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.
Oak Brook, US
Size (employees)
375,000 (est)
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 Guatemala City, Ponce, Paramaribo, Da Kao and in 50 other locations
Oak Brook, US (HQ)
2915 Jorie Blvd
Brunn am Gebirge, AT
1 Liebermannstraße
Bakı, AZ
Neftçilər Prospekti
Machelen, BE
12 De Kleetlaan
Toronto, CA
1 McDonald’s Place
Helsinki, FI
29 Paciuksenkatu
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McDonald's Financials and Metrics

McDonald's Revenue

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McDonald's's revenue was reported to be $24.62 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3.1% decrease from the previous period.

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 (11-Jul-2018)

124.5 b

Closing share price (11-Jul-2018)


Cash (31-Mar-2018)

2.5 b
McDonald's's current market capitalization is $124.5 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


2.8 b2.1 b7.7 b1.2 b

Accounts Receivable

1.3 b1.2 b1.3 b1.5 b

Prepaid Expenses

807.9 m783.2 m558.7 m565.2 m


123.7 m783.2 m100.1 m58.9 m
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


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

Accounts Payable

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

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 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 b

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 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
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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 k36.50 k36.62 k36.90 k36.91 k37.01 k36.98 k


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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Boston Market May 18, 2000
Donatos Pizza May 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: 37.9% from Revenues from franchised restaurants and 62.1% from Sales by Company-operated restaurants

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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…

Eat Nothing But McDonald's For A Day And We'll Guess Whether You're In Your Twenties Or Thirties

Who knew chicken nuggets could reveal so much? View Entire Post ›

This Puzzling New McDonald's Promotion Has Some People Really Excited

Everything old is new again. And then again and again.

If You Ate McDonald's Salad in These 14 States and Got Sick, Please Go See a Doctor

People are reporting a pretty nasty sounding disease, and McDonald's stops selling salads at 3,000 of its restaurants in 14 states as a result.

McDonald's salads linked to parasitic illness outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people

Health officials have identified McDonald's salads as the possible source of a parasitic illness outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people.  The illness, caused by the cyclospora parasite, can last months. It causes symptoms such as diarrhea and frequent, sometimes explosive bowel movements.…

Health Officials Have Linked An Outbreak Of Parasitic Illness To McDonald's Salads

It's been a really bad year for salad eaters. View Entire Post ›
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McDonald's Company Life and Culture

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