Juicy Profits for McDonald's

The fast-food chain says it's seeing strong demand overseas and for its low-priced menu

Despite a rare dip in U.S. same-store sales in March, fast-food giant McDonald's (MCD) reported strong first-quarter earnings thanks to robust overseas sales, the weak U.S. dollar, and success of its value menu. Many analysts think these trends will continue to fatten up profits this year.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.