McDonald's Corporation is an international chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, which operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants worldwide. The Company's restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages, as well as breakfast menu. Its menu also includes salads, fish, wraps, smoothies, and seasoned fries.
TypePublic
HQOak Brook, US
Founded1955
Size (employees)235,000 (est)-37%
Websitemcdonalds.com
McDonald's was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, US
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Key People/Management at McDonald's

Steve Easterbrook

Steve Easterbrook

President and Chief Executive Officer
Francesca DeBiase

Francesca DeBiase

Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer
David Fairhurst

David Fairhurst

Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer
Robert Gibbs

Robert Gibbs

Chief Communications Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations
Jerry Krulewitch

Jerry Krulewitch

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Silvia Lagnado

Silvia Lagnado

Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer
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McDonald's Office Locations

McDonald's has offices in Crissier, Bratislava, Porto Salvo, Warszawa and in 44 other locations
Chicago, US (HQ)
110 North Carpenter Street
Oak Brook, US (HQ)
2915 Jorie Blvd
Brunn am Gebirge, AT
Campus 21 Liebermannstrasse, A01601
Bakı, AZ
Neftçilər Prospekti
Machelen, BE
12 De Kleetlaan
Toronto, CA
1 McDonald’s Place
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McDonald's Financials and Metrics

McDonald's Revenue

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McDonald's's revenue was reported to be $22.82 b in FY, 2017 which is a 7.3% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Market capitalization (20-Sep-2018)

124.7 b

Closing stock price (20-Sep-2018)

160.8
McDonald's's current market capitalization is $124.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

28.1 b27.4 b25.4 b24.6 b22.8 b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)(7%)(3%)(7%)

Cost of goods sold

17.2 b17 b15.6 b14.4 b12.2 b

Gross profit

10.9 b10.5 b9.8 b10.2 b10.6 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

6.7 b7.2 b7 b6 b6.5 b6.6 b5.9 b6.3 b6.4 b5.7 b6 b5.8 b5.1 b

Cost of goods sold

4.2 b4.4 b4.3 b3.8 b4 b4 b2.3 b3.7 b3.7 b3.2 b3.3 b2.9 b2.6 b

Gross profit

2.5 b2.8 b2.7 b2.2 b2.5 b2.6 b3.6 b2.6 b2.7 b2.4 b2.7 b2.8 b2.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %

38%39%38%37%38%39%61%41%43%43%45%49%49%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

2.8 b2.1 b7.7 b1.2 b2.5 b

Accounts Receivable

1.3 b1.2 b1.3 b1.5 b2 b

Prepaid Expenses

807.9 m783.2 m558.7 m565.2 m828.4 m

Inventories

123.7 m783.2 m100.1 m58.9 m58.8 m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

2.7 b3.7 b2.8 b1.6 b4 b2.5 b3.3 b3.1 b2.3 b2.4 b2.4 b2.7 b2.5 b

Accounts Receivable

1.2 b1.3 b1.2 b1.1 b1.2 b1.1 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.5 b1.6 b2 b

Prepaid Expenses

756.6 m837.9 m645.4 m767.4 m692.8 m804.6 m485.7 m564.1 m595.1 m552 m597.5 m495.9 m435.9 m

Inventories

106.2 m110.7 m105 m98.8 m102.3 m99.3 m93.7 m87.4 m90.5 m56.8 m56.7 m54.2 m53.8 m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

5.6 b4.8 b4.5 b4.7 b5.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b1.4 b

Inventories

(44.4 m)(4.9 m)44.9 m28.1 m(37.3 m)

Accounts Payable

(60.7 m)(74.7 m)(15 m)89.8 m(59.7 m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

1.2 b2.6 b3.7 b811.5 m2 b3.3 b1.1 b2.2 b3.5 b1.2 b2.6 b4.5 b1.4 b

Depreciation and Amortization

410.4 m823.6 m1.2 b386.1 m778.3 m1.2 b383.7 m767 m1.1 b325.3 m664.8 m1 b362.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.9 b3.4 b5.2 b1.7 b3.2 b5.2 b1.7 b3 b5.2 b1.5 b2.8 b4.4 b1.6 b3 b

Cash From Investing Activities

(608.2 m)(1.2 b)(2 b)(349.2 m)(695.7 m)(1.1 b)(255.9 m)(459.6 m)(810.7 m)138.1 m(8.7 m)1.2 b(359.1 m)
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McDonald's Operating Metrics

Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Restaurants

35.49 k35.68 k35.86 k36.26 k36.29 k36.37 k36.41 k36.53 k36.47 k36.50 k36.62 k36.90 k36.91 k37.01 k36.98 k37.24 k37.29 k

Countries

120 119 119 119 119 119 119 119 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120
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McDonald's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Boston MarketMay 18, 2000
Donatos PizzaMay 06, 1999
3267114 Nova Scotia Company
Closed Joint Stock Company "Moscow-McDonald's"
Guangdong Sanyuan McDonald's Food Company Limited
HanGook McDonald's Co. Ltd.
Limited Liability Company "McDonald's"
Lux MC Holdings S.àr.l.
McD APMEA Holdings Pte. Ltd.
McD Asia Pacific, LLC
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McDonald's Revenue Breakdown

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McDonald's revenue breakdown by business segment: 44.3% from Revenues from franchised restaurants and 55.7% from Sales by Company-operated restaurants

McDonald's revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.5% from Foundation Markets & Corporate, 24.2% from High Growth Markets, 32.2% from International Lead Markets and 35.1% from U.S.

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McDonald's Online and Social Media Presence

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McDonald's News and Updates

McDonalds Is Replacing 2,500 Human Cashiers With Digital Kiosks: Here Is Its Math

In a report released this week by Cowen's Andrew Charles, the analyst calculates the jump in sales as a result of the company's new Experience of the Future strategy which anticipates that digital ordering kiosks (shown above) will replace cashiers in at least 2,500 restaurants by the end of 2017 an…

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McDonald's hikes dividend 15%

McDonald's Corp. said late Thursday that it plans to raise its quarterly dividend 15% to $1.16 per share from $1.01. The company said it will pay nearly $900 million in fourth quarter dividend payments. U.S. tax-law changes as well as McDonald's strong business contributed to its ability to raise t…

McDonald's Raises Quarterly Cash Dividend By 15%

CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, McDonald's Board of Directors approved the Company's 42nd consecutive annual dividend increase, raising the quarterly dividend 15% from $1.01 to $1.16 per share of common stock, payable on December 17, 2018 to shareholders of record at the...

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-EU says McDonald's, Luxembourg tax deal not illegal

* Tax deal in line with U.S., Luxembourg double taxation treaty
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McDonald's Company Life and Culture

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