Net profit of McDonald’s rose 14% in 2018, according to reports. The company reached a figure of $5.924 billion. Earnings per share were $7.54 against $6.37 in 2017. McDonald's reduced its operating income by 8% to $8.823 billion. Revenue fell by 8% and slightly exceeded $21 billion. The net quarterly profit of the restaurant doubled in annual terms - to $1,415 billion. The earnings per share for the quarter reached $1, 82 versus $0.87 in 2017. The company reduced its operating profit by 7% to $2 billion. The decrease in revenue was 3% - to $5,163 billion. McDonald’s increased its global sales by 4.5% in 2018. In Q4, sales increased by 4.4%. The CEO of McDonald’s, Steve Easterbrook, noted the company's impressive growth over 14 quarters and a long positive trend for the first time since 2012.