Shares of McDonald’s Corp.
rose 1.35% to $234.59 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.47% to 4,239.18 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,466.24. McDonald’s Corp. closed $3.59 short of its 52-week high ($238.18), which the company achieved on May 3rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Starbucks Corp.
rose 0.74% to $112.21, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.
rose 1.21% to $1,344.69, and Yum! Brands Inc.
rose 1.00% to $118.71. Trading volume (2.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.