McDonald's (MCD) Competitors

$272.38
-1.13 (-0.41%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

MCD vs. CMG, PDD, BABA, LOW, BKNG, TJX, SBUX, MELI, TGT, and CVS

Should you be buying McDonald's stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of McDonald's include Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), PDD (PDD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Booking (BKNG), TJX Companies (TJX), Starbucks (SBUX), MercadoLibre (MELI), Target (TGT), and CVS Health (CVS). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

McDonald's vs.

Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) and McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, community ranking and media sentiment.

McDonald's has a net margin of 33.36% compared to McDonald's' net margin of 12.70%. McDonald's' return on equity of 43.74% beat Chipotle Mexican Grill's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Chipotle Mexican Grill12.70% 43.74% 16.55%
McDonald's 33.36%-180.74%16.52%

In the previous week, McDonald's had 77 more articles in the media than Chipotle Mexican Grill. MarketBeat recorded 92 mentions for McDonald's and 15 mentions for Chipotle Mexican Grill. McDonald's' average media sentiment score of 0.53 beat Chipotle Mexican Grill's score of 0.38 indicating that Chipotle Mexican Grill is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Chipotle Mexican Grill
5 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
McDonald's
29 Very Positive mention(s)
24 Positive mention(s)
22 Neutral mention(s)
5 Negative mention(s)
5 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

91.3% of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.3% of McDonald's shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of McDonald's shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Chipotle Mexican Grill currently has a consensus target price of $3,137.12, suggesting a potential downside of 2.38%. McDonald's has a consensus target price of $317.74, suggesting a potential upside of 16.65%. Given Chipotle Mexican Grill's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe McDonald's is more favorable than Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Chipotle Mexican Grill
0 Sell rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
17 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.65
McDonald's
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
20 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.71

McDonald's received 371 more outperform votes than Chipotle Mexican Grill when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.98% of users gave McDonald's an outperform vote while only 59.88% of users gave Chipotle Mexican Grill an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Chipotle Mexican GrillOutperform Votes
1658
59.88%
Underperform Votes
1111
40.12%
McDonald'sOutperform Votes
2029
71.98%
Underperform Votes
790
28.02%

Chipotle Mexican Grill has a beta of 1.26, suggesting that its share price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, McDonald's has a beta of 0.71, suggesting that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

McDonald's has higher revenue and earnings than Chipotle Mexican Grill. McDonald's is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Chipotle Mexican Grill, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Chipotle Mexican Grill$9.87B8.94$1.23B$46.8668.58
McDonald's$25.49B7.70$8.47B$11.7823.12

Summary

Chipotle Mexican Grill and McDonald's tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding MCD and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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MCD vs. The Competition

MetricMcDonald'sEating places IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$196.30B$8.75B$21.70B$18.14B
Dividend Yield2.44%3.64%175.38%3.44%
P/E Ratio23.1239.0523.6422.39
Price / Sales7.702.276.6611.35
Price / Cash18.5021.0018.3019.45
Price / Book-40.594.824.716.01
Net Income$8.47B$322.37M$738.90M$966.65M
7 Day Performance-0.95%0.70%2.47%1.85%
1 Month Performance0.52%6.85%9.36%7.15%
1 Year Performance-7.37%1.22%8.80%21.67%

McDonald's Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CMG
Chipotle Mexican Grill
4.1981 of 5 stars
$3,171.31
-0.8%
$3,137.12
-1.1%
+55.8%$87.12B$9.87B67.68116,068Short Interest ↓
PDD
PDD
4.0716 of 5 stars
$138.69
-1.3%
$146.85
+5.9%
+120.0%$190.82B$247.64B24.2017,403Upcoming Earnings
Options Volume
BABA
Alibaba Group
3.9512 of 5 stars
$79.51
-6.0%
$112.49
+41.5%
-2.3%$201.76B$126.49B14.67235,216Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
Options Volume
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
LOW
Lowe's Companies
4.7373 of 5 stars
$231.58
-0.6%
$252.67
+9.1%
+11.5%$132.51B$86.38B17.60284,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
BKNG
Booking
4.4796 of 5 stars
$3,772.85
+0.7%
$3,876.96
+2.8%
+37.5%$128.01B$21.37B28.2923,600Short Interest ↓
Positive News
TJX
TJX Companies
4.4436 of 5 stars
$99.04
+0.3%
$104.29
+5.3%
+27.0%$112.20B$54.22B25.66349,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
SBUX
Starbucks
4.9135 of 5 stars
$75.63
-0.7%
$96.43
+27.5%
-26.3%$85.67B$35.98B20.83381,000
MELI
MercadoLibre
4.2609 of 5 stars
$1,683.91
+0.4%
$1,820.38
+8.1%
+32.5%$85.37B$14.47B75.3415,638
TGT
Target
4.9356 of 5 stars
$158.96
-0.5%
$181.85
+14.4%
-0.5%$73.54B$107.41B17.80415,000Upcoming Earnings
Ex-Dividend
CVS
CVS Health
5 of 5 stars
$55.99
-0.9%
$76.75
+37.1%
-16.9%$70.29B$357.78B9.84300,000Options Volume

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This page (NYSE:MCD) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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