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Micron to bring microchip plant to upstate New York
Tyson Foods Takes a Lickin’ and Keeps on Tickin’ Lower
Bonner’s “4th and Final Prediction”—First 3 came true, will this too? (Ad)
Stocks rise in extended rally, clawing back more ground
Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War
S&P 500   3,790.93
DOW   30,316.32
QQQ   282.13
6 Benefits of Working With a Franchise Consultant or Broker
Sell every Stock except ONE (Ad)
Small-Cap Catalyst Pharma Is Among Market's Best Price Performers
3 Safe Earnings Plays for a Risk-Off Market
Sell every Stock except ONE (Ad)
Micron to bring microchip plant to upstate New York
Tyson Foods Takes a Lickin’ and Keeps on Tickin’ Lower
Bonner’s “4th and Final Prediction”—First 3 came true, will this too? (Ad)
Stocks rise in extended rally, clawing back more ground
Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War
S&P 500   3,790.93
DOW   30,316.32
QQQ   282.13
6 Benefits of Working With a Franchise Consultant or Broker
Sell every Stock except ONE (Ad)
Small-Cap Catalyst Pharma Is Among Market's Best Price Performers
3 Safe Earnings Plays for a Risk-Off Market
Sell every Stock except ONE (Ad)
Micron to bring microchip plant to upstate New York
Tyson Foods Takes a Lickin’ and Keeps on Tickin’ Lower
Bonner’s “4th and Final Prediction”—First 3 came true, will this too? (Ad)
Stocks rise in extended rally, clawing back more ground
Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War
NYSE:MCD

McDonald's - MCD Stock Forecast, Price & News

$238.50
+3.16 (+1.34%)
(As of 10/4/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$236.21
$241.05
50-Day Range
$230.74
$266.82
52-Week Range
$217.68
$271.15
Volume
3.67 million shs
Average Volume
2.93 million shs
Market Capitalization
$175.47 billion
P/E Ratio
29.37
Dividend Yield
2.35%
Price Target
$284.36

McDonald's MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.79 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
19.2% Upside
$284.36 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.90% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.39
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.17mentions of McDonald
Based on 35 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.25 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.02%
From $9.83 to $10.52 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.83 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

39th out of 216 stocks

Eating Places Industry

10th out of 45 stocks

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About McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) Stock

McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States and internationally. Its restaurants offer hamburgers and cheeseburgers, chicken sandwiches and nuggets, wraps, fries, salads, oatmeal, shakes, desserts, sundaes, soft serve cones, bakery items, soft drinks, coffee, and beverages and other beverages, as well as breakfast menu, including biscuit and bagel sandwiches, breakfast burritos, hotcakes, and other sandwiches. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 40,031 restaurants. McDonald's Corporation was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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MCD Stock News Headlines

Still Lovin' It: Investors Keep Visiting McDonald's
What is it that makes McDonald's stock still appetizing after all these years? Let’s dig into the bottom of the bag for that last fry to find out.
Kareem Daniel Elected to McDonald's Board of Directors
Burger King Puts Another New Whopper on the Menu
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MCD Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/16 Dividend
8/31/2022
Dividend Payable
9/16/2022
Today
10/04/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Eating places
Sub-Industry
Restaurants
CUSIP
58013510
Employees
200,000
Year Founded
1955

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$284.36
High Stock Price Forecast
$320.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$246.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+19.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.79
Research Coverage
28 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$7.55 billion
Pretax Margin
32.85%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$23.22 billion
Cash Flow
$12.23 per share
Book Value
($6.16) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
734,393,000
Market Cap
$175.47 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.59

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Christopher J. KempczinskiMr. Christopher J. Kempczinski (Age 53)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $6.03M
  • Mr. Kevin M. OzanMr. Kevin M. Ozan (Age 59)
    Corp. Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $3.01M
  • Ms. Desiree Ralls-Morrison (Age 55)
    Corp. Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $1.64M
  • Mr. Ian Frederick BordenMr. Ian Frederick Borden (Age 53)
    Pres of International
    Comp: $4.03M
  • Mr. Joseph ErlingerMr. Joseph Erlinger (Age 48)
    Pres of McDonald's USA
    Comp: $2.95M
  • Ms. Catherine A. HoovelMs. Catherine A. Hoovel (Age 51)
    Corp. Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller
  • Mr. Mike Flores
    Sr. VP & Investor Relations Officer
  • Ms. Amy Kovalan
    VP & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Michael Gonda
    Sr. VP & Chief Communications Officer
  • Ms. Morgan Flatley
    Global Chief Marketing Officer













MCD Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell McDonald's stock right now?

