5 Restaurant Stocks Rising Above the Rest

Inflation and labor shortages are just two challenges facing restaurant stocks, but these five picks are well-positioned to ride out the storm.

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Restaurant stocks could be growthy comeback play in 2022, though they're hardly a slam dunk.

Restaurants are pulling numerous levers to resuscitate sales of on-premise dining, drive-thru pickup and delivery channels to recover from some of the ill-effects COVID-19 had on consumers' patronage. And their efforts are only being further complicated by inflationary pressures, supply-chain issues and labor shortages.


Data is as of April 4. Dividend yields are calculated by annualizing the most recent payout and dividing by the share price. Analysts' opinions courtesy of S&P Global Market Intelligence. Stocks are listed by analysts' consensus recommendation, from lowest to highest.

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Riccardo A. Davis
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Riccardo is an award-winning business journalist who has covered Fortune 500 companies for news organizations across the United States.