Wall Street expects the Golden Arches to report quarterly same-store-sales growth of 3.6 percent, according to FactSet.
3M, the maker of Scotch tape and Post-it notes, reported a small drop in quarterly profit, hurt by lower sales in its electronics and energy business.
Construction machinery sales in China improved in the first quarter, and investors will be watching that metric closely for this period, too.
United Technologies reported a 1.25 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales at Pratt & Whitney and its aerospace systems businesses.
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