McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The Company's restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages. In response to changing consumer tastes, the Company has expanded its menu to include salads, fish, wraps, smoothies, and seasoned fries.
Company Growth (employees)
Oak Brook, US
Size (employees)
375,000 (est)
McDonald's was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, US

Key People at McDonald's

Steve  Easterbrook

Steve Easterbrook

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Christopher Kempczinski

Christopher Kempczinski

Executive Vice President
Silvia  Lagnado

Silvia Lagnado

Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer
James Sappington

James Sappington

Corporate Executive Vice President-Operations and Technology Systems, Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Brian Mullens

Brian Mullens

Corporate Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller
Douglas Goare

Douglas Goare

President, Europe

McDonald's Office Locations

McDonald's has offices in Oak Brook, Singapore, Brighton, Indianapolis and in 7 other locations
Oak Brook, US (HQ)
2915 Jorie Blvd
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McDonald's Data and Metrics

McDonald's Financial Metrics

McDonald's's revenue was reported to be $5.7 b in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

5.7 b

Net income (Q1, 2017)

1.2 b

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

2 b

Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

130.3 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

2.4 b
McDonald's's current market capitalization is $130.3 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


28.1 b27.4 b25.4 b24.6 b

Revenue growth, %



8.8 b7.9 b7.1 b7.7 b

EBIT margin, %

USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


7.2 b7 b6 b6.5 b6.6 b5.9 b6.3 b6.4 b5.7 b


2.2 b2.1 b1.4 b1.8 b2 b1.8 b1.9 b2.1 b2 b

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

2.1 b1.9 b1.3 b1.7 b1.9 b1.6 b1.7 b1.9 b1.8 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2.8 b2.1 b7.7 b1.2 b

Accounts Receivable

75.2 m


807.9 m783.2 m558.7 m565.2 m

Current Assets

5.1 b4.2 b9.6 b4.8 b
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


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

Current Assets

5.9 b5.2 b3.6 b6 b4.5 b5.1 b5 b4.3 b5.9 b


2.9 b2.8 b2.6 b2.6 b2.6 b2.6 b2.5 b2.5 b2.3 b

Total Assets

37.8 b36 b32.2 b34.9 b33 b33.8 b33.1 b32.5 b32.1 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

5.6 b4.8 b4.5 b4.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5 b

Accounts Receivable

56.2 m27 m(180.6 m)(159 m)

Accounts Payable

(60.7 m)(74.7 m)(15 m)89.8 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

1.4 b1.1 b811.5 m1.2 b1.3 b1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b1.2 b

Accounts Payable

965.1 m847.3 m702 m840.1 m802.6 m654.5 m574.6 m852.2 m678.4 m

Income Taxes Paid

111 m115.3 m372.1 m62.4 m178.7 m298.5 m219.3 m561.3 m497.4 m
USDY, 2017


15.1 k

Financial Leverage

-15.8 x
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McDonald's Operating Metrics

Y, 2015Y, 2016


36.41 k36.62 k
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McDonald's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Boston MarketMay 18, 2000

McDonald's Market Value History

McDonald's Median Salaries

Source: 24 public H-1B filings from McDonald's

Traffic Overview of McDonald's

McDonald's Online and Social Media Presence

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…

We tried McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King's signature burgers — and the winner is unmistakable

In terms of menu choices, fast-food chains are a lot like car brands — there's something for everyone. Five-piece chicken nuggets for the on-the-go soccer mom. A quarter pounder with cheese for the erudite lovers of the classics. A salad for ... someone. And for the person w…

We visited the 'McDonald's of the Philippines,' which serves spaghetti and fried chicken alongside its burgers — here's what it's like

A Filipino fast-food behemoth is gearing up to take over the US.  It seems there's a Jollibee on every corner in the Philippines — in fact, it's one of the few chains that has successfully maintained market dominance over McDonald's in its home country. Even as McDonald's ra…

This is the fanciest McDonald's burger box we've ever seen

If "fancy" and "McDonald's" seem unlikely to appear in the same sentence, it's time to reevaluate your opinion. Per WWD, to compliment its latest line of "signature burgers" in the UK, the fast food chain commissioned a glitzy signature burger box from British fashion designer Julien Macdonald. …

This Walmart shunned McDonald's for a new organic fast-food chain with salmon and falafel — see what it's like

While many Walmart stores have some type of food component, it's usually a McDonalds or Dunkin Donuts, a location in Orlando, Florida just went in a different direction. Instead of the usual fare, it instead has a new location of the fast food chain Grown.  Grown focuses on …

Teen ordered a McDonald's burger, hold the bun, patty and toppings, and it still cost her a dollar

None Pizza, Left Beef, meet your McDonald’s rival. A teen who goes by Ari on Twitter was out to get lunch with a friend this week when she noticed that the food-ordering kiosk at her UK McDonald's franchise has an unusual quirk. Like with any order, customers can choose to remove onions, ketchup…
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McDonald's Company Life and Culture

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