Yum Brands: Is There a Future in Fast Food?

Yum’s financial numbers show us that fast food is no longer a value investment. Its chains are no longer generating the steady stream of cash necessary to cover their liabilities. To make matters worse, the cash cow known as China may no longer be paying off for Yum.

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Whither McDonald’s

The lack of discretionary income gives people less money for simple luxuries and eating out. That makes low-cost luxuries like Chipotle burritos and Starbucks lattes all the more appealing. They might be the only really good food a person has all week.

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