Nli International Lowered Sempra Energy (SRE) Position; Massachusetts Financial Services Company Raised Its Mcdonalds (MCD) Holding

November 15, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Nli International Inc decreased Sempra Energy (SRE) stake by 19.04% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Nli International Inc sold 7,250 shares as Sempra Energy (SRE)’s stock rose 5.34%. The Nli International Inc holds 30,820 shares with $3.48M value, down from 38,070 last quarter. Sempra Energy now has $30.69 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $122.23. About shares traded. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has risen 8.27% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.43% the S&P500.

Massachusetts Financial Services Company increased Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) stake by 13.95% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Massachusetts Financial Services Company acquired 11,249 shares as Mcdonalds Corp (MCD)’s stock rose 15.92%. The Massachusetts Financial Services Company holds 91,880 shares with $14.07 million value, up from 80,631 last quarter. Mcdonalds Corp now has $136.17B valuation. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $168.11. About 133 shares traded. McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 18.25% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.8 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 68 investors sold MCD shares while 616 reduced holdings. 137 funds opened positions while 396 raised stakes. 536.45 million shares or 0.05% more from 536.18 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Veritable Ltd Partnership accumulated 0.21% or 59,151 shares. Tiemann Ltd Liability has invested 0.39% in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Indiana Investment Mngmt stated it has 11,258 shares or 0.85% of all its holdings. Linscomb & Williams Inc invested in 0.5% or 36,247 shares. Congress Asset Mngmt Ma holds 0.87% or 318,512 shares in its portfolio. 11,420 were accumulated by Caz Invs Limited Partnership. Adell Harriman And Carpenter Inc invested in 0% or 28,857 shares. Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania holds 0.13% or 2,033 shares in its portfolio. Joel Isaacson Ltd Liability Co holds 0.14% of its portfolio in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 4,899 shares. Wellington Shields Cap Mgmt Lc owns 4,276 shares. Crestwood Advisors Grp Inc Lc accumulated 6,244 shares or 0.08% of the stock. 22,842 were accumulated by Lowe Brockenbrough Incorporated. The Mississippi-based Bancorpsouth has invested 0.59% in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Tiedemann Wealth Lc invested in 10,090 shares. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Limited Liability has invested 0.09% in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD).

Massachusetts Financial Services Company decreased Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) stake by 3.60M shares to 20.03M valued at $894.72 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Archer Daniels Midland Co (NYSE:ADM) stake by 2.64 million shares and now owns 9.48 million shares. Spx Flow Inc was reduced too.

Among 33 analysts covering McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), 23 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. McDonald’s Corporation had 109 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) rating on Tuesday, September 13. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $122 target. As per Wednesday, January 4, the company rating was maintained by Instinet. The rating was initiated by Longbow with “Neutral” on Friday, March 18. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold” on Tuesday, July 25. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, October 25. The stock of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 23. The stock of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, June 27 by Credit Suisse. Jefferies maintained the shares of MCD in report on Friday, June 16 with “Hold” rating. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $122.0 target in Friday, October 23 report.

Among 8 analysts covering Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Sempra Energy has $134 highest and $108 lowest target. $119.75’s average target is -2.03% below currents $122.23 stock price. Sempra Energy had 16 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by JP Morgan. The stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, July 23 with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of SRE in report on Friday, August 4 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) rating on Sunday, August 27. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $117.0 target. On Thursday, May 11 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. As per Sunday, October 1, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) rating on Sunday, November 5. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $121.0 target. The stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, October 10.

Analysts await Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $1.36 EPS, down 10.53% or $0.16 from last year’s $1.52 per share. SRE’s profit will be $341.47 million for 22.47 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.04 actual EPS reported by Sempra Energy for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 30.77% EPS growth.

Nli International Inc increased Cyrusone Inc (NASDAQ:CONE) stake by 91,100 shares to 215,400 valued at $12.01M in 2017Q2. It also upped S&P Global Inc stake by 20,880 shares and now owns 116,530 shares. Dow Chem Co (NYSE:DOW) was raised too.

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