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McDonald's Stock Forecast, Price & News

-3.37 (-1.47 %)
(As of 10/19/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $226.00
50-Day Range
MA: $220.20
52-Week Range
Now: $226.00
Volume2.01 million shs
Average Volume4.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$168.17 billion
P/E Ratio35.82
Dividend Yield2.18%
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.34 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.08 billion
Cash Flow$10.10 per share
Book Value($10.90) per share


Net Income$6.03 billion


Market Cap$168.17 billion
Next Earnings Date11/9/2020 (Confirmed)
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(As of 10/19/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) Frequently Asked Questions

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

McDonald's' stock was trading at $188.25 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MCD stock has increased by 20.1% and is now trading at $226.00.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of McDonald's?

29 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for McDonald's in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 22 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is McDonald's' next earnings date?

McDonald's is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 9th 2020.
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How can I listen to McDonald's' earnings call?

McDonald's will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, November 9th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were McDonald's' earnings last quarter?

McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 28th. The fast-food giant reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.10. The fast-food giant earned $3.76 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.73 billion. McDonald's had a net margin of 24.78% and a negative return on equity of 52.78%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 29.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.05 earnings per share.
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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. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $1.29 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $5.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.28%. 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?

29 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for McDonald's' stock. Their forecasts range from $178.00 to $265.00. On average, they anticipate McDonald's' stock price to reach $221.85 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.8%.
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Are investors shorting McDonald's?

McDonald's saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,490,000 shares, a drop of 20.3% from the August 31st total of 6,890,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,020,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 0.7% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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), 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. Jerome N. Krulewitch, Corp. Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55, Pay $1.55M)
  • 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)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include DAVENPORT & Co LLC (0.05%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.05%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%), Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.03%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.02%) and Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.02%). 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, Kevin M Ozan, Robert Lane Gibbs, Silvia Lagnado and Stephen Easterbrook.
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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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Hexavest Inc., Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, CWM LLC, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Granite Investment Advisors LLC, and First American Trust FSB. Company insiders that have sold McDonald's company stock in the last year include Catherine A Hoovel, Daniel Henry, and Francesca A Debiase.
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Which institutional investors are buying McDonald's stock?

MCD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., IBM Retirement Fund, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Mountain Capital Investment Advisors Inc, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Park National Corp OH. 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 $226.00.

How big of a company is McDonald's?

McDonald's has a market capitalization of $168.17 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 10/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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