Shares of McDonald's Corp. MCD, -0.12% pulled back sharply from record highs in morning trade Tuesday, enough to pace the decliners within the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.71% after reports of a downbeat note regarding the …
It’s easy to overlook a boring blue-chip stock in favor of a faster growing company. However, many investors make the mistake of assuming that a blue-chip company can’t provide superior returns. When you buy a growth stock, unless …
For the past two years, there hasn't been much to love about McDonald's Corp. (ticker: MCD) stock. The Big Mac shop's stock price stagnated, falling 7 percent from April 2013 to September 2015. Store sales failed to grow, too many food …
(Sorry. But I miss that purple blob!) Sure, McDonald's stock did go up last year. But that's not saying much. Just about everything went up. Shareholders have reason to be a little miffed since McDonald's lagged the S&P 500. But even …
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has been on an absolute tear in 2017, hitting all-time highs and continuing the longest bull market in recent history. Currently the average is up roughly 13% year to date, and there seems to be more …
But what's interesting is that the current dividend yield is less than what McDonald's has historically offered over the past 10 years. The stock has more typically traded in a range yielding between 2.5% and 3.75%. Yet the drop in yield …
If you're at or near retirement, your portfolio is likely tilted toward traditional income sources like bonds and CDs. Sure, these investments yield significantly below what you can get from the stock market. But they offer predictability and …
The ultimate professional insult to a CEO is to be fired and then watch your former company’s stock jump 3.5% on the announcement. That was the story for Don Thompson, who was dumped by McDonald ... bucks higher than …
The McDonald's Corporation said today that it would buy back $3.5 billion of its common stock by the end of 2001 in a repurchase plan 75 percent larger than the one it completed last month. McDonald's stock jumped $2.625, to $59.875, …
McDonald’s and Starbucks are the two largest food/beverage restaurant chains in the world. McDonald’s currently has a market cap of $91.9 billion, while Starbucks has a market cap of $86.1 billion. Both companies are around the same …