Sell-side Consensus on: Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN), McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

In the most recent session, Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) shares have traded {{p2}}. Following the stock price relative to moving averages may offer enhanced perspective on stock performance. After a recent review, the stock has been noted ${{m7}} away from the 50-day moving average of ${{m3}} and ${{m5}} away from the 200-day moving average of ${{m4}}. From a different angle, the stock has been recently recorded {{k5}} off of the 52-week high of {{k}} and {{j6}} removed from the 52-week low of {{j}}. 

Currently, {{n}} has a price to earnings ratio of {{r}}. Analysts and investors may also opt to evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. If a company has a PEG Ratio below one, it may be viewed as undervalued. If a company has a PEG Ratio above one, it may show that the company is overvalued. A PEG Ratio near one may be viewed as fair value. The stock currently has a PEG Ratio of {{r5}}.

Price Target Update

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have set a consensus target price of ${{t8}} on shares. Target prices may vary from one analyst to another due to the various ways they may proceed to calculate future price targets. This is a near-term estimation for the next 12-18 months.

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) shares have a current ABR (average broker recommendation) of 1.48. This recommendation is offered by Zacks Research. The rating lands on a sliding numerical scale from 1 to 5. A recommendation of 5 would indicate a Strong Sell, and a 1 would signify a Strong Buy. The mean rating may help provide a general sense of analyst sentiment on company shares.

Sell-side analysts taken into consideration by Zacks have also provided price target estimates on shares of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). The highest current target is $200. The lowest price target out of the polled analysts is presently $153. The consensus target price is currently noted at $175.476. Analysts may employ various techniques to help predict future stock price levels.

On the earnings front, McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is expected to post quarterly earnings per share of $1.58. This is the current consensus figure provided by Zacks. Investors and analysts will be looking for the company to next post earnings on or around 2018-01-22. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) most recently reported quarterly EPS of $1.76 for the quarter ending 2017-09-30. The gap between the actual and the projected estimate leading up to earnings created a surprise factor of 0.57%.

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