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MCD Mcdonalds PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Mcdonalds stock as of Oct 2, 2023 is 23.56. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $10.94 and the stock price of $257.75 per share. The P/E ratio has a decrease of 20% from the past four quarters average of 29.3.

MCD PE ratio history

How has MCD's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Mcdonalds for the last ten years is 24.78. The current PE ratio of 23.56 is 4.9% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, MCD's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2020 quarter at 33.79, when the stock price was $214.58 and the EPS was $6.35. The lowest value was in the Dec 2013 quarter, when it reached 17.36 with a price of $97.03 and an EPS of $5.59.


Mcdonalds PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 35.92% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -21.52% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2022 31.41 18.44%
2021 26.52 -21.52%
2020 33.79 35.92%
2019 24.86 6.56%
2018 23.33 -12.85%
2017 26.77 20.75%
2016 22.17 -9.55%
2015 24.51 26.86%
2014 19.32 11.29%
2013 17.36 6.5%

MCD average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of MCD for the past years

MCD's current P/E ratio is below the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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MCD PE vs peers

What is MCD's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peers SBUX and CMG, MCD's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than WEN's and CBRL's. Mcdonalds's PE ratio is trading above the peer group average of 20.24.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GTIM Good Times Restaurants Inc 3.38 $33.64M
JACK Jack In The Box Inc 8.83 $1.32B
EAT Brinker International Inc 12.75 $1.33B
CBRL Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc 14.34 $1.42B
WEN Wendy's Co 21.5 $4.05B
MCD Mcdonalds Corp 23.27 $185.48B
YUM Yum Brands Inc 24.48 $34.43B
SBUX Starbucks Corp 27.12 $102.52B
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc 45.43 $50.48B
TAST Carrols Restaurant Group Inc N/A $342.77M

Frequently asked questions

What is Mcdonalds's PE ratio?

As of Oct 2, 2023, MCD stock has a price to earnings ratio of 23.56.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Mcdonalds (MCD)?

The average PE ratio for MCD stock over the past 3 years is 28.71.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Mcdonalds (MCD)?

The average PE ratio for MCD stock over the past 5 years is 27.76.

What is the highest PE ratio for MCD?

In the last ten years, the Dec 2020 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 33.79.

How does the current PE ratio for MCD compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of MCD is 4.9% lower than the 10-year historical average.

How is MCD's PE ratio calculated (Mcdonalds PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Oct 2, 2023), Mcdonalds's stock price is $257.75. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $10.94. Therefore, Mcdonalds's P/E ratio for today is 23.56. PE RATIO(23.56) = STOCK PRICE($257.75) / TTM EPS($10.94)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.