McDonald's (MCD) - All you need to know

Read our comprehensive, beginner-friendly guide to McDonald's shares. Learn everything you need to know to start investing today.
By: Charlie Hancox
Charlie Hancox
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Updated: Jan 31, 2022

Ways to invest in McDonald’s

The easiest and most well-known way of investing in a company like McDonald’s is by using a stockbroker. A stockbroker is a popular service that enables you to trade stocks almost instantly, with low transaction fees. 

There are plenty more ways to invest in McDonald’s online. For example, you could gain exposure through an ISA, a mutual fund, or even a CFD. These strategies and others will be explored below, and links will be provided that take you to pages with additional helpful information. 

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What is McDonald’s?

McDonald’s is the world’s largest restaurant chain, with nearly 39,000 locations in more than 100 countries. The company famously developed some of the biggest innovations in its industry, including the assembly-line model for fast food service and the franchising model for restaurants. Today it’s a global Goliath with more than $21 billion in revenue and nearly 2 million employees (counting employees at McDonald’s franchises).

If you want to know more about the stock market in general before investing in McDonald’s, read our introductory guide. It is a great resource to kickstart your investment journey.

How to invest in McDonald’s

The following is a list of the different approaches you can apply when investing in McDonald’s. Click the links when you want to find out more. 

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Charlie Hancox
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Alongside his passion for trading, Charlie has represented Great Britain and won national championships as a water polo player, and as a budding film director, has… read more.