McDonald's (MCD) sales: Global comparable sales decreased 1.5% in February, narrowly beating the...

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

McDonald's (MCD) sales: Global comparable sales decreased 1.5% in February, narrowly beating the consensus estimate of analysts calling for a 1.6% drop. Sales in the U.S. fell 3.3% Y/Y while sales in Asia shed 1.6%. The calendar played a role during the month with last year's extra day due to leap year boosting the comp. Europe looked fairly promising with the U.K. and Russia strong, sales on the continent actually gained 2.7% if the extra leap year day is backed out. MCD +1.0% premarket.