McDonald´s shares traded modestly lower in pre-market trading on Tuesday after the company reported fourth-quarter results.
The fast food giant reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.71, compared with consensus analyst expectations of $1.59.
Revenue was also higher than expected according to a survey of analysts by Thomson Reuters, with sales at $5.34bn versus forecasts of $5.22bn.
Global comparable-store sales rose 5.5% versus expectations of 4.5%, while US same-store sales increased 4.5% compared with forecasts of 4.3%.
International Lead Markets segment comparable-store sales grew 6% versus estimates of 5.0%.