(Reuters)- Chipotle Mexican Grill Ink (NYSE :) On Tuesday, hit by costs associated with continuing business during the COVID-19 outbreak, missed a Wall Street quote for quarterly profits and about after closing bells in fast casual chain stock. It fell by 2%.
Burrito Chain’s powerful digital operations have helped the company survive the worst of the pandemic, but costs are increasing as the distribution network is strengthened.
Supported by the COVID-19 pandemic’s surge in online orders in some parts of the United States, digital sales almost tripled, with comparable sales up 5.7%.
According to the company, total sales for the fourth quarter, which ended December 31, were $ 1.6 billion, up 11.6%.
Except for temporary items, the company generated $ 3.487 per share and missed a $ 3.73 quote, according to Refinitiv’s IBES data.
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