The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Intel Corporation (INTC), UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) & More: What to Watch for From the Dow (.DJI)’s Earnings This Week

Finally, General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) report earnings on Friday, with the companies expected to release EPS results of $0.35 and $1.27, respectively — each slight gains over a year ago. McDonald’s is still looking to recover after monthly restaurant sales fell for the first time in a decade last October. Since then, the company’s faced tough competition from rivals as well as the push toward healthier eating in many advanced economies that has hurt its revenue outlook. While analysts are expecting McDonald’s to bounce back by beating last year’s quarterly figure, a miss wouldn’t be shocking considering the firm’s recent struggles.

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