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MCD Mcdonalds PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current PE ratio for Mcdonalds stock as of Apr 16, 2024 is 22.82. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $11.63 and the stock price of $265.43 per share. The P/E ratio has a decrease of 14% from the past four quarters average of 26.4.

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 25.12. The current PE ratio of 22.82 is 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 Jun 2014 quarter, when it reached 18.15 with a price of $100.74 and an EPS of $5.55.

Average
25.12
Median
24.82
Minimum
18.15
Maximum
33.79

Mcdonalds PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 35.92% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -21.52% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 25.5 -18.82%
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%

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.

3-year avg
27.11
5-year avg
27.77
10-year avg
25.12
15-year avg
22.25

MCD PE vs peers

What is MCD's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peers CMG and YUM, MCD's PE ratio stands lower, however it is higher than SBUX's and WEN's. Mcdonalds's PE ratio is trading above the peer group average of 15.42.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
GTIM Good Times Restaurants Inc 2.74 $27.64M
JACK Jack In The Box Inc 10.61 $1.19B
ARCO Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc 12.35 $2.24B
EAT Brinker International Inc 12.97 $2B
CBRL Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc 15.94 $1.33B
TAST Carrols Restaurant Group Inc 17.91 $544.58M
WEN Wendy's Co 19.2 $3.87B
SBUX Starbucks Corp 22.72 $96.71B
MCD Mcdonalds Corp 22.82 $191.65B
YUM Yum Brands Inc 24.3 $38.82B
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc 65.99 $80.68B

Frequently asked questions

What is Mcdonalds's PE ratio?

As of Apr 16, 2024, MCD stock has a price to earnings ratio of 22.82.

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

The average PE ratio for MCD stock over the past 3 years is 27.11.

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

The average PE ratio for MCD stock over the past 5 years is 27.77.

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 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 (Apr 16, 2024), Mcdonalds's stock price is $265.43. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $11.63. Therefore, Mcdonalds's P/E ratio for today is 22.82. PE RATIO(22.82) = STOCK PRICE($265.43) / TTM EPS($11.63)

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