McDonald's Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.81 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MCD stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 5.19% increase over the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $98.92, the dividend yield is 3.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MCD was $98.92,
representing a -4.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $103.70 and
a 15.44% increase over the 52 week low of $85.69.
MCD is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Starbucks Corporation (
) and Yum! Brands, Inc. (
). MCD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.54. Zacks Investment Research reports MCD's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.75%, compared to an
industry average of 8.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to MCD through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MCD as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary (
- Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (
- DIAMONDS Trust Series I (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund (
- Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYC with an increase of
13.02% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent
weighting of MCD at 4.94%.