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TORONTO, Feb 20- Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc reported weaker-than-expected results on Thursday, hurt by slowing growth, but its stock jumped as it hiked its dividend and made plans to buy back up to C $440 million in shares.
Canadian tech stocks are now the rage, since they are trading at low valuations and discounted PE multiples to their U.S. counterparts.
Feb 20- Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons said it would buy back up to C $440 million in shares and raise its quarterly dividend, in the face of pressure from shareholders to return capital.
CHICAGO, Feb 19- Sick of hearing Americans complain about the winter weather? Because the corporate kvetching has only just begun.
Too many individuals approach tech stocks in a way that’s unlikely to generate profits, said Cramer. You aren't one of them, are you?
Feb 13- Burger King Worldwide Inc, known for its Whopper hamburgers, reported a better-than-expected 37 percent jump in quarterly profit as new products, including the Big King sandwich and Satisfries french fries, drew customers in North America.
The executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers is being meet with joy and more debate.
The world's No. 2 burger chain is adding more beef to its latest McDonald's mimic—the Big Mac-inspired Big King. USA Today reports.
McDonald's CEO vowed to "create more of a coffee culture through high-quality McCafe products," as well as to double-down on breakfast to boost sales.
LOS ANGELES, Feb 11- Raymond Tremblay, a loyal McDonald's Corp customer from Los Angeles, thinks the fast-food chain sells tasty food at reasonable prices and he cannot think of a quick fix that would help end the company's disappointing U.S. performance.
*Hasbro rallies after results, upbeat comments. NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. stocks ended with modest gains on Monday as investors digested recent market gains and looked ahead to new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's first testimony before lawmakers.
U.S. stocks were mixed on Monday as investors look to hear from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
*S&P 500 coming off best two-day gain in four months. *Hasbro rallies after results, upbeat comments. NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as investors digested recent market gains and looked ahead to new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's first testimony before lawmakers.
CNBC's Jim Cramer says McDonald's has a big branding problem, but that doesn't mean its stock lacks potential.
*Yelp climbs on deal with Yahoo. *Carl Icahn drops Apple buyback demand. NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday, on the heels of the S&P 500' s best two-day performance in four months and ahead of new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's first testimony before lawmakers on Tuesday.
When investors might be able to expect a rebound in McDonald's sales, with Jeff Bernstein, Barclays senior restaurant analyst, and R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar senior restaurant analysts.
McDonald's opens its first location in Vietnam, reports CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar.
The CBO talked about 2.5 million jobs lost from the Affordable Care Act. That's not quite right and misses the real silver lining, says Jack Ablin.
Feb 10- McDonald's Corp on Monday reported better-than-expected global sales at established restaurants for January as gains in Europe and China helped the company offset weak numbers in United States, where customers remained cautious in their spending.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss McDonald's global sales and competition in the food and beverage space.