Equity Research Analyst's Stock Ratings: Eversource Energy (ES), McDonald's Corporation (MCD)

Marco Green
November 14, 2017

Melvin Capital Management Lp sold 1.52 million shares as Mcdonalds Corp (MCD)'s stock rose 15.92%. Risk Paradigm Group, LLC now holds 1,849 shares worth $289,701,000. The stock has a market cap of $132,005.97, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.87, a P/E/G ratio of 2.71 and a beta of 0.67. The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 1.87 and the short float is around of 0.76%. About 1.45M shares traded.

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) traded down $1.41 during trading on Monday, hitting $165.59. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500. Mondelez International Inc had 54 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Van Den Berg Management I Inc sold 9,153 shares as Halliburton Co (HAL)'s stock declined 11.04%. The Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc holds 2,327 shares with $431,000 value, down from 21,698 last quarter. Unitedhealth Group Inc now has $205.47 billion valuation. The relative volume of the stock is 0.8. However, technicians believes that a higher ratio would indicate the likelihood of a constant augmentation of the company's share price. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has risen 19.03% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.29% the S&P500. Of the 33 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track MCD 10 of them rate its stock a hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Jefferies maintained the shares of PFE in report on Tuesday, September 13 with "Buy" rating. Susquehanna downgraded Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) on Wednesday, February 8 to "Neutral" rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 22 with "Buy". Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of HAL in report on Sunday, October 29 with "Buy" rating. (The) released a research note on MCD and giving a rating of "Buy" and price target of $173.00.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, July 27.

Since June 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $1.90 million activity. Shares for $990,227 were sold by WILENSKY GAIL R.

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.62 earnings per share. equities research analysts expect that McDonald's Corporation will post 6.52 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. PFE's profit will be $3.28B for 16.13 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. The institutional investor held 70,113 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $10.74M, up from 67,135 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.04, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 68 investors sold MCD shares while 616 reduced holdings. Orrstown Financial Services Inc. raised its position in shares of McDonald's Corporation by 17.2% in the 2nd quarter. 536.45 million shares or 0.05% more from 536.18 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Morgan Dempsey Mgmt Ltd Liability accumulated 2.51% or 45,016 shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $165.00, for a total transaction of $1,327,590.00. Finally, Wetherby Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of McDonald's Corporation by 2.1% during the first quarter. Boston Private Wealth Limited Liability Corporation has 89,963 shares for 0.54% of their portfolio. Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 229,540 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Sys owns 1.38M shares. Stanley Limited Liability Company reported 6,380 shares. Mercer Capital Advisers has 0.94% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Brookstone Cap has 0.05% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Jgp Gestao De Recursos Ltda holds 7,850 shares. Optimum Invest Advsrs reported 20,602 shares. (NYSE:PFE) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: "Pfizer Names Albert Bourla Chief Operating Officer" on November 13, 2017, also Mlive.com with their article: "Pfizer Inc.is looking to fill 200 new positions in Portage" published on November 13, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: "Pfizer Inc". RPg Family Wealth Advisory, LLC now controls 497 shares valued at $77,869,000. Badgley Phelps & Bell Inc owns 2,810 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Ishares Tr (EFA) was raised too. Zacks Investment Research cut McDonald's Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Therefore 74% are positive. McDonald's Corporation had 109 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $170.00 target price on shares of McDonald's Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 26 with "Outperform". The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, October 23 with "Hold". Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $175.00 price target on shares of McDonald's Corporation in a report on Monday, August 14th. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 18.

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