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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 113245.86. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1970, McDonald’s Corp., MCD performance year to date is 9.45%. Today McDonald’s Corp., MCD has gained -4.29%, with a current price of 121.93.

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 36.81%. The 52-week high is -6.92%, and the 52-week low is 43.80%. The average volume for McDonald’s Corp., MCD is 9960560.

With a target price of 130.71, 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 24.53 and a forward P/E of 20.67. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.36. McDonald’s Corp. also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.47 and 29.29 respectively. For P/cash, McDonald’s Corp. has a value of *TBA, while it is 73.02 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 121.93, McDonald’s Corp. has a dividend yield of 2.79%. 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 10.37%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.48% 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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