McDonald's Corporation (MCD) : Legal General Group Plc reduced its stake in McDonald's Corporation by 5.99% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 4,148,130 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $471,559,418 after selling 264,185 shares in McDonald's Corporation , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 12, 2016.McDonald's Corporation makes up approximately 0.49% of Legal General Group Plc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Legacy Private Trust reduced its stake in MCD by selling 12,155 shares or 58.95% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 8,464 shares of MCD which is valued at $962,188. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.13% of Legacy Private Trust’s portfolio.Naples Global Advisors boosted its stake in MCD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1 additional shares and now holds a total of 13,698 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $1,571,298. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.62% of Naples Global Advisors’s portfolio. Maple Securities Usa Inc sold out all of its stake in MCD during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 36,840 shares of MCD which is valued $4,225,916.Washington Trust Bank reduced its stake in MCD by selling 653 shares or 10.54% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,542 shares of MCD which is valued at $628,518. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.15% of Washington Trust Bank’s portfolio.Lvm Capital Management Ltdmi boosted its stake in MCD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 90 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,310 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $375,387. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.12% of Lvm Capital Management Ltdmi’s portfolio.
McDonald's Corporation closed down -1.03 points or -0.90% at $113.68 with 39,43,282 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $114.65, the shares hit an intraday low of $113.56 and an intraday high of $115.23 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
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 Sep 29, 2016, McDonald's Corporation announced a cash dividend of $0.9400. The company’s management has announced Nov 29, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Dec 1, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Dec 15, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on McDonald's Corporation. Telsey Advisory Group Resumed McDonald's Corporation on Oct 10, 2016 to “Outperform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $130.Company shares were Upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Aug 30, 2016 to ” Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 128 from a previous price target of $126 .McDonald's Corporation was Downgraded by Argus to ” Hold” on Aug 15, 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.