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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
38.7% Beverages 3.7%
18.2% PepsiCo Inc. PEP 8.3%
17.2% Coca-Cola Co. KO 3.4%
1.3% Monster Beverage Corp MNST --
1.0% National Beverage Corp. FIZZ 20.4%
1.0% Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. DPS 29.3%
33.0% Fast Food Restaurants 10.9%
20.6% McDonalds Corp. MCD 0.6%
1.3% Carrols Restaurant Group Inc. TAST 43.7%
1.2% Papa Johns International Inc. PZZA 82.7%
1.2% Yum! Brands Inc. YUM 13.7%
1.1% Dominos Pizza Inc. DPZ 56.7%
1.1% Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. RRGB 19.7%
1.0% Jack in the Box Inc. JACK 48.3%
1.0% Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc PLKI 39.8%
1.0% Wendys International Inc. WEN 30.0%
0.9% Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. KKD 19.6%
0.9% Sonic Corp. SONC 24.8%
0.9% Arcos Dorados Holdings ARCO 54.2%
0.8% El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc LOCO --
25.6% Snacks & Packaged Foods 17.0%
8.1% Mondelez International Inc MDLZ 11.3%
7.7% Hershey Foods Corp. HSY 4.9%
6.4% Pinnacle Foods PF 50.5%
1.4% Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. TR 10.5%
1.1% Snyder's-Lance Inc. LNCE 23.3%
1.0% J&J Snack Foods Corp. JJSF 20.0%
2.7% Ice Cream 2.7%
2.7% Unilever PLC ADS UL 2.7%