McDonald's is planning to shutter hundreds of its outlets in Walmart stores by the end of the summer.
Walmart confirmed Friday that the fast-food restaurant chain will have around 150 locations after the closures. That’s down from 500 at the start of the year and from an overall peak of about 1,000.
down from 500 at the start of the year and from an overall peak of about 1,000, The Wall Street Journal reported.
A former McDonald's executive told Dow Jones that stand-alone McDonald's locations with drive-throughs were far more profitable, even before the pandemic.
According to the executive, a third of the sales from Walmart-sited McDonald’s restaurants came from Walmart employees, while many patrons visited them only to load “up on refills and condiments, diluting margins.”
Walmart is now considering other restaurant options “that don't rely solely on store traffic,” others familiar with the situation told Dow Jones.
MCD moved below its 50-day moving average on June 06, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend. In of 48 similar past instances, the stock price decreased further within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on May 15, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on MCD as a result. In of 99 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for MCD turned negative on May 03, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 51 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 51 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
The 10-day moving average for MCD crossed bearishly below the 50-day moving average on June 02, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted lower and could be considered a sell signal. In of 18 past instances when the 10-day crossed below the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where MCD declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator for MCD entered a downward trend on June 07, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The RSI Oscillator points to a transition from a downward trend to an upward trend -- in cases where MCD's RSI Indicator exited the oversold zone, of 21 resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Stochastic Oscillator is in the oversold zone. Keep an eye out for a move up in the foreseeable future.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where MCD advanced for three days, in of 333 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
MCD may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 84, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is seriously undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (0.000) is normal, around the industry mean (8.332). P/E Ratio (30.303) is within average values for comparable stocks, (163.027). MCD's Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (3.465) is slightly higher than the industry average of (2.111). Dividend Yield (0.021) settles around the average of (0.032) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (8.889) is also within normal values, averaging (50.707).
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to consistent earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. MCD’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
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A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, MCD has been loosely correlated with YUM. These tickers have moved in lockstep 65% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if MCD jumps, then YUM could also see price increases.