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/Management at McDonald's

Steve Easterbrook

Steve Easterbrook

President and Chief Executive Officer
Mike Soenke

Mike Soenke

Chief Financial 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
Kevin Ozan

Kevin Ozan

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Jim Sappington

Jim Sappington

Executive Vice President, Operations, Digital and Technology
Chris Kempczinski

Chris Kempczinski

President, McDonald’s USA
Jano Cabrera

Jano Cabrera

Senior Vice President, U.S. Communications, Global Media, and Public Relations
Kristy Cunningham

Kristy Cunningham

Senior Vice President, Strategy
Morgan Flatley

Morgan Flatley

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald's USA
Marion Gross

Marion Gross

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management, McDonald's USA
Charlie Robeson

Charlie Robeson

Chief Restaurant Officer
Linda VanGosen

Linda VanGosen

Vice President, Menu Innovation, McDonald's USA
Lucy Brady

Lucy Brady

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development

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 Financials and Metrics

McDonald's Financials

McDonald's's revenue was reported to be $24.6 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

5.8 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

2.8 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

1.9 b

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

3.1 b

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

139.5 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

2.7 b


165.2 b
McDonald's's current market capitalization is $139.5 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


28.1 b27.4 b25.4 b24.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

17.2 b17 b15.6 b14.4 b

Gross profit

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


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

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

5.6 b4.8 b4.5 b4.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b

Accounts Receivable

56.2 m27 m(180.6 m)(159 m)


(44.4 m)(4.9 m)44.9 m28.1 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

1.2 b1.4 b1.1 b811.5 m1.2 b1.3 b1.1 b1.1 b1.3 b1.2 b1.4 b1.9 b

Depreciation and Amortization

410.4 m413.2 m413.4 m386.1 m392.2 m387.7 m383.7 m383.3 m370.6 m325.3 m339.5 m355.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.9 b1.5 b1.8 b1.7 b1.5 b1.9 b1.7 b1.2 b2.3 b1.5 b1.2 b1.7 b

Capital Expenditures

(568.8 m)(589.6 m)(658.9 m)(392.6 m)(415.9 m)(412.7 m)(391.8 m)(352.5 m)(405.3 m)(427.7 m)(368.7 m)(416.9 m)
    USDY, 2017


    53.6 x


    98.1 x


    130.3 x


    15.3 k


    -8.2 x


    0.9 x

    Financial Leverage

    -9.4 x
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    McDonald's Operating Metrics

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


    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 k


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    McDonald's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    Boston MarketMay 18, 2000

    McDonald's Market Value History

    McDonald's Revenue Breakdown

    McDonald's Median Salaries

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

    McDonald's's Web-traffic and Trends

    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…

    McDonald's Just Learned It Has a Shocking New Competitor That Could Strip It of Business

    Of all the potential challengers, this one is slightly unusual.

    The Painful Truth Behind McDonald's New Dollar Menu (Clue: It'll Probably Cost You More Than $1)

    It seems that the fast-food chain is learning from airlines.

    In a Stunning Announcement, McDonald's Just Claimed It Has a Major Potential Health Issue With Some of Its Restaurants

    Is McDonald's scaremongering in India? Or should its customers worry?

    China Future of Foodservice Market 2017: Key Players – YumChina, Pala Catering Management, McDonald's, Hua Lai Shi and More

    WiseGuyReports published new report, titled “China - The Future of Foodservice” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

    How Your Business Taxes Will Change Under the New Republican Tax Plan

    The corporate tax rate will drop to 21 percent, compared to the current range of 15 to 35 percent.
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    McDonald's Company Life and Culture

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