Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) Shareholder Aviva Plc Decreased Its Position by $34.86 Million as Stock Rose; Howard Hughes Medical Institute Has Trimmed Holding in Mcdonalds (MCD) by $2.58 Million as Stock Declined

April 23, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

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Aviva Plc decreased its stake in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NXPI) by 61.02% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aviva Plc sold 297,969 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.13% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 190,367 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $22.29M, down from 488,336 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Aviva Plc who had been investing in Nxp Semiconductors N V for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $35.46B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.87% or $1.97 during the last trading session, reaching $103.18. About 7.06M shares traded or 48.08% up from the average. NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has risen 17.73% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.18% the S&P500.

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 $124.87B market cap company. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $158.85. About 1.78M shares traded. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 21.62% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500.

Among 28 analysts covering NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. NXP Semiconductors NV had 67 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Friday, October 28 by Morgan Stanley. On Tuesday, August 2 the stock rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Hold” on Wednesday, May 31. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, February 3 with “Neutral”. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of NXPI in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. The stock of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Mizuho. The rating was downgraded by CLSA on Friday, October 28 to “Underperform”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, June 27 by Bank of America. The rating was downgraded by Suntrust Robinson on Friday, October 28 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton on Thursday, February 8 with “Hold”.

Analysts await NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.48 EPS, down 8.64% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.62 per share. NXPI’s profit will be $508.59 million for 17.43 P/E if the $1.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.06 actual EPS reported by NXP Semiconductors N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -51.63% negative EPS growth.

Aviva Plc, which manages about $17.66 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vaneck Vectors Etf Tr by 56,034 shares to 1.01M shares, valued at $68.22 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Allergan Plc by 23,928 shares in the quarter, for a total of 319,226 shares, and has risen its stake in L3 Technologies Inc.

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 $1.31B for 23.78 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.

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $6.24 million activity. Hoovel Catherine A. sold 1,398 shares worth $238,415. 34,575 shares were sold by GOARE DOUGLAS M, worth $6.00M.

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