• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $284.36
  • Forecasted Upside: 23.24 %
  • Number of Analysts: 28
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 6 Hold Ratings
  • 22 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for MCD

Analyst Price Target is $284.36
▲ +23.24% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 28 analysts offering 12 month price targets for McDonald's in the last 3 months. The average price target is $284.36, with a high forecast of $320.00 and a low forecast of $246.00. The average price target represents a 23.24% upside from the last price of $230.74.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 28 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in McDonald's. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 6 hold ratings
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  • 5 hold ratings
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  • 4 hold ratings
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  • 6 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

Latest Recommendations

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  • 22 buy ratings
  • 6 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/27/2022CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$275.00 ➝ $246.00Low
9/22/2022StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$280.00Low
9/7/2022Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$267.00Low
9/7/2022Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$263.00 ➝ $270.00Low
8/30/2022Tigress FinancialBoost TargetBuy$314.00 ➝ $320.00Low
8/16/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$285.00 ➝ $300.00Low
7/27/2022GuggenheimBoost TargetOutperform$290.00Low
7/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$285.00 ➝ $287.00Low
7/27/2022Truist FinancialBoost TargetBuy$273.00 ➝ $276.00Low
7/27/2022Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuy$306.00 ➝ $298.00Low
7/27/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$285.00 ➝ $290.00Low
7/27/2022CowenBoost TargetOutperform$275.00 ➝ $290.00Low
7/27/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$292.00 ➝ $305.00Low
7/27/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$289.00 ➝ $285.00Low
7/27/2022CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$266.00 ➝ $275.00Low
7/27/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$270.00 ➝ $285.00Low
7/27/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$263.00 ➝ $259.00Low
7/19/2022Robert W. BairdSet Target$285.00Low
7/18/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$287.00 ➝ $285.00Low
7/7/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$265.00 ➝ $263.00N/A
7/4/2022GuggenheimLower Target$280.00N/A
6/29/2022Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$245.00 ➝ $278.00Low
6/9/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$300.00 ➝ $289.00High
5/25/2022Truist FinancialLower TargetBuy$280.00 ➝ $273.00Low
5/3/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Target$260.00 ➝ $275.00Low
5/2/2022GuggenheimLower TargetBuy$300.00 ➝ $290.00Medium
4/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$268.00 ➝ $265.00High
4/29/2022CitigroupBoost Target$270.00 ➝ $273.00High
4/19/2022BTIG ResearchLower TargetBuy$295.00 ➝ $280.00Medium
4/12/2022CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$260.00 ➝ $270.00Low
3/30/2022UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$300.00 ➝ $290.00Low
3/28/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$282.00 ➝ $250.00Low
3/17/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$294.00 ➝ $287.00Low
3/14/2022OppenheimerLower Target$290.00 ➝ $280.00Medium
3/10/2022Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$297.00Low
1/28/2022WedbushReiterated RatingOutperformLow
1/28/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$300.00 ➝ $305.00High
1/26/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$275.00 ➝ $285.00Low
1/25/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Target$268.00 ➝ $293.00Low
1/19/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Target$284.00 ➝ $287.00Medium
1/14/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$275.00 ➝ $294.00Medium
1/3/2022Piper SandlerUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$232.00 ➝ $282.00High
12/30/2021ArgusBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$275.00 ➝ $300.00Medium
12/29/2021Tigress FinancialBoost TargetBuy$271.00 ➝ $314.00Low
12/20/2021Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/15/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$298.00 ➝ $300.00Low
12/14/2021BTIG ResearchBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$255.00 ➝ $295.00Low
10/29/2021StephensBoost TargetEqual Weight$260.00 ➝ $270.00Low
10/28/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$245.00 ➝ $260.00Low
10/28/2021GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$270.00 ➝ $275.00Low
10/28/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$266.00 ➝ $275.00Medium
10/28/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$271.00 ➝ $281.00Low
10/28/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$250.00 ➝ $260.00Low
10/28/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$290.00 ➝ $298.00Low
10/28/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$270.00 ➝ $280.00Low
10/28/2021BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$255.00Low
10/28/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$265.00 ➝ $268.00Low
10/28/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$268.00 ➝ $280.00Low
10/28/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$270.00 ➝ $275.00Low
10/27/2021Truist FinancialBoost TargetBuy$266.00 ➝ $275.00Low
10/14/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetIn-Line ➝ Overweight$269.00 ➝ $276.00Low
10/13/2021Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$306.00High
10/5/2021Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$306.00Low
10/5/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$264.00 ➝ $265.00Low
8/31/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/29/2021Truist FinancialBoost TargetBuy$255.00 ➝ $266.00Low
7/29/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$263.00 ➝ $268.00Low
7/29/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$272.00 ➝ $280.00Low
7/29/2021MKM PartnersBoost TargetBuy$265.00 ➝ $270.00Low
7/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$259.00 ➝ $266.00Low
