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Mcdonalds Corporation (NYSE:MCD)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.8 years of data (i.e. since Oct 31, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Mcdonalds Corporation trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the consumer-c sector.

Current Status of Mcdonalds Corporation

It is currently trading at $199.36 ($194.4 the previous day).It pays a 2.53% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 83 days (2020 10 27).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $1.79 per share ($5.2B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.32971.

Over the past 12 months, $1622353 worth of shares have been purchased and $4298125 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 15.0% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 16.1. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year199.340021717179.5- Below Average
2 year182.0299555555611.4- Below Average
3 year163.4235146443524.4+ Above Average
4 year131.3810655737713.3- Below Average
5 year115.9256603773621.9+ Above Average
Mcdonalds Corporation is projected by analysts to get to $215.00 within the next 12 months (7.8%), but preticted targets range from as high as $230.00 (15.4%) and as low as $185(-7.2%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -38.0%. It has a few bumps shape to the stock curve, which means the stock generally continues on a consistent trend and does not have to be checked often, but can have some variation during periods of volitility.

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With an average increase of 15.0% year over year, if Mcdonalds Corporation is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 30.4 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 31.51. The stock is over valued as the industry standard in the consumer-c sector is a P/E of 21.63.


McDonald's is a fast food company that was created in 1940 by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States. It is one of the largest chains of restaurants in the world. Their headquarters is Chicago, Illinois, USA. They have 1.9 million employees, making them the 4th largest employer in the world. In 2017 they made $5.2 billion in earnings, with an annual revenue of 22.8 billion. Their success is due to their business strategy, which was and still is investing in advertising and the franchising model. They have become a house-hold name, and even though they don't have the best tasting food or healthiest food, people will go to McDonalds because they are familiar with it. Who's kids haven't asked to go to McDonalds to get a toy in their happy meal.

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