Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) Holder Two Sigma Securities LLC Lowered Position as Market Value Declined

May 18, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.11, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. It is positive, 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. Peapack Gladstone Fincl Corp stated it has 1.03% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Acg Wealth owns 0.65% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 25,657 shares. Epoch Investment Prtnrs Inc has 1.09M shares for 0.62% of their portfolio. Smith Salley & owns 1,628 shares. Stewart And Patten Company Ltd Liability Company holds 8,234 shares. Torch Wealth Limited Liability has invested 1.54% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Nuveen Asset Ltd Liability has invested 0.31% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Moreover, Kings Point Mngmt has 0.07% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Avalon Lc stated it has 188,682 shares or 1% of all its holdings. Legal And General Grp Inc Public Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 4.28M shares or 0.53% of the stock. First Allied Advisory Service Inc holds 0.17% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 24,913 shares. Albert D Mason stated it has 1.49% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Tiemann Advisors Lc accumulated 2,916 shares. Duncker Streett & Inc accumulated 2,423 shares. Ameritas Inv Prtn, Nebraska-based fund reported 22,539 shares.

Since January 31, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $11.52 million activity. Shares for $3.09 million were sold by OZAN KEVIN M. 1,398 McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) shares with value of $238,415 were sold by Hoovel Catherine A..

Two Sigma Securities Llc decreased its stake in Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) by 87.66% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Two Sigma Securities Llc sold 20,728 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.13% with the market. The hedge fund held 2,917 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $502,000, down from 23,645 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Two Sigma Securities Llc who had been investing in Mcdonalds Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $126.83B market cap company. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $161.53. About 230,024 shares traded. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 21.62% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500.

Two Sigma Securities Llc, which manages about $3.73 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Jd Com Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:JD) by 93,938 shares to 122,600 shares, valued at $5.08M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Altria Group Inc (Call) (NYSE:MO) by 42,647 shares in the quarter, for a total of 46,600 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IWD).

Analysts await McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $1.93 EPS, up 11.56 % or $0.20 from last year’s $1.73 per share. MCD’s profit will be $1.52 billion for 20.92 P/E if the $1.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.79 actual EPS 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: Fool.com which released: “2 Big Ways McDonald’s Has Changed in the Last 5 Years” on May 16, 2018, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Why Everyone Is Eating Up McDonald’s Earnings” published on April 30, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “McDonald’s Doesn’t Sell Hamburgers” on April 24, 2018. More interesting news about McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Is Starbucks Still at War With McDonald’s?” published on April 27, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Apple, McDonald’s, Pfizer and Other Dow Earnings Coming This Week” with publication date: April 29, 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. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MCD in report on Wednesday, January 3 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) rating on Thursday, December 21. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $190.0 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 6 by Citigroup. The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Stephens on Monday, April 16. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, March 26 by Morgan Stanley. As per Tuesday, May 1, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 1 by Bank of America. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock rating was maintained by BTIG Research with “Buy”. Nomura maintained the shares of MCD in report on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 19 by Credit Suisse.

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