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McDonald's Corporation (MCD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 28, 2019

McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $1.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MCD prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.85% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of MCD was $183.21, representing a -4.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $190.88 and a 24.77% increase over the 52 week low of $146.84.

MCD is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) and Yum! Brands, Inc. ( YUM ). MCD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.54. Zacks Investment Research reports MCD's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 3.58%, compared to an industry average of 3.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MCD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MCD through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have MCD as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • Invesco Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment ETF ( PEJ )
  • Fidelity MSCI Consumer Discretionary Index ETF ( FDIS )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretion ETF ( VCR )
  • SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF ( DIA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DIA with an decrease of -2.32% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent weighting of MCD at 6.63%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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