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BABA   74.62 (+0.80%)
T   16.98 (+0.30%)
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MU   95.15 (+5.01%)
CGC   3.21 (-2.43%)
GE   158.65 (+1.12%)
DIS   111.95 (+0.33%)
AMC   4.36 (+0.93%)
PFE   26.59 (+0.11%)
PYPL   60.54 (+0.33%)
XOM   105.84 (+1.26%)
S&P 500   5,137.08 (+0.80%)
DOW   39,087.38 (+0.23%)
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AMD   202.64 (+5.25%)
BABA   74.62 (+0.80%)
T   16.98 (+0.30%)
F   12.45 (+0.08%)
MU   95.15 (+5.01%)
CGC   3.21 (-2.43%)
GE   158.65 (+1.12%)
DIS   111.95 (+0.33%)
AMC   4.36 (+0.93%)
PFE   26.59 (+0.11%)
PYPL   60.54 (+0.33%)
XOM   105.84 (+1.26%)

Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) Competitors

$2,688.78
+0.01 (+0.00%)
(As of 04:10 PM ET)

CMG vs. YUM, DRI, MCD, QSR, TGT, MELI, ORLY, AZO, ROST, and CVS

Should you be buying Chipotle Mexican Grill stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Chipotle Mexican Grill include Yum! Brands (YUM), Darden Restaurants (DRI), McDonald's (MCD), Restaurant Brands International (QSR), Target (TGT), MercadoLibre (MELI), O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), AutoZone (AZO), Ross Stores (ROST), and CVS Health (CVS). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Chipotle Mexican Grill vs.

Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) and Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, community ranking and dividends.

Yum! Brands presently has a consensus target price of $144.75, suggesting a potential upside of 5.69%. Chipotle Mexican Grill has a consensus target price of $2,469.88, suggesting a potential downside of 8.24%. Given Chipotle Mexican Grill's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Yum! Brands is more favorable than Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Yum! Brands
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.43
Chipotle Mexican Grill
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
16 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

In the previous week, Yum! Brands and Yum! Brands both had 22 articles in the media. Yum! Brands' average media sentiment score of 0.73 beat Chipotle Mexican Grill's score of 0.68 indicating that Chipotle Mexican Grill is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Yum! Brands
10 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Chipotle Mexican Grill
11 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Yum! Brands has a net margin of 22.57% compared to Yum! Brands' net margin of 12.45%. Yum! Brands' return on equity of 44.41% beat Chipotle Mexican Grill's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Yum! Brands22.57% -17.76% 24.72%
Chipotle Mexican Grill 12.45%44.41%16.27%

80.2% of Yum! Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.2% of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Yum! Brands shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Chipotle Mexican Grill received 574 more outperform votes than Yum! Brands when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 65.31% of users gave Yum! Brands an outperform vote while only 59.80% of users gave Chipotle Mexican Grill an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Yum! BrandsOutperform Votes
1062
65.31%
Underperform Votes
564
34.69%
Chipotle Mexican GrillOutperform Votes
1636
59.80%
Underperform Votes
1100
40.20%

Yum! Brands has a beta of 1.09, suggesting that its share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chipotle Mexican Grill has a beta of 1.29, suggesting that its share price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Yum! Brands has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Chipotle Mexican Grill. Yum! Brands is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Chipotle Mexican Grill, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Yum! Brands$7.08B5.45$1.60B$5.5924.50
Chipotle Mexican Grill$9.87B7.47$1.23B$44.3560.68

Summary

Chipotle Mexican Grill beats Yum! Brands on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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CMG vs. The Competition

MetricChipotle Mexican GrillEating places IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$73.79B$8.73B$20.92B$17.52B
Dividend YieldN/A3.20%184.63%3.58%
P/E Ratio60.6837.7921.5421.79
Price / Sales7.472.127.197.68
Price / Cash46.9319.7517.2716.96
Price / Book24.106.685.925.88
Net Income$1.23B$310.71M$643.98M$863.03M
7 Day Performance1.58%0.53%0.80%0.69%
1 Month Performance10.22%-0.25%2.76%1.67%
1 Year Performance81.24%8.11%3.35%104.96%

Chipotle Mexican Grill Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
YUM
Yum! Brands
4.2652 of 5 stars
$137.04
-0.7%
$144.75
+5.6%
+8.8%$38.55B$7.08B24.5235,000
DRI
Darden Restaurants
4.637 of 5 stars
$169.51
0.0%
$174.83
+3.1%
+19.4%$20.24B$10.49B20.50187,384Positive News
MCD
McDonald's
4.9118 of 5 stars
$293.77
-1.1%
$320.10
+9.0%
+10.6%$212.12B$25.49B25.39150,000
QSR
Restaurant Brands International
3.9992 of 5 stars
$75.50
-1.2%
$81.69
+8.2%
+20.4%$23.59B$7.02B20.036,400Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
TGT
Target
4.6721 of 5 stars
$151.99
+1.2%
$155.50
+2.3%
-9.2%$70.17B$109.12B19.39440,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
MELI
MercadoLibre
4.7214 of 5 stars
$1,607.44
-0.2%
$1,804.29
+12.2%
+30.8%$81.27B$14.47B82.2613,856Analyst Report
ORLY
O'Reilly Automotive
4.1564 of 5 stars
$1,081.75
+1.9%
$1,056.44
-2.3%
+31.0%$63.90B$15.81B28.1187,745Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
AZO
AutoZone
4.058 of 5 stars
$2,952.97
+6.6%
$2,868.88
-2.8%
+20.9%$51.06B$17.46B21.43119,000Earnings Report
Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
ROST
Ross Stores
3.6369 of 5 stars
$149.62
+1.2%
$135.42
-9.5%
+34.8%$50.37B$18.70B29.63101,000Upcoming Earnings
CVS
CVS Health
4.9721 of 5 stars
$76.26
-0.2%
$90.00
+18.0%
-11.0%$95.97B$357.78B11.80300,000Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:CMG) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff