McDonald's: Can the Magic Last?


The following video is from Wednesday's Investor Beat, with host Chris Hill and analysts Joe Magyer and Austin Smith.

In this segment, McDonald's fourth-quarter earnings report shows that the chain's revenue is up 2%. The guys discuss how strong sales in the U.S., driven partially by the McRib sandwich, have compensated for sluggish European performance, and highlight why the company pushing its Big Mac for a new generation may be the wrong idea.

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The relevant video segment can be found between 2:26 and 4:19.

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