Shares of McDonald’s Corp.
inched 0.30% higher to $232.96 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.92% to 4,134.98 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.94% to 33,815.90. McDonald’s Corp. closed $1.30 short of its 52-week high ($234.26), which the company achieved on April 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Starbucks Corp.
fell 0.70% to $115.92, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
fell 1.83% to $1,480.00, and Yum! Brands Inc.
rose 0.32% to $117.82. Trading volume (1.8 M) remained 1.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.1 M.