Today, Foolish analysts Austin Smith and Andrew Tonner talk about Arcos Dorados, a company with a weak year-to-date performance but is still an amazing opportunity. Big exposure to Brazil may be a drag in the foreseeable future, but with a modest penetration rate compared with McDonald's and cheaper valuations than many of its industry peers, Arcos Dorados is a screaming buy today.
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