Who's Winning the Burger War?

They may be working their buns off, but Wendy's (WEN) and Burger King Worldwide (BKW) can't keep up with industry leader McDonald's (MCD) on a business basis. But you'd think it was exactly the opposite based on their respective 2012 to 2013 share-price performances.

In 1997, before eating burgers was vilified by the media, the big three chains were tightly bunched in annual unit volumes (AUV). MCD led No. 2 BKW by about 22.9% in AUV and surpassed WEN's by approximately 25.7%. In the past decade and a half, Wendy's has edged out Burger King for second place while McDonald's has widened its dominance over both....489 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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