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McDonald's is an international chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, which operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants worldwide. Its restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages, as well as the breakfast menu. Its menu also includes salads, fish, wraps, smoothies, and seasoned fries.
TypePublic
Founded1955
HQChicago, IL, US
Websitemcdonalds.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)205,000(-2%)
Job Openings6,768
Revenue (FY, 2020)$19.2 B(-8%)
Share Price (May 2021)$234.8
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at McDonald's

Chris Kempczinski

Chris Kempczinski

President and Chief Executive Officer
Joe Erlinger

Joe Erlinger

President, McDonald's USA
Lucy Brady

Lucy Brady

Chief Digital Customer Engagement Officer, Senior Vice President
Francesca DeBiase

Francesca DeBiase

Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer
Mário Barbosa

Mário Barbosa

Zone President East, McDonald’s USA
Jerry Krulewitch

Jerry Krulewitch

Executive Vice President and General Counsel and Secretary
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McDonald's Office Locations

McDonald's has offices in Chicago, Pennant Hills, Brunn am Gebirge, Sanabis and in 59 other locations
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
110 N Carpenter St
Pennant Hills, AU
PO Box 392
Brunn am Gebirge, AT
Campus 21, Liebermannstrasse A01601
Sanabis, BH
8th Floor, Fakhro Tower, Building No. 470, Road 1010, Block 410
Zaventem, BE
Leonardo da Vincilaan 19/5th floor
São Paulo, BR
Alameda Amazonas, 253 - Alphaville Industrial
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McDonald's Financials and Metrics

McDonald's Revenue

McDonald's's revenue was reported to be $19.21 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

5.1b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

4.6b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

88.8%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

1.5b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

2.3b

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

175.2b

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

234.8

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

3.0b

EV

208.1b
McDonald's's current market capitalization is $175.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

22.8b21.0b21.1b19.2b

Revenue growth, %

(7%)(8%)0%

Cost of goods sold

12.2b10.2b10.0b

Gross profit

10.6b10.8b11.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

5.1b5.4b5.4b5.0b5.3b5.4b4.7b3.8b5.1b

Cost of goods sold

2.6b2.6b2.5b2.4b2.5b2.5b2.3b2.0b571.5m

Gross profit

2.5b2.7b2.8b2.5b2.8b2.9b2.4b1.8b4.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

49%51%53%51%53%53%51%48%89%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

2.5b866.0m898.5m3.4b

Accounts Receivable

2.0b2.4b2.2b

Prepaid Expenses

828.4m694.6m385.0m632.7m

Inventories

58.8m51.1m50.2m51.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

2.5b1.6b2.6b2.3b1.1b1.2b5.4b3.3b3.0b

Accounts Receivable

2.0b2.2b2.3b2.0b2.1b2.0b1.7b2.9b1.7b

Prepaid Expenses

435.9m465.3m669.9m641.8m681.7m379.7m442.7m458.5m669.2m

Inventories

53.8m49.6m41.9m40.8m44.2m42.6m39.1m42.6m45.3m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

5.2b5.9b6.0b4.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4b1.5b1.6b1.8b

Accounts Payable

(59.7m)129.4m(26.8m)(137.5m)

Cash From Operating Activities

5.6b7.0b8.1b6.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

1.4b2.9b4.5b1.3b2.8b4.5b1.1b1.6b1.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

362.9m727.9m1.1b392.6m790.9m1.2b421.3m847.0m453.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.6b3.0b5.5b2.0b3.9b6.2b1.5b1.3b

Purchases of PP&E

(368.7m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

97.1k

Debt/Equity

-9 x

Debt/Assets

0.9 x

Financial Leverage

-10.3 x
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McDonald's Operating Metrics

McDonald's's Daily Active Users was reported to be 68 m in Mar, 2019.
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Mar, 2019Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Restaurants

35.49 k35.68 k35.86 k36.26 k36.29 k36.37 k36.41 k36.53 k36.47 k36.5 k36.62 k36.9 k36.91 k37.01 k36.98 k37.24 k37.29 k37.41 k37.56 k37.86 k37.97 k38.11 k38.3 k38.7 k38.98 k39.02 k

Countries

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Daily Active Users

68 m

Franchised Restaurants

34.11 k34.28 k34.52 k34.75 k35.09 k35.28 k35.46 k35.66 k36.06 k36.35 k36.37 k
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McDonald's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ApprenteSeptember 09, 2019
Dynamic YieldMarch 26, 2019$300 m
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.
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McDonald's Revenue Breakdown

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McDonald's revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 54.1% from International Operated Markets, 8.7% from International Developmental Licensed Markets & Corporate and 37.2% from U.S.

McDonald's Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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McDonald's Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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McDonald's Online and Social Media Presence

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McDonald's Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    64/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    56/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    66/100

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McDonald's News and Updates

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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…

McDonald's Restaurants Across Alabama Seeking To Hire Approximately 3,000 Employees This Summer

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's restaurants across Alabama are staffing up for the busy summer season. Local McDonald's owner-operators expect to hire approximately 1,500 of the 3,000 restaurant jobs in Birmingham and surrounding areas during a week-long hiring...

360WiSE Announces the 38th McDonald's Gospelfest 2021 Live on Fox 5 With a Stellar Lineup

2021 marks the 21st year Producer, Director A. Curtis Farrow has joined with McDonald’s to bring this phenomenal celebration to life; He has received two Emmy awards for producing McDonald’s Gospelfest 2021 marks the 21st year Producer, Director A. Curtis Farrow has joined with McDonald’s to bring t…

I visited McDonald's and Chick-fil-A to compare their drive-thrus, and it's clear the 2 fast-food chains are taking entirely different approaches

Summary List PlacementDrive-thrus are key for McDonalds. About 95% of the chain's nearly 14,000 US locations have drive-thrus, with 25,000 worldwide. Source: Restaurant Dive "Drive-thru made McDonald's what it is today," McDonald's CEO and president Chris Kempczinski said in an earnings call in Apr…

McDonald's says nearly 9 in 10 Americans eat its food at least once a year

Summary List PlacementNearly nine in every 10 Americans order from McDonald's at least once a year, Joe Erlinger, the president of McDonald's USA, said at its earnings call Thursday. The chain owns 14,000 restaurants across the US – about one restaurant per 24,000 people. Discussing the loyalty ap…

Two takes on stimulus: Domino's says it's riding a 'wave,' McDonald's says it's 'way beyond checks'

Domino's Pizza and McDonald's both reported that government stimulus checks boosted their first-quarter results.
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McDonald's Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was McDonald's founded?

    McDonald's was founded in 1955.

  • Who are McDonald's key executives?

    McDonald's's key executives are Chris Kempczinski, Joe Erlinger and Lucy Brady.

  • How many employees does McDonald's have?

    McDonald's has 205,000 employees.

  • What is McDonald's revenue?

    Latest McDonald's annual revenue is $19.2 b.

  • What is McDonald's revenue per employee?

    Latest McDonald's revenue per employee is $93.7 k.

  • Who are McDonald's competitors?

    Competitors of McDonald's include Inspire Brands, Yum China and The Habit Burger Grill.

  • Where is McDonald's headquarters?

    McDonald's headquarters is located at 110 N Carpenter St, Chicago.

  • Where are McDonald's offices?

    McDonald's has offices in Chicago, Pennant Hills, Brunn am Gebirge, Sanabis and in 59 other locations.

  • How many offices does McDonald's have?

    McDonald's has 63 offices.