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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+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)205,000(-2%)
Job Openings3
Revenue (FY, 2019)$21.1 B
Share Price (Feb 2021)$212.2 (-1%)
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

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McDonald's's revenue was reported to be $21.08 b in FY, 2019 which is a 0.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

3.8b

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

1.8b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

47.6%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

483.8m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

961.1m

Market capitalization (19-Feb-2021)

158.1b

Closing stock price (19-Feb-2021)

212.2

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

3.3b

EV

207.1b
McDonald's's current market capitalization is $158.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

22.8b21.0b21.1b

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, 2020

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

2.6b2.6b2.5b2.4b2.5b2.5b2.3b2.0b

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

2.5b866.0m898.5m

Accounts Receivable

2.0b2.4b2.2b

Prepaid Expenses

828.4m694.6m385.0m

Inventories

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

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

Inventories

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

Net Income

5.2b5.9b6.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4b1.5b1.6b

Accounts Payable

(59.7m)129.4m(26.8m)

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Capital Expenditures

(552.8m)(1.2b)(1.9b)(515.3m)(1.1b)(1.7b)(482.5m)(787.5m)
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 k36.50 k36.62 k36.90 k36.91 k37.01 k36.98 k37.24 k37.29 k37.41 k37.56 k37.86 k37.97 k38.11 k38.30 k38.70 k38.98 k39.02 k

Countries

120 119 119 119 119 119 119 119 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 119 119 119 119

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

77/100

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

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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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 Bets You'll Rush to Pay $5 for This. It All Starts at Noon Today

You can get in on the fun, but only if you hurry.

Retail giants like McDonald's and Walmart stopped fighting a $15 minimum wage. Here are 3 of the new battlegrounds.

Summary List PlacementAs discussion of a $15 federal minimum wage heats up, corporate giants who once staunchly opposed the move are remaining surprisingly quiet.  "You've seen fast food chains push against or lobby against a $15 minimum wage ... but you're not seeing them at this point," Credit S…

McDonald's sets targets to diversify its leadership, seeks gender parity by 2030

By the end of 2030, McDonald's is hoping to achieve gender parity in leadership roles.

The Black owner of 14 McDonald's stores is suing the fast-food giant, saying it discriminates against Black franchisees and limits their potential profits

Summary List PlacementThe Black owner of 14 McDonald's franchises in Ohio filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the restaurant chain, accusing it of discriminating against Black franchisees. In the suit, Herbert Washington said McDonald's "steered" him and other Black owners into restaurants in poor …

McDonald's iconic Shamrock Shake and Oreo Shamrock McFlurry are back on the menu (MCD)

Summary List PlacementThe Shamrock Shake is finally back on McDonald's menus, beginning on February 15. The iconic green shake is made with vanilla soft serve, whipped topping, and a minty "unmistakable Shamrock Shake flavor," according to McDonald's. It is usually introduced around late February …
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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 $21.1 b.

  • What is McDonald's revenue per employee?

    Latest McDonald's revenue per employee is $102.8 k.

  • Who are McDonald's competitors?

    Competitors of McDonald's include Yum! Brands, Burger King and Taco Bell.

  • 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.