For the third quarter of fiscal year 2013, which ended on September 30, McDonald’s beat analysts’ expectations for EPS but fell short of estimates for revenues. Total revenues for the quarter came in at $7.32 billion, a 2% increase from the same quarter last year. Operating income rose 6% from 3QFY12 to reach $2.41 billion. Earnings per share (EPS) were $1.52, also a 6% increase for the same quarter in the prior year. Franchise revenues rose 4% while revenues for company-operated locations rose 2%. Global comparable same store sales rose 0.9% over last year. McDonald’s also increased its quarterly dividend per share by 5% to $0.81.