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Why the dividend investor may take a look at NYSE:MCD.

By Mill Chart

Last update: Dec 21, 2023

MCDONALD'S CORP (NYSE:MCD) was identified as a stock worth exploring by dividend investors by our stock screener. NYSE:MCD scores well on profitability, solvency and liquidity. At the same time it seems to pay a decent dividend. We'll explore this a bit deeper below.

Understanding NYSE:MCD's Dividend Score

ChartMill assigns a Dividend Rating to every stock. This score ranges from 0 to 10 and evaluates the different dividend aspects, including the yield, the growth and sustainability. NYSE:MCD scores a 7 out of 10:

  • Compared to an average industry Dividend Yield of 3.98, MCD pays a better dividend. On top of this MCD pays more dividend than 83.94% of the companies listed in the same industry.
  • On average, the dividend of MCD grows each year by 8.08%, which is quite nice.
  • MCD has paid a dividend for at least 10 years, which is a reliable track record.
  • MCD has not decreased its dividend for at least 10 years, so it has a reliable track record of non decreasing dividend.
  • The dividend of MCD is growing, but earnings are growing more, so the dividend growth is sustainable.

Health Analysis for NYSE:MCD

ChartMill utilizes a Health Rating to assess stocks, scoring them on a scale of 0 to 10. This rating takes into account a variety of liquidity and solvency ratios, both in absolute terms and in comparison to industry peers. NYSE:MCD has earned a 6 out of 10:

  • MCD has an Altman-Z score of 5.17. This indicates that MCD is financially healthy and has little risk of bankruptcy at the moment.
  • The Altman-Z score of MCD (5.17) is better than 92.70% of its industry peers.
  • Looking at the Debt to FCF ratio, with a value of 5.18, MCD is in the better half of the industry, outperforming 75.18% of the companies in the same industry.
  • Looking at the Current ratio, with a value of 1.71, MCD is in the better half of the industry, outperforming 76.64% of the companies in the same industry.
  • The Quick ratio of MCD (1.70) is better than 80.29% of its industry peers.

Profitability Examination for NYSE:MCD

ChartMill assigns a Profitability Rating to every stock. This score ranges from 0 to 10 and evaluates the different profitability ratios and margins, both absolutely, but also relative to the industry peers. NYSE:MCD scores a 9 out of 10:

  • The Return On Assets of MCD (16.00%) is better than 93.43% of its industry peers.
  • MCD's Return On Invested Capital of 19.34% is amongst the best of the industry. MCD outperforms 91.24% of its industry peers.
  • The Average Return On Invested Capital over the past 3 years for MCD is significantly above the industry average of 10.04%.
  • The last Return On Invested Capital (19.34%) for MCD is above the 3 year average (15.49%), which is a sign of increasing profitability.
  • The Profit Margin of MCD (33.31%) is better than 98.54% of its industry peers.
  • In the last couple of years the Profit Margin of MCD has grown nicely.
  • MCD has a Operating Margin of 46.01%. This is amongst the best in the industry. MCD outperforms 99.27% of its industry peers.
  • In the last couple of years the Operating Margin of MCD has grown nicely.
  • MCD's Gross Margin of 57.24% is fine compared to the rest of the industry. MCD outperforms 63.50% of its industry peers.
  • MCD's Gross Margin has improved in the last couple of years.

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