McDonald’s global same-store sales dropped 1.8% in January, missing analysts’ estimates of a 1.2% decline.
US sales rose 0.4% for the month. The company’s shares fell .7% to $US93.29 in premarket trading Monday.
McDonald’s has been battling traffic declines in the US and a health scare related to one of its meat suppliers in China.
The company’s CEO, Don Thompson, recently announced he would be resigning after less than three years on the job.
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