McDonald's Corporation (MCD): Price and Financial Metrics

McDonald's Corporation (MCD)

Today's Latest Price: $216.14 USD

1.30 (-0.60%)

Updated Dec 1 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 49 in Restaurants

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MCD Stock Summary

  • MCD has a higher market value than 98.92% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $162,016,933,231.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Mcdonalds Corp is higher than it is for about 96.6% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at -5.61 for Mcdonalds Corp; that's greater than it is for only 2.81% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to MCD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TMUS, HON, RDS.A, UNP, and TMO.
  • Visit MCD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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MCD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $216.14 52-week high $231.91
Prev. close $217.44 52-week low $124.23
Day low $215.53 Volume 4,226,275
Day high $218.93 Avg. volume 3,941,276
50-day MA $219.93 Dividend yield 2.3%
200-day MA $198.14 Market Cap 161.05B

McDonald's Corporation (MCD) Company Bio

McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's hamburger-focused restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The company was founded in 1940 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

MCD Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$216.14$53.49 -75%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Mcdonalds Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Mcdonalds Corp ranked in the 19th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Mcdonalds Corp, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 6.32 -- which is good for besting 72.06% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector with positive cash flow).
  • Mcdonalds Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 14.55% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Latest MCD News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Mcdonalds Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MCD as an investment opportunity.

McDonald's earns praise from Wells Fargo by reconnecting with younger consumers

Wells Fargo thinks McDonald's (MCD) pulled the right levers with the Travis Scott meal and Spicy Nuggets menu addition helping to drive traffic. "MCD's Sept promotions have done quite well (relative to recent months sales and expectations), with the Travis Scott Meal helping the brand connect with an audience that’s...

Seeking Alpha | October 1, 2020

Pandemic closures see restaurants hit the hardest

About 60% of businesses that have closed their doors during the coronavirus pandemic will never reopen, and restaurants have suffered the most, according to new data from Yelp.As of August 31, nearly 163,700 businesses on Yelp have closed since March 1, marking a 23% increase from July 10 (of those,...

Seeking Alpha | September 18, 2020

McDonald's Drive-Thru Came Through in a Big Way in Q2

It was a terrible quarter for the fast-food leader, but here's how the burger joint will drive more growth.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

Buy Dunkin’ Because It Can Hold Its Own Against McDonalds, Says Analyst

Dunkin’ Brands is edging higher a day after its fiscal third-quarter earnings report, as analysts argue that the stock has fallen too far.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next 50 Years

In that case, it might be ready for a rebound after the current coronavirus health crisis subsides. Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) is having a rough time these days. At the same time, Disney faces the costs of running the parks and implementing new safety measures such as cleaning processes.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

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MCD Price Returns

1-mo 2.29%
3-mo 1.70%
6-mo 10.92%
1-year 14.71%
3-year 34.57%
5-year 111.68%
YTD 12.11%
2019 13.97%
2018 5.78%
2017 45.05%
2016 6.21%
2015 30.43%

MCD Dividends

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Continue Researching MCD

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Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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