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Mcdonald's Reports Q4 Results


Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019 

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Mcdonald's Corp ::MCDONALD'S REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2018 RESULTS AND QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.97 EXCLUDING ITEMS.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.82.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.89 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.MCDONALD'S - QTRLY GLOBAL COMPARABLE SALES INCREASED 4.4%, REFLECTING POSITIVE COMPARABLE SALES.MCDONALD'S - IN U.S., Q4 COMPARABLE SALES INCREASED 2.3%.MCDONALD'S - DUE TO IMPACT OF COMPANY'S STRATEGIC REFRANCHISING INITIATIVE, CONSOLIDATED REVENUES DECREASED 3% (FLAT IN CONSTANT CURRENCIES) IN QUARTER.MCDONALD'S - IN U.S., Q4 COMPARABLE SALES INCREASE DRIVEN BY GROWTH IN AVERAGE CHECK RESULTING FROM BOTH PRODUCT MIX SHIFTS & MENU PRICE INCREASES.MCDONALD'S - EXCLUDING ITEMS, DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE WAS $1.97 IN Q4.MCDONALD'S - IN INTERNATIONAL LEAD SEGMENT, Q4 COMPARABLE SALES INCREASED 5.2%.MCDONALD'S - QTRLY TOTAL REVENUE $5,163 MILLION VERSUS $5,340.2 MILLION.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.89, REVENUE VIEW $5.16 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.MCDONALD'S - DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE IN QUARTER REFLECTS NON-CASH IMPAIRMENT CHARGES OF $0.18 PER SHARE.MCDONALD'S - IN INTERNATIONAL LEAD SEGMENT, Q4 COMP SALES INCREASE REFLECT POSITIVE RESULTS ACROSS MARKETS, PRIMARILY DRIVEN BY U.K., GERMANY, AUSTRALIA.MCDONALD'S - FOREIGN CURRENCY TRANSLATION HAD A NEGATIVE IMPACT OF $0.05 ON DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE FOR QUARTER.MCDONALD'S - INCLUDED IN QUARTER RESULTS WERE ABOUT $140 MILLION, OR $0.18 PER SHARE, OF NON-CASH IMPAIRMENT CHARGES.