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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: McDonald’s Corp., MCD

McDonald’s Corp., MCD is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Restaurants in the sector of Services. Based in USA, McDonald’s Corp., MCD  has a market cap of 107023.56. Since its IPO date on the 01/02/1970, McDonald’s Corp., MCD performance year to date is 3.44%. Today McDonald’s Corp., MCD has gained 0.26%, with a current price of 120.71.

Ownership of the company is 0.05% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 72.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 66.60%. Return of assets are at 13.80%, with return on investment at 16.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, McDonald’s Corp., MCD is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 6.05. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 19.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 39.00%, and operating margin of 29.70%. McDonald’s Corp. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.8, while the quick ratio is 1.7.

For the last year McDonald’s Corp., MCD has seen a EPS growth of -0.60%. A performance for the year of 29.20%. The 52-week high is -7.85%, and the 52-week low is 42.36%. The average volume for McDonald’s Corp., MCD is 1798890.

With a target price of 130.77, can McDonald’s Corp., MCD reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of McDonald’s Corp., MCD. McDonald’s Corp. has a P/E of 23.18 and a forward P/E of 19.45. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.21. McDonald’s Corp. also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.22 and 27.68 respectively. For P/cash, McDonald’s Corp. has a value of *TBA, while it is 69.01 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 120.71, McDonald’s Corp. has a dividend yield of 2.96%. We see a return on equity of 64.60%.

Looking more long-term McDonald’s Corp., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.47%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.51% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -0.60% for this year and for the last five years a 0.90% growth has been seen.

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