McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Is Back On Track?

    Borden Ian Frederick, President – Intl Dev Lic Mrkts, subtracted 4,149 shares of McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) from its portfolio at the rate of $199.22 per share valuing $826,564 on May 20. The insider left behind 11,064 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) was $204.49. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $205.37, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $206.26. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $203.63 and a 2nd Support Level at $202.78. McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) stock has gained $1.44, or 0.71%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $5.46, or 2.74%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $22.43, or 12.32%. This year-to-date, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) shares have gained $26.92, or 15.16%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) stock, 80% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

    With 763,556 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $156,475,536K. McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) generates $21,025 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $5,924 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 22.76%, a 3-Year Total Return of 67.24%, and a 5-year Total Return of 100.64%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 34.29%, with its most recent dividend valued at $1.160 per share on 05/31/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.28%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 4.64.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) reported earnings of $1.78 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.75 per share, representing a 0.03 difference and 1.56% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $1.97 represented a 0.08 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.89 per share, which was a 4.35% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $2.05 per share. This estimate came from a total of 13 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $2.15 and the low estimate was $1.99. In the year-ago quarter, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) generated per-share earnings of $1.99. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +3.02% .

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 8 purchases (103,021 shares in total) and 7 sale (126,132 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 30 insider buys amounting to 338,764 shares and 24 insider sales amounting to 315,551 shares. In the past full year, 40 insider purchases were made (involving 580,486 shares) and 32 insider sell-offs equivalent to 547,969 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) has a Current Ratio of 1.36, a Quick Ratio of 1.35 and a Cash Ratio of 0.29. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 125.22, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 94.71. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 125.22.