McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has the current quarter growth of 7.6%



McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $127.2. The stock traded with the volume of 5.7 Million in the last trading session. McDonald’s Corporation opened at $120.22 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.17%. The Bid price in the last session was $119.30 x 300 and the Ask price was $119.47 x 500. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

McDonald’s Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 99.05 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $131.96 and 52-Week Low of $110.33 and it touched its 52-week high on May 10, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Oct 20, 2016.

McDonald’s Corporation reported its last Earnings on Oct 21 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $1.62/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $1.48/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.14/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 9.5%. The company will report its next earnings on 23-Jan-17.

25 number of analysts also provided their insight on McDonald’s Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $127.2. They also projected Low Price Target as $110 while High Price Target is set at $140.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 5 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 9 reported it as Buy.16 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 1 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

McDonald’s Corporation annual Divided is 3.76 while it’s Dividend Yield is 3.15%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 22.29 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 19.27. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 3.97 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 0, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 43.7 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 55.58.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 13.7 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 188.6% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 16.4%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 2.9% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 4.36 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 0.81 percent.

A look at performance overview of McDonald’s Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is 0.42 percent while Performance Month is 6.78%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 3.92% and Half Year Performance value stands at -0.03%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 7.42 percent. McDonald’s Corporation has its YTD performance of 4.07 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 14 Nov 2016 where President Hsieh Jackson did a transaction type “Buy” in which 9500 shares were traded at a price of $10.62. Another insider trade includes Chief Financial Officer Joseph (Phillip D JR) who also initiated a transaction in which 2516 shares were traded on 9 Nov 2016 as “Buy”. On 30 Sep 2016 Officer Greenstreet (Michelle M) traded 1177 shares as “Sell” at $13.33. Chief Executive Officer Nolan (Thomas H Jr) Sell 15000 shares on 31 Aug 2016 at the price of $13.23.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Robert W. Baird on 30-Aug-16 who Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Outperform. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 15-Aug-16, Argus took an action “Downgrade” from Buy to Hold. On 22-Jun-16, the stock was Downgrade to Neutral by Nomura.