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Dow 30 Earnings: McDonalds Corporation Second Quarter 2018

07/26/2018 FundsHighlightsDow 30 Earnings McDonalds Corporation Second Quarter 2018Shares of McDonald's (MCD – Free McDonald’s Stock Report) pulled back marginally after the restaurant operator reported solid second quarter results that were in line with our forecasts. Comparable store sales in the
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Stock Market Today: May 1, 2018

05/01/2018 The U.S. equity markets started the day on a down note and spent most of the session in negative territory, but a late afternoon rally helped erase most of the earlier losses.
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Stock Market Today: April 30, 2018

04/30/2018 The stock market traded higher this morning, but weakened considerably as the session progressed. At the close of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 148 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 22 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 54 points.
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Dow 30 Earnings: McDonalds Corporation First Quarter 2018

04/30/2018 Shares of McDonald's are trading higher after the fast-food giant and Dow-30 member posted solid March-quarter financials. The report, which included better-than-expected domestic same-store sales growth, made for good reading.
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Stock Market Today: March 2, 2018

03/02/2018 The major U.S. indexes wrapped up a trying week in mixed fashion. As the closing bell approached, the final day of this volatile week remained indecisive. But a late-day run by the bulls saw the NASDAQ and S&P 500 ultimately achieve solid gains, while the Dow recovered most of its losses by the end of the day.
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Dow 30 Earnings: McDonalds Corporation Fourth Quarter 2017

01/30/2018 Shares of McDonald's pulled back slightly in a sharply lower tape after the restaurant operator and Dow-30 member reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 financials. The report made for good reading, to be sure, but with the stock trading near an all-time high going into the release, it was unable to climb further and swim against the tide of profit taking that ensnared the broader market on this particular day.
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Dow 30 Earnings: McDonalds Corporation Third Quarter 2017

10/24/2017 Shares of McDonald's (MCD) rose slightly after the restaurant operator released third-quarter results. The financials were decent, to be sure, but with the stock recently trading at an all-time high and the figures lacking the upside surprise that the company had delivered in the previous quarter, the issue’s gains were modest.
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Dow 30 Earnings: McDonalds Corporation Second Quarter 2017

07/25/2017 Shares of McDonalds hit an all-time high following the release of better-than-expected second-quarter financials.
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Dow 30 Earnings: McDonald’s Corporation First Quarter 2017

04/25/2017 Shares of McDonald's (MCD) rose to an all-time high after the restaurant operator reported better-than-expected first-quarter results. We expected stiff competition and tough comparisons to keep things in check during the March period, especially in the United States, but management was able to pull the right levers to keep comparable-store sales positive in all regions. On our shores, the year-earlier period benefited from the launch of All Day Breakfast (that quarter also had an extra day of sales due to leap year), so we expected comps here to be negative. However, the metric rose 1.7% in the United States, as leadership's ongoing initiatives to enhance the chain's menu, convenience, and value drove sales.
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