposes itself to big growth potential over the next several years. Domino's Pizza (DPZ)Source: Shutterstock One of the more interesting fast food stocks on this list is Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ).On the menu front, Domino's - like many of its peers on this list - is one of the more innovative chains in the fast food world. Domino's started off as a pizza parlor. They are so much more than that now. The menu today includes pasta, chicken, sandwiches, and more. Further, Domino's has been very innovative with its marketing, including doing things like fixing pot holes so consumers don't drop their pizzas. In sum, these menu adds and marketing have kept Domino's atop the pizza game by a wide margin.The convenience story is a bit different. Unlike the other chains on this list, Domino's didn't just build out its delivery business. Domino's has been a delivery business for a long time. As such, the macro-delivery tailwind isn't really a tailwind at all for Domino's. Instead, it translates into more competition in the delivery space.Nonetheless, DPZ's sustained dominance atop the pizza market has enabled it to offset increased delivery competition, and the company has reported healthy comps for the past several years. So long as this remains true, DPZ stock should march higher. Restaurant Brands International (QSR)Source: Shutterstock Last, but not least, on this list of fast food stocks to buy is Restaurant Brands International (NASDAQ:QSR), the parent company of Tim Hortons, Popeye's, and Burger King.Menu innovation has been core to each three of QSR's big chains. Tim Hortons introduced multiple new items to its menu in 2018, including several new hot and cold beverages. Tim Hortons also rolled out Breakfast Anytime. Over at Popeye's, management has relied on LTOs and promotions to drive continued positive comps, such as the $5 tackle box and $5 shrimp offer. Meanwhile, Burger King is on the cutting edge of plant-based meat, and has already launched Impossible Whoppers, which have created a huge traffic surge at participating locations.With respect to convenience, QSR has invested in all the right things to maximize consumer convenience. The company has built out its delivery network to span about half of all its U.S. restaurants. The company has also invested big into self-order kiosks, mobile app ordering, and digital menu boards. * 7 Stocks to Buy for the Coming Recession Net net, QSR has done everything right over the past several quarters on the menu innovation and consumer convenience fronts, and those right moves lay the groundwork for QSR stock to rally over the next several quarters.As of this writing, Luke Lango was long MCD, GRUB and DPZ. More From InvestorPlace * 4 Top American Penny Pot Stocks (Buy Before June 21) * 7 High-Quality Cheap Stocks to Buy With $10 * 7 U.S. Stocks to Buy With Limited Trade War Exposure * 6 Growth Stocks That Could Be the Next Big Thing Compare Brokers The post 6 Mouth-Watering Fast Food Stocks for Growth Investors appeared first on InvestorPlace.
Wall Street has discovered the secret of alchemy yet again, and this time the name is Beyond Meat. The “fake meat” company, whose annual sales were less than $100 million in 2018, has just skyrocketed to a $10 billion market valuation.
Our call of the day, from Saxo Bank’s head of commodity strategy Ole Hansen, cautions investors against getting too excited over this haven asset again too soon.
Shake Shack Inc NYSE:SHAKView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows * Bearish sentiment is moderate * Economic output in this company's sector is contracting Bearish sentimentShort interest | NeutralShort interest is moderate for SHAK with between 5 and 10% of shares outstanding currently on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Money flowETF/Index ownership | PositiveETF activity is positive. Over the last month, ETFs holding SHAK are favorable, with net inflows of $1.23 billion. Additionally, the rate of inflows is increasing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NegativeAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managersâ€™ Index (PMI) data, output in the Consumer Servicesis falling. The rate of decline is significant relative to the trend shown over the past year, and is accelerating. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to firstname.lastname@example.org.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.
Shake Shack will bring its burgers and fries to Charlotte's South End neighborhood next year. Shake Shack Inc. (NYSE: SHAK) said Friday it will open its Charlotte-area location at 1930 Camden Road, replacing the recently closed Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop. CBJ's Jennifer Thomas reported last August that Pike's lease was set to expire this summer, though it had an option to extend through 2024.
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Shake Shack is opening its first location in Latin America in Mexico City. The menu will feature items in partnership with local retailers like the Oh Ma-Mey, a vanilla frozen custard mixed with mamey, lemon and piloncillo piggy cookie, and Shark Attack, a chocolate frozen custard mixed with chocolate tamale. Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the details of the announcement, the plant-based protein trend and international growth for the restaurant chain.