Restaurants Are Still Tasty

It's no secret the restaurant business is an appealing investment. People have to eat, and dining out has become part of the American lifestyle. Thanks to wonderful concepts like Chipotle (CMG), dining out more than occasionally is no longer detrimental to one's health. But from an investing perspective, good restaurants offer a stable, consistent, cash-flow business. The future value of any stock ultimately relies on future cash that can be generated.

We always hear about McDonald's (MCD), Yum! Brands (YUM) and other fast food titans, but some less-visible stocks have appetizing future profit and cash-flow growth. And as the economy continues to improve, business could continue to improve for restaurants. The biggest beneficiaries will be non-fast-food purveyors and fast-food concepts offering anything but mass-produced burgers and fries. One name that I thought little of was Nathan's Famous (NATH). Nathan's operates a chain of fast food concepts, including Nathan's iconic flagship location in Coney Island, N.Y. Most know Nathan's by its world-famous hot dogs, also sold in grocery stores....221 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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