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  • Meet the New Lower Margin, Lower Quality Chipotle

    Published: January 29, 2016

    Chipotle Mexican Grill was hit hard in late 2015 by an outbreak of foodborne illness cases traced back to its burrito eateries. Chipotle stock (CMG:US) saw a sudden end to its near decade long upward march since the company was spun off from McDonald's.

    SumZero member Nick Mazing, portfolio m...

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  • Yum! Deserves China Discount; Not China Premium

    Published: February 08, 2013

    That fact that a $30 billion market cap company with an admirable track record of success lowered its guidance twice within a few weeks raised a red flag. It shows the business has near-zero visibility and no control of its fate in its country of operation. To add insult to injury, the overly opt...

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