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

McDonald’s Corporation, MCD is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Restaurants in the sector of Services. Based in USA, McDonald’s Corporation, MCD  has a market cap of 100217.5. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1970, McDonald’s Corporation, MCD performance year to date is 5.30%. Today McDonald’s Corporation, MCD has gained -0.29%, with a current price of 120.33.

Ownership of the company is 0.05% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 68.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 66.00%. Return of assets are at 13.70%, with return on investment at 16.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, McDonald’s Corporation, MCD is seeing a long-term debt/equity of *TBA. While Total debt/equity is *TBA. With a profit margin of 18.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 40.70%, and operating margin of 30.70%. McDonald’s Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.9.

For the last year McDonald’s Corporation, MCD has seen a EPS growth of -0.60%. A performance for the year of 8.97%. The 52-week high is -6.71%, and the 52-week low is 10.05%. The average volume for McDonald’s Corporation, MCD is 394189.

With a target price of 127.2, can McDonald’s Corporation, MCD reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of McDonald’s Corporation, MCD. McDonald’s Corporation has a P/E of 22.55 and a forward P/E of 19.49. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.31. McDonald’s Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.02 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, McDonald’s Corporation has a value of 44.21, while it is 56.24 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 120.33, McDonald’s Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.12%. We see a return on equity of 188.60%.

Looking more long-term McDonald’s Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.75%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.90% 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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