McDonald’s (MCD) Offering Possible 11.36% Return Over the Next 30 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 $195.00 short put and a strike $185.00 long put offers a potential 11.36% return on risk over the next 30 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $195.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.02 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $8.98 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $185.00 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 above 80 which suggests that the stock is in overbought territory.

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LATEST NEWS for McDonald's

McDonald's ex-boss fights sexual liaison claims
Mon, 17 Aug 2020 17:15:46 +0000
Steve Easterbrook has asked for a case alleging that he lied about relationships with staff to be dismissed.

Moscow Exchange to offer trading in U.S. blue chips from Aug. 24
Mon, 17 Aug 2020 16:40:30 +0000

Institutional Investor Says McDonald's Lawsuit Against Ex-CEO Shows Failure By Board
Mon, 17 Aug 2020 15:49:47 +0000
Global fast food giant Mcdonald's Corp (NYSE: MCD) needs to make changes to its board of directors in reaction to how it handled the ousting of its former CEO Steve Easterbrook, according to Dieter Waizenegger of CtW Investment Group.A Failure In Board Oversight? The McDonald's board offered Easterbrook an extremely generous exit package to depart amid allegations of an improper relationship with a female employee, CtW's executive chairman said. CtW and other shareholders raised their concerns at the time, he said, adding that a payout sets a "toxic tone at the top" of the company, Waizenegger said, speaking Friday on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."The board failed to act, even after media outlets reported on Easterbrook's improper relationships and a broader party culture among the C-suite, he said."It is amazing to us you wouldn't look at all the corners in the closet to make sure you don't find the skeletons that could come back to haunt you." Investor Singles Out Board Members: Waizenegger singled out McDonald's Chairman Enrique Hernandez Jr. and Richard Lenny, who is head of the compensation committee, as the two most senior board members that he said are responsible for the situation. The two board members failed to conduct a proper investigation ahead of Easterbrook's official termination and now the company could be stuck with a very expensive and drawn-out litigation process, Waizenegger said.The outcome of the litigation is unclear, and there is a chance McDonald's might not even get the money back, he said. "We want to see consequences for the board as well." 'Enormous' Embarrassment: McDonald's faces "enormous" embarrassment, as there is reason to believe the company oversaw a "poor and inadequate" investigation of Easterbrook, Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said Monday in a Fox Business interview.McDonald's included a stipulation in Easterbrook's package that his compensation will be null and void if the former CEO is found guilty of lying to the board, Napolitano said. Yet the deal also includes a stipulation that McDonald's will pay for Easterbrook's legal fees in any lawsuit, he said. McDonald's Has Witnesses: McDonald's is believed to be cooperating with women who had sexual relationships with Easterbrook and will testify in court, Napolitano said.The likely outcome will be a settlement between the two sides in which Easterbrook will give "some" of the compensation back to avoid further embarrassment in the form of a public trial, he said. Related Links:McDonald's Goes After Former CEO's Severance Payment In Lawsuit, Says He Lied About Employee RelationshipsMcDonald's Suing Former CEO Puts All Executives On NoticePhoto courtesy of McDonald's. See more from Benzinga * McDonald's Suing Former CEO Puts All Executives On Notice * Tyson, McDonald's Make Moves To Bolster Food Safety Protocols * 4 McDonald's Analysts On Whether They're Lovin' Q2 Results(C) 2020 Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.

McDonald's Ex-CEO Hits Back at Company, Denying He Hid Affairs With Workers
Mon, 17 Aug 2020 14:10:00 +0000
Steve Easterbrook strongly denied McDonald's allegations in a court filing and wants the charges discarded.

Domino's to hire 20,000 workers in United States
Mon, 17 Aug 2020 11:42:42 +0000
Domino's Pizza Inc and its franchisees would hire more than 20,000 people, including delivery experts and pizza makers, in the United States, the restaurant chain said on Monday. The pizza chain's move follows those of its peers, including McDonald's Corp, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc and Dunkin Brands Group Inc, which have added tens of thousands of workers in recent weeks. Domino's said both part-time and full-time positions would also include customer service representatives, managers, and assistant managers.

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