Analyzing the Performance of McDonald's Stock

Shares of McDonald's have moved -1.3% today, and are now trading at a price of $266.69. In contrast, the S&P 500 index saw a 1.0% change. Today's trading volume is 5,617,713 compared to the stock's average volume of 3,192,535.

McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises restaurants under the McDonald's brand in the United States and internationally. Based in Chicago, United States the company has 100,000 full time employees and a market cap of $192,564,035,584. McDonald's currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 2.3% per year.

The company is now trading -18.41% away from its average analyst target price of $326.87 per share. The 33 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $299.0 to $357.0, and on average give McDonald's a rating of buy.

Over the last 12 months MCD shares have declined by -6.0%, which represents a difference of -32.7% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $302.39 per share and its 52 week low is $245.73. Based on McDonald's's average net margin growth of 2.9% over the last 6 years, its core business remains strong and the stock price may recover in the long term.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 25,493,700 8,468,800 33 22.22
2022 23,182,600 6,177,400 27 -15.62
2021 23,222,900 7,545,200 32 28.0
2020 19,207,800 4,730,500 25 -10.71
2019 21,364,400 6,025,400 28 0.0
2018 21,257,900 5,924,300 28
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