Chipotle (NYSE: CMG) had a difficult year in 2020, to say the least. The coronavirus pandemic led it to close its doors to in-person dining and make a quick pivot to meal delivery and pick-up options. Fortunately for shareholders, Chipotle did this incredibly well.
The new year is here, and 2021 will bring with it a host of its own challenges. The biggest of them is getting enough of the population vaccinated against the COVID-19 disease to return to normalcy. In case the rollout of vaccinations takes longer than expected, Chipotle will need to move forward in a way that prepares for a mixed scenario. Here are three things investors can look for from Chipotle in 2021.