Report On McDonald’s Corporation’s (MCD) Price Performance

The stock of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) increased by $5.21 on Tuesday to finish at $239.59, up 2.22 percent. The last five days have seen an average of 4,097,680 shares of common stock traded. 2 times new highs were reached in the current year, with a fall of -$28.48. The average number of shares traded over the last 20 days was 3,071,075, while the average volume over the last 50 days totaled 2,913,072.

MCD stock appreciated 4.62% since last month. On 06/17/22, the company’s shares reached a one-month low of $232.17. The stock touched a high of $271.15 on 01/04/22, after rallying from a low of $217.68 in 52 weeks. The price of MCD stock has declined by -10.62% or -$28.48 this year, reaching a new high 2 times. Still, the stock price is down -11.64% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

There have been 49 days since McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) last reported insider trading activity on May 04. On May 04, President, McDonald’s USA Erlinger Joseph M. sold 5,892 shares at $249.23 each. This transaction resulted in the insider making $1,468,440. On Feb 28, Engelbert Catherine M. added 1,000 shares at a price of US$244.18. After the transaction, the insider now owns 2,041 shares. President, McDonald’s USA Erlinger Joseph M. had earlier sold 4,324 shares on Oct 29 for $245.41 a share. The transaction was completed for $1,061,153.

Valuation Metrics

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 25.31. Beta for the stock is 0.58. There are also a few other valuation ratios worth considering, including the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 7.48, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 57.41.

Company paid $1.38 per share in dividends, remained unchanged from $1.38 last year. A $0.09 dividend increase was reported on Thursday September 23 2021.

Financial Health

For the three months ended March 30, McDonald’s Corporation’s quick ratio was 1.10, while its current ratio was 1.10, indicating its ability to pay off its debt. As far as profitability goes, gross margin for the trailing twelve months is 54.50% percent. McDonald’s Corporation’s operating margin stood at 41.60% for the same period. Based on annual data, it had gross profit of $12.58 billion and revenue of $23.22 billion.

Investors will also look at the performance of the company’s management in order to determine the potential profitability of their investment. MCD’s return on assets (ROA) during the last 12 months has been 13.60%. There was a 28.30% return on investment (ROI) in the past year. In the meantime, the return on equity (ROE) for the last 12 months was -128.90%.

Earnings Surprise

According to McDonald’s Corporation’s quarterly financial report for the quarter that ended March 30. A lower net income was reported in the quarter under review than the previous quarter. Net income for the quarter came in at $5.67 billion, while revenues rose by 9.55% to $6.01 billion. It was predicted that McDonald’s Corporation’s quarterly earnings would be $2.28, but it ended up being $2.17, beating the consensus by 5.10%. EBITDA was $2.79 billion for the quarter. At the end of McDonald’s Corporation’s most recent quarter ended March 30, its liabilities totaled 56.87 billion, while its total debt was $49.35 billion. Equity owned by shareholders amounts to $739.55 million.

Technical Picture

Here’s a quick look at McDonald’s Corporation’s (MCD) price momentum from a technical perspective. As of 21 June, the RSI 9-day stood at 45.87%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with a 19.34% historical volatility rate.

The stochastic %K and %D were 18.31% and 15.22% respectively, while the average true range (ATR) was 4.89. Based on the 14-day stochastic reading of 34.92%, the RSI (14) reading is 45.56%. On the 9-day MACD Oscillator, the stock is at -2.55, and the 14-day reading is at -6.15.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts have assigned McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) an Overweight rating. MCD is a stock that is recommended for selling by 0 brokerage firms, while 9 companies recommend holding. The stock is underweighted by 0 analysts. Among the analysts who rate the stock, 3 rates it overweight and 22 others recommend it as a buy.

What is MCD’s price target for the next 12 months?

The current consensus forecast for the stock is between $245.00 and $314.00, with a median target price of $280.00. In analyzing these forecasts, the average price target given by analysts for McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is $278.76.


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