McDonald’s (MCD) Offering Possible 6.84% Return Over the Next 7 Calendar Days

McDonald’s’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on McDonald’s is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $165.00 short put and a strike $160.00 long put offers a potential 6.84% return on risk over the next 7 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $165.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.32 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $4.68 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $160.00 long put strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for McDonald’s is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.

The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for McDonald’s is bullish.

The RSI indicator is at 70.27 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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LATEST NEWS for McDonald’s

McDonald’s franchisees may join together to push for changes as sales disappoint
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 00:53:00 +0000
About 400 McDonald’s franchisees attended a meeting in Tampa, Florida on Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reported. This was a rare step for the group, which may form an independent operators’ association, the paper said. Sources told the Journal the changes aren’t yielding sufficient results.

[$$] McDonald’s Franchisees Plan Push for Stronger Sales
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 23:49:02 +0000
Some 400 McDonald’s Corp. franchisees gathered for a rare meeting Wednesday to discuss their concerns about the burger giant’s plans for improving weak sales. The U.S. restaurant operators met at the office of a large franchisee in Tampa, Fla., in a session that became so crowded two tents had to be set up outside, according to one of several attendees interviewed. The attendees, who represent about one-quarter of U.S. franchisees, agreed to proceed with steps to form an independent operators’ association.

McDonald’s (MCD) Stock Moves -0.86%: What You Should Know
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 21:45:09 +0000
McDonald’s (MCD) closed at $168.37 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.86% move from the prior day.

Meet the Small Burger Chain Stock That’s Beating the Big Boys in 2018
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 18:51:00 +0000
This small “better burger” concept known for its Chargburgers is feeding investors well with a 70% gain this year.

Guggenheim Says McDonald’s Is Setting Up Well For 2019, Upgrades Stock To Buy
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 17:10:19 +0000
Shares of McDonald’s are trading near 15.6 times Guggenheim’s EV/2018 EBITDA estimate, which is a 33-percent discount to Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ) and a 21-percent discount to Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), DiFrisco said in the note. This “unjustifiable” valuation gap to its peers has existed for the past five years at a time when it was a lower franchise mixed company,.

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