The earnings, which were in line with preliminary results released last week, keep the world's largest restaurant chain on a sustained roll around the globe.
Net income for the July-through-September period was $1.07 billion (EUR750 million), or 89 cents per share, up from $843.3 million, or 68 cents per share, in the third quarter of 2006.
That was in keeping with the revised expectations of analysts polled by Thomson Financial, who expected earnings of 83 cents per share on revenue of $6 billion (EUR4.2 billion).
Thomson estimates typically exclude one-time charges.
Revenue was $5.9 billion (EUR4.13 billion), up 7 percent from $5.5 billion a year ago.
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