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Highlights from McDonald's Q4 2018 Earnings

January 30, 2019

McDonald's cups representing consecutive quarters of growth

McDonald’s President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook rounded out 2018 on a quarterly earnings call with investors, sharing that most of our top markets excelled and outperformed our competitors. We’ve logged our fourteenth consecutive quarter of sales growth, while also growing guest counts for the second year in a row globallyIn the U.S., sales continued to grow while undergoing the most significant transformation in our history.

"Our performance in 2018 was strong, driven by the Velocity Growth Plan with broad-based momentum across each of our global segments,” said Easterbrook. “We continued to transform our business by making substantial progress on modernising our restaurants and offering more convenience, choice and value to our customers."

Our customer-obsession is at the forefront of every decision we make. That’s why in 2019 we’re keeping our focus on providing customers greater convenience, choice and value. With more Experience of the Future restaurants rolling out across the United States, increased availability of our McDelivery platform and renewed dedication to our value proposition. Learn more about what Easterbrook and our Chief Financial Officer Kevin Ozan shared on the call here.

Graphic representing growing guests counts in back-to-back years