McDonald's Corp. (MCD)

McDonald’s (MCD): A Boring Dividend Stock for a Fast-Paced Market

Written by Ben Carlson When bull markets are in full swing, investors become enamored with hot growth stocks.  This explains why names like Tesla (TSLA), Facebook (FB) and Netflix (NFLX) have garnered the attention of market participants with their fast-paced growth prospects and volatile stock price movements. It’s simply much easier to become more optimistic about future growth in technology companies when stocks are going up.  People are making money hand over fist and everyone’s happy.  ...

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McDonalds Corp (MCD)

Recent Buy: McDonalds (MCD) and Coca Cola (KO)

Over the last few months, I’ve been shifting my view of my entire portfolio from being a collection of “stocks” to a collection of “businesses”. This is also a point that fellow blogger Dividend Mantra pointed out, in his recent post, Warren Buffett’s Wise Words. Mantra’s recent post really hit home for me and I’m sure for many other dividend investors as well. A recent post on the Dividend Ninja by Dan Mac, Find Investment Success with a Business Point of View, also hit home along ...

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Four Key Characteristics To Look For In Dividend Stocks

Written by Hank Coleman There is a lot of talk about great dividend stocks to purchase for the long-term. But, how do you weed out the great dividend paying stocks from the hundreds of good or mediocre ones? There are a few key metrics that dividend investors need to consider before purchasing their first share. Here are a few of the biggest metrics to consider. Dividend Yield Dividend yield is simply the annual amount of dividends per year per share dividend by the price per share of the company’s ...

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Is McDonalds Overpriced? Part-1

I can’t think of a stronger and more robust business model than McDonalds (MCD), and who can argue otherwise? This global fast-food giant dominates in almost every country around the world, and is currently expanding voraciously through much of Asia. Travel anywhere around the world, and you will find a McDonalds for a safe and cheap place to eat. McDonald’s has also been a stellar stock to own since January 2003, when it was trading at only $14 per share. Unlike the food it produces, McDonald’s ...

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