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Panera Bread (pnra) Stock Research

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Company Description: Panera Bread Company (Panera Bread) develops, operates, and franchises a chain of bakery-cafes throughout the US under the Panera Bread and Saint Louis Bread Co. names. The menu includes a variety of breads, bagels, pastries, sandwiches, and soups, complemented by seasonal items. In 2007, Panera Bread Company owned or franchised over 1,200 locations in 38 states. Update

Market Research Update

Discretionary Industry Analysis: The consumer discretionary industry includes companies whose sales come from consumer discretionary income purchases. Discretionary income = gross income less taxes and necessities such as rent, mortgage and food. Discretionary Trading Strategy: The consumer discretionary industry tends to be very sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued discretionary investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell discretionary investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase consumer discretionary investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Panera Bread's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise. Panera Bread possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits.

Strategy: Panera Bread targets customers who have very specific needs and with solutions that are difficult to replicate. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

Panera Bread has consistent operating results. This lowers the risk that Panera Bread will suddenly have difficulty and it increases investor confidence in the value they place on each share.

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