Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for McDonald's Co. (NYSE: MCD):

  • 3/20/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc to $130.00.
  • 3/17/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a $137.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/5/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. They now have a $137.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/5/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc..
  • 3/5/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc..
  • 3/3/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its price target raised by analysts at Telsey Advisory Group from $130.00 to $136.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 3/3/2017 – McDonald's Co. was given a new $126.00 price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 3/2/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from $130.00 to $137.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 3/2/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “positive” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $145.00 price target on the stock.
  • 3/2/2017 – McDonald's Co. was given a new $136.00 price target on by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 2/27/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Instinet. They now have a $136.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/24/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. They now have a $125.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/22/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a $127.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/22/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a $127.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/21/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stephens. They now have a $135.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/21/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BTIG Research. They now have a $137.00 price target on the stock.
  • 2/16/2017 – McDonald's Co. was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $131.33 price target on the stock.
  • 2/16/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird.
  • 2/7/2017 – McDonald's Co. was given a new $130.00 price target on by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 2/2/2017 – McDonald's Co. was given a new $120.00 price target on by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 2/2/2017 – McDonald's Co. was given a new $130.00 price target on by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 2/2/2017 – McDonald's Co. was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $124.33 price target on the stock.
  • 1/31/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stephens. They now have a $140.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $135.00.
  • 1/25/2017 – McDonald's Co. was given a new $121.00 price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 1/24/2017 – McDonald's Co. was given a new $137.00 price target on by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/24/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a $127.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/24/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They now have a $145.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/24/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BTIG Research. They now have a $137.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/24/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG to $130.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 1/24/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $115.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/24/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stephens. They now have a $135.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/24/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $130.00 price target on the stock.
  • 1/19/2017 – McDonald's Co. had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. They now have a $116.00 price target on the stock.

Shares of McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD) traded up 0.11% during trading on Monday, reaching $128.78. The company had a trading volume of 3,705,279 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $126.50 and a 200 day moving average price of $119.87. The firm has a market capitalization of $105.47 billion, a PE ratio of 23.67 and a beta of 0.69. McDonald's Co. has a 12 month low of $110.33 and a 12 month high of $131.96.

McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 23rd. The fast-food giant reported $1.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.41 by $0.03. The business earned $6.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.99 billion. McDonald's Co. had a return on equity of 514.39% and a net margin of 18.93%. The firm’s revenue was down 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.31 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that McDonald's Co. will post $6.15 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 1st were issued a $0.94 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, February 27th. This represents a $3.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.92%. McDonald's Co.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 69.37%.

McDonald’s Corporation (McDonald’s) operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants. The Company’s restaurants serve a locally-relevant menu of quality food and drinks sold at various price points in over 100 countries. The Company’s segments include U.S., International Lead Markets, High Growth Markets and Foundational Markets and Corporate.

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