Shares of McDonalds Corporation (MCD) Sees Large Outflow of Money

McDonalds Corporation (MCD) : The total money flow in McDonalds Corporation (MCD) was negative ($96.08 million), showing the domination of sellers in the Thursday trading session. The traders utilized every rise to sell their positions, as seen in the value of trading on downtick to the tune of $167.97 million. Transactions on upticks were comparatively lower at $71.89 million. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.43. The total block trades done on upticks were valued at $3.07 million. The total block trades on downticks were valued at $98.05 million. The uptick to the downtick ratio of block trades was 0.03. The money flow during block trades was negative ($94.97 million) when the stock traded with a gain of $111 cent. McDonalds Corporation (MCD) was $123.93, an increase of 0.9% over the previous days close.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.42% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.59%. Shares have rallied 23.51% from its 1 Year high price. On May 10, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $131.96 and the one year low was seen on Aug 24, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $121.62 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $122.28.

McDonalds Corporation (NYSE:MCD): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $123.70 and $123.01 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $124.21. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $123.93, notching a gain of 0.90% for the day. The total traded volume was 6,011,933 . The stock had closed at $122.82 on the previous day.

In an insider trading activity, Mullens Brian, officer (Corp Sr Vice Pres – Controller) of Mcdonalds Corp, unloaded 845 shares at an average price of $128.93 on May 3, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $108,946, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

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.

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