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NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
) is tomorrow, August 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 70 cents per share. At a price of $89.34 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.1%.
The average volume for McDonald's has been 6.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. McDonald's has a market cap of $90.29 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are down 11.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.
McDonald's Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, franchises and operates McDonald's restaurants primarily in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8, equal to the average leisure industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates McDonald's as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full