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McDonald’s (MCD) Q3 2021 earnings beat


Oct 27, 2021

McDonald’s on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings and income that topped analysts’ estimates as its worldwide gross sales bounced again, regardless of Covid-19 resurgences in some markets.

In its house market, the nationwide launch of its loyalty program lifted digital gross sales, and bigger order sizes and menu worth will increase led to greater common examine.

Shares of the corporate rose 3% in premarket buying and selling.

This is what the corporate reported in contrast with what Wall Avenue was anticipating, based mostly on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv:

  • Earnings per share: $2.76 adjusted vs. $2.46 anticipated
  • Income: $6.2 billion vs. $6.04 billion anticipated

The corporate reported fiscal third-quarter web earnings of $2.15 billion, or $2.86 per share, up from $1.76 billion, or $2.35 per share, a 12 months earlier.

Excluding strategic positive factors, McDonald’s earned $2.76 cents per share, beating the $2.46 per share anticipated by analysts surveyed by Refinitiv.

Internet gross sales rose 14% to $6.2 billion, topping expectations of $6.04 billion. Worldwide, same-store gross sales climbed 12.7% from a 12 months in the past and 10.2% on a two-year foundation.

In McDonald’s house market, same-store gross sales elevated by 9.6% from a 12 months earlier, when the fast-food big began to see demand bounce again. On a two-year foundation, same-store gross sales rose 14.6%. The chain credited its new rooster sandwich, a well-known orders promotion with rapper Saweetie and different menu and advertising promotions for its sturdy efficiency.

McDonald’s restoration is outpacing that of lots of its rivals, together with Restaurant Manufacturers Worldwide’s Burger King. On Monday, the burger chain reported its U.S. same-store gross sales shrank by 1.6% within the third quarter after the chain started transitioning away from paper coupons and worth meals. Burger King’s international same-store gross sales climbed 7.9% after falling 7% a 12 months earlier.

McDonald’s worldwide operated markets section noticed its same-store gross sales rise 13.9% from a 12 months in the past, fueled by sturdy demand in the UK. The division additionally noticed optimistic same-store gross sales in Canada, France and Germany as restrictions eased. Nonetheless, Australia’s same-store gross sales have been dampened by one other spherical of lockdowns in some areas. On a two-year foundation, the section’s same-store gross sales climbed 8.9%.

The corporate’s worldwide developmental licensed markets division reported 16.7% same-store gross sales progress. Whereas China’s same-store gross sales shrank through the quarter as a result of spikes of Covid-19, Japan and Latin America reported sturdy gross sales. On a two-year foundation, same-store gross sales rose 4.9%.

Learn the complete earnings launch right here.


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