Chipotle will need to change its business model because many workers will not return to the office anytime soon. Microsoft (MSFT) will not consider reopening its offices until January 2021, The Verge reports. \Read more
It also raises an interesting question for investors are there any potential Chipotles out there? That is small but profitable eatery stocks with a cult-like following.
Two stocks seem to stand out with the potential to become the next the Chipotle. The first is GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) the popular meal delivery service’s shares were trading at $126.24 on 2 August 2018.
Grubhub has been displaying a lot of year-to-year revenue growth lately. Revenues grew by 48.96% between 1st quarter 2017 and 1st Quarter 2018. That means Grubhub’s revenues nearly doubled in a year.Read more
An intriguing possibility would be for Kroger to acquire Chipotle. The supermarket giant could easily afford such as transaction, Chipotle had a market capitalization of $11.55 billion on March 17, 2017, and an enterprise value of $11.12 billion on December 31.Read more
Paying $420.16 a share for Chipotle stock is simply moronic, because there’s nothing in the company’s earnings report to justify that.Read more
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.Read more