McDonald’s Corp (NYSE: MCD) 52-Week High Located At $302.39, Forget The Dips, Just Ride The Rips

McDonald’s Corp (NYSE:MCD) does about 3.27M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 3663028 shares change hands in Monday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 195.62B USD. Its current market price is $271.32, marking a decrease of -1.34% compared to the previous close of $275.00. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $302.39 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $245.73.

McDonald’s Corp (MCD) has a 20-day trading average at $272.02 and the current price is -10.27% off the 52-week high compared with 10.41% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $276.90 and its 200-day simple moving average is $279.85. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.58%, which increases to 1.62% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 46.94 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $314.19, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 13.64% over the period.

BofA Securities reiterated its price target at $291-$341.

McDonald’s Corp (MCD) stock is up 0.75% over the week and 1.47% over the past month. Its price is -8.50% year-to-date and -7.96% over the past year.

The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 3/31/2024, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of 3.17 above consensus estimates by 0.38. The company’s next earnings report forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at 3.1 and 12.2 for whole year. Expected sales for next quarter are $6.97B, which analysts say will come at $26.62B for the current fiscal year and next year at $28.17B. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $6.64B.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 13.64 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 19.20%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 23.05 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 20.41. The beta has a value of 0.73. Price to sales ratio is 7.59.