Cramer weighs in on why the company was picked as the stock of the day and how investors can play it in a volatile market.
Real Money reporter Kevin Curran took a look at why McDonald's is a safe haven in a volatile market.
McDonald's trades around 21.5 times forward P/E ratio.
At 1:34 p.m. in New York, McDonald's was down slightly to $183.69. Shares of the company are up nearly 12% over the past three months.
Given the volatility in the markets--the Dow opened up over 300 points, the Nasdaq was up over 100 and the S&P up 30 points when trading opened on Monday, Dec. 11--it's important to know how to play the markets.
At 1:34 p.m. in New York, the Dow was down 58 points while the Nasdaq and S&P were both in the green.