7/29/2021UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$260.00 ➝ $270.00Low
7/29/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$240.00 ➝ $245.00Low
7/29/2021StephensBoost TargetEqual Weight$245.00 ➝ $260.00Low
7/29/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$265.00 ➝ $270.00Low
7/29/2021WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$265.00 ➝ $270.00Low
7/29/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$265.00 ➝ $270.00Low
7/29/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$268.00 ➝ $269.00Low
7/29/2021Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$252.00 ➝ $262.00Low
7/29/2021ArgusBoost TargetBuy$260.00 ➝ $275.00Low
7/29/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetIn-Line ➝ Buy$253.00 ➝ $264.00Low
7/29/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetNeutral$225.00 ➝ $232.00Low
7/26/2021GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$270.00Low
7/16/2021WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$260.00 ➝ $265.00Low
6/29/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyLow
6/23/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$262.00 ➝ $268.00Low
6/1/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$270.00 ➝ $283.00Low
6/1/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/4/2021Telsey Advisory GroupBoost TargetOutperform$250.00 ➝ $260.00Low
5/3/2021Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/30/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$250.00 ➝ $259.00Low
4/30/2021ArgusBoost TargetBuy$245.00 ➝ $260.00Low
4/30/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$238.00 ➝ $261.00Low
4/30/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$235.00 ➝ $265.00Low
4/30/2021WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$255.00 ➝ $260.00Low
4/26/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$225.00 ➝ $240.00Low
4/22/2021UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$240.00 ➝ $255.00Low
4/16/2021WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$240.00 ➝ $255.00Medium
4/16/2021UBS GroupUpgradeBuy$240.00 ➝ $255.00Medium
4/15/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$250.00 ➝ $255.00Low
4/12/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$248.00 ➝ $250.00Low
4/12/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$265.00Low
4/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$215.00 ➝ $245.00Low
4/12/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetPositive ➝ Neutral$209.00 ➝ $225.00Low
4/6/2021Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$237.00Medium
3/17/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$244.00Medium
2/22/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeOverweightLow
2/21/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyLow
1/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$230.00 ➝ $238.00Low
1/19/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$237.00N/A
1/7/2021StephensBoost TargetEqual Weight$225.00 ➝ $232.00N/A
1/7/2021OppenheimerUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$240.00N/A
1/4/2021WedbushInitiated CoverageOutperform$240.00N/A
1/4/2021Smith Barney CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$230.00N/A
12/18/2020Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$266.00Low
12/14/2020UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$230.00 ➝ $240.00Medium
12/7/2020StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$250.00 ➝ $225.00Low
12/2/2020Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$225.00 ➝ $209.00High
11/16/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$185.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
11/10/2020Truist FinancialLower Target$246.00 ➝ $235.00Low
11/10/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$235.00 ➝ $240.00Low
11/10/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$225.00 ➝ $235.00Low
11/10/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$214.00 ➝ $230.00Low
11/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$220.00 ➝ $245.00Low
11/2/2020Telsey Advisory GroupBoost TargetOutperform$230.00 ➝ $250.00Medium
10/20/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $220.00Low
10/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$208.00 ➝ $248.00Low
10/9/2020Truist FinancialBoost Target$212.00 ➝ $246.00Medium
10/9/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$220.00 ➝ $235.00Low
10/9/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$220.00 ➝ $265.00Medium
10/9/2020BTIG ResearchBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$220.00 ➝ $245.00Low
10/5/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$220.00 ➝ $250.00Low
10/1/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$222.00 ➝ $244.00Low
9/14/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$215.00 ➝ $230.00Low
9/14/2020Piper SandlerBoost TargetNeutral$197.00 ➝ $203.00Low
9/4/2020Telsey Advisory GroupBoost TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
8/18/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$215.00 ➝ $225.00Medium
7/29/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$210.00 ➝ $225.00Medium
7/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$210.00 ➝ $214.00Low
7/29/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$207.00 ➝ $208.00Low
7/28/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/28/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetSell ➝ Hold$182.00 ➝ $195.00Low
7/24/2020SVB LeerinkInitiated CoverageHoldMedium
7/22/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$200.00 ➝ $215.00High
7/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$200.00 ➝ $207.00Low
6/24/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$215.00 ➝ $220.00Low
6/24/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$180.00 ➝ $204.00Low
6/17/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$205.00 ➝ $210.00Low
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$189.00 ➝ $200.00Low
6/17/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$195.00 ➝ $208.00Low
6/17/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$200.00 ➝ $210.00Low
6/17/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$208.00 ➝ $220.00Low
6/16/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$209.00 ➝ $220.00Low
6/16/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ In-Line$175.00 ➝ $182.00Low
6/15/2020MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$210.00Low
