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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

McDonald’s Corp. (MCD)


Analysis of Liquidity Ratios

Beginner level


Liquidity Ratios (Summary)

McDonald’s Corp., liquidity ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Current ratio
Quick ratio
Cash ratio

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. McDonald’s Corp.’s current ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then deteriorated significantly from 2017 to 2018.
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. McDonald’s Corp.’s quick ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 not reaching 2016 level.
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. McDonald’s Corp.’s cash ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then deteriorated significantly from 2017 to 2018.

Current Ratio

McDonald’s Corp., current ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Current assets
Current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Current ratio1
Benchmarks
Current Ratio, Competitors2
Booking Holdings Inc.
Delta Air Lines Inc.
Marriott International Inc.
Starbucks Corp.
Current Ratio, Sector
Travel & Leisure
Current Ratio, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

1 2018 Calculation
Current ratio = Current assets ÷ Current liabilities
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. McDonald’s Corp.’s current ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then deteriorated significantly from 2017 to 2018.

Quick Ratio

McDonald’s Corp., quick ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Cash and equivalents
Accounts and notes receivable
Total quick assets
 
Current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Quick ratio1
Benchmarks
Quick Ratio, Competitors2
Booking Holdings Inc.
Delta Air Lines Inc.
Marriott International Inc.
Starbucks Corp.
Quick Ratio, Sector
Travel & Leisure
Quick Ratio, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

1 2018 Calculation
Quick ratio = Total quick assets ÷ Current liabilities
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. McDonald’s Corp.’s quick ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 not reaching 2016 level.

Cash Ratio

McDonald’s Corp., cash ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Cash and equivalents
Total cash assets
 
Current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Cash ratio1
Benchmarks
Cash Ratio, Competitors2
Booking Holdings Inc.
Delta Air Lines Inc.
Marriott International Inc.
Starbucks Corp.
Cash Ratio, Sector
Travel & Leisure
Cash Ratio, Industry
Consumer Services

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

1 2018 Calculation
Cash ratio = Total cash assets ÷ Current liabilities
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. McDonald’s Corp.’s cash ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then deteriorated significantly from 2017 to 2018.