On June 30, McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) released earnings for the period ending on July 21, 2005.

  • EPS of $0.42 included a $0.09-per-stub tax expense for repatriating $3.2 billion in international earnings.
  • Global same-store sales increased by 2.8% over last year's second quarter.
  • Net revenue and operating income each benefited from foreign currency exchange, by 5% and 3%, respectively.
  • Roughly 20 million shares were repurchased during the quarter at an approximate price of $600 million, or $30 per stub.

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