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McDonald's - MCD Stock Forecast, Price & News

$256.80
-2.43 (-0.94%)
(As of 08/8/2022 05:42 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$255.34
$260.91
50-Day Range
$234.38
$264.23
52-Week Range
$217.68
$271.15
Volume
2.25 million shs
Average Volume
3.03 million shs
Market Capitalization
$189.92 billion
P/E Ratio
31.63
Dividend Yield
2.13%
Price Target
$284.19

McDonald's MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.79 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.6% Upside
$284.19 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.83% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.39
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.16mentions of McDonald
Based on 44 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.25 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.35%
From $9.80 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.

2.91 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

68th out of 261 stocks

Eating Places Industry

16th out of 53 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.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. KeyCorp lifted their target price on shares of McDonald's from $285.00 to $290.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Robert W. Baird set a $285.00 target price on McDonald's in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut shares of McDonald's from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and dropped their target price for the company from $263.00 to $259.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. BMO Capital Markets lifted their price target on shares of McDonald's from $270.00 to $285.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lifted their target price on shares of McDonald's from $285.00 to $287.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-two have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $284.19.

McDonald's Trading Down 0.5 %

Shares of MCD Stock traded down $1.32 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $257.91. 13,832 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,017,171. The company's 50-day moving average price is $250.10 and its 200-day moving average price is $247.74. McDonald's has a 12-month low of $217.68 and a 12-month high of $271.15. The firm has a market capitalization of $190.74 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.96, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.16 and a beta of 0.56.

McDonald's (NYSE:MCD - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The fast-food giant reported $2.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.47 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $5.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.82 billion. McDonald's had a net margin of 25.77% and a negative 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 quarter in the prior year, the business posted $2.37 EPS. On average, sell-side analysts expect that McDonald's will post 9.8 EPS for the current year.

McDonald's Dividend Announcement

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $1.38 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 31st. This represents a $5.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.14%. McDonald's's dividend payout ratio is currently 67.98%.

Insider Activity

In other McDonald's news, SVP Catherine A. Hoovel sold 2,371 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $255.62, for a total value of $606,075.02. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 1,184 shares in the company, valued at $302,654.08. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. In other news, insider Ian Frederick Borden sold 8,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $255.80, for a total value of $2,046,400.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 7,131 shares in the company, valued at $1,824,109.80. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Catherine A. Hoovel sold 2,371 shares of McDonald's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $255.62, for a total value of $606,075.02. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 1,184 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $302,654.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 20,191 shares of company stock valued at $5,250,365. 0.18% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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MCD Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/20 Dividend
6/03/2022
Dividend Payable
6/20/2022
Last Earnings
7/26/2022
Today
8/08/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/16 Dividend
8/31/2022
Dividend Payable
9/16/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
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
$284.19
High Stock Price Forecast
$314.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$250.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+10.7%
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
$11.72 per share
Book Value
($6.16) per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
734,393,000
Market Cap
$189.92 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.56

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MCD Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

28 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for McDonald's' stock. Their MCD stock forecasts range from $250.00 to $314.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $284.19 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price.
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How has McDonald's' stock price performed in 2022?

McDonald's' stock was trading at $268.07 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MCD stock has decreased by 4.6% and is now trading at $255.63.
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When is McDonald's' next earnings date?

McDonald's is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
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How were McDonald's' earnings last quarter?

McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 26th. The fast-food giant reported $2.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.47 by $0.08. The fast-food giant earned $5.72 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.82 billion. McDonald's had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 129.90% and a net margin of 25.77%. McDonald's's quarterly revenue was down 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $2.37 earnings per share.
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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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $1.38 per share on Friday, September 16th. This represents a $5.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.16%. The ex-dividend date 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 2.13%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 46 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.
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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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.34%), TD Asset Management Inc. (0.21%), Banque Pictet & Cie SA (0.21%), AustralianSuper Pty Ltd (0.14%), US Bancorp DE (0.14%) and AMF Tjanstepension AB (0.14%). 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 $255.63.

How much money does McDonald's make?

McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) has a market capitalization of $189.05 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?

McDonald's 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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When was McDonald's founded?

McDonald's was founded in 1955.

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 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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