Crunching the numbers on McDonald's (MCD +0.7%): With January global sales in the books,...

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

Crunching the numbers on McDonald's (MCD +0.7%): With January global sales in the books, Hedgeye's Howard Penney notes the restaurant operator needs to make up close to 100 bps of revenue growth in February and March to meet Q1 consensus estimates. That's a tough row to hoe, but Jefferies' Andy Barish has an even bigger concern. The retail analyst wonders if McDonald's management has run out of arrows as competitors have increasingly copied its winning formula.