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.

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TypePublic
HQOak Brook, US
Founded1955
Size (employees)235,000 (est)
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 (9-Nov-2018)

143.3b

Closing stock price (9-Nov-2018)

185.9
McDonald's's current market capitalization is $143.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

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

Cost of goods sold

17.2b17.0b15.6b14.4b12.2b

Gross profit

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

Revenue

6.7b7.2b7.0b6.0b6.5b6.6b5.9b6.3b6.4b5.7b6.0b5.8b5.1b

Cost of goods sold

4.2b4.4b4.3b3.8b4.0b4.0b2.3b3.7b3.7b3.2b3.3b2.9b2.6b

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

1.3b1.2b1.3b1.5b2.0b

Prepaid Expenses

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

Inventories

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

Cash

2.7b3.7b2.8b1.6b4.0b2.5b3.3b3.1b2.3b2.4b2.4b2.7b2.5b

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.3b1.2b1.1b1.2b1.1b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.5b1.6b2.0b

Prepaid Expenses

756.6m837.9m645.4m767.4m692.8m804.6m485.7m564.1m595.1m552.0m597.5m495.9m435.9m

Inventories

106.2m110.7m105.0m98.8m102.3m99.3m93.7m87.4m90.5m56.8m56.7m54.2m53.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

(60.7m)(74.7m)(15.0m)89.8m(59.7m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.2b2.6b3.7b811.5m2.0b3.3b1.1b2.2b3.5b1.2b2.6b4.5b1.4b4.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

410.4m823.6m1.2b386.1m778.3m1.2b383.7m767.0m1.1b325.3m664.8m1.0b362.9m365.0m1.1b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.9b3.4b5.2b1.7b3.2b5.2b1.7b3.0b5.2b1.5b2.8b4.4b1.6b

Cash From Investing Activities

(608.2m)(1.2b)(2.0b)(349.2m)(695.7m)(1.1b)(255.9m)(459.6m)(810.7m)138.1m(8.7m)1.2b(359.1m)
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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…

Kanye West Declared He Still Adores McDonald's. Burger King Offered a Brilliant Response

Sometimes, a few pithy, well-chosen words can make up for a lot. Politicians might learn from this.

Kanye West says his favorite restaurant is McDonald's, but he bought the rights to open locations of 2 other fast-food burger chains (MCD)

Kanye West tweeted "McDonald's is my favorite restaurant" this weekend.  West has a long history of fast-food obsession, name-dropping chains including McDonald's, Chipotle, and Ruby Tuesdays in songs.  However, West has made investments in McDonald's rivals, buying the rights to franchise Fatbur…

McDonald's adds $6 meal deal to value line up

McDonald's Corp. will offer a $6 Classic Meal Deal for a limited time starting on Thursday, a new addition to the fast-food giant's value menu line up. The deal includes a choice of a McDonald's Quarter Pounder with cheese, Big Mac, 10-piece McNugget or Filet-O-Fish, a small order of French fries, …

Today McDonald's Reveals a Stunning Change in Its Restaurants That Might Determine Its Future Success

The addition of Triple Breakfast Stacks and the $6 Classic Meal Deal are meant to shake things up at the home of the Golden Arches McDonald's

McDonald's is adding new breakfast sandwiches with 3 times as much meat to its menu. Here's how they actually taste. (MCD)

McDonald's is debuting Triple Breakfast Stacks — breakfast sandwiches with three times as much meat — on Thursday.  The Triple Breakfast Stacks are McMuffins, McGriddles, or biscuits that contain two sausage patties each, plus bacon slices. We taste tested the Triple Breakfast Stacks and discover…
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McDonald's Company Life and Culture

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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 Steve Easterbrook, Francesca DeBiase and David Fairhurst.

  • How many employees does McDonald's have?

    McDonald's has 235,000 employees.

  • What is McDonald's revenue?

    Latest McDonald's annual revenue is $22.8 b.

  • What is McDonald's revenue per employee?

    Latest McDonald's revenue per employee is $97.1 k.

  • Who are McDonald's competitors?

    Competitors of McDonald's include Chipotle Mexican Grill, Wendy's Company and Domino's Pizza.

  • Where is McDonald's headquarters?

    McDonald's headquarters is located at 110 North Carpenter Street, Chicago.

  • Where are McDonald's offices?

    McDonald's has offices in Crissier, Bratislava, Porto Salvo, Warszawa and in 44 other locations.

  • How many offices does McDonald's have?

    McDonald's has 48 offices.