Pepperoni And Profits: Pizza Stocks Are Hot

""According to Money.CNN.com, “There’s nothing hotter than a pizza fresh out of the oven — except pizza restaurant stocks.”

“Shares of Yum! Brands (YUM, Fortune 500), the parent of Pizza Hut (as well as KFC and Taco Bell), are up 14% this year and are near an all-time high. Papa John’s (PZZA) has gained 20% this year and are close to a 52-week high. And then there’s Domino’s (DPZ). It’s soared more than 50% in 2011. If this trend continues, I’m sure it won’t be long before someone comes up with the idea to create a triple-leveraged ETF that goes long in pizza stocks. Might I suggest the ticker symbol PIES?”