Marco Investment Management Lifted By $3.25 Million Its Apple (AAPL) Holding; Mcdonalds (MCD) SI Decreased By 14.86%

June 21, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Marco Investment Management Llc increased Apple Inc (AAPL) stake by 13.69% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Marco Investment Management Llc acquired 19,438 shares as Apple Inc (AAPL)’s stock rose 5.37%. The Marco Investment Management Llc holds 161,415 shares with $27.08M value, up from 141,977 last quarter. Apple Inc now has $910.83B valuation. The stock decreased 0.64% or $1.19 during the last trading session, reaching $185.31. About 21.00 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 22.56% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.99% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 28/03/2018 – MEDIA-Apple CEO Tim Cook says Facebook should have regulated itself – Recode; 04/04/2018 – Financial Post: Apple working on curved iPhone screens, touchless gesture control; 27/03/2018 – Apple to target schools with entry-level iPad; 27/03/2018 – Live from Chicago: Apple’s education event Notes in real time; 20/04/2018 – 9to5Mac: Report: Apple’s complaints about AT&T and Verizon may have led to DOJ eSIM investigation; 02/05/2018 – M&G’S RICHARDS: APPLE IS MATURE, GROWING CO; STILL INNOVATING; 16/05/2018 – @JimCramer’s lightning round: Don’t buy Apple suppliers right now; 16/04/2018 – Apple’s Not-Hot HomePod Sounds a Familiar Tune: Fully Charged; 04/04/2018 – Apple’s reliance on Chinese suppliers reaches a new high; 03/04/2018 – Apple discloses gender pay gap at UK operations

Mcdonalds Corporation (NYSE:MCD) had a decrease of 14.86% in short interest. MCD’s SI was 7.14 million shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 14.86% from 8.39M shares previously. With 4.89 million avg volume, 2 days are for Mcdonalds Corporation (NYSE:MCD)’s short sellers to cover MCD’s short positions. The SI to Mcdonalds Corporation’s float is 0.9%. The stock decreased 1.34% or $2.175 during the last trading session, reaching $160.385. About 3.51 million shares traded. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 8.97% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.60% the S&P500. Some Historical MCD News: 08/05/2018 – McDonald’s® Restaurants of the Greater Philadelphia Region Announce Addition of Made-to-Order, Fresh Beef Quarter Pounder Burgers To Local Menus; 30/04/2018 – McDonald’s 1Q Revenue from Franchised Restaurants $2.6B; 13/04/2018 – Russia lawmakers draft list of U.S. imports that could be banned; 30/04/2018 – McDonald’s grills up stronger than expected rise in key sales gauge; 20/03/2018 – MCDONALD’S MCD.N -TO PARTNER WITH FRANCHISEES, SUPPLIERS TO REDUCE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS RELATED TO MCDONALD’S RESTAURANTS, OFFICES BY 36% BY 2030; 23/03/2018 – MEDIA-Britain’s retailers will see more corporate failures, warns UK McDonald’s boss- Sky News; 11/04/2018 – GLORY to Feature Cash Automation Solutions at McDonald’s Worldwide Conference; 18/04/2018 – McDonald’s Problems in India Grow With Tax Beef; 21/03/2018 – @JimCramer highlights the value of McDonald’s: The current pullback is a ‘gift’; 16/03/2018 – McDonald’s Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals

Among 56 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 36 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Apple Inc. had 421 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Monday, January 11. On Tuesday, September 19 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 14 by Maxim Group. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Monday, April 30 report. Hilliard Lyons downgraded the shares of AAPL in report on Thursday, October 27 to “Long-Term Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform” on Friday, February 12. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by Mizuho. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Tuesday, July 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 27. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 2.

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: which released: “The 4 Most Important Ways To Evaluate A Stock” on June 21, 2018, also with their article: “My #1 Stock In The World: Apple” published on June 19, 2018, published: “Get Apple Stock at a Trade-War Discount” on June 20, 2018. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: and their article: “Don’t Throw Out Starbucks Stock Based on One Bad Serving of News” published on June 20, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Friday Apple Rumors: Leak May Reveal 2018 iPhone Display Sizes” with publication date: June 15, 2018.

