McDonalds Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

MCD -- USA Stock  

USD 165.30  1.11  0.67%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding McDonalds Corporation is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides McDonalds buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding MCD positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of McDonalds available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from MCD buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also McDonalds Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon McDonalds Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.01, jensen alpha of 0.0, total risk alpha of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.0
Macroaxis provides buy or sell recommendations on McDonalds to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on McDonalds. Our advice engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure McDonalds is not overpriced, please verify all McDonalds Corporation fundamentals including its Shares Outstanding, Price to Sales, Cash per Share, as well as the relationship between Number of Shares Shorted and EBITDA . Given that McDonalds has Price to Earning of 24.25 times, we recommend you check McDonalds market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself for the next few years given your last-minute risk tolerance and investing horizon.

McDonalds Thematic Classifications

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McDonalds Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.17Value At Risk1.42
Potential Upside1.90Standard Deviation1.09
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Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares64.8 M10.2 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares52.5 M8.2 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares37.8 M5.9 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares19.5 M3.1 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares17.4 M2.7 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares13.2 M2.1 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares11.7 M1.8 B

McDonalds Greeks

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McDonalds Volatility Alert

McDonalds Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.43 and kurtosis of 0.38. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate McDonalds Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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McDonalds Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsMcDonaldsPeer Average
Return On Equity521.40 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset16.14 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin25.26 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin45.77 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation154.16 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding775.8 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.09 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions68.62 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted6.51 M3.24 M
Price to Earning24.25 times40.69 times
Price to Book159.27 times14.44 times
Price to Sales5.94 times17.81 times
Revenue21.59 B9.85 B
Gross Profit10.62 B21.75 B
EBITDA9.88 B1.41 B
Net Income5.45 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.62 B3.89 B
Cash per Share2.09 times5.17 times
Total Debt31 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity4.35 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.47 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share7.54 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations4.95 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.16 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.82 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.45 times1.22 times
Number of Employees235 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization128.24 B29.78 B
Total Asset37.94 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings44.59 B38.24 B
Working Capital6.69 B3.58 B
Current Asset9.64 B36.8 B
   Acquisition by Roger Stone of 640 shares of McDonalds subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

McDonalds Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

About 69.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On August 31, 2018 McDonalds paid $ 1.01 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by Thompson Donald of 85008 shares of McDonalds subject to Rule 16b-3

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McDonalds Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price185.50
Target Mean Price183.62
Recommendation Mean2.10
Target High Price200.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions26
Target Low Price165.00
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