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McDonald's Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.89 (-0.41 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $217.44
50-Day Range
MA: $219.60
52-Week Range
Now: $217.44
Volume2.97 million shs
Average Volume3.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$162.02 billion
P/E Ratio34.46
Dividend Yield2.29%
McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States and internationally. Its restaurants offer various food products and beverages, as well as breakfast menu. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated 38,695 restaurants. McDonald's Corporation was founded in 1940 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.72 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.08 billion
Cash Flow$10.23 per share
Book Value($10.90) per share


Net Income$6.03 billion


Market Cap$162.02 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
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McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has McDonald's' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

McDonald's' stock was trading at $188.25 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MCD shares have increased by 15.5% and is now trading at $217.44.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of McDonald's?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for McDonald's in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than McDonald's?

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When is McDonald's' next earnings date?

McDonald's is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How were McDonald's' earnings last quarter?

McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Saturday, November, 14th. The fast-food giant reported $2.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.90 by $0.32. The fast-food giant had revenue of $5.42 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.37 billion. McDonald's had a net margin of 24.78% and a negative return on equity of 52.78%. McDonald's's revenue was down 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $2.11 EPS.
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How often does McDonald's pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for McDonald's?

McDonald's declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 8th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of $1.29 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $5.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 30th. This is an increase from McDonald's's previous quarterly dividend of $1.25.
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What price target have analysts set for MCD?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for McDonald's' stock. Their forecasts range from $190.00 to $265.00. On average, they expect McDonald's' stock price to reach $227.48 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of McDonald's' key competitors?

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), The Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), The Home Depot (HD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Walmart (WMT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are McDonald's' key executives?

McDonald's' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Christopher J. Kempczinski, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51, Pay $2.73M)
  • Mr. Kevin M. Ozan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $2.21M)
  • Mr. Ian Frederick Borden, Pres of International (Age 51, Pay $1.75M)
  • Mr. Joseph Erlinger, Pres of McDonald's USA (Age 46, Pay $3.08M)
  • Ms. Catherine A. Hoovel, Corp. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Daniel Henry, Exec. VP & Global Chief Information Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Mike Flores, Sr. VP & Investor Relations Officer
  • Ms. Mahrukh Hussain, Interim Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mr. Alistair Macrow, Sr. VP & Global Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Heidi B. Capozzi, Exec. VP & Global Chief People Officer (Age 50)

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 State Street Corp (5.13%), Morgan Stanley (1.10%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (0.77%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.72%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.61%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.58%). Company insiders that own McDonald's stock include Andrew J Mckenna, Catherine A Hoovel, Christopher J Kempczinski, Daniel Henry, David Ogden Fairhurst, Enrique Hernandez Jr, Francesca A Debiase, Ian Frederick Borden, Jerome N Krulewitch, John J Mulligan, John W Rogers Jr, Joseph M Erlinger, Kevin M Ozan, Robert Lane Gibbs and Silvia Lagnado.
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Which institutional investors are selling McDonald's stock?

MCD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Morgan Stanley, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold McDonald's company stock in the last year include Catherine A Hoovel, Daniel Henry, Francesca A Debiase, Ian Frederick Borden, and Joseph M Erlinger.
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Which institutional investors are buying McDonald's stock?

MCD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Company insiders that have bought McDonald's stock in the last two years include Christopher J Kempczinski, Enrique Hernandez Jr, John J Mulligan, and John W Rogers Jr.
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How do I buy shares of McDonald's?

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

What is McDonald's' stock price today?

One share of MCD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $217.44.

How big of a company is McDonald's?

McDonald's has a market capitalization of $162.02 billion and generates $21.08 billion in revenue each year. The fast-food giant earns $6.03 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.84 on an earnings per share basis. McDonald's employs 205,000 workers across the globe.

What is McDonald's' official website?

The official website for McDonald's is corporate.mcdonalds.com.

How can I contact McDonald's?

McDonald's' mailing address is 110 NORTH CARPENTER STREET, CHICAGO IL, 60607. The fast-food giant can be reached via phone at 630-623-3000.

This page was last updated on 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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