McDonald’s Corporation (MCD:NYE) Piper Sandler raises the target price to $270

by: Gillian Lawrence
McDonald’s Corporation

Piper Sandler maintains McDonald’s Corporation with an Overweight rating and raises the target price to $270 from $263 on the company’s stock.

Based on the McDonald’s Corporation stock forecasts from 23 analysts, the average analyst target price for McDonald’s Corporation is USD 278.50 over the next 12 months. McDonald’s Corporation’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of McDonald’s Corporation is Neutral, which is based on 5 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, McDonald’s Corporation’s stock price was USD 254.39McDonald’s Corporation’s stock price has changed by +0.36% over the past week, -1.87% over the past month and +6.52% over the last year.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What we don’t like:

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

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