Services Sector Announce Disaster Relief Donations and New Leadership Appointments - Research Report on McDonald's, Starbucks, Yum! Brands, Chipotle, and Brinker

Dec 27, 2013, 08:00 ET from Analysts' Corner

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD), Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX), Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG), and Brinker International Inc. (NYSE: EAT). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

McDonald's Corp. Research Report

On November 13, 2013, McDonald's Corp. (McDonald's) announced that it will contribute to Typhoon Haiyan disaster relief efforts with a donation of $300,000 to the International Federation of the Red Cross. The Company stated that Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) will donate $100,000 to RMHC Philippines to help provide food and water for children and families in the Eastern Visayas Region. "RMHC is directing funds to our local Chapter in the Philippines," said J.C. Gonzalez-Mendez, president and CEO of RMHC. "The Chapter has the infrastructure and partnerships on the ground to provide for the immediate and critical needs of children and families." The Company said that the donation will help the RMHC Chapter to purchase, pack and transport goods, like rice and water, to towns in the affected areas, including Tacloban, Samar, Ormoc, Iloilo and Northern Cebu. The Full Research Report on McDonald's Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Starbucks Corporation Research Report

On November 14, 2013, Starbucks Corporation (Starbucks) announced that the Starbucks Foundation will be contributing $350,000 to support the relief and rebuilding efforts in the region affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan. The Company said that it is contributing $200,000 to the American Red Cross Typhoon Appeal, and $150,000 to Mercy Corps to support long-term rebuilding efforts. According to the Company, organizations have already initiated the complex work of recovery. Starbucks also mentioned that its business partner Rustan Coffee has made a donation of $12,000 to the Volunteer Services Organization and to its stores in the Philippines. The Full Research Report on Starbucks Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Yum! Brands, Inc. Research Report

On November 13, 2013, Yum! Brands, Inc. (Yum! Brands) announced that the Company is directing $1.5 million from its World Hunger Relief global effort to provide food to families affected by the recent typhoon in the Philippines. According to the Company, the funds will help the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) feed those in urgent need of food assistance. Commenting on this effort, Chairman and CEO David Novak, said, "The situation in the Philippines is devastating and our sympathies go out to everyone impacted by the typhoon. The $1.5 million that we are sending will provide more than six million meals to those in need." The Full Research Report on Yum! Brands, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Research Report

November 11, 2013, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (Chipotle) announced that the Company is now offering catering nationwide just in time for the holiday season. According to Chipotle, customers around the country can spice up their holiday festivities with Chipotle catering for parties of 20 or more from November 11, 2013 through December 31, 2013. Further, Chipotle stated that customers who present their catering receipts at any US Chipotle location before January 31, 2014, will be able to redeem a gift for themselves of two free burritos, bowls, orders of tacos or salads. The Full Research Report on Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Brinker International Inc. Research Report

On November 7, 2013, Brinker International Inc. (Brinker) announced that the Board of Directors for Brinker International, Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of $0.24 per share on the common stock of the company, payable on December 26, 2013 to shareholders of record as of December 6, 2013. The Company also reported that the Board has elected Joe DePinto as Chairman, following Doug Brooks' announcement last fall that he would be stepping down from the position. According to Brinker, DePinto is the CEO and President for 7-Eleven, Inc. and also sits on the Company's Board.  The Full Research Report on Brinker International Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


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