McDonald's quarterly profit rises 4 percent

July 22 Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:09am EDT

July 22 (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp reported a 4 percent rise in quarterly profit, while global sales at established restaurants were in line with analysts' expectations.

The world's biggest restaurant chain by revenue reported net income of $1.40 billion, or $1.38 per share, for the second quarter, up from $1.35 billion, or $1.32 per share, a year earlier.

Global sales at restaurants open at least 12 months rose 1 percent. Analysts on average had also expected a rise of 1 percent, according to Consensus Metrix.

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