"China is a major focus and the stock has a potential longer-term to have a higher multiple as the China story unfolds, similar to what Yum! Brands (YUM) has benefited from in the last couple of years," Oppenheimer analyst Matthew DiFrisco said in appearance on CNBC.
McDonald's said in December it plans to grow its presence in China by 40% next year, opening 200 new stores in the country over the next three years.-- Written by Miriam Marcus Reimer in New York.
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