Ignite Restaurant Group
Successful investing, is one of life's pursuits that lends itself to endless metaphors. Because of the competition, and the emotional toll involved when putting real money on the line, I always find that sports metaphors are especially fitting. So with the baseball season in full swing, and the market uncertain, it's time for you to invest in some home-run stocks.
Home-run stocks, usually small-caps, offer the possibility of more »
Ignite Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: IRG) is a recent IPO listing in May 2012. The business has two separate concepts: Joe’s Crab Shack and Brick House Tavern + Tap. Joe’s is the biggest part of IRG’s business with 129 restaurants and Brick House has 15 restaurants. Both of them are casual dining.
IRG hit a high of just over $19 shortly following the IPO. By mid-July it dropped to more »
Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ: RUTH) is a company that cleaned up its balance sheet in 2012 and has (compared to its peers) solid fundamentals, a well-balanced growth plan, and management that is relatively new but experienced and motivated. Due to these factors, the company's stock could increase substantially in the next several months and it might even be considered an acquisition target by a larger restaurant chain or more »
Restaurants have only weeks left to finish 2012 on a high note for sales. The headwinds that restaurants face this year are fierce, considering the uncertain economic conditions compounded by agricultural inflation, also known as agflation, around the world. It comes down to sales, and some restaurants are doing a better job than others using promotions to capture consumers' attention and wallets.
Chili's Grill and Bar Restaurant, which is more »
All apologies to the spiritual folks. “Resurrection profits” (according to the dictionary of Kevin) are the profits generated by stocks from an entity that took a big hit, turned things around and thus created wealth for the astute that jumped in when things were the darkest knowing full well that the dawn was coming. Ignite Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: IRG) is looking to be a resurrection profits opportunity after taking a more »