Since January 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $52.34 million activity. On Friday, January 5 the insider Riccio Daniel J. sold $2.73M. AHRENDTS ANGELA J sold $1.24M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Thursday, June 14. SCHILLER PHILIP W sold 69,491 shares worth $11.56 million. On Wednesday, May 16 KONDO CHRIS sold $910,129 worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 4,867 shares. Shares for $2.81 million were sold by Srouji Johny. 35,000 shares were sold by LEVINSON ARTHUR D, worth $6.51 million on Wednesday, May 9. WILLIAMS JEFFREY E had sold 15,653 shares worth $2.90 million on Tuesday, May 8.

Marco Investment Management Llc decreased Costco Whsl Corp New (NASDAQ:COST) stake by 2,500 shares to 65,479 valued at $12.34M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Eaton Corp Plc (NYSE:ETN) stake by 5,838 shares and now owns 35,498 shares. Cisco Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.04, from 0.73 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 69 investors sold AAPL shares while 1039 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. 2.86 billion shares or 3.74% less from 2.98 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Cacti Asset Mngmt Ltd Co reported 367,453 shares or 5.18% of all its holdings. American Incorporated accumulated 1.09% or 1.86M shares. Visionary Asset invested in 2,107 shares. Reinhart Prtn Inc, Wisconsin-based fund reported 4,523 shares. Gluskin Sheff & accumulated 3,732 shares or 0.03% of the stock. First Tru LP has 0.56% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Segall Bryant And Hamill invested in 1.62% or 416,181 shares. Beese Fulmer reported 66,348 shares. Moreover, Torray Lc has 2.48% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 142,516 shares. Bollard Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 26,436 shares. First Personal Financial Svcs stated it has 18,576 shares. Gotham Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 481,011 shares. Doheny Asset Management Ca accumulated 80,994 shares. Trb Advisors LP stated it has 50,000 shares or 17.48% of all its holdings. Hengehold Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 3,873 shares or 0.17% of the stock.

Among 36 analysts covering McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), 25 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. McDonald’s Corporation had 154 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $103 target in Thursday, October 1 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, March 29 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Monday, March 5. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 14 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, April 18. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Monday, January 29. Nomura maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, April 25 report. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 5 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, March 16.

Since January 31, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $11.52 million activity. OZAN KEVIN M also sold $3.09 million worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Tuesday, May 1. Shares for $238,415 were sold by Hoovel Catherine A.. $6.00M worth of stock was sold by GOARE DOUGLAS M on Wednesday, January 31.

More notable recent McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) news were published by: which released: “McDonald’s updates on US reorganization” on June 12, 2018, also with their article: “McDonald’s to detail restructuring plan” published on June 12, 2018, published: “Golden Arches in North Korea?” on June 11, 2018. More interesting news about McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) were released by: and their article: “Highlights from McDonald’s conference presentation” published on May 30, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “M&A daily wrap: Carlyle, Huron Capital, Douglas Sutton, Bossa Nova, Siris Capital, Gores Group” with publication date: June 21, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 78 investors sold McDonald's Corporation shares while 616 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 439 raised stakes. 508.60 million shares or 1.89% less from 518.42 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Schroder Invest Management Grp Inc owns 545,616 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. 400 are held by D Scott Neal. Moreover, Raymond James Fin Service Advsrs Inc has 0.23% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 251,145 shares. Rfg Advisory Gp Llc reported 3,177 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Associates Md stated it has 0.09% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Wellington Mngmt Grp Llp reported 0.37% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Parthenon Lc owns 18,208 shares. Granite Inv Ptnrs Lc, California-based fund reported 7,764 shares. Tiedemann Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 4,224 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. 2,519 are owned by Wall Street Access Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation. Argi Investment Services Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Consulate has invested 0.79% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Franklin Resource has 0.23% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Martin And Co Tn accumulated 9,177 shares or 0.48% of the stock. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.22% or 213,679 shares in its portfolio.

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