6/11/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$191.00 ➝ $205.00Medium
6/8/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$205.00Medium
5/26/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetFair Value ➝ Overweight$172.00 ➝ $180.00High
5/26/2020Longbow ResearchBoost TargetBuy$197.00 ➝ $210.00Medium
5/1/2020Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingBuy$230.00Low
5/1/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$168.00 ➝ $172.00Low
5/1/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$195.00Low
5/1/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold$180.00 ➝ $175.00Low
5/1/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$183.00 ➝ $189.00Low
5/1/2020StephensBoost TargetOverweight$200.00 ➝ $210.00Low
5/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$171.00 ➝ $178.00Low
5/1/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$189.00 ➝ $195.00Low
5/1/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$195.00 ➝ $205.00Low
5/1/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$201.00 ➝ $211.00Low
5/1/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$213.00 ➝ $209.00Low
4/22/2020Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
4/22/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $208.00Medium
4/20/2020StephensBoost TargetOverweight$165.00 ➝ $200.00Medium
4/14/2020MKM PartnersLower TargetBuy$245.00 ➝ $210.00Low
4/9/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$212.00 ➝ $191.00Low
4/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$236.00 ➝ $213.00High
4/9/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$191.00 ➝ $183.00High
4/9/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$180.00 ➝ $190.00High
4/9/2020BTIG ResearchLower TargetBuy$240.00 ➝ $220.00High
4/8/2020Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$180.00High
4/8/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyHigh
4/7/2020Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$195.00 ➝ $170.00High
4/6/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$215.00 ➝ $168.00High
4/1/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$201.00Low
4/1/2020SunTrust BanksLower TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $189.00Medium
3/27/2020KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$235.00 ➝ $200.00Low
3/25/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$230.00 ➝ $191.00Low
3/25/2020StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$210.00 ➝ $165.00Low
3/23/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$199.00 ➝ $171.00High
3/20/2020Longbow ResearchLower TargetBuy$230.00 ➝ $197.00High
3/12/2020Tigress FinancialUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
3/9/2020StephensReiterated RatingEqual Weight$210.00High
3/9/2020Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoveragePeer PerformHigh
1/31/2020SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold ➝ BuyLow
1/30/2020Piper SandlerReiterated RatingHold$195.00Low
1/30/2020MKM PartnersBoost TargetBuy$245.00Low
1/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$235.00Low
1/30/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$240.00Medium
1/30/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$218.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
1/30/2020GuggenheimBoost TargetBuy$237.00 ➝ $239.00Medium
1/30/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$225.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
1/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$234.00 ➝ $236.00Medium
1/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$193.00 ➝ $199.00Medium
1/30/2020Telsey Advisory GroupBoost TargetOutperform$220.00 ➝ $228.00Medium
1/24/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$225.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
1/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$218.00Medium
1/23/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$222.00 ➝ $234.00Medium
1/22/2020Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$218.00High
12/19/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetBuy ➝ Overweight$214.00 ➝ $230.00Low
12/11/2019StephensReiterated RatingBuy$225.00Low
12/9/2019Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$218.00Low
12/6/2019Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$220.00Low
11/26/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$193.00Medium
11/8/2019Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$227.00Low
11/4/2019MKM PartnersLower TargetBuy$240.00 ➝ $225.00Medium
11/4/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$224.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
10/23/2019MKM PartnersLower Target$240.00Medium
10/23/2019UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$218.00 ➝ $212.00Low
10/23/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOutperform$235.00 ➝ $222.00Low
10/23/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$236.00 ➝ $230.00Low
10/23/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$220.00 ➝ $214.00Low
10/23/2019KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$235.00 ➝ $225.00Low
10/23/2019SunTrust BanksLower TargetBuy$240.00 ➝ $230.00Low
10/23/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$230.00 ➝ $215.00Low
10/23/2019Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetOutperform$230.00 ➝ $220.00Low
10/22/2019Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$230.00 ➝ $225.00High
10/21/2019Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingHoldMedium
9/26/2019StephensSet TargetBuy$230.00High
9/24/2019BTIG ResearchBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$220.00 ➝ $240.00Low
9/18/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet TargetBuy$226.00Low
8/20/2019SunTrust BanksSet TargetBuy$240.00High
8/13/2019MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$250.00Low
7/30/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$230.00 ➝ $236.00Low
7/30/2019DZ BankReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$222.00 ➝ $220.00Low
7/29/2019MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$215.00 ➝ $230.00Low
7/29/2019KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$215.00 ➝ $235.00Low
7/29/2019Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$200.00 ➝ $210.00Medium
7/29/2019Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$225.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
7/29/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$230.00Low
7/29/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform$235.00 ➝ $237.00Low
7/29/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$203.00 ➝ $218.00Low
7/29/2019StephensBoost TargetOverweight$220.00 ➝ $230.00Low
7/29/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$230.00 ➝ $250.00Low
7/26/2019BarclaysSet TargetBuy$230.00N/A
7/26/2019Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/18/2019CowenBoost TargetOutperform$225.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
7/18/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$210.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
7/15/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform$218.00 ➝ $235.00Low
7/15/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost TargetOverweight$209.00 ➝ $226.00Low
7/15/2019Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$210.00 ➝ $230.00Low
6/28/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$195.00 ➝ $215.00Low
6/28/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$225.00 ➝ $230.00Low
6/25/2019Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$230.00 ➝ $230.00Low
6/14/2019Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$190.00 ➝ $200.00Low
6/11/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform$225.00Low
6/11/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$185.00 ➝ $203.00Low
6/7/2019Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$215.00 ➝ $220.00Low
5/1/2019MizuhoBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$204.00 ➝ $215.00Medium
5/1/2019BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$208.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
5/1/2019BTIG ResearchBoost TargetAverage ➝ Buy$220.00Medium
5/1/2019SunTrust BanksBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$230.00Medium
5/1/2019Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$200.00 ➝ $215.00Medium
5/1/2019KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$195.00 ➝ $215.00Medium
5/1/2019StephensBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$210.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
5/1/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$182.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
5/1/2019Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$200.00 ➝ $197.00Medium
4/24/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$203.00 ➝ $218.00Medium
4/5/2019Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$195.00 ➝ $210.00Low
4/1/2019Robert W. BairdBoost Target$196.00 ➝ $205.00Low
2/19/2019StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$180.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/30/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$205.00High
1/11/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$202.00 ➝ $203.00Low
12/4/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Medium
11/29/2018Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$173.00 ➝ $210.00Low
11/28/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost TargetOverweight$194.00Low
11/21/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform$197.00 ➝ $202.00Low
11/20/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$190.00Low
11/20/2018Jefferies Financial GroupSet TargetBuy$200.00Low
11/19/2018BarclaysSet TargetBuy$198.00Low
11/15/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Low
11/9/2018CowenBoost TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $205.00Low
10/30/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$171.00 ➝ $189.00Medium
10/26/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$195.00Low
10/24/2018Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingNeutral$173.00Low
10/24/2018UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$170.00 ➝ $185.00Low
10/24/2018StephensBoost TargetEqual Weight$170.00Low
10/24/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$190.00 ➝ $200.00Low
10/24/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$190.00Low
10/24/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$180.00Medium
10/24/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Medium
10/24/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingNeutral$174.00Medium
10/24/2018MorningstarSet TargetNeutral$190.00Medium
10/24/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet TargetBuy$185.00 ➝ $197.00Medium
10/24/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$198.00Medium
10/24/2018KeyCorpSet TargetOverweight ➝ Buy$185.00 ➝ $195.00Low
10/24/2018SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$200.00Low
10/24/2018Telsey Advisory GroupBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$175.00 ➝ $195.00Low
10/23/2018Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingBuy$195.00Medium
10/18/2018Gordon HaskettInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$185.00Low
10/15/2018Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ OutperformLow
10/10/2018GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$200.00Medium
10/5/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$192.00Low
10/3/2018KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$185.00Low
9/27/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$175.00Low
9/26/2018Jefferies Financial GroupSet TargetBuy$190.00Low
9/24/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$185.00Low
9/17/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$175.00Low
9/14/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$175.00Low
9/11/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$179.00 ➝ $190.00Low
8/28/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$190.00Low
8/20/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$194.00Low
8/20/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingNeutral$168.00Low
8/16/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$175.00Low
8/15/2018CitigroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$178.00 ➝ $171.00Low
8/8/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform$180.00 ➝ $185.00Medium
7/30/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$179.00Low
7/27/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$169.00 ➝ $167.00Low
7/27/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$190.00Low
7/27/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$190.00Low
7/27/2018Imperial CapitalLower TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $175.00Low
7/27/2018Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetOutperform$190.00 ➝ $175.00Low
7/26/2018StephensLower TargetEqual Weight$170.00 ➝ $165.00Low
7/26/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$175.00Medium
7/24/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$178.00Low
7/16/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingNeutral$168.00Low
7/11/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Low
7/11/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOutperform$185.00 ➝ $180.00Low
7/9/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$175.00Low
6/21/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuy$185.00Low
6/14/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$176.00 ➝ $178.00Low
6/7/2018Nomura SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$191.00Medium
5/25/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$175.00Low
5/8/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupSet TargetBuy$185.00Low
5/7/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuy ➝ Conviction-BuyLow
5/2/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$204.00Low
5/2/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$185.00Medium
5/1/2018Bank of AmericaSet TargetBuy ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $190.00Low
5/1/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeOutperform$175.00Medium
5/1/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$190.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
5/1/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$182.00Medium
5/1/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$165.00 ➝ $168.00Medium
4/25/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet TargetBuy$185.00Low
4/18/2018Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$172.00 ➝ $165.00Low
4/16/2018StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
4/10/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet TargetBuy$185.00Low
3/26/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Neutral$184.00 ➝ $169.00Low
3/23/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$186.00Medium
3/12/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$190.00Low
3/12/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$182.00Low
3/12/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$170.00Low
3/6/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$191.00 ➝ $175.00Low
3/5/2018Bank of AmericaSet TargetBuy ➝ Buy$200.00 ➝ $180.00Low
3/2/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$170.00High
2/6/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$167.00 ➝ $176.00Low
1/31/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$190.00Low
1/31/2018BarclaysLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$205.00 ➝ $200.00Low
1/31/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$184.00Medium
1/31/2018Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$180.00 ➝ $195.00Medium
1/31/2018Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$180.00 ➝ $190.00Medium
1/31/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Buy$190.00Medium
1/30/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$191.00Low
1/30/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$190.00Low
1/30/2018Nomura SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$198.00 ➝ $203.00Low
1/30/2018StephensReiterated RatingOverweight$175.00 ➝ $185.00Low
1/30/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupSet TargetBuy$200.00Low
1/29/2018Bank of AmericaSet TargetBuy$200.00High
1/23/2018Nomura SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$190.00 ➝ $198.00Low
1/23/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$185.00 ➝ $191.00Low
1/19/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupSet TargetBuy$200.00Low
1/16/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$193.00 ➝ $205.00Low
1/12/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$186.00Low
1/5/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$200.00Low
1/5/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupSet TargetBuy$190.00Low
1/3/2018SunTrust BanksSet TargetBuy$163.00 ➝ $187.00Low
1/3/2018Stifel NicolausSet TargetNeutral$172.00Low
1/2/2018Robert W. BairdSet TargetBuy$190.00Low
1/2/2018Nomura SecuritiesSet TargetBuy$180.00 ➝ $190.00Low
1/2/2018Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$190.00Low
12/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$190.00Low
12/21/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet TargetBuy$190.00Low
12/19/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$178.00 ➝ $185.00Low
12/14/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost TargetOverweight$175.00 ➝ $185.00Low
12/12/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupSet TargetBuy$180.00Low
12/8/2017BarclaysSet TargetBuy$193.00Low
12/5/2017Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$150.00 ➝ $200.00Low
11/8/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupSet TargetBuy$173.00N/A
10/26/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet TargetBuy$185.00N/A
10/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$170.00 ➝ $178.00N/A
10/25/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet TargetBuy$175.00N/A
10/25/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$175.00N/A
10/25/2017Stifel NicolausSet TargetNeutral$165.00N/A
10/25/2017Wells Fargo & CompanySet TargetBuy$185.00N/A
10/25/2017Nomura SecuritiesSet TargetBuy$181.00 ➝ $180.00N/A
10/25/2017Robert W. BairdSet TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $175.00N/A
10/25/2017UBS GroupSet TargetHold$170.00N/A
10/20/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet TargetBuy$185.00N/A
10/18/2017BarclaysSet TargetBuy$173.00 ➝ $182.00N/A
10/17/2017ArgusReiterated RatingBuyN/A
10/17/2017Nomura SecuritiesSet TargetBuy$176.00 ➝ $183.00N/A
10/13/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupSet TargetBuy$172.00N/A
10/13/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$175.00 ➝ $180.00N/A
10/12/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingBuy$178.00N/A
10/12/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet TargetBuy$170.00N/A
10/3/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$170.00Low
10/2/2017Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$160.00Low
10/2/2017Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$170.00 ➝ $180.00Low
(Data available from 10/1/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.05 (Hold)

