McDonald gain was $ 811.5 million, or 84 cents per share, below the US $ 1,200 million, or $ 1.21 per share, a year earlier.
Revenue fell 11% to US $ 5,960 million.
Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected earnings per share of $ 1.06 and revenue of US $ 5,960 million.
Sales, excluding newly opened or closed stores, fell 2.6% in the US division, because the new developments were not enough to offset the pressure of competition.
The fast food chain is immersed in a new era under the leadership of new CEO, Steve Easterbrook, who took office in March and helped restore investor confidence. The company’s shares have risen in the last three months.
Among the measures Easterbrook in the United States highlights a plan to raise the wages of workers in McDonald’s restaurants or launching premium chicken sandwiches and burgers Steak