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Traders talk consumer opportunities in fast food and retail

The "Fast Money" traders explored trades in the consumer spaces of fast food and retail on Tuesday.

Trader Pete Najarian said when he looks at the fast food space, and especially the pizza area, he doesn't know why Papa John's doesn't get as much attention as Domino's. Papa John's finished the day up 1.8 percent. The company's stock is up nearly 10 percent this quarter and up more than 50 percent this year.

Najarian noted that Yum Brands' focus is no longer just Taco Bell or KFC, but also Pizza Hut because it's an area where the company can make some gains.

Trader Brian Kelly said he would want to buy U.S. restaurants, such as Darden Restaurants or Cracker Barrel.

On retail, trader Steve Grasso said he has a problem with Wal-Mart because it's benefited from the "sell" pressure that has been put on Amazon. He said he expects Wal-Mart to fall once Amazon makes back some of its gains. For that reason, he says he'd rather buy Target, calling it the "catch-up trade."

Earlier Tuesday, Home Depot reported sales and earnings that topped analysts' expectations, driven by an increase in both the number of people who made purchases in its stores and the amount that shoppers spent. Najarian said he was surprised by how far it fell, but that there's opportunity in the stock because the earnings looked very promising.

Disclosures:

PETE NAJARIAN

PETE OWNS CALLS: ABT, AKS, BZH, C, CNX, COP, CS, DISH, ETP, FTR, INTC, JCP, KGC, KMB, LOW, MRVL, MUR, PBR, RIO, SBUX, STX, TTS, TV, TWTR, WFT, WLL, EEM, XLP. PETE IS LONG: AAPL, BAC, DIS, DISCA, GE, KMI, KMI.A, KO, LUX, MRK, MSFT, PEP, PFE, VXX. OWNS PUTS: CAT

BRIAN KELLY

Brian Kelly is long Bitcoin, CLR, XLF, XLV, XLI, IWM, US Dollar UUP; he is short AUD=, JPY=, EUR=, GBP=

STEVE GRASSO

GRASSO'S FIRM IS LONG: VIRT, WDR, FCX, ICE, KDUS, MAT, MJNA, NE, OLN, RIG, TAXI, TITXF, WDR, ZNGA, CUBA, HSPO, ICE, MJNA, TITXF, SPY, DIA, XLI. GRASSO IS LONG: BA, CC, CHK, EEM, EVGN, GDX, KBH, MJNA, MON, MU, OLN, PFE, PHM, SPY, T, TWTR, URI. GRASSO'S KIDS OWN EFA, EFG, EWJ, IJR, SPY. NO SHORTS

KAREN FINERMAN

Karen is long AAL, BAC, BAC short calls, C, DAL, FB, FL, GOGO, GOOG, GOOGL, JPM, LYV, KORS, KORS calls, KORS puts, M, MA, SEDG, SPY puts, UAL, URI, WIFI long call spreads. Her firm is long ANTM, AAPL, BAC, C, C calls, FB, GOOG, GOOGL, JPM, JPM calls, KORS, LYV, M, MOH, PLCE, SPY puts, URI, WIFI, her firm is short IWM, MDY. Karen Finerman is on the board of GrafTech International.