McDonald’s Corporation [NYSE: MCD] slipped around -1.79 points on Thursday, while shares priced at $232.84 at the close of the session, down -0.76%. The company report on May 21, 2021 that McDonald’s Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend.
, McDonald’s Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.29 per share of common stock payable on June 15, 2021 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 1, 2021.
McDonald’s Corporation stock is now 8.51% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. MCD Stock saw the intraday high of $233.83 and lowest of $231.94 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 238.18, which means current price is +14.85% above from all time high which was touched on 05/03/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 2.40M shares, MCD reached a trading volume of 1899135 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about McDonald’s Corporation [MCD]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MCD shares is $258.19 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MCD stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Wells Fargo have made an estimate for McDonald’s Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on June 23, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Telsey Advisory Group raised their target price from $250 to $260. The new note on the price target was released on May 04, 2021, representing the official price target for McDonald’s Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $209 to $225, while Piper Sandler kept a Neutral rating on MCD stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for McDonald’s Corporation is set at 2.55, with the Price to Sales ratio for MCD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 8.80. Price to Free Cash Flow for MCD in the course of the last twelve months was 112.77 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.
How has MCD stock performed recently?
McDonald’s Corporation [MCD] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.80. With this latest performance, MCD shares gained by 0.09% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 10.35% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 25.28% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for MCD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.90, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 49.67, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.66 for McDonald’s Corporation [MCD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 233.15, while it was recorded at 233.22 for the last single week of trading, and 221.57 for the last 200 days.
McDonald’s Corporation [MCD]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and McDonald’s Corporation [MCD] shares currently have an operating margin of +37.29 and a Gross Margin at +50.60. McDonald’s Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +24.63.
Return on Total Capital for MCD is now 17.26, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 11.92. Additionally, MCD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 117.93, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 97.79.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, McDonald’s Corporation [MCD] managed to generate an average of $23,653 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 8.86 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.38.McDonald’s Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.
Earnings analysis for McDonald’s Corporation [MCD]
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for MCD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for McDonald’s Corporation go to 20.43%.
Insider trade positions for McDonald’s Corporation [MCD]
There are presently around $117,550 million, or 69.00% of MCD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MCD stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 64,186,119, which is approximately -1.154% of the company’s market cap and around 0.05% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 51,462,592 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $11.98 billion in MCD stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $8.38 billion in MCD stock with ownership of nearly -0.217% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in McDonald’s Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 1,183 institutional holders increased their position in McDonald’s Corporation [NYSE:MCD] by around 26,497,229 shares. Additionally, 1,056 investors decreased positions by around 22,321,035 shares, while 347 investors held positions by with 456,034,766 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 504,853,030 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MCD stock had 150 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,869,944 shares, while 94 institutional investors sold positions of 1,039,236 shares during the same period.