Analysts react in a lukewarm fashion to news that McDonald's (MCD) grew global same-store sales...

|About: McDonald's Corporation (MCD)|By:, SA News Editor

Analysts react in a lukewarm fashion to news that McDonald's (MCD) grew global same-store sales at a 3.7% pace in August. S&P Capital IQ analyst Jim Yim forecasts a difficult sales climate ahead for the company and notes results were boosted by extra weekdays in the month compared to last year. Also striking a cautious tone is Morningstar's R.J. Hottovy who sees macro headwinds sustaining and a dearth of notable product launches for H2.