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McDonald's Corporation 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, US
Websitemcdonalds.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Culture scoreC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)205,000(-2%)
Job Openings12,528
Revenue (FY, 2019)$21.1 B
Share Price (May 2020)$184.4

Key People/Management at McDonald's

Chris Kempczinski

Chris Kempczinski

President and CEO
Lucy Brady

Lucy Brady

Chief Digital Customer Engagement Officer, Senior Vice President
Joe Erlinger

Joe Erlinger

President, McDonald's USA
Francesca DeBiase

Francesca DeBiase

Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer
Mário Barbosa

Mário Barbosa

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, Oak Brook, Bethesda, 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

McDonald's's revenue was reported to be $21.08 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

4.7b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

4.2b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

88.2%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

1.1b

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

1.7b

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

137.1b

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

184.4

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

5.4b

EV

183.9b
McDonald's's current market capitalization is $137.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

24.1b27.0b27.6b28.1b27.4b25.4b24.6b22.8b21.0b21.1b

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, 2010Q2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

5.6b5.9b6.3b6.1b6.9b7.2b6.5b6.9b7.2b6.6b7.1b7.3b6.7b7.2b7.0b6.0b6.5b6.6b5.9b6.3b6.4b5.7b6.0b5.8b5.1b5.4b5.4b5.0b5.3b5.4b4.7b

Cost of goods sold

4.2b4.4b4.3b3.8b4.0b4.0b2.3b3.7b3.7b3.2b3.3b2.9b2.6b2.1b544.7m559.5m554.2m

Gross profit

2.5b2.8b2.7b2.2b2.5b2.6b3.6b2.6b2.7b2.4b2.7b2.8b2.5b3.2b4.8b4.9b4.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

38%39%38%37%38%39%61%41%43%43%45%49%49%60%90%90%88%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.8b2.1b7.7b1.2b2.5b898.5m

Accounts Receivable

1.3b1.2b1.3b1.5b2.0b2.4b2.2b

Prepaid Expenses

807.9m783.2m558.7m565.2m828.4m694.6m

Inventories

123.7m783.2m100.1m58.9m58.8m51.1m50.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

2.7b3.7b2.8b1.6b4.0b2.5b3.3b3.1b2.3b2.4b2.4b2.7b2.5b1.6b2.6b2.3b1.1b1.2b5.4b

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.3b1.2b1.1b1.2b1.1b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.5b1.6b2.0b2.2b2.3b2.0b2.0b1.7b

Prepaid Expenses

756.6m837.9m645.4m767.4m692.8m804.6m485.7m564.1m595.1m552.0m597.5m495.9m435.9m465.3m669.9m641.8m681.7m379.7m442.7m

Inventories

106.2m110.7m105.0m98.8m102.3m99.3m93.7m87.4m90.5m56.8m56.7m54.2m53.8m49.6m41.9m40.8m44.2m42.6m39.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

5.6b4.8b4.5b4.7b5.2b5.9b6.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

(60.7m)(74.7m)(15.0m)89.8m(59.7m)129.4m(26.8m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

1.2b2.6b3.7b811.5m2.0b3.3b1.1b2.2b3.5b1.2b2.6b4.5b1.4b2.9b1.3b2.8b4.5b1.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

410.4m823.6m1.2b386.1m778.3m1.2b383.7m767.0m1.1b325.3m664.8m1.0b362.9m727.9m392.6m790.9m1.2b421.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.9b3.4b5.2b1.7b3.2b5.2b1.7b3.0b5.2b1.5b2.8b4.4b1.6b5.5b2.0b3.9b6.2b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.2b)(1.9b)(1.1b)(1.7b)(482.5m)
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

108.6 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, 2018Mar, 2019

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

Daily Active Users

68 m
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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 business segment: 55.7% from Sales by Company-operated restaurants and 44.3% from Revenues from franchised restaurants

McDonald's revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 35.1% from U.S., 32.2% from International Lead Markets, 24.2% from High Growth Markets and 8.5% from Foundation Markets & Corporate

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…

'It's life or death': Worker unrest, a shifting America, and internal tensions amid the coronavirus outbreak could forever change McDonald's

McDonald's is facing unprecedented protests during the coronavirus pandemic, as workers seek higher pay and safety protections.  "We're willing to go to jail for our children, for justice," said McDonald's worker Terrace Wise. "McDonald's should be fully aware of that." Tensions also emerged betwe…

McDonald's Just Gave Customers Truly Worrying News

Just as the U.S. begins to emerge from lockdown, a dark reminder of how many businesses are interconnected.

McDonald's Wrote A Startling Letter That Should Really Worry Customers

When you choose a business model, make sure it'll be robust when you hit bad times.

Coronavirus: Pizza Hut, KFC, McDonald's serve meal to medical, frontline staff at govt hospitals

McDonald's, Pizza Hut and KFC will serve meals to medical and frontline staff at government hospitals as part of their coronavirus relief initiatives.

McDonald's Bet Big On This Smart Idea. Now It's Saving Lives

McDonald's didn't invent the drive-through, but it helped make it ubiquitous and tripled down on it as a business model
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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, Lucy Brady and Joe Erlinger.

  • 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, Oak Brook, Bethesda, Indianapolis and in 44 other locations.

  • How many offices does McDonald's have?

    McDonald's has 48 offices.