MCD: The Bull and Bear Cases on McDonald’s

By Ryan D. Lavender Published on March 16, 2021 at 4:49 PM

In this report we examine the bull and bear cases regarding McDonald’s (MCD; Buy, $220.46). While we maintain our Buy rating on MCD — it continues to be our top large-cap restaurant-stock pick — it is good for investors interested in MCD to be aware of the bull and bear cases surrounding the stock, no matter what our rating on the shares is.

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Tidbits re Chick-fil-A, U.S. Quick-Service Chicken Market Share Trends, & PZZA

By Mark Kalinowski Published on April 15, 2019 at 12:00 AM

We briefly note the following tidbits regarding privately-held Chick-fil-A, quick-service chicken sector market-share trends in the U.S., and Papa John’s (PZZA; Buy):

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A Quick Look at the Fastest-Growing Restaurant Brands in the U.S.

By Mark Kalinowski Published on April 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM

During 2018, 175 restaurant brands generated at least $200 million in U.S. systemwide sales, according to data compiled by Technomic. For these 175 brands, which ones were the fastest growing? In this report, we look at the top 20 brands of these 175 that expanded their U.S. systemwide sales at the fastest rate last year.

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