Shaun Currie, CFA
Long/short equity, hedge fund analyst, momentum

Kona Grill: The Next Great Restaurant Chain

Don't you ever say to yourself "I wish I would have bought stock in that company in its infancy?" I know I have, and I think that Kona Grill (NASDAQ:KONA) provides all of us with that second chance. With only 25 total locations to be open by the end of this year, and the possibility for over 100 locations at maturity, the company is poised for sustainable long-term growth above the industry average.

Business Overview

Kona Grill, Inc. operates a chain of upscale casual restaurants, focusing on sushi, American grill fare, and bar items. The company competes against other upscale casual restaurants including BJ's Restaurants (NASDAQ:BJRI), The Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE), P.F. Chang's, Bravo Brio...

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