Recently, fast-food giant McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $1.25/share for shareholders holding common stock which represents an 8% increase. The dividend is set to be payable on December 16, 2019, at the close of business on December 2, 2019. This would bring in the fourth quarter dividend over $900 million.
“Our broad-based business strength across the globe is a testament to the Velocity Growth Plan. Today’s dividend increase reflects our confidence in the plan and our continued focus on driving long-term value for all stakeholders,” stated Steve Easterbrook, McDonald’s President, and Chief Executive Officer.
McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is the leading global foodservice retailer with nearly 37,000 locations in over 100 countries. The Corporation operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants in the US and across the globe with over 90% of its restaurants owned and operated by local, independent businessmen and women. To learn more about McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) and to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners McDonald’s Coverage Page.
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