Mcdonalds Corp Sentiment Improves on Better Stock Potential, Now at 0.88

May 16, 2018 - By Alice Fox

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Mcdonalds Corp’s Sentiment

In 2017 Q4 Mcdonalds Corp (NYSE:MCD) big money sentiment increased to 0.88, SEC filings reveal. That’s up 0.11, from 2017Q3’s 0.77. 576 institutional investors increased or opened new positions, while 655 sold and trimmed stakes in Mcdonalds Corp so the sentiment is positive. Funds own 518.42 million shares, down from 520.27 million shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Mcdonalds Corp in top 10 was flat from 66 to 66 for the same number . In total 54 funds closed positions, 601 reduced and 451 increased. Also 125 funds bought new Mcdonalds Corp stakes.

Largest Mcdonalds Corp Shareholders

Hs Management Partners Llc owns 1.38 million shares in Mcdonalds Corp as of 2017 Q4. Mcdonalds Corp’s shareholder Capstone Financial Advisors Inc. owns 108,492 shares as of 2017 Q4. Bank Pictet & Cie (Asia) Ltd reported 73,420 shares. Focused Investors Llc revealed 751,500 shares position in Mcdonalds Corp. The California-based fund Rbo & Co Llc looks positive on Mcdonalds Corp, possessing 114,687 shares.

McDonaldÂ’s Corporation operates and franchises McDonaldÂ’s restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, Latin America, and internationally.The firm is valued at $127.95 billion. The company's restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages.The P/E ratio is 25.58. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 36,899 restaurants, including 31,230 franchised restaurants comprising 21,559 franchised to conventional franchisees, 6,300 licensed to developmental licensees, and 3,371 licensed to foreign affiliates; and 5,669 company-operated restaurants.

MCD reached $162.95 during the last trading session after $0.11 change.McDonald's Corporation has volume of 1.56 million shares. Since May 16, 2017 MCD has risen 21.62% and is uptrending. MCD outperformed the S&P500 by 10.07%.

On July, 24 is awaited McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)’s earnings report, as reported by Faxor. Analysts have expectation on stock’s earnings per share of $1.93. That’s up 11.56 % from last year’s $1.73 earnings per share. If MCD’s EPS is $1.93 the profit will hit $1.52B for 21.11 P/E. 7.82 % EPS growth is what analysts predict. $1.79 earnings per share was published for previous quarter.

Winslow Evans & Crocker invested in 0.23% or 4,204 shs. Dynamic Advsrs Solutions Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.12% stake. Chesley Taft Associate Limited Com reported 0.43% of its capital in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Vigilant Ltd Co invested in 926 shs or 0.02% of the stock. Moreover, Alpha Windward Ltd Llc has 0.3% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 2,957 shs. Monarch Cap Mgmt stated it has 57,053 shs or 3.65% of all its holdings. Lvw Advisors Lc has invested 0.97% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Cadence Bancorporation Na holds 11,091 shs. Stifel Fincl holds 0.61% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) or 1.12M shs. Mogy Joel R Counsel reported 7,553 shs or 0.2% of all its holdings. Dodge & Cox holds 0% of its capital in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 17,954 shs. Parsec Fin has invested 0.04% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). California-based Telos Cap has invested 0.78% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Brinker holds 2,878 shs or 0.02% of its capital. Clear Harbor Asset Mngmt Limited Liability holds 1,450 shs or 0.05% of its capital.

McDonald's Corporation registered $11.52 million net activity with 0 buys and 4 sales since January 31, 2018. Shares for $238,415 were sold by Hoovel Catherine A. on Wednesday, January 31. OZAN KEVIN M sold $3.09M worth of stock.

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Ratings Coverage

A total of 24 analysts rate McDonald’s Corp (NYSE:MCD) as follows: 17 “Buy”, 7 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 71% are bullish. (NYSE:MCD) has 44 ratings reports on 16 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. The stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Tuesday, March 6. On Wednesday, April 18 the stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, February 2 Credit Suisse upgraded McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) to “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, April 17 the firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given. On Wednesday, January 31 the firm has “Overweight” rating given by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock has “Buy” rating by BTIG Research. On Tuesday, February 6 the firm has “Neutral” rating given by Citigroup. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has “Buy” rating given by SunTrust. On Friday, January 5 Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of MCD in report with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, December 14 the firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given.

For more McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) news released recently go to: Seekingalpha.com, Seekingalpha.com, 247Wallst.com, 247Wallst.com or Seekingalpha.com. The titles are as follows: “McDonald’s Beats Earnings, But What’s Next?” released on May 02, 2018, “McDonald’s Doesn’t Sell Hamburgers” on April 24, 2018, “Is Starbucks Still at War With McDonald’s?” with a publish date: April 27, 2018, “Why Everyone Is Eating Up McDonald’s Earnings” and the last “Frank Value Fund Q1 2018 Letter To Shareholders” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

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