Technical Briefing on Restaurants Equities -- Yum! Brands, Wendy's, Bloomin' Brands, Dunkin' Brands, and Texas Roadhouse

May 18, 2015, 09:20 ET from Investor-Edge

LONDON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

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Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM), The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN), Bloomin' Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: BLMN), Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN), and Texas Roadhouse Inc. (NASDAQ: TXRH). Free research report on Yum! Brands can be accessed at http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Yum!%20Brands&d=18-May-2015&s=YUM. The US markets on Friday, May 15, 2015, ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 18,272.56, up 0.11% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 5,048.29, down 0.05%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.08% higher at 2,122.73. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index ended the day at 607.07, up 0.75%, with the index advancing 2.58% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.  

Yum! Brands Inc.'s stock surged 4.38%, to close the day at $93.96. The stock recorded a trading volume of 6.21 million shares, above its three months average volume of 4.09 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $91.10 and $94.10 during the session. Over the last one month and over the past three months, Yum! Brands Inc.'s shares have gained 17.82% and 23.55%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has surged 28.98% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Yum! Brands Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $82.54 is above its 200-day moving average of $75.31. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 31.92 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 75.65. Sign up and read the free notes on YUM at:

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On Friday, shares in The Wendy's Co. recorded a trading volume of 1.52 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 3.18 million shares. The stock ended the day at the previous day's closing of $11.21 and registered an intraday range of $11.13 and $11.30. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 32.45. The Wendy's Co. shares have gained 7.79% in the last one month, 1.54% in the previous three months, and 24.14% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $10.81 and $9.43, respectively. Furthermore, shares of The Wendy's Co. have an RSI of 62.21. The complimentary notes on WEN can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Wendy%27s&d=18-May-2015&s=WEN

Bloomin' Brands Inc.'s stock advanced 1.23% to end Friday's session at $22.25. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.80 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.10 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $21.75 and $22.31 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 19.77. Bloomin' Brands Inc.'s shares have gained 1.64% in the previous three trading sessions. However, the stock has fallen by 1.11% over the last one month and 9.66% in the past three months. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. Bloomin' Brands Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $23.42 is above its 200-day moving average of $21.64. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 45.37. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on BLMN at:

http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Bloomin%27%20Brands&d=18-May-2015&s=BLMN

On Friday, shares in Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. fluctuated between $52.10 and $52.67 before ending the session 0.54% higher at $52.61. The stock reported a trading volume of 2.38 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 1.98 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 31.34. Dunkin' Brands Group Inc.'s stock has gained 9.60% in the last one month, 11.94% in the previous three months, and 23.35% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $49.21 and $46.42, respectively. Moreover, shares of Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. have an RSI of 63.21. The complete research on DNKN is available for free at:

http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Dunkin%27%20Brands&d=18-May-2015&s=DNKN

Texas Roadhouse Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session 0.06% lower at $34.68. A total of 0.51 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 0.70 million shares. The stock vacillated between $34.57 and $34.87 during the session. The stock has advanced 0.55% in the previous three trading sessions and 2.73% since the beginning of 2015. However, Texas Roadhouse Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.26% over the past three months. The company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $35.74 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $31.95. Texas Roadhouse Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 26.16 and has an RSI of 46.60. Free in depth research on TXRH is available at:

http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Texas%20Roadhouse&d=18-May-2015&s=TXRH

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