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The 78-year-old hamburger chain has been making some changes to adapt to a new wave of consumers who want healthy, organic, and less processed food. Recent changes include using fresh beef in its quarter-pound burgers in the U.S. instead of frozen beef.

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Company Info

Stephen J. Easterbrook
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure
Food Services
HQ Location
Oak Brook, Ill.
Years on Fortune 500 List24

McDonald’s Rank History


Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$22,820.40-7.3%
Profits ($M)$5,192.3010.8%
Assets ($M)$33,803.70-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$-3,268.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$124,243.60-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues22.8%
Profits as % of Assets15.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity-

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)6.37
EPS % Change (from 2016)17.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)3.5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)12.4%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)45%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)17.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.8%