|Bid||157.55 x 300|
|Ask||161.65 x 300|
|Day's Range||158.15 - 159.69|
|52 Week Range||137.18 - 178.70|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.96|
|Earnings Date||Apr 30, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||4.04 (2.50%)|
|1y Target Est||187.04|
You may not have heard of Soundtrack Your Brand but you may have heard its playlists. Last week the Stockholm-based music company announced a stream of licensing deals with rights holders including Sony/ATV Music Publishing and WarnerChappel. The idea is simple: Soundtrack Your Brand provides ready-streamed Spotify playlists to fit the client's brand.
With retail stocks having a bit of a surge on the back of rising sentiment over consumer spending, investors may be looking for exposure to consumer-facing stocks. After all, the Commerce Department said last week that retail sales inched higher in March, up 0.6% after declining 0.1% in February. Three ways to get exposure to the retail sectors, according to Zacks Investment Research, are offered by Fidelity Investments: the Fidelity Select Leisure Portfolio (FDLSX), Fidelity Select Consumer Discretionary Portfolio (FSCPX) and the Fidelity Select Transportation (FSRFX).
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) is drawing praise from crisis experts, and Starbucks stock is holding up, after meeting a racist incident at a Philadelphia location with quick action. The company became a flashpoint for debate and a butt of late night humor after two black men were arrested on April 12 a few minutes after sitting down to wait for a friend. The incident was captured on a cell phone camera. The manager was replaced, the company apologized, and it then decided to close all 8,000 U.S. stores for anti-bias training on the afternoon of May 29. The company had a similar closing in 2008 for retraining at the start of the Great Recession.
McDonald's will begin to replace plastic straws with paper straws in all U.K. locations starting in May. Plastic manufacturers are struggling to find eco-friendly alternatives. Environmentalist groups estimate we use more than 500 million plastic straws every day in the U.S. Their ecological toll made the internet squirm when a video of researchers pulling a plastic straw out of the bloody nose of an endangered sea turtle went viral.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:
The offer of free McDonald’s fries is only available on April 20 and April 27 this month. As already stated, customers will have to be using Apple Pay for their orders to get the free fries. Once all of these conditions are met, the customer can get their free fries.
Among the survey respondents, McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) and Restaurant Brands International Inc (NYSE: QSR) were named as top large-cap ideas ahead of the print. Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ) was crowned the top mid-cap idea and Wingstop Inc (NASDAQ: WING) ranked as the top small-cap pick.
Two men arrested by six police officers as they reportedly wait for a third man with whom the two had scheduled a meeting. One would think a business such as a coffee house would welcome a group of three planning to meet at this kind of establishment. Other customers are seen on the video trying to stick up for the two men, and obviously, the two were released after Starbucks did not press charges.
The lunchtime lines at Dos Toros move faster these days — customers don't fumble for bills or coins, and employees don't make change. Since around New Year's, the Mexican food chain has been cashless. ...
There has been a great deal of speculation about the possibility of Warren Buffett investing in General Electric Company (NYSE: GE). As a result, GE stock is a buy at current levels. For the most part, Buffett likes to invest in companies that make staple products or provide staple services — things that people need, not things that they want or might want down the road.
McDonald's PlayPlaces aren't becoming pot places, not even in Colorado, the first state with legal recreational marijuana sales. The fast-food company said there is no truth to a report on social media ...
Despite decades of pushing to create a welcoming coffeehouse culture in the U.S., Starbucks Corp. has left many Americans behind. McDonald’s Corp. may be ready to pick up the pieces.
Before they were rich and famous, these stars were scooping ice cream and flipping burgers for a few dollars an hour.
On April 16, 2018, Will Slabaugh of Stephens downgraded McDonald’s (MCD) from “overweight” to “equal weight.” He also lowered his 12-month target price from $185 to $170, which represents a return potential of 8.3%. In his research note, Slabaugh wrote that although McDonald’s was able to post SSSG (same-store sales growth) in the mid-single digits in the last few quarters, especially in the US region, investors should not consider this the norm. Overall, analysts are expecting the company’s stock price to reach $186.46 in the next 12 months, which represents a return potential of 15.4%.
Domino's Pizza on Monday now offers curbside delivery to over 150,000 "hot spots," letting people order delivery to parks, beaches, sports fields and other locations that don't have a residential address.
"You can learn responsibility in any job, if you take it seriously," said Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos of his summer spent flipping burgers at McDonald's.
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD ) is scheduled to report first-quarter results April 30, and Stephens shifted to a neutral stance on the restaurant chain ahead of the print. The Analyst Stephens' Will ...