Wendy's (WEN +8.3%) shares sizzle as Q2 same-store sales jumped 2.3%, a full point better than...

|About: The Wendy's Company (WEN)|By:, SA News Editor

Wendy's (WEN +8.3%) shares sizzle as Q2 same-store sales jumped 2.3%, a full point better than estimates, as patrons keep coming despite economic uncertainty. A strong second-half outlook supports Janney's belief that Wendy's is on its way to passing Burger King as the no. 2 burger chain. Among other eateries: MCD +1.9%, EAT +13.8%, YUM +5.9%, THI +4%.