With more upbeat consumers, and signs they are spending, it may be time to shift investment from quick service to casual dining stocks.
Guggenheim upgrades Darden to buy from neutral, and downgrades McDonald's and Wendy's to neutral from buy.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Jim Cramer shares his opinion on various stocks at rapid speed, including why he's lost faith in one group of real estate investment trusts.
The election may be over, but uncertainty will still plague the restaurant industry through Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.
The rally took the major averages within 2 percent of their all-time intraday highs, a stunning recovery from a plunge in stock futures overnight.
U.S. stock index futures tumbled on Wednesday, with investors across the world on edge, as Donald Trump secured the White House.
U.S. equities closed higher on Tuesday, led by utilities, as investors awaited the results of the U.S. presidential election.
Stocks kicked off the week on a high note, trading sharply higher after the FBI again cleared Hillary Clinton over her use of a private server.
Pre-game and post-game, Wall Street will be handicapping outcomes of what has been the most contentious presidential election in recent history.
Restaurant Brands reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by new menu items and lower costs.
Cheaper grocery prices may not be the reason that consumers are spending less money at restaurants, at least, according to Darden Restaurants' CEO.
Ticktock. It's not just your imagination ... fast food drive-thrus are getting slower, even as they get more accurate.
Burger stocks are down, including Sonic, Shake Shack, Wendy's and McDonald's. The "Fast Money" traders discuss the trade on fast food.
Several fast-food menu tests at McDonald's and Wendy's suggest that upscale items could be hitting the menu soon.
"Fast Money" trader Guy Adami performs a blind burger taste test, including burgers from Wendy's, McDonald's and Shake Shack. The "Fast Money" traders share their take on burger stocks.
Chipotle Mexican Grill is slated to offer two promotions during the month of September, one for college students and one for families.
The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders discuss today's "Call of the Day," which is McDonald's.
If you frequent fast-food restaurants, you're going to see a trend across the menu boards: chicken.
Popeyes blamed weaker-than-expected same-store sales growth on softness in the restaurant sector.