Two Top Stocks To Ponder On: McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA)

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) closed at $186.43 on the last trading session with an increase of 1.61%, whereas, it previously closed at $183.48. The company has a market capitalization of $145.68 Billion. The company traded shares of 2.74 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 4.09 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) produced diluted EPS of 7.53. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 8.23 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.89. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 32.8, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 8.23% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 9.3% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 6.2%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is at 24.76 while the forward p/e is at 22.65. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) stands at 6.87 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 0. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 163.52. The quick ratio and the current ratio of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) are reported at 1.5 and 1.5 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) stands at 15.5, -101 and 26.2 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is reported at 21.2 Billion with income of 5.96 Billion. The outstanding shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) are 781.4 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 69.4 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -0.27 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is ticked at 0.06%, the figure is plummeted -31.64% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 194.44. The 52 week high of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is placed at 190.88 and 52 week low is standing at 146.84.

Performance wise the shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) rose up 0.53% for the week, it also rise 1.12% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 14.8%. The shares increase 11.6% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) grew 8.24% for the yearly performance.

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA)

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) closed at $59.31 on the last trading session with an decrease of -1.03%, whereas, it previously closed at $59.93. The company has a market capitalization of $5.31 Billion. The company traded shares of 735583 on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 761.95 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) produced diluted EPS of 4.09. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 6.24 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 1.36. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 17.1, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 6.24% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 36.87% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 12.8%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) is at 14.5 while the forward p/e is at 9.5. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) stands at 1.07 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 5.3. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 17.46. The quick ratio and the current ratio of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) stands at 7.2, 38.7 and 9.3 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) is reported at 4.99 Billion with income of 374.5 Million. The outstanding shares of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) are 89.59 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 95 stands at 0.80%, this figure is decreased -3.86 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) is ticked at 0.8%, the figure is plummeted -5.76% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 78.88. The 52 week high of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) is placed at 73.28 and 52 week low is standing at 52.03.

Performance wise the shares of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) fell down -4.58% for the week, it also fell -6.11% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -7.15%. The shares decrease -15.32% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) grew 5.52% for the yearly performance.