Updated with analyst comment and comparison to competitors.NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- McDonald's ( MCD) said global comparable-store sales in November rose 7.4%, which beat analysts' consensus estimates of 4.6%. November was the 103rd consecutive month with positive global comparable-store sales growth and Wells Fargo analysts in a recent report noted McDonald's "impressive track record." Sales in Asia, the Middle East and Africa jumped 8.1%. Comparable-store sales in both Europe and the United States rose 6.5%. Growth in the East was led by Japan and China. In the U.S., seasonal peppermint mocha drinks as well as a chicken nugget promotion helped boost growth. McDonald's comparable-store sales in October rose 5.5%; again Asia, the Middle East and Africa were the leading regions. McDonald's sales boost in November carries on from 5% sales growth in the third quarter, which ended Sept. 30. For comparison, Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell-operator Yum! Brands ( YUM) had 6% worldwide sales growth in the third quarter; Yum's same-store sales in China jumped 19%. Starbucks' ( SBUX) global comparable sales rose 9% in the fourth quarter ended Oct. 2, with 10% of that increase coming from the U.S. and 6% from international sales. "