TD Ameritrade is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Bank of America is upgraded to 'overweight.'
The fast-food giant hopes to catch up with KFC.
The bond issuance exemplifies the level of faith of investors in the company and its strong fundamentals.
Even in a slow economy, the company has delivered value pricing and kept margins high.
Prudential is upgraded to 'overweight,' and Staples is downgraded to 'sell.'
Competition among restaurant chains heats up in the region.
The company will use half of its 2012 capital expenditure for renovating its restaurants around the world.
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