McDonald's Corporation (MCD) : Columbus Circle Investors reduced its stake in McDonald's Corporation by 35.13% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 740,132 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $86,980,313 after selling 400,889 shares in McDonald's Corporation , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 2, 2016.McDonald's Corporation makes up approximately 0.83% of Columbus Circle Investors’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Nippon Life Insurance Co reduced its stake in MCD by selling 2,359 shares or 6.62% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 33,301 shares of MCD which is valued at $3,913,534. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.09% of Nippon Life Insurance Co’s portfolio.Financial Architects Inc boosted its stake in MCD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,015 additional shares and now holds a total of 15,231 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $1,819,800. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.50% of Financial Architects Inc’s portfolio.Goelzer Investment Management reduced its stake in MCD by selling 150 shares or 2.25% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 6,530 shares of MCD which is valued at $837,538. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.11% of Goelzer Investment Management’s portfolio. Americafirst Capital Management added MCD to its portfolio by purchasing 791 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $99,713. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.07% of Americafirst Capital Management’s portfolio.Vigilant Capital Management boosted its stake in MCD in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 322 additional shares and now holds a total of 702 shares of McDonald's Corporation which is valued at $88,494. McDonald's Corporation makes up approx 0.02% of Vigilant Capital Management’s portfolio.
McDonald's Corporation closed down -0.92 points or -0.77% at $118.29 with 35,89,327 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $119.17, the shares hit an intraday low of $118.195 and an intraday high of $119.37 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday 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 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.