Coronavirus Recovery Watch: With Food Retail Stock Tanking ~30% So Far This Year, Domino’s Stands Out With 15% Gains

by Trefis Team
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Our Food Retail portfolio of 10 stocks shows an average return of 17% in the last five trading days (through March 27) compared with a 13% return in the Dow during the same period. This portfolio reflects one set of possible stocks expected to outperform if there’s a reasonably quick Coronavirus-recovery.


Top Performers

The top 3 performers within the portfolio in the last 5 trading days were:


The top 3 performers on Friday were:

  • Wendy’s Company (0.9% return)
  • Domino’s Pizza (0.1% return)
  • McDonald’s (-2% return)

Portfolio Summary (as of 03/27/20)


Financial Highlights for Top Performer Wendy’s Company

Wendy’s market cap has declined by $1.9 billion from about $5 billion on 12/31/2019 to $3.1 billion now. The company had $1.7 billion in revenue in 2019 from which it derived $136.9 million in net income and $0.60 in earnings per share

As a comparison, Domino’s Pizza had $3.6 billion in revenue in 2019 from which it derived $400.7 million in net income and $9.83 in earnings per share and saw its market cap go from $12 billion on 12/31/2019 to the current level of $13.2 billion


See the Food retail portfolio for more financial highlights on each portfolio company.


Reminder: Portfolio Performance Hinges on Speedy Recovery

Our dashboard forecasting US COVID-19 cases with cross-country comparisons analyzes expected recovery time-frames and possible spread of the virus.

Further, our dashboard -28% Coronavirus crash vs 4 Historic crashes builds a complete macro picture and complements our analyses of the coronavirus outbreak’s impact  


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