28 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for McDonald's in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 22 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" MCD shares.
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What is McDonald's' stock price forecast for 2022?

28 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for McDonald's' shares. Their MCD share price forecasts range from $246.00 to $320.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $284.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have MCD shares performed in 2022?

McDonald's' stock was trading at $268.07 at the beginning of the year. Since then, MCD shares have decreased by 11.0% and is now trading at $238.50.
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Are investors shorting McDonald's?

McDonald's saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,580,000 shares, an increase of 16.5% from the August 31st total of 5,650,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,380,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 0.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is McDonald's' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How can I listen to McDonald's' earnings call?

McDonald's will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 27th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were McDonald's' earnings last quarter?

McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 26th. The fast-food giant reported $2.55 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.45 by $0.10. The fast-food giant earned $5.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.82 billion. McDonald's had a net margin of 25.77% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 129.90%. McDonald's's revenue for the quarter was down 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.37 EPS.
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How often does McDonald's pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for McDonald's?

McDonald's announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $1.38 per share on Friday, September 16th. This represents a $5.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 31st.
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Is McDonald's a good dividend stock?

McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) pays an annual dividend of $5.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.35%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 45 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 67.98%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MCD will have a dividend payout ratio of 52.47% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for MCD.

What is Chris Kempczinski's approval rating as McDonald's' CEO?

2,583 employees have rated McDonald's Chief Executive Officer Chris Kempczinski on Glassdoor.com. Chris Kempczinski has an approval rating of 78% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of McDonald's own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other McDonald's investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Walmart (WMT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

What is McDonald's' stock symbol?

McDonald's trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MCD."

Who are McDonald's' major shareholders?

McDonald's' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Meyer Handelman Co. (0.02%), Park National Corp OH (0.01%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.01%), Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.01%), Lynch & Associates IN (0.00%) and Thomasville National Bank (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Catherine A Hoovel, Catherine M Engelbert, Christopher J Kempczinski, Daniel Henry, Enrique Hernandez Jr, Enrique Hernandez, Jr, Francesca A Debiase, Ian Frederick Borden, John J Mulligan, John W Rogers Jr, Joseph M Erlinger and Kevin M Ozan.
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How do I buy shares of McDonald's?

Shares of MCD stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is McDonald's' stock price today?

One share of MCD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $238.50.

How much money does McDonald's make?

McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) has a market capitalization of $175.47 billion and generates $23.22 billion in revenue each year. The fast-food giant earns $7.55 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.12 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does McDonald's have?

The company employs 200,000 workers across the globe.

Does McDonald's have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of McDonald's: 3267114 Nova Scotia Company, Apprente, Asia Pacific McD Franchising, Boston Market, Donatos Pizza, HanGook McDonald's Co. Ltd., Limited Liability Company "NRO", MCD Europe Limited, MCD Global Franchising Limited, McD APMEA Singapore Investments Pte. Ltd., McD Asia Pacific LLC, McDonald's Australia Limited, McDonald's Deutschland LLC, McDonald's Development Italy LLC, McDonald's France S.A.S., McDonald's Franchise GmbH, McDonald's Global Markets LLC, McDonald's GmbH, McDonald's Immobilien Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung, McDonald's International Property Company Ltd., McDonald's Limited Liability Company, McDonald's Nederland B.V., McDonald's Polska Sp. z o.o, McDonald's Real Estate Company, McDonald's Real Estate LLP, McDonald's Restaurant Operations Inc., McDonald's Restaurants Limited, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited, McDonald's Suisse Development Sàrl, McDonald's Suisse Franchise Sàrl, McDonald's Suisse Restaurants Sàrl, McDonald's USA LLC, Moscow-McDonald's, and Restaurantes McDonald's S.A.U..
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How can I contact McDonald's?

McDonald's' mailing address is 110 NORTH CARPENTER STREET, CHICAGO IL, 60607. The official website for the company is corporate.mcdonalds.com. The fast-food giant can be reached via phone at (630) 623-3000 or via fax at 630-623-5004.

This page (NYSE:MCD) was last updated on 10/5/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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