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McDonald's shares get a boost, Spirit Airlines soar and New York Times shares up with Trump Bump

Let’s check out the Yahoo Finance charts of the day.

McDonald’s (MCD): Shares are higher in early trade, up around 4.2%. The fast food company reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and menu price increases fueled higher check averages in the U.S.

Spirit Airlines (SAVE): Shares climbing here, up 1.2%.  JPMorgan Chase gave the airline a double upgrade to “overweight”. They also noted the battering in Spirit’s stock price this year and a more favorable cost structure despite rising fuel prices.

New York Times (NYT): Shares up around 4.6%.  The ‘Trump Bump’ news cycle has increased subscriber growth. And investors see further opportunity as the company continues its transition from print to digital.

For more on today’s big stock movers check out the Final Round, live at 3:55 p.m. ET, right here on Yahoo Finance.