A McDonald's restaurant's drive-thru sign is pictured in Los Angeles April 4, 2011. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
McDonald's fourth-quarter profit rises
Posted : Wednesday, 23 January 2013 08:10AM
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp <MCD.N> reported a rise in fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday, as sales at established U.S. restaurants edged higher instead of falling as expected.
Net income at the world's biggest restaurant chain rose to $1.40 billion, or $1.38 per share, from $1.38 billion, or $1.33 per share, a year earlier.
(Reporting By Lisa Baertlein in Los Angeles and Brad Dorfman in Chicago; Editing by Maureen Bavdek)
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