McDonald's Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:MCD)

About McDonald's Corp.

McDonaldMcDonald's Corporation (McDonald's) operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants. The Company's restaurants serve a locally-relevant menu of quality food and drinks sold at various price points in over 100 countries. The Company's segments include U.S., International Lead Markets, High Growth Markets and Foundational Markets and Corporate. Of the approximately 36,525 restaurants in over 120 countries, approximately 30,080 are franchised and over 6,444 are operated by the Company. McDonald's franchised restaurants are owned and operated under various structures, including conventional franchise, developmental license or affiliate. The Company is primarily a franchisor, with over 80% of McDonald's restaurants owned and operated by independent franchisees. Under a conventional franchise arrangement, the Company owns the land and building or secures a long-term lease for the restaurant location and the franchisee pays for equipment, signs, seating and decor.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sub-Industry: Restaurants
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MCD
  • CUSIP: 58013510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $113.93
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $114.92
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $120.99
  • 52-Week Range: $109.60 - $131.96
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.75
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.56
  • P/E Growth: 2.18
  • Market Cap: $97.22B
  • Outstanding Shares: 853,361,000
  • Beta: 0.61
  • Net Margins: 18.73%
  • Return on Equity: 97.56%
  • Return on Assets: 14.09%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 40.64%
  • Current Ratio: 1.89%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.86%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 16 Hold Ratings, 14 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $126.00 (10.59% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/18/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
10/17/2016NomuraSet Price TargetNeutral$129.00 -> $122.00View Rating Details
10/10/2016Telsey Advisory GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$130.00View Rating Details
9/16/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$132.00View Rating Details
9/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$130.00 -> $122.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
8/22/2016Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageHold$122.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016ArgusDowngradeBuy -> Hold$131.96 -> $87.50View Rating Details
8/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/5/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/5/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingBuy$140.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$118.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$140.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$138.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Set Price TargetNeutral$112.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$138.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$140.00View Rating Details
7/18/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/12/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetBuy$130.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetSell$110.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Cleveland ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
6/8/2016Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/8/2016Credit Agricole SAReiterated RatingSell$128.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$129.00View Rating Details
4/25/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$137.00View Rating Details
4/18/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/4/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
3/15/2016StephensReiterated RatingOverweight$130.00View Rating Details
1/30/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
1/27/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
1/22/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/23/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/21/2016Q316$1.49$1.62$6.28 billion$6.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$1.39$1.45$6.28 billion$6.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2016Q116$1.16$1.23$5.82 billion$5.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/25/2016Q415$1.23$1.31$6.22 billion$6.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q3$1.28$1.40$6.41 billion$6.62 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$1.24$1.26$6.44 billion$6.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$1.06$1.01$6.00 billion$5.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2015Q414$1.23$1.13$6.57 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$1.38$1.09$7.20 billion$6.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214$1.44$1.40$7.28 billion$7.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2014Q114$1.24$1.21$6.73 billion$6.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q4$1.39$1.40$7.11 million$7.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2013Q313$1.51$1.52$7.34 billion$7.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2013Q2 2013$1.40$1.38$7.10 billion$7.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/19/2013Q1 2013$1.27$1.26$6.59 billion$6.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$1.33$1.38$6.89 billion$6.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2012$1.47$1.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2012$1.38$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2012$1.23$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2012$1.30$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2011$1.43$1.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2011$1.28$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$1.14$1.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2011$1.16$1.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.56 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.14 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$1.13$1.23$1.18
Q2 20164$1.36$1.40$1.38
Q3 20163$1.46$1.50$1.48
Q4 20163$1.34$1.44$1.40
Q1 20171$1.29$1.29$1.29
Q2 20171$1.56$1.56$1.56
Q3 20171$1.69$1.69$1.69
Q4 20171$1.63$1.63$1.63
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD)
Annual Dividend:$3.56
Dividend Yield:3.12%
Dividend Growth:-3.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:68.59% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
64.03% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
57.98% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:39 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.28%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 69.13%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/4/2016Andrew J MckennaChairmanSell70,000$118.28$8,279,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Brian MullensInsiderSell845$128.93$108,945.85View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016Kevin M OzanCFOSell13,007$125.07$1,626,785.49View SEC Filing  
1/29/2016James R. SappingtonVPSell7,827$124.25$972,504.75View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016Douglas M. GoareinsiderSell32,230$120.49$3,883,392.70View SEC Filing  
11/13/2015Jose ArmarioVPSell15,000$112.14$1,682,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015David Ogden FairhurstEVPSell3,144$114.04$358,541.76View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Kevin M. OzanCFOSell3,463$113.74$393,881.62View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Peter J. BenseninsiderSell15,870$113.78$1,805,688.60View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Richard R. FloerschVPSell23,910$113.67$2,717,849.70View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Jose ArmarioVPSell10,000$97.58$975,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015James R SappingtonVPSell11,123$97.35$1,082,824.05View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Richard R FloerschVPSell23,173$95.47$2,212,326.31View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015David L HoffmannInsiderSell5,247$92.66$486,187.02View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015Donald ThompsonCEOSell25,299$92.66$2,344,205.34View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015Kenneth M KoziolVPSell11,542$93.29$1,076,753.18View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Jose ArmarioVPSell15,120$93.81$1,418,407.20View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Jeffrey P StrattonInsiderSell30,734$93.18$2,863,794.12View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Kenneth M KoziolVPSell14,812$100.43$1,487,569.16View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014David L HoffmannInsiderSell4,906$100.53$493,200.18View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Timothy FentonCOOSell9,938$102.36$1,017,253.68View SEC Filing  
4/25/2014Gloria SantonaVPSell19,154$100.43$1,923,636.22View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Richard FloerschVPSell19,987$99.87$1,996,101.69View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Robert EckertDirectorSell5,000$99.77$498,850.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Donald ThompsonCEOSell30,000$99.24$2,977,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014John Rogers, Jr.DirectorSell5,000$99.41$497,050.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Timothy FentonCOOSell24,492$96.00$2,351,232.00View SEC Filing  
1/24/2014Donald ThompsonCEOSell30,000$95.07$2,852,100.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Jose ArmarioVPSell5,300$94.77$502,281.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Kevin M OzanInsiderSell4,380$95.00$416,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Timothy FentonCOOSell20,000$97.23$1,944,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013David L HoffmannInsiderSell1,771$97.85$173,292.35View SEC Filing  
3/12/2013Jeffrey P StrattonInsiderSell22,364$98.67$2,206,655.88View SEC Filing  
3/12/2013Timothy J FentonCOOSell4,000$98.71$394,840.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Timothy J FentonCOOSell28,315$86.61$2,452,362.15View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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McDonald's Corp. (NYSE:MCD) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

Last Updated on 10/21/2016 by Staff