Stock Price of McDonalds Corporation (MCD) Increases 0.67%

McDonalds Corporations in-depth data and chart pattern analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 8.8% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 12.28% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 9.9% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of McDonalds Corporation has a negative value of -3.15 compared to overall market performance.

McDonalds Corporation stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.89% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 4.44%.The 200 Day SMA reached 8.32%Based on the Stock Research the Relative Strength Index signal is in over bought territory with a range of 76.57. McDonalds Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has climbed 0.67% in the past week and advanced 4.71% in the last 4 weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.02% during the past week but McDonalds Corporation (NYSE:MCD) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 1.5%.

McDonalds Corporation (NYSE:MCD) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in McDonalds Corporation (NYSE:MCD) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $128.36 and hit $128.74 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $128.65, with a gain of 0.3% or 0.38 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,537,175 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $131.96 and the company has a market cap of $105,306 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $110.33 .

Currently the company Insiders own 0.28% of McDonalds Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 66.56% of McDonalds Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -29.26%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 16, 2016, James R Sappington (Corp Exec VP – Ops & Tech Sys) sold 8,298 shares at 118.08 per share price.On May 4, 2016, Brian Mullens (Corp Sr Vice Pres – Controller) sold 845 shares at 128.93 per share price.On Apr 26, 2016, Kevin M Ozan (Exec Vice Pres & CFO) sold 13,007 shares at 125.07 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.McDonald's Corporation was Reiterated by Instinet on Jan 4, 2017 to Buy, Lowers Price Target to $ 137 from a previous price target of $139 .McDonald's Corporation was Upgraded by Nomura to Buy on Dec 5, 2016. McDonald's Corporation was Downgraded by Guggenheim to Neutral on Dec 1, 2016.

McDonald's Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 23, 2017. The company reported $1.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $1.41. The company had revenue of $6029.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5997.30 million. The companys revenue was down -4.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.31 EPS.

McDonalds Corporation develops, operates, franchises and services a worldwide system of restaurants that prepare, assemble, package and sell a limited menu of value-priced foods. The company operates primarily in the quick-service hamburger restaurant business. All restaurants are operated by the company or, under the terms of franchise arrangements, by franchisees who are independent third parties, or by affiliates operating under joint-venture agreements between the company and local business people.


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