(NYSE:MCD) Shares Bought by First National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown

Ruben Hill
March 13, 2018

BMO Capital Markets set a $190.00 target price on McDonald's and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday. The stock increased 0.45% or $1.63 during the last trading session, reaching $362.85. About 5.08M shares traded or 14.83% up from the average. Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W) has risen 54.80% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500.

Monarch Partners Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Cypress Semiconductor Corp (CY) by 29.46% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Berkshire Hathaway Inc bought 3.34M shares as the company's stock declined 26.83% while stock markets rallied.

Choate Investment Advisors, which manages about $3.44B and $1850.04 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Powershares Russ Low Beta Eq by 120,799 shares to 4.83 million shares, valued at $142.75 billion in 2017Q3, according to the filing. North Star Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Union Pacific Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $108.06B market cap company. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $157.88. About 6.57M shares traded or 21.48% up from the average. It has outperformed by 12.78% the S&P500. Envestnet Asset Management reported 191,910 shares stake. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of McDonald's from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $194.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Therefore 71% are positive. McDonald's Corporation had 141 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) rating on Friday, October 23. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Underweight".

In related news, VP Catherine A. Hoovel sold 1,398 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 31st. The firm has "Buy" rating by DA Davidson given on Wednesday, January 13. Credit Suisse upgraded McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Monday, October 19 to "Focus List" rating. The firm has "Mkt Outperform" rating by JMP Securities given on Monday, November 2. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 19 with "Hold". Robert W. Baird maintained McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Tuesday, January 23 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Nomura given on Tuesday, October 10.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 1.25 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 48 investors sold MCD shares while 638 reduced holdings.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Capital World Investors now owns 22,288,104 shares of the fast-food giant's stock valued at $3,413,646,000 after buying an additional 606,232 shares during the last quarter. Budros Ruhlin And Roe has 12,569 shares. Gould Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp Ca has 0.32% invested in ONEOK, Inc. First Business Financial Service Incorporated has 0.1% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 3,092 shares.

McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) pays an annual dividend of $4.04 with a yield of 2.55% and an average dividend growth of 5.30% based on a 3 Year Average. Highland Private Wealth Management raised its holdings in shares of McDonald's by 0.3% during the second quarter. Roanoke Asset Management Corp New York reported 0.39% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). The Quebec - Canada-based Sector Pension Invest Board has invested 0.06% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Manufacturers Life Insur The reported 262,018 shares. Financial Bank Of Montreal Can reported 119,782 shares or 0% of all its holdings. They expect $1.68 EPS, up 14.29% or $0.21 from last year's $1.47 per share.

On 9/21/2017 McDonald's announced a quarterly dividend of $1.01 2.54% with an ex dividend date of 11/30/2017 which will be payable on 12/15/2017. Proshare Advisors Ltd Liability owns 564,705 shares.

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $7.57 million activity. It turned negative, as 53 investors sold ALB shares while 158 reduced holdings. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that McDonald's Co. will post 7.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The fast-food giant reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.59 by $0.12. After $0.45 actual EPS reported by Fastenal Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 33.33% EPS growth.

Private Asset Management Inc decreased Procter & Gamble Co Com (NYSE:PG) stake by 5,090 shares to 91,648 valued at $8.34M in 2017Q3. Capital Research Global Investors increased its holdings in McDonald's by 15.0% in the 2nd quarter. On Tuesday, December 12 the stock rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with "Hold". GOPALSWAMY SUDHIR also sold $51,232 worth of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) on Tuesday, January 16. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 745 shares of the fast-food giant's stock worth $117,000 after acquiring an additional 5 shares during the period. GEHA SAM also sold $363,358 worth of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) shares.

Analysts await BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) to report earnings on May, 1. CY's profit will be $60.34 million for 27.07 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. Logan stated it has 0.23% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD).

Leap Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTX) has 0.00% since March 12, 2017 and is. Its up 0.06, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. Sigma Planning Corp reported 20,868 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 1,398 shares in the company, valued at $238,414.92. Citigroup has invested 0% in Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB). Ls Lc has 977,329 shares. 313.05 million shares or 0.66% less from 315.14 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Stevens Management LP holds 0.02% in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) or 39,487 shares. Ingalls Snyder Ltd Co holds 11,208 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. 11,387 are owned by Barrington Strategic Wealth Mgmt Grp Inc Ltd Co. Weiss Multi reported 0.06% in Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY). Franklin Street Advisors Inc Nc accumulated 1.22% or 47,353 shares. Arcadia Inv Mgmt Mi reported 0.02% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Union Natl Bank Corp has 7,866 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Limited Liability reported 0% stake. Conning Inc.'s holdings in McDonald's were worth $5,147,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Clearbridge Investments Llc increased Chicago Bridge & Iron Co N V (NYSE:CBI) stake by 37,170 shares to 103,606 valued at $1.74 million in 2017Q3.

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