As a value investor, these shares are just too spicy for my taste.
VeriFone is upgraded to 'outperform,' and MannKind is downgraded to 'underperform.'
In this installment: Shares of the burrito-making chain rise as rival Qdoba Mexican Grill closes locations across America.
Molson Coors is upgraded to 'buy,' and Yelp is initiated with an 'outperform.'
The chain has one of the better balance sheets and returns on equity, as well as a relatively low valuation within the sector.
Chipotle is seeing a slowdown in sales growth. Could that have anything to do with Taco Bell's new momentum?
Scripps Networks is upgraded to 'buy' at Goldman, and Panera Bread is initiated with a 'buy' at KeyBanc.
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