Published On: Wed, Oct 19th, 2016

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Analyst Review


A number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD).

Most recent broker ratings

10/17/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at Nomura. They now have a USD 122 price target on the stock.

10/17/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “market perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Wells Fargo.

10/10/2016 – Telsey Advisory Group began new coverage on McDonald’s Corporation giving the company a “outperform” rating. They now have a USD 130 price target on the stock.

09/15/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse. They now have a USD 132 price target on the stock.

09/07/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a USD 128 price target on the stock.

08/23/2016 – Canaccord Genuity began new coverage on McDonald’s Corporation giving the company a “hold” rating. They now have a USD 122 price target on the stock.

08/15/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation was downgraded to “hold” by analysts at Argus.

08/08/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. They now have a USD 135 price target on the stock.

08/05/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “overweight” rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray. They now have a USD 140 price target on the stock.

07/27/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. They now have a USD 138 price target on the stock.

07/27/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “hold” rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. They now have a USD 115 price target on the stock.

07/27/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. They now have a USD 140 price target on the stock.

07/06/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation was downgraded to “neutral” by analysts at Cleveland Research.

06/07/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “underperform” rating reiterated by analysts at CLSA. They now have a USD 128 price target on the stock.

05/26/2016 – McDonald’s Corporation had its “market perform” rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They now have a USD 129 price target on the stock.

The share price of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was down -1.03% during the last day of trading, with a day high of 113.09. 6198489 shares were traded during the last session.

The stock’s 50 day moving average is 115.18 and its 200 day moving average is 121.13. The stock’s market capitalization is 94.94B. McDonald’s Corporation has a 52-week low of 102.08 and a 52-week high of 131.96.

McDonald’s Corporation (McDonald’s) operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants. The Company’s restaurants serve a locally-relevant menu of quality food and drinks sold at various price points in over 100 countries. The Company’s segments include U.S., International Lead Markets, High Growth Markets and Foundational Markets and Corporate. Of the approximately 36,525 restaurants in over 120 countries, approximately 30,080 are franchised and over 6,444 are operated by the Company. McDonald’s franchised restaurants are owned and operated under various structures, including conventional franchise, developmental license or affiliate. The Company is primarily a franchisor, with over 80% of McDonald’s restaurants owned and operated by independent franchisees. Under a conventional franchise arrangement, the Company owns the land and building or secures a long-term lease for the restaurant location and the franchisee pays for equipment, signs, seating and decor.