McDonalds Co., which is an organization with international presence:
Identify and evaluate contemporary issues in international financial management.
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McDonalds is one of the largest international chains of hamburger fast food restaurants. The company earns it revenues from rent, royalties, and fees paid by the franchisees. The revenue of McDonalds has remained stable from 22.8 billion in 2007 to 22.7 billion dollars in 2009. However, the net income has increased from 2.4 billion in 2007 to 4.5 billion in 2009(2) (4). The total assets of McDonalds have remained stable from $29.3 billion in 2007 to $30.2 billion in 2009. The current ratio is 1.35 , the liquidity ratio is 1.31 and the Long Term Debt to Equity 74.26 percent that is greater than the industry average of 65.63 (3) (1).
Overall the international operations of McDonalds have been helpful in improving its financial status. Consider this the gross margin of McDonalds is 39.0i6 whereas the industry average is 13.47, and the net profit margin is 20.02 whereas the industry average is 2.32(7) (5).
There are several international financial management issues that McDonalds faces. The first issue is that of making and receiving payments in foreign currencies. Taking out hedging ...
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