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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 98064. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1970, McDonald’s Corp., MCD performance year to date is -1.73%. Today McDonald’s Corp., MCD has gained -0.99%, with a current price of 113.5.

Ownership of the company is 0.05% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 71.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 66.60%. Return of assets are at 13.70%, 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 40.64. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 18.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 39.80%, and operating margin of 30.00%. McDonald’s Corp. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.9, while the quick ratio is 1.9.

For the last year McDonald’s Corp., MCD has seen a EPS growth of -0.60%. A performance for the year of 15.65%. The 52-week high is -12.68%, and the 52-week low is 16.77%. The average volume for McDonald’s Corp., MCD is 4715500.

With a target price of 129.09, 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 21.63 and a forward P/E of 18.49. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.32. McDonald’s Corp. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.9 and 153.38 respectively. For P/cash, McDonald’s Corp. has a value of *TBA, while it is 68.73 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 113.5, McDonald’s Corp. has a dividend yield of 3.14%. We see a return on equity of 95.10%.

Looking more long-term McDonald’s Corp., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.34%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.32% 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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