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Holding back the Dow today is McDonald's (NYSE: MCD), which is lagging the broader Dow index with a $1.30 decline (-1.3%) bringing the stock to $96.50. Volume for McDonald's currently sits at 654,304 shares traded vs. an average daily trading volume of 7.1 million shares.McDonald's has a market cap of $92.6 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 4.4% year-to-date as of Friday's close. The stock's dividend yield sits at 3.5%. McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The company's restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages. TheStreet Ratings rates McDonald's as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share.
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