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Yes, We Want Fries With That

Whether it's sugar-filled soft drinks or fat-laden burgers, people can’t seem to get enough of what’s bad for them. It’s convenient, it’s cheap, it tastes great, and in times when people are working more and making less, it’s no surprise that sales of junk foods have continued to rise. Here in the US, fast-food sales are expected to rise 4.9% from 2012 to $188.1 billion in 2013.[1] Abroad, millions of newly minted middle-class consumers are discovering the joys of a Big Mac or pepperoni pizza. Emerging markets are the next frontier for these companies, and one American company, Yum Brands, already derives 40% of its profit from China alone.[2] Put it all together and you may have an opportunity for investors looking to get a slice of the pie. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
39.9% Beverages 1.2%
20.1% Coca-Cola Co. KO 2.3%
14.7% PepsiCo Inc. PEP 4.0%
3.7% Monster Beverage Corp MNST --
1.4% Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. DPS 25.5%
38.2% Fast Food Restaurants 16.2%
20.1% McDonalds Corp. MCD 7.4%
5.5% Yum! Brands Inc. YUM 17.0%
1.3% Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. TAST 73.1%
1.1% Bojangles' Inc BOJA --
1.0% Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc PLKI 37.6%
1.0% Sonic Corp. SONC 31.8%
1.0% Arcos Dorados Holdings ARCO 44.1%
1.0% Dominos Pizza Inc. DPZ 44.4%
1.0% Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. KKD 0.6%
0.9% Papa Johns International Inc. PZZA 72.8%
0.9% Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. RRGB 51.9%
0.9% Wendys International Inc. WEN 16.7%
0.9% Wingstop Inc WING --
0.9% Jack in the Box Inc. JACK 36.2%
0.8% Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc FRSH 67.1%
20.2% Snacks & Packaged Foods 17.3%
10.0% Mondelez International Inc MDLZ 21.7%
5.9% Hershey Foods Corp. HSY 0.6%
2.3% Pinnacle Foods PF 39.7%
1.1% Snyder's-Lance Inc. LNCE 25.3%
1.0% Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. TR 11.6%
1.7% Ice Cream 5.8%
1.7% Unilever PLC ADS UL 5.8%