by Jeff Bailey
Since roughly peaking on November 5 of last year, Starbucks (SBUX) shares are off some 13%, with the S&P 500 moving up about 7%, so roughly a 20% relative plunge in the stock of the coffee retailer.
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Starbucks (SBUX) is trading at $51.52 versus last night at $46.62 when the company reported strong fourth quarter results, and a dividend increase. The company increased its dividend from $0.17 to $0.21 to be paid in December. Excluding gains that included the sale of corporate real estate, the company posted fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $0.46 versus consensus of $0.45.
Yum! Inc. (YUM) is set to report FQ1 2014 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, April 22nd. Yum! Brands is the parent company of the Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut, and WingStreet restaurant chains. The biggest news of the quarter from Yum! came when they announced they would be offering breakfast at Taco Bell featuring the AM CrunchWrap and Waffle Taco. Yum!
By Dividend Growth Investor:McDonald's Corporation (MCD), together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates McDonald's restaurants primarily in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.
By Dividend Growth Investor:McDonald's Corporation (MCD), together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates McDonald's restaurants primarily in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa.
Dividend Growth Investor submits:McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), together with its subsidiaries, operates as a worldwide foodservice retailer. It franchises and operates McDonald’s restaurants that offer various food items, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages.
By John R. Conway:Over the last sixty days Yum Brands Inc. (YUM) has been up over 11.7% and is still at an all-time high. I recently came across an article on the web that Taco Bell will now be serving breakfast and this got me thinking about Yum Brands.
By Marshall Hargrave:Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) is always an appetizing stock on big pullbacks. Yum! operates well established fast food brands such as Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut and WingStreet. Thankfully the company has been dropping the proverbial ball enough of late - continuing to offer investors enticing entry points.
By Stan Stafford:
In this series of articles, I will be identifying which stocks for various S&P industries are best suitable for income investors, based on dividend growth and yield. For Part 11, I will be taking a look at Restaurant stocks. These stocks include: