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Positive revenue drives McDonald’s stock to soar while Visa plummets

MCD –  McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises restaurants.

MCD – McDonald’s Corporation

Fundamentals Previously closed at 125.86
Day’s high 128.75
Day’s low 125.60
P/E ratio 26.18
EPS 4.81


Analysts opinion Today, MCD reported its Q1 earnings pre-market. MCD’s global sales has increased by 6.2% in Q1, outpacing most other restaurant chains. Its net income grew 35% to $1.098 billion in the first quarter from $811.5 million last year. Its earnings rose 46% to 1.23 per share. However, on the revenue front, MCD’s revenues were 1% lower YoY at $5.903 Billion for Q1. On the flip side, MCD faces a threat from the French authorities who are trying to collect $341Million as taxes. Also, the management is trying to move company owned stores into franchises. Though the precise structure of the deal is yet to be decided, MCD will supposedly get a one-time franchise payment and an ongoing royalty fees of 3-5% of annual turnover. This move may reduce revenues for MCD significantly. It may also result in more number of franchises.
Sentiments MCD reported that comparable sales grew 5.4%, the stock price rose 1.8% pre-market.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 100% higher chatter than usual.

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News sentiments drive the stock prices for MCD and TROV

MCD – McDonald’s Corp. is a food chain retailer franchise which operates in various countries around the globe. The stock rose 0.5% pre-market today.

MCD – McDonald’s Corp.

Fundamentals Previously closed at 123.17
Day’s high 124.10
Day’s low 123.12
P/E ratio 25.66
EPS 4.80


Analysts opinion Today, Credit Suisse raised its price target for MCD to $135 due to higher earnings report and weaker USD. A strong USD can be bad for MCD since it operates in numerous countries. In its earnings report, MCD announced a net income of $4.5 million and total revenue of $25.4 billion, which is a 5% and 7% decrease each from 2014. However, if we exclude the foreign currency exchange, the net income and revenue has increased 5% and 3% compared to 2014. Analysts remain optimistic regarding the stock.
Sentiments While the investors are eagerly waiting for Janet Yellen’s upcoming speech on monetary policy, the sentiments for MCD may depend on this as well, since it is impacted by Strong/Weak dollar.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 21% lower chatter than usual.

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