Cooling on Chili's
Dallas-based Brinker International's stock is down today -- 55 cents, at last look, to $18.48 -- after an analyst gave it a "neutral" rating. And why's Christopher O'Cull of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey so so-so on Doug Brooks' chain of eateries? 'Cause, says the Associated Press, "Chili's has been unable to stand out from the pack of casual dining restaurants and faces increased competition from quick-service chains." Come to think of it, I can't recall the last time I went to Chili's. But right now, I could totally go for an Oldtimer®. How 'bout you, Rhett Miller? --Robert Wilonsky
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