Today on Marketfoolery, Fool.com analyst Austin Smith and Motley Fool One analyst Jason Moser take a look at Wendy's (NYSE: WEN) big drop yesterday. 

After an analyst recently downgraded the stock on the expectation that the company would put out a same-store sales miss this earnings period, the stock fell big for the day. 

Ultimately our analysts believe Wendy's is stuck between a rock and a hard place. 

But it's not all doom and gloom in the restaurant space. Jack in the Box (Nasdaq: JACK) is hitting all-time highs on what seems to be enthusiasm for its Qdoba restaurant brand.

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Austin Smith owns shares of McDonald's. Chris Hill has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Jason Moser has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Arcos Dorados and McDonald's. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Jack in the Box and McDonald's. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.