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McDonald's Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

May 22, 2008

On May 21, 2008, McDonald's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 cents per share of common stock payable on June 23, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 9, 2008.

Upcoming Communications

McDonald's Annual Shareholders' Meeting will be webcast live today at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on An archived replay and podcast of the meeting will be available for a limited time.

Denis Hennequin, President - Europe and Don Thompson, President - USA will speak at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference on June 2, 2008 at 8 a.m. Eastern Time. This presentation will be webcast live and available for replay for a limited time thereafter at

McDonald's tentatively plans to release May sales on June 9, 2008.

McDonald's is the leading global foodservice retailer with more than 31,000 local restaurants in more than 100 countries. More than 75% of McDonald's restaurants worldwide are owned and operated by franchisees and affiliates. Please visit our website at to learn more about the Company.

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