Mark Yagalla
Gold, currencies, macro, commodities

Why Chuy's Is Not The Next Chipotle

Chuy's Holdings (NASDAQ:CHUY) is a name that gets a lot of investors excited about. After all, it's every investor's dream to find the next Chipotle Mexican Grill or Chili's in the Tex-Mex space. The demographics are certainly there. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Hispanic population is projected to be the fastest growing demographic in the U.S., nearly tripling in size from 48.4 million people in 2009 to 132.8 million people by 2050. In addition, Americans from all walks of life are embracing the flavorful cuisine.

That has caused investors to bid up shares of Chuy's Holdings due to the perceived phenomenal growth potential. After all, the chain has only 47 full-service locations. Next year, the company...

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