McDonalds Corporation (MCD) has an average broker rating of 2.39, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 23 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 8 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 1 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 12 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 1 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company. 1 considers that the stock is a Sell.
McDonalds Corporation (MCD) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $13.23 from the average target price of $128.75 for the short term period. 16 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $143 and the most muted being $95.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. McDonalds Corporation (NYSE:MCD): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $118.87 and $118.85 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $119.75. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $119.38, notching a gain of 0.49% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,490,215 . The stock had closed at $118.80 on the previous day.
In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Mullens Brian, officer (Corp Sr Vice Pres – Controller) of Mcdonalds Corp, had unloaded 845 shares at an average price of $128.93 in a transaction dated on May 3, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $108,946.
McDonalds Corporation operates and franchises McDonalds restaurants. McDonalds global system comprises both Company-owned and franchised restaurants. The Company manages its business as distinct geographic segments: the United States (U.S.); Europe, and Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA). The Companys operations in Canada and Latin America, as well as its Corporate activities are reported under Other Countries & Corporate. The Companys restaurants offer a substantially uniform menu, including hamburgers and cheeseburgers, Big Mac, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Filet-O-Fish, several chicken sandwiches, Chicken McNuggets, wraps, French fries, salads, oatmeal, shakes, McFlurry desserts, sundaes, soft serve cones, pies, soft drinks, coffee, McCafe beverages and other beverages. McDonalds franchised restaurants are owned and operated under one of the following structures: conventional franchise, developmental license or affiliate.