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MCD Mcdonalds dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Mcdonalds's last quarterly dividend of $1.52 per share was on Nov 30, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $5.66 per share represents a current dividend yield of 2.09%. The latest MCD payout of $1.52 marks a dividend growth of 10%.

Key dates

  • MCD last dividend date: Nov 30, 2022
  • MCD next dividend date: Not announced
MCD dividend stats
DPS
$5.66
Dividend yield
2.07%
Payout ratio
70.8%
vs. Consumer Cyclical sector
Dividend yield
2.44%
Payout ratio
31.1%

Dividend yield

What is Mcdonalds current dividend yield

MCD has a dividend yield of 2.09% which is below the Consumer Cyclical sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Consumer Cyclical sector average of 2.44%, Mcdonalds's dividend yield is 14% lower. The historical 5-year average of MCD's dividend yield is 2.3%, which is above the current yield.

Dividend history

What is MCD dividend payout history and dates

Mcdonalds has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of MCD show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 8% since one year ago. And with the stock price up by 4% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 3.5%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Nov 30, 2022 Dec 15, 2022 Oct 13, 2022 $1.52 normal
Aug 31, 2022 Sep 16, 2022 Jul 28, 2022 $1.38 normal
Jun 3, 2022 Jun 20, 2022 May 26, 2022 $1.38 normal
Feb 28, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 Jan 20, 2022 $1.38 normal
Nov 30, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 Sep 23, 2021 $1.38 normal
Aug 31, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 Jul 22, 2021 $1.29 normal
May 28, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 May 20, 2021 $1.29 normal
Feb 26, 2021 Mar 15, 2021 Jan 21, 2021 $1.29 normal
Nov 30, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 Oct 8, 2020 $1.29 normal
Aug 31, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 Jul 21, 2020 $1.25 normal
May 29, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 May 22, 2020 $1.25 normal
Feb 28, 2020 Mar 16, 2020 Jan 29, 2020 $1.25 normal
Nov 29, 2019 Dec 16, 2019 Sep 19, 2019 $1.25 normal
Aug 30, 2019 Sep 17, 2019 Jul 18, 2019 $1.16 normal
May 31, 2019 Jun 17, 2019 May 23, 2019 $1.16 normal
Feb 28, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 Jan 24, 2019 $1.16 normal
Nov 30, 2018 Dec 17, 2018 Sep 20, 2018 $1.16 normal
Aug 31, 2018 Sep 18, 2018 Jul 19, 2018 $1.01 normal
Jun 1, 2018 Jun 18, 2018 May 24, 2018 $1.01 normal
Feb 28, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 Jan 25, 2018 $1.01 normal
Nov 30, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Sep 21, 2017 $1.01 normal
Aug 30, 2017 Sep 18, 2017 Jul 27, 2017 $0.94 normal
Jun 1, 2017 Jun 19, 2017 May 24, 2017 $0.94 normal
Feb 27, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Jan 26, 2017 $0.94 normal
Nov 29, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $0.94 normal
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 Jul 28, 2016 $0.89 normal
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 May 26, 2016 $0.89 normal
Feb 26, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 Jan 27, 2016 $0.89 normal
Nov 27, 2015 Dec 15, 2015 Nov 10, 2015 $0.89 normal
Aug 28, 2015 Sep 16, 2015 Jul 16, 2015 $0.85 normal

Mcdonalds dividend payout ratio

What is Mcdonalds dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

MCD has a payout ratio of 70.8% which is higher than the Consumer Cyclical sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Consumer Cyclical sector average of 31.1%, Mcdonalds's payout ratio is 128% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

MCD dividend vs peer dividends

How does MCD dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
JACK Jack In The Box Inc 2.53% $1.76 32.2%
WEN Wendy's Co 2.15% $0.5 56.8%
MCD Mcdonalds Corp 2.07% $5.66 70.8%
SBUX Starbucks Corp 1.97% $2.04 71.6%
YUM Yum Brands Inc 1.76% $2.28 51.2%

Frequently asked questions

Does Mcdonalds pay a dividend?

Yes, Mcdonalds has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. MCD has been paying dividends since 1994.

When is Mcdonalds's next dividend?

Currently MCD's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in February 2023.

When was MCD's last dividend?

Mcdonalds's last dividend ex-date was on Nov 30, 2022. The dividend amount was $1.52 per share.

How much dividend does Mcdonalds pay (per share)?

MCD has paid dividend of $5.66 per share in the last year.

What is Mcdonalds's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Mcdonalds is 2.09%.

How often does Mcdonalds pay dividends?

Mcdonalds has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Mcdonalds's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Mcdonalds is 70.8%.

Does Mcdonalds pay a good dividend?

Mcdonalds's dividend yield is below the Consumer Cyclical sector average.