Mcdonalds is a restaurant company located in Illinois, United States, which is part of the Consumer Cyclical sector, and is traded under the ticker MCD on the NYSE exchange.
Mcdonalds stock last closed at $282.09, up 0.09% from the previous day, and has increased 3.38% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Restaurants industry by 0.13 percentage points. Mcdonalds stock is currently +19.32% from its 52-week low of $236.42, and -5.77% from its 52-week high of $299.35.
As of Nov 28, 2023, there are 725.34M shares of MCD outstanding. The market cap of MCD is $204.61B. In the past 24 hours, 2.2M MCD shares were traded.
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Out of 21 Equities analysts who track MCD, the consensus analyst rating on Mcdonalds is a Strong Buy
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Joshua Long, a top 5% analyst from Stephens & Co. maintains MCD with a strong buy rating and lowers their MCD price target from $325.00 to $300.00, on Oct 31, 2023.
Stephens & Co.'s Joshua Long lowered their price target on Mcdonalds (NYSE: MCD) by 7.7% from $325 to $300 on 2023/10/31. The analyst maintained their Strong Buy rating on the stock.
Q3's results were strong, demonstrating management's ability to execute amidst macro concerns, the analyst told investors after reviewing the company's Q3 2023 print, released on 2023/10/30.
While McDonald's strategic positioning and recent operational performance remain"encouraging," Stephens cut its Q4 U.S. same-store sales estimate to +3.5% from +4.5% to account for tough comps during 2023/10, Long reported.
For Q3 2023, McDonald's reported:
Management said FY 2024 guidance will be provided during the 2023 Investor Update event on 2023/12/06.
President & CEO Chris Kempczinski commented: “With global systemwide sales growth of 11%, our Q3 results reflect our position of strength as the industry leader.
“The macroeconomic environment is unfolding in line with our expectations for the year, and we continue to deliver convenience and value for our customers.
“Thanks to the entire McDonald's System's outstanding execution of Accelerating the Arches, we remain confident in our future and the strategic direction of our business.”
Jeffrey A. Bernstein, a top 7% analyst from Barclays maintains MCD with a strong buy rating and lowers their MCD price target from $345.00 to $315.00, on Oct 23, 2023.
Gregory Francfort, a top 17% analyst from Guggenheim maintains MCD with a strong buy rating and lowers their MCD price target from $330.00 to $285.00, on Oct 19, 2023.
Lauren Silberman, a top 5% analyst from Deutsche Bank initiates coverage on MCD with a strong buy rating and announces their MCD price target of $287.00, on Oct 19, 2023.
Eric Gonzalez, a top 7% analyst from KeyBanc maintains MCD with a strong buy rating and lowers their MCD price target from $330.00 to $310.00, on Oct 17, 2023.
You can dive deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the Mcdonalds stock forecast page.
Last year, MCD earnings were $8.33B. In the last five year, MCD's earnings have gone up by 11.37% per year. This was slower than the Restaurants industry average of 14.34%.
Last year, MCD revenue was $25.01B. During the last five year, MCD's revenue has grown by 3.36% per year. This was slower than the Restaurants industry average of 8.28%.
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Over the last 12 months, insiders at MCD have sold more shares than they have bought.
Joseph M. Erlinger, President McDonalds USA of MCD, was the latest MCD insider to sell. They sold $1,261,968.75 worth of MCD stock on Nov 22, 2023.
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Mcdonalds pays a dividend of 2.16%, compared to the Restaurants industry's average dividend yield of 2.65%. If you owned $1,000 of MCD stock, you would have received $21.55 in the past 12 months.
Mcdonalds dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
Dig into more data about Mcdonalds dividend yield and history here.
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