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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.
TypePublic
Founded1955
HQOak Brook, US
Websitemcdonalds.com
Employee Ratings3.3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)210,000(-10%)
Job Openings7,115
Revenue (FY, 2017)$22.8 B(-7%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$182.1

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 Oak Brook, Chicago, Kansas City, Indianapolis and in 44 other locations
Chicago, US (HQ)
110 N Carpenter St
Oak Brook, US (HQ)
2915 Jorie Blvd
Bethesda, US
Bethesda, MD, USA
Indianapolis, US
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Kansas City, US
Kansas City
San Francisco, US
San Francisco
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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 (13-Mar-2019)

139.3b

Closing stock price (13-Mar-2019)

182.1

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

866.0m
McDonald's's current market capitalization is $139.3 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, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

2.8b2.1b7.7b1.2b2.5b866.0m

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

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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…

R. Kelly claims he went to McDonald's after his release from jail because it reminded him of his mom

CBS News aired the full interview Gayle King conducted with the embattled R&B singer R. Kelly on Friday night. King was composed while Kelly became increasingly animated while being questioned about the allegations of abuse he is facing. King rebuked Kelly for going to McDonald's, where he has…

McDonald's is flipping its iconic arches upside down again for International Women's Day (MCD)

McDonald's is flipping its golden arches again on Friday to celebrate International Women's Day.  The fast-food company and many executives changed their profile pictures to an image of upside-down arches on Friday to celebrate the launch of the company's new "Better Together: Gender Balance &amp…

Textio Signs On with McDonald's Corporation to Bring Augmented Writing to Their Recruiting Emails and Job Posts

SEATTLE, March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Textio, the developer of the world's first augmented writing platform, today announced a new partnership with the McDonald's Corporation. Together with its Franchisees, McDonald's receives upwards of 20 million applicants a year to support hiring...

The secret history of McDonald's Filet-O-Fish, which was almost killed from the menu before becoming one of the chain's staple sandwiches (MCD)

McDonald's Filet-O-Fish sandwich — the first new non-hamburger item added to the fast food giant's menu — went nationwide in 1965. It was the brainchild of Cincinnati-based McDonald's franchise owner Lou Groen. Groen came up with the idea when he discovered that the Catholic practice of abstainin…
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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 210,000 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 $108.7 k.

  • Who are McDonald's competitors?

    Competitors of McDonald's include Five Guys, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Wendy's Company.

  • Where is McDonald's headquarters?

    McDonald's headquarters is located at 2915 Jorie Blvd, Oak Brook.

  • Where are McDonald's offices?

    McDonald's has offices in Oak Brook, Chicago, Kansas City, Indianapolis and in 44 other locations.

  • How many offices does McDonald's have?

    McDonald's has 48 offices.