Breakfast Technical Briefing on Restaurants Stocks -- Darden Restaurants, Brinker, Restaurant Brands, and Yum! Brands

NEW YORK, August 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on DRI, EAT, QSR, or YUM then come over to and sign up for your free customized report today. Today's research on is focused on Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI), Brinker International Inc. (NYSE: EAT), Restaurant Brands International Inc. (NYSE: QSR), and Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM). The profitability of individual companies in the Restaurants space can vary; quick-service restaurants rely on efficient operations and high volume sales, while full-service restaurants rely on high-margin items and effective marketing. Daily Stock Tracker published free research reports on these stocks today at:

Darden Restaurants 

Orlando, Florida-based Darden Restaurants Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.71% lower at $82.75 with a total trading volume of 1.37 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 13.79% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 3.56%. Furthermore, shares of Darden Restaurants, which through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the US and Canada, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 39.35. See our free and comprehensive research report on DRI at:

Brinker International 

Shares in Dallas, Texas-based Brinker International Inc. ended at $35.36, up 0.11% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.24 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 5.41% below their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Brinker, which together with its subsidiaries, owns, develops, operates, and franchises casual dining restaurants worldwide, have an RSI of 47.49.

On August 03rd, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Sector Perform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $49 a share to $40 a share.

On August 10th, 2017, Brinker announced results for the Q4 FY17 and year ended June 28th, 2017. For Q4 FY17, highlights included GAAP earnings per diluted share of $1.02; total revenues of $810.7 million; and Company sales of $785.8 million. Additionally for FY17, cash flows provided by operating activities were $312.9 million; capital expenditures totaled $102.6 million; and free cash flow was $210.3 million. EAT free research report is just a click away at:

Restaurant Brands International 

Oakville, Canada headquartered Restaurant Brands International Inc.'s stock ended yesterday's session 0.65% higher at $60.04 with a total trading volume of 654,478 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.74% over the previous three months and 25.98% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 10.38% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Restaurant Brands, which owns, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants under the Tim Hortons and Burger King brand names, have an RSI of 46.27.

On August 02nd, 2017, Restaurant Brands announced that it has entered into an agreement with a joint venture partner to develop and grow the TIM HORTONS® brand in Spain. This agreement is the latest example of the Company's commitment to deliver on its international growth strategy to expand its iconic brands around the world. Sign up for your complimentary report on QSR at:

Yum! Brands 

On Monday, shares in Louisville, Kentucky headquartered Yum! Brands Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.12 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 2.05 million shares. The stock finished 0.95% higher at $76.28. The Company's shares have advanced 3.64% in the last one month, 10.20% in the previous three months, and 20.45% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.86% and 13.32%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Yum! Brands, which through its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises quick service restaurants, have an RSI of 62.44.

On July 18th, 2017, Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, announced that the Company, along with its franchisees, expects to hire nearly 3,000 new drivers a month through the end of the year. The hiring effort will bring in approximately 14,000 new drivers across the system. The new delivery driver hires will include full-and part-time positions, and are based on the needs of the individual restaurant and market.

On August 04th, 2017, research firm UBS reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $76 a share to $83 a share. Register for free on and download the latest research report on YUM at:

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