McDonald's Dividend

What is McDonald's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

5/6

Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


2.21%

Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayNov 26 2022Ex Dividend DateNov 30 2022Dividend Pay DateDec 15 202215 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 4 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

McDonald's Dividend Yield vs Market
How does MCD dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (MCD)2.2%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.3%
Industry Average (Hospitality)1.7%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (MCD)2.2%

Notable Dividend: MCD's dividend (2.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.51%).

High Dividend: MCD's dividend (2.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.26%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

How stable has McDonald's's dividend per share been in the past?
MonthDividend Per Share (annual)Avg. Yield (%)
12/31/20246.4612
12/31/20236.0618
12/31/20225.6417
11/25/20226.082.21
10/17/20226.082.28
8/1/20225.522.19
5/31/20225.522.22
1/20/20225.522.24
9/23/20215.522.18
7/22/20215.162.16
5/20/20215.162.21
1/21/20215.162.33
10/8/20205.162.39
7/21/202052.37
5/22/202052.65
5/7/202052.79
4/30/202052.75
9/19/201952.57
7/18/20194.642.16
5/23/20194.642.26
5/8/20194.642.33
4/30/20194.642.36
9/20/20184.642.58
7/19/20184.042.53
5/24/20184.042.51
1/30/20184.042.51
9/21/20174.042.4
7/27/20173.762.39
5/24/20173.762.45
1/26/20173.762.85
9/29/20163.763.19
7/28/20163.563.05
5/26/20163.562.91
1/27/20163.562.88
11/10/20153.563.07
7/16/20153.43.38
5/21/20153.43.52
1/28/20153.43.52
9/18/20143.43.65
7/17/20143.243.44
5/22/20143.243.2
1/29/20143.243.31
9/18/20133.243.37
7/18/20133.083.18
5/23/20133.083.11
1/30/20133.083.12
1/23/20133.083.27
11/1/20123.083.49
10/19/20123.083.52
7/19/20122.83.1
5/24/20122.83.13
1/26/20122.82.89

Stable Dividend: MCD's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: MCD's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (69.1%), MCD's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: At its current cash payout ratio (76.9%), MCD's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.


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