Howard Hughes Medical Institute Lowered Mcdonalds (MCD) Stake by $2.58 Million; Botty Investors Increased Its Stake in Dorchester Minerals LP (DMLP) by $646,440 as Stock Price Rose

April 22, 2018 - By Migdalia James

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Logo

Howard Hughes Medical Institute decreased its stake in Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) by 37.5% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Howard Hughes Medical Institute sold 15,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 25,000 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.30 million, down from 40,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Howard Hughes Medical Institute who had been investing in Mcdonalds Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $124.81B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $158.77. About 3.96 million shares traded. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 21.62% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500.

Botty Investors Llc increased its stake in Dorchester Minerals Lp (DMLP) by 23.74% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Botty Investors Llc bought 43,096 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.38% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 224,632 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.41M, up from 181,536 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Botty Investors Llc who had been investing in Dorchester Minerals Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $590.72 million market cap company. The stock increased 0.55% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $18.3. About 79,594 shares traded or 29.49% up from the average. Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (NASDAQ:DMLP) has declined 5.88% since April 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.43% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.11, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 54 investors sold MCD shares while 601 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 451 raised stakes. 518.42 million shares or 0.36% less from 520.27 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Aull And Monroe Invest Mngmt Corporation holds 5,246 shares. Autus Asset Management Limited Com invested 0.05% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Pacific Inv Mgmt Co has 51,053 shares. Brookmont Mngmt stated it has 53,459 shares. Rfg Advisory Gru Ltd Liability Com has 3,087 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Wellington Group Ltd Liability Partnership owns 9.65 million shares or 0.37% of their US portfolio. Pension reported 689,548 shares. Cambridge Inv Advsr accumulated 94,133 shares. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Ltd Liability Co holds 0.86% or 373,717 shares in its portfolio. Yhb Invest Advsr invested in 1.2% or 40,987 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec accumulated 2.57M shares. Scott And Selber invested 0.11% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Tiaa Cref Limited Liability invested in 3.85M shares or 0.44% of the stock. Wealthfront holds 0.07% or 38,512 shares in its portfolio. Texas Capital Natl Bank Tx stated it has 2,828 shares.

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $7.57 million activity. On Wednesday, January 31 the insider GOARE DOUGLAS M sold $6.00M. $238,415 worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was sold by Hoovel Catherine A. on Wednesday, January 31.

Among 35 analysts covering McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. McDonald’s Corporation had 149 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Monday, April 25 by BTIG Research. As per Wednesday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 30 by BTIG Research. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 26 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 22 by BMO Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of MCD in report on Monday, March 5 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 25 by Bernstein. On Wednesday, November 11 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 2 by Credit Suisse.

Analysts await McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) to report earnings on April, 30 before the open. They expect $1.67 EPS, up 13.61% or $0.20 from last year’s $1.47 per share. MCD’s profit will be $1.31 billion for 23.77 P/E if the $1.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.71 actual EPS reported by McDonald's Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.34% negative EPS growth.

Botty Investors Llc, which manages about $342.21M and $320.51 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vertex Pharmaceutica (NASDAQ:VRTX) by 7,491 shares to 2,500 shares, valued at $375,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Buckeye Partners Lp Lp (NYSE:BPL) by 9,042 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 7,325 shares, and cut its stake in Dorian Lpg Ltd F (NYSE:LPG).

Since December 19, 2017, it had 6 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $749,284 activity. DORCHESTER MINERALS OPERATING LP also bought $149,435 worth of Dorchester Minerals, L.P. (NASDAQ:DMLP) shares. VAUGHN ROBERT C bought $109,133 worth of stock. MORIYAMA LESLIE A bought 2,040 shares worth $32,497.

McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Institutional Positions Chart

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our daily email newsletter.





Free Email Newsletter

Enter your email address below to get the latest news and analysts' ratings for your stocks with our free daily email newsletter:


Recent Posts