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Why McDonald's Stock Will Never Trade Below $100 Again - 10 21 2015 Fortune Howard

The fast-food chain’s stock will likely pop next year, thanks to its real estate holdings and its ‘All-Day Breakfast’ menu.

Last week, McDonald’s shares jumped 1.5%, amid speculation that the fast-food giant might spin-off its massive real-estate holdings. That looks increasingly likely under the activist-like new CEO, Steve Easterbrook. It’s another welcome development and a broader sign that McDonald’s is finally turning the corner. Our prediction: This year will be the last time McDonald’s stock sees a price below $100.

Let’s be clear. A lot has changed at McDonald’s in the past year...

Click here to read more of Hedgeye analyst Howard Penney's story on Fortune.