McDonald's Corporation (MCD) Shares Sold by Crawford Investment Counsel Inc

Lloyd Doyle
November 21, 2017

Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 15,739 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,596,935.

Baird Financial Group, Inc. reports that it raised its position in McDonald's Corp shares by 0.2% in the quarter ending 09/30/2017. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $93.68. About 579,543 shares traded. It has underperformed by 91.03% the S&P500.

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE MCD) opened at $166.93 on Tuesday. The Corp Exec VP - Ops & Tech Sys now owns $1,269,345 of the stock per the Form 4 SEC filing. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $6.93 with 797.20M shares presently outstanding. Godsey & Gibb Associates who had been investing in Mcdonalds Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $135.21B market cap company. The stock rose 0.84% or $1.4 reaching $168.33 per share. About 10 shares traded. GTT Communications Inc (NYSE:GTT) has risen 78.59% since November 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 1,600 shares of the company's stock, valued at $206,304. MN's profit will be $1.35M for 10.28 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. McDonald's Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 54.26%.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.02, from 0.8 in 2017Q1. Advantus Cap Mgmt accumulated 82,232 shares. 50 funds opened positions while 151 raised stakes. Abner Herrman Brock Lc invested in 0.11% or 3,897 shares. Essex Inv Management reported 10,000 shares stake. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/11/21/mcdonalds-corporation-mcd-shares-sold-by-crawford-investment-counsel-inc.html. Geneva Advisors LLC now owns 35,382 shares of the fast-food giant's stock worth $5,419,000 after buying an additional 1,464 shares during the period. Glenmede Tru Na invested in 0.26% or 424,659 shares. Moreover, Edgar Lomax Va has 1.03% invested in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Torch Wealth Limited has invested 1.6% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). The Massachusetts-based Choate Investment Advsr has invested 0% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). The Illinois-based Ariel Investments Llc has invested 0.06% in the stock. Breton Hill Capital Ltd owns 3,156 shares.

Manning & Napier, Inc.is an independent investment management company. Viking Fund Management Ltd Liability Corp owns 32,000 shares. 9,900 were reported by Cypress Cap Gp. The shares were sold at an average price of $165.00, for a total transaction of $1,327,590.00. Wells Fargo & Company set a $185.00 price objective on McDonald's Corporation and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Eleven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-four have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 72% are positive. McDonald's Corporation had 109 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of McDonald's Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Wednesday, July 19. The company was maintained on Friday, September 8 by J.P. Morgan. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 19 by Cowen & Co. TX now owns 28,274 shares of the fast-food giant's stock valued at $4,330,000 after acquiring an additional 16,315 shares in the last quarter. The firm has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Tuesday, July 25. The company was initiated on Thursday, January 21 by Citigroup. The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 8. More interesting news about McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) were released by: Fool.com and their article: "McDonald's Corporation Talks Digital Offers, Monthly Active Users, and Value" published on November 01, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "McDonald's: Coffee, Local Flavor And Late Night Eats Will Drive" with publication date: October 31, 2017.


McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.62 EPS.

The value of the total investment in McDonald's Corp decreased from $6,352,343,000 to $6,313,872,000 a change of 0.6% quarter to quarter. Its down 0.02, from 0.8 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 68 investors sold MCD shares while 616 reduced holdings. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on MCD shares. 516,032 were accumulated by Eagle Asset Mngmt. Its Average True Range (ATR) shows a figure of 0.99.

Litespeed Management L.L.C. holds 5.77% of its portfolio in Celadon Group, Inc. for 2.79 million shares. Tcw Grp stated it has 0.01% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). It also upped Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) stake by 966,325 shares and now owns 4.91M shares. Willingdon Wealth Mgmt holds 7,852 shares. Brown Advisory reported 496,323 shares. First Interstate Savings Bank accumulated 7,552 shares or 0.24% of the stock. D E Shaw Incorporated owns 16,477 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $1.01 per share. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 467,212 shares of the fast-food giant's stock worth $71,558,000 after purchasing an additional 44,899 shares during the last quarter. Sterneck Capital Management Llc owns 102,780 shares or 0.27% of their United States portfolio.

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