Madrid, 28 July. (European Press) –
American fast-food chain McDonald’s reported a net profit of $2,219.3 million (€1,879 million) in the second quarter of 2021, a 359% improvement over the $483.8 million (€409 million) profit it posted. the company a year ago in what was then the worst quarterly result in 13 years for multinational companies.
McDonald’s sales volume between April and June amounted to $5,887.9 million (€4986 million), an increase of 56.5% over the corresponding revenue for the second quarter of 2020 after the gradual lifting of restrictions applied to stop the Covid-19 epidemic.
In the second quarter, revenue from stores directly operated by McDonald’s increased 56% to $2488.7 million (2107 million euros), while revenue from licensed restaurants grew 58% to $3306.2 million (2780 million euros).
In comparable numbers, without taking into account the impact of the exchange rate and changes in the company’s accounting environment, McDonald’s sales in the second quarter increased by 40.5% globally, including an increase of 25.9% in the United States and 75.1% internationally
Thus, in the first six months of 2021, the multinational recorded a profit of 3,756.5 million dollars (3181 million euros), an increase of 136% over the first half of 2020, while its income grew by 30%, reaching 11012.5 million. dollars (9325 million euros). million euros).
Chris Kempczynski, CEO of McDonald’s, said that “it is clear that the next chapter” will be driven by the company’s digital leadership.