Jim Cramer reacts to Chipotle big earnings beat: ‘Chipotle delivered’

Chipotle shares managed to pop double digits Wednesday thanks to the restaurant chain’s culture, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said.

“This company has an phenomenal culture of buyer-centric innovation, and that culture has been turbocharged since they hired Brian Nicoll as CEO when Chipotle’s stock became languishing the $200s after a series of health scares,” the “Mad Money” host said.

The feedback come after the stock closed at $1,755.99, leaping greater than 11% after Chipotle reported a predominant earnings beat within the second quarter on revenues that topped pre-pandemic ranges.

The surge came alongside positive aspects in predominant U.S. stock averages as Wall Avenue persevered to leap inspire from a predominant tumble on Monday.

Cramer highlighted how the corporate embraced technology to elevate digital ordering, leaned on food offer and capitalized on their modernized drive-thru lanes called “Chipotlane” amid Covid-19 lockdowns to preserve the alternate.

“We ceaselessly hear about these executives who narrate a crisis is a gruesome thing to raze. As a rule they’re profitable blowing smoke. No longer Chipotle. Chipotle delivered,” Cramer said.

“The apt thing is that, unlike close to every company I apply, Chipotle held on to its digital positive aspects after the tubby re-opening.”

Chipotle posted $1.89 billion of income final quarter, up close to 39% from a year within the past and about 32% increased than the same quarter in 2019.

The corporate furthermore doubled its second-quarter profit from 2019, reporting $188 million on the final analysis when when in contrast with $91 million two years within the past.

Shares of Chipotle are up greater than 26% after surroundings a file terminate.