Franklin Street Advisors Lowered Its Mc Donalds (MCD) Position; Van Hulzen Asset Management Has Upped Ibm (IBM) Holding

Franklin Street Advisors Inc decreased Mc Donalds Corp (MCD) stake by 5.1% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Franklin Street Advisors Inc sold 2,543 shares as Mc Donalds Corp (MCD)’s stock rose 15.92%. The Franklin Street Advisors Inc holds 47,353 shares with $7.42M value, down from 49,896 last quarter. Mc Donalds Corp now has $138.03B valuation. The stock increased 1.17% or $2 during the last trading session, reaching $173.14. About 2.44 million shares traded. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 18.25% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500.

Van Hulzen Asset Management Llc increased Ibm (IBM) stake by 576.17% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Van Hulzen Asset Management Llc acquired 33,896 shares as Ibm (IBM)’s stock declined 15.88%. The Van Hulzen Asset Management Llc holds 39,779 shares with $5.77M value, up from 5,883 last quarter. Ibm now has $151.63B valuation. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $163.78. About 1.38M shares traded. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has risen 4.86% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.84% the S&P500.

Since August 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $3.75 million activity. 8,046 shares valued at $1.33 million were sold by Sappington James R on Wednesday, October 25. On Wednesday, August 9 the insider Erlinger Joseph M. sold $1.67M. 4,782 shares were sold by Fairhurst David Ogden, worth $751,013 on Monday, August 14.

Among 35 analysts covering McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), 25 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. McDonald’s Corporation has $205.0 highest and $35 lowest target. $167.48’s average target is -3.27% below currents $173.14 stock price. McDonald’s Corporation had 136 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America maintained McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Tuesday, June 13 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 18 by Mizuho. The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, December 14 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 16 by Jefferies. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, January 3. BTIG Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 2 report. Argus Research maintained McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) rating on Thursday, July 27. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $175 target. Credit Suisse maintained McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) rating on Wednesday, July 27. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $132 target. As per Friday, October 23, the company rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.78 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 48 investors sold MCD shares while 638 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 404 raised stakes. 520.27 million shares or 3.02% less from 536.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. World Asset Mngmt holds 0.43% or 83,313 shares. Van Strum Towne owns 3,460 shares. North Carolina-based Parsec Fincl Management Inc has invested 0.03% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Aull & Monroe Investment Mngmt has 5,246 shares for 0.42% of their portfolio. Massachusetts-based Congress Asset Mngmt Co Ma has invested 0.04% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability Company holds 252,485 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Moreover, Culbertson A N Incorporated has 2.35% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 49,241 shares. Legg Mason Asset Mgmt (Japan) Comm Limited holds 0.61% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 6,600 shares. 18,117 were reported by Bbva Compass Bankshares Inc. Seabridge Investment Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.03% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 890 shares. M&R Capital Mgmt reported 0.26% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Missouri-based Bkd Wealth Advisors Lc has invested 0.16% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Pinnacle Wealth Management Advisory Group Ltd Llc stated it has 10,034 shares or 0.91% of all its holdings. Condor Management, New Jersey-based fund reported 1,457 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Secs Limited invested in 0.62% or 830 shares.

Franklin Street Advisors Inc increased Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET) stake by 9,687 shares to 151,285 valued at $7.86M in 2017Q3. It also upped Coach Inc (NYSE:COH) stake by 23,907 shares and now owns 182,558 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) was raised too.