Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) reported a decline in earnings. The reasoning was pretty simple — rising costs associated with promotions paired with store openings. Going forward, the earnings growth should eventually stabilize.
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)’ offers an added element of uncertainty that McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) doesn’t have. Therefore, McDonald’s is a better investment opportunity from a growth and valuation standpoint. Those who want to invest into something slightly riskier should consider an investment into The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE). The Cheesecake Factory will grow the fastest out of the three.
Alexander Cho has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends McDonald’s. The Motley Fool owns shares of Darden Restaurants and McDonald’s.
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