McDonald's Corporation (MCD) : Hussman Strategic Advisors reduced its stake in McDonald's Corporation by 25.0% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 75,000 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $8,814,000 after selling 25,000 shares in McDonald's Corporation , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 1, 2016.McDonald's Corporation makes up approximately 1.30% of Hussman Strategic Advisors’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Aberdeen Asset Management Plcuk reduced its stake in MCD by selling 23,401 shares or 5.34% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 414,777 shares of MCD which is valued at $48,744,593. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.18% of Aberdeen Asset Management Plcuk’s portfolio.Boston Advisors boosted its stake in MCD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 300 additional shares and now holds a total of 8,510 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $1,016,775. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.02% of Boston Advisors’s portfolio.Capstone Asset Management Co reduced its stake in MCD by selling 3,838 shares or 2.32% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 161,745 shares of MCD which is valued at $19,865,521. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.58% of Capstone Asset Management Co’s portfolio.Lgt Capital Partners Ltd. boosted its stake in MCD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 11,710 additional shares and now holds a total of 123,320 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $15,146,162. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 2.57% of Lgt Capital Partners Ltd.’s portfolio.British Columbia Investment Management Corp reduced its stake in MCD by selling 37,419 shares or 6.86% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 507,737 shares of MCD which is valued at $61,593,575. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.53% of British Columbia Investment Management Corp’s portfolio.
McDonald's Corporation opened for trading at $117.85 and hit $118.55 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $118.3, with a gain of 0.66% or 0.78 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 43,13,219 shares. Company has a market cap of $103,851 M.
On the company’s financial health, McDonald's Corporation reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06 according to the earnings call on Jul 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.39. The company had revenue of $6265.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $6265.41 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.26 EPS.
Investors should note that on Jul 28, 2016, McDonald's Corporation announced a cash dividend of $0.8900. The company’s management has announced Aug 30, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 1, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 16, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on McDonald's Corporation. Shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Jul 27, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 135 from a previous price target of $140 .McDonald's Corporation was Downgraded by Nomura to ” Neutral” on Jun 22, 2016.
McDonalds Corporation operates and franchises McDonalds restaurants. McDonalds global system comprises both Company-owned and franchised restaurants. The Company manages its business as distinct geographic segments: the United States (U.S.); Europe and Asia/Pacific Middle East and Africa (APMEA). The Companys operations in Canada and Latin America as well as its Corporate activities are reported under Other Countries & Corporate. The Companys restaurants offer a substantially uniform menu including hamburgers and cheeseburgers Big Mac Quarter Pounder with Cheese Filet-O-Fish several chicken sandwiches Chicken McNuggets wraps French fries salads oatmeal shakes McFlurry desserts sundaes soft serve cones pies soft drinks coffee McCafe beverages and other beverages. McDonalds franchised restaurants are owned and operated under one of the following structures: conventional franchise developmental license or affiliate.