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McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States and internationally. Its restaurants offer hamburgers and cheeseburgers, chicken sandwiches and nuggets, wraps, fries, salads, oatmeal, shakes, desserts, sundaes, soft serve cones, bakery items, soft drinks, coffee, and beverages and other beverages, as well as breakfast menu, including biscuit and bagel sandwiches, breakfast burritos, hotcakes, and other sandwiches. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 40,031 restaurants. McDonald's Corporation was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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Today's Range

Now: $230.74
Low: $230.58
High: $234.83

50 Day Range

MA: $256.27
Low: $230.74
High: $266.82

52 Week Range

Now: $230.74
Low: $217.68
High: $271.15


3,629,346 shs

Average Volume

2,680,157 shs

Market Capitalization

$169.76 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of McDonald's?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on McDonald's in the last year: Argus, Atlantic Securities, Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, BTIG Research, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Edward Jones, Guggenheim, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Loop Capital, Morgan Stanley, Northcoast Research, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Piper Sandler, Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, Sanford C. Bernstein, Stephens, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Tigress Financial, Truist Financial Co., UBS Group AG, Wedbush, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for McDonald's?

28 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for McDonald's in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $284.36, suggesting a possible upside of 23.2%. Tigress Financial has the highest price target set, predicting MCD will reach $320.00 in the next twelve months. Citigroup Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $246.00 for McDonald's in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for McDonald's?

McDonald's currently has 6 hold ratings and 22 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe MCD will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of McDonald's.
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How do I contact McDonald's' investor relations team?

McDonald's' physical mailing address is 110 NORTH CARPENTER STREET, CHICAGO IL, 60607. The fast-food giant's listed phone number is (630) 623-3000. The official website for McDonald's is corporate.mcdonalds.com. Learn More about contacing McDonald‘s investor relations.