Here’s something you don’t see often. Shares of Taco Bell operator Yum Brands (YUM) are soaring – while Chipotle (CMG) are down. How can that even be?
The answer has nothing to do with taco or burritos or even carnitas. The reason is all about the vagaries of Wall Street expectations – and how profits measure up – which is a game that rules Wall Street this time of year.