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Chipotle's Sequential Same-Store Sales Drop Was Leaked By Management

Soon after I published my last Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) article entitled "Need A Reason To Short Chipotle? Try Envy And Misleading Same-Store Sales Statistics," I happened to notice something in the prior conference call, too late to include in my article. Specifically, although management has a history of giving such conservative guidance that it is basically worthless, CFO John R. Hartung stated something that was buried and apparently overlooked/forgotten during the Q&A…