McDonald's Corporation (MCD) : Northwest Investment Counselors scooped up 32 additional shares in McDonald's Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 17, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 14,612 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $1,667,083.McDonald's Corporation makes up approximately 0.88% of Northwest Investment Counselors’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , American National Bank reduced its stake in MCD by selling 145 shares or 2.47% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,716 shares of MCD which is valued at $652,138. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.22% of American National Bank’s portfolio.North Star Investment Management Corp. reduced its stake in MCD by selling 268 shares or 0.92% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 28,751 shares of MCD which is valued at $3,268,414. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.59% of North Star Investment Management Corp.’s portfolio.Carroll Financial Associates boosted its stake in MCD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 582 additional shares and now holds a total of 11,979 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $1,374,111. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.21% of Carroll Financial Associates’s portfolio.North Star Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in MCD by selling 25 shares or 1.14% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 2,165 shares of MCD which is valued at $245,533. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.03% of North Star Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Boltwood Capital Management reduced its stake in MCD by selling 150 shares or 5.43% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 2,613 shares of MCD which is valued at $296,340. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.24% of Boltwood Capital Management’s portfolio.
McDonald's Corporation closed down -1.32 points or -1.14% at $114.09 with 53,12,532 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $114.9, the shares hit an intraday low of $114.07 and an intraday high of $115.11 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday 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. Shares were Reiterated by Nomura on Oct 17, 2016 to “Neutral” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 122 from a previous price target of $129 .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 .
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.