Braun Stacey Associates Has Upped Its Mcdonalds (MCD) Holding; 7 Analysts Bullish Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH)

January 19, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

Among 21 analysts covering Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Molina Healthcare had 49 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs initiated the shares of MOH in report on Wednesday, January 3 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Morgan Stanley. As per Thursday, September 21, the company rating was initiated by MUFG Securities Americas Inc. As per Thursday, August 17, the company rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, May 2 by Leerink Swann. Goldman Sachs upgraded Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) on Monday, September 19 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 2 with “Equal Weight”. The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Friday, December 8 with “Hold”. The stock of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 5. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Wednesday, June 7 by Morgan Stanley. See Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) latest ratings:

16/01/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy Upgrade
16/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
12/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $92.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: Leerink Swann Rating: Buy New Target: $105.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Hold New Target: $83.0 Initiate
08/12/2017 Broker: Raymond James Rating: Hold Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $81.0 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Overweight Old Target: $68 New Target: $89 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $74.0 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $70.0 Maintain

Braun Stacey Associates Inc increased Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) stake by 23.81% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Braun Stacey Associates Inc acquired 3,012 shares as Mcdonalds Corp (MCD)’s stock rose 15.92%. The Braun Stacey Associates Inc holds 15,662 shares with $2.45 million value, up from 12,650 last quarter. Mcdonalds Corp now has $139.17B valuation. The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $174.57. About 2.15M shares traded. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 18.25% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 27 sales for $43.48 million activity. ROMNEY RONNA sold $16,260 worth of stock. Shares for $3.39M were sold by DENTINO WILLIAM. 5,224 shares valued at $352,098 were sold by Barlow Jeff D. on Monday, October 9. 15,000 shares were sold by MOLINA J MARIO MD, worth $999,981 on Wednesday, August 2. 1,000 shares were sold by ORLANDO STEVEN J, worth $60,000. Shares for $1.50M were sold by MOLINA JOHN C on Monday, September 18. $324,293 worth of stock was sold by Rubino Lisa A on Monday, August 21.

The stock increased 1.96% or $1.8 during the last trading session, reaching $93.77. About 1.64M shares traded or 29.09% up from the average. Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) has risen 48.61% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.91% the S&P500.

Molina Healthcare, Inc. provides Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals; and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.35 billion. It operates through three divisions: Health Plans, Molina Medicaid Solutions, and Other. It currently has negative earnings. The Health Plans segment operates health plans in 12 states.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 43 investors sold Molina Healthcare, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 58.60 million shares or 8.44% more from 54.04 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Jane Street Gp Ltd Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Profund Limited accumulated 6,961 shares. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 158,628 shares. Mutual Of America Cap Lc holds 0.04% or 35,776 shares. Cambiar Investors Ltd Liability Corp, Colorado-based fund reported 189,190 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Communications New York invested in 0.03% or 70,199 shares. Moreover, Proshare Advisors Ltd Llc has 0% invested in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) for 6,980 shares. Sabal Tru owns 3,000 shares. Legal And General Gru Public Limited holds 0% of its portfolio in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) for 71,545 shares. Aqr Cap Limited Liability reported 342,759 shares. 25,495 were accumulated by Great West Life Assurance Commerce Can. Morgan Stanley, a New York-based fund reported 256,968 shares. Liberty Mutual Grp Asset, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 11,183 shares. Bridger Mgmt Limited Co invested in 413,347 shares or 1.7% of the stock. 50,630 