More on McDonald's (MCD): The company sees "challenging conditions" lead to sluggishness across...

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

More on McDonald's (MCD): The company sees "challenging conditions" lead to sluggishness across the globe. Global comparable sales up 1.9% Y/Y, with Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa sales rising a disappointing 1.4% and U.S. sales on the weak side with a 1.2% pace. Pricing initiatives helped boost Europe which saw 1.8% comparable sales growth off of negative guest traffic. The short-term outlook is painted bleak, with Q4 sales trending "negative." MCD -2.3%. (PR)