Notwithstanding disappointing first-quarter sales, Chipotle can weather a more competitive fast-casual industry in the years to come, writes Morningstar’s R. J . Hottovy .
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Bright spots in P&G and Coke earnings show their situations are stabilizing. Plus, Facebook gets a fair value hike, Chipotle shares get more appetizing, and more.
Picking up on changing dining trends, fast-casual restaurants--including these intriguing investment names--have outpaced quick-service and casual dining.
Chipotle continues to post impressive results, but the market may be underestimating long-term competitive threats, writes Morningstar’s R.J . Hottovy .
The retail giant's results point to longer-term margin potential, but the profitability expansion will be slow and uneven, writes Morningstar's R.J . Hottovy .
Alibaba’s lower-than-expected revenue growth is not a cause for concern as the firm continues to build its network effect, writes Morningstar’s R.J . Hottovy .
The Chinese e-commerce giant’s first public update shows the power of the firm’s network effect, though shares are slightly overvalued at today’s levels, says Morningstar’s R.J . Hottovy .
As online purchasing becomes the norm among consumers, many retailers are increasing promotional activity and engaging in price wars to drive store traffic, says Morningstar's R.J . Hottovy .