Dividend Worth Mentioning: McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) advises to “Mark your calendars” for Dec 15, 2016; dividends expected to reach $0.94.

Dividend Worth Mentioning: McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) advises to

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is expected to pay $0.94 on Dec 15, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $3.76. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 29, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on McDonald’s Corporation’s current price of $120.66, the dividend is 0.78%. This dividend’s record date is Dec 1, 2016 and the announcement date is Sep 29, 2016. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.52 on November 25, hitting $120.66. McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has declined 5.34% since April 25, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.35% the S&P500.

McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants. The company has a market cap of $100.64 billion. The Company’s restaurants serve a locally-relevant menu of quality food and drinks sold at various price points in over 100 countries. It has a 22.55 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include U.S., International Lead Markets, High Growth Markets and Foundational Markets and Corporate.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.85 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.13, from 0.72 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 105 funds sold all McDonald’s Corporation shares owned while 619 reduced positions. 92 funds bought stakes while 432 increased positions. They now own 575.61 million shares or 9.50% less from 636.04 million shares in 2016Q1.
Lj Tru Lc last reported 0.61% of its portfolio in the stock. The Japan-based Blackrock Japan Limited has invested 0.5% in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Argi Inv Service Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.03% or 2,731 shares. The Ohio-based Beese Fulmer Invest has invested 1.33% in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Sabal Trust reported 196,330 shares or 2.73% of all its holdings. Cim Invest Mangement Incorporated holds 0.24% or 4,746 shares in its portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System, a Florida-based fund reported 1.29 million shares. Meyer Handelman accumulated 191,598 shares or 1.03% of the stock. Planning Alternatives Limited Adv last reported 2,008 shares in the company. Jackson Wealth Ltd Liability Corporation has 13,940 shares for 0.62% of their US portfolio. First City Capital Mgmt last reported 2,311 shares in the company. Lba Wealth Management reported 310 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Winch Advisory Svcs Limited accumulated 2,159 shares or 0.32% of the stock. Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Moreover, Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems has 0.52% invested in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 1.64 million shares.

Insider Transactions: Since August 4, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $12.66 million net activity. MCKENNA ANDREW J sold $8.28 million worth of stock or 70,000 shares. Sappington James R also sold $979,828 worth of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Monday, November 14.

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) Ratings Coverage

Out of 23 analysts covering McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), 13 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 9 “Hold”. This means 57% are positive. McDonald’s Corporation has been the topic of 53 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Nomura maintained McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Monday, October 17 with “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 26 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) earned “Buy” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Thursday, October 8. The company was initiated on Thursday, October 8 by SunTrust. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Barclays Capital. As per Friday, March 18, the company rating was initiated by Longbow. Credit Suisse maintained McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Tuesday, March 29 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, March 28 with “Market Perform”. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Monday, June 27. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, July 27.

More important recent McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Battle of Dividends: McDonald’s Corporation vs. PepsiCo Inc.” on November 18, 2016, also Investorplace.com published article titled: “McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Tests New Siracha Big Mac”, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Gives the Big Mac an Upgrade” on November 04, 2016. More interesting news about McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Dividend Aristocrats In Focus Part 19: McDonald’s Corporation” with publication date: October 29, 2016.

MCD Company Profile

McDonald’s Corporation (McDonald’s), incorporated on December 21, 1964, operates and franchises McDonald’s restaurants. The Company’s restaurants serve a locally-relevant menu of quality food and drinks sold at various price points in over 100 countries. The Company’s divisions include U.S., International Lead Markets, High Growth Markets and Foundational Markets and Corporate. Of the approximately 36,525 restaurants in over 120 countries approximately 30,080 are franchised and over 6,444 are operated by the Company. McDonald’s franchised restaurants are owned and operated under various structures, including conventional franchise, developmental license or affiliate. The Firm is primarily a franchisor, with over 80% of McDonald’s restaurants owned and operated by independent franchisees. Under a conventional franchise arrangement, the Company owns the land and building or secures a long-term lease for the restaurant location and the franchisee pays for equipment, signs, seating and decor. The Firm uses the developmental license ownership structure in over 70 countries with a total of approximately 5,500 restaurants.

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