How These Restaurants Stocks are Faring? -- Yum! Brands, Darden Restaurants, Cheesecake Factory, and Domino's Pizza

Aug 31, 2016, 07:55 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The U.S. Restaurants industry is composed of independent or chain full-service and limited-service dining establishments. According to the annual Gallup Work and Education Poll posted last week, restaurants remain one of the most highly regarded industries in the US. Ahead of today's trading session, Stock-Callers.com shifts its attention towards stocks of companies like Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM), Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI), The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (NASDAQ: CAKE), and Domino's Pizza Inc. (NYSE: DPZ) to assess their recent performances. Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at:

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Yum! Brands  

On Tuesday, shares in Louisville, Kentucky headquartered Yum! Brands Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.19 million shares. The stock ended the day at $90.78, rising 0.02%. The Company's shares have gained 1.52% in the last one month, 10.72% over the previous three months, and 26.48% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.02% and 15.88%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Yum! Brands, which through its subsidiaries, operates quick service restaurants, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.16.

On August 17th, 2016, Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands, signed a development agreement with AmRest Holdings SE for Central and Eastern Europe. AmRest, which currently operates 80 Pizza Hut restaurants in Poland, Russia, and the Czech Republic, signed a master franchise agreement with Pizza Hut with plans to develop over 300 restaurants over the next five years. As a master franchisee, AmRest will have the right to own, develop and sub-franchise Pizza Hut restaurants in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Access our complete research report on YUM for free at:

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Darden Restaurants  

Orlando, Florida headquartered Darden Restaurants Inc.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.59% lower at $60.88 with a total trading volume of 1.14 million shares. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the US and Canada, are trading below their 200-day moving average by 2.02%. The stock has an RSI of 42.56. The complimentary research report on DRI can be downloaded at:

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The Cheesecake Factory  

At the closing bell on Tuesday, shares in Calabasas Hills, California headquartered The Cheesecake Factory Inc. saw a slight drop of 0.50%, ending the day at $52.01. The stock recorded a trading volume of 415,226 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.01% in the previous three months and 14.23% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.86% above its 50-day moving average and 5.55% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of The Cheesecake Factory, which operates full-service and casual dining restaurants primarily in the US, have an RSI of 56.65.

On July 27th, 2016, the company reported that total revenues were $558.9 million in Q2 FY16, as compared to $529.1 million in Q2 FY15. The company's net income and diluted net income per share was $38.59 million and $0.78, respectively, in Q2 FY16, compared to net income and diluted net income per share of $ 34.72 million and $0.69, in Q2 FY15, respectively. Comparable restaurant sales at The Cheesecake Factory restaurants increased 0.3% in Q2 FY16. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and get access to the latest PDF format report on CAKE at:

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Domino's Pizza  

Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Domino's Pizza Inc.'s stock ended the day 0.37% lower at $149.43 with a total trading volume of 454,428 shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.29% in the last month, 23.46% over the previous three months, and 35.11% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 6.60% above its 50-day moving average and 20.16% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Domino's Pizza, which through its subsidiaries, operates as a pizza delivery company in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 63.33.

On August 15th, 2016, Domino's Pizza announced that it is now delivering salads nationwide. Domino's has teamed up with fresh foods innovator Ready Pac Foods, so that stores nationwide can deliver salad option to customers, making Domino's the largest national pizza chain to deliver salads. Domino's salads are now available for $5.99 each when paired with any of Domino's mix and match menu items. Download your free research report on DPZ at:

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