Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) Stock Value Declined While Aviva Plc Has Cut Position

May 26, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 54 investors sold MCD shares while 601 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 451 raised stakes. 518.42 million shares or 0.36% less from 520.27 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Dana Inv holds 31,594 shares. Putnam Fl Mgmt holds 0.62% or 39,141 shares. Mu Invests invested in 0.02% or 170 shares. Cap World Invsts owns 22.04 million shares for 0.82% of their portfolio. Raymond James stated it has 1.05 million shares or 0.33% of all its holdings. Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Company owns 1.36M shares. Northstar Asset Management Limited Liability Com has 7,273 shares. Gillespie Robinson And Grimm reported 2,350 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Moreover, Westchester Capital Mngmt Incorporated has 3.68% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 51,899 shares. Stonebridge Advisors Limited Com invested in 32,437 shares or 1.28% of the stock. Budros Ruhlin Roe stated it has 11,907 shares. Atlantic Tru Grp Limited Liability Corporation holds 272,574 shares. Moreover, Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands has 1.07% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 44,000 shares. West Oak Cap Ltd Com stated it has 1,550 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. State Bank Of America Corporation De invested 0.39% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD).

Since January 31, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $11.52 million activity. 18,636 shares were sold by OZAN KEVIN M, worth $3.09 million on Tuesday, May 1. The insider GOARE DOUGLAS M sold 13,255 shares worth $2.19M.

Aviva Plc decreased its stake in Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) by 10.09% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aviva Plc sold 83,859 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 747,439 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $128.65 million, down from 831,298 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aviva Plc who had been investing in Mcdonalds Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $128.15B market cap company. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $163.21. About 2.58M shares traded. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 21.62% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500.

Aviva Plc, which manages about $17.66B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Becton Dickinson & Co (NYSE:BDX) by 63,259 shares to 459,417 shares, valued at $98.34 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Church & Dwight Inc (NYSE:CHD) by 104,693 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.19 million shares, and has risen its stake in Service Corp Intl (NYSE:SCI).

Analysts await McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $1.93 earnings per share, up 11.56 % or $0.20 from last year’s $1.73 per share. MCD’s profit will be $1.52B for 21.14 P/E if the $1.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.79 actual earnings per share reported by McDonald's Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.82 % EPS growth.

More notable recent McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) news were published by: which released: “Why Everyone Is Eating Up McDonald’s Earnings” on April 30, 2018, also with their article: “McDonald’s shareholders vote on straw ban” published on May 24, 2018, published: “Stocks To Watch: Powerhouse CEOs In The Limelight” on May 26, 2018. More interesting news about McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) were released by: and their article: “McDonald’s Corporation Dividend Stock Analysis” published on May 22, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “McDonald’s faces EEOC sexual harassment complaints” with publication date: May 23, 2018.

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Ratings Coverage

Among 24 analysts covering McDonald’s Corp (NYSE:MCD), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. McDonald’s Corp had 44 analyst reports since November 29, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Mizuho. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 16 by Jefferies. As per Tuesday, May 1, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, December 14. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, April 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, April 17. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, March 12. The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) earned “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 16. The company was maintained on Monday, January 29 by Bank of America. As per Tuesday, January 2, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird.

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Institutional Positions Chart

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