Chipotle Takes a Big Bite Out of Earnings

Posted April 26, 2017

(NYSE:CMG). Btim invested in 0.01% or 1,041 shares. "(CMG)" was originally reported by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily. It trades for 47 times the company's "stretch" 2017 EPS target of $10, and almost 60 times the $8.15 per share that analysts (on average) think it will actually earn this year.

A total of 26 analysts have released a report on Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.

(NYSE:CMG) is getting prepared to post earnings results on 4/25/2017 4:30:00 PM. The burrito giant said that it had $1.60 in earnings per share (EPS) and $1.07 billion in revenue, with consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters calling for $1.27 in EPS and $1.05 billion in revenue. The business earned $1.03 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.05 billion. United Kingdom-based Henderson Group Incorporated Public Ltd has invested 0.01% in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 6.4, and it's gotten there by action that has been less volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. During the same period a year ago, the firm earned $2.17 earnings per share. Part of the data in this report is derived from Zacks Research and FactSet. Looking back over the last month, shares have performed 15.08%. It doesn't guarantee that they'll make money on the stock, however, but it greatly enhances the chance that they will turn a profit. It turned negative, as 84 investors sold Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. shares while 198 reduced holdings. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating and set a $405.00 price objective on shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill in a report on Thursday, January 12th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. (NYSE:CMG) was down -2.15% during the last trading session, with a day high of 482.82.

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Recent Insider Trading for Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. The company has a market capitalization of $13.78 billion, a PE ratio of 622.19 and a beta of 0.59.

The stock's 50 day moving average is 432.55 and its 200 day moving average is 409.13.

Since March 7, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $21,880 activity. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 416 shares in the company, valued at $165,447.36. Tompkins Financial Corp raised its position in Chipotle Mexican Grill by 338.9% in the first quarter. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. FNY Partners Fund LP acquired a new stake in shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill during the fourth quarter worth $189,000. Shinko Asset Management Co. The food safety story generated headlines throughout much of 2016 as the company struggled to contain the proper messaging after an E. Coli outbreak hit several states called into question Chipotle's promise of serving fresher and healthier foods than rivals like McDonald's (mcd). That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of CMG. If you are viewing this news story on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & worldwide trademark and copyright laws. Expansion may seem to be doing little more than padding revenue growth at the expense of escalating its operating costs, but it will be a big factor in bottom-line growth if Chipotle ever gets back to its peak margin performance. The Company's Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants serve a menu of burritos, tacos, burrito bowls (a burrito without the tortilla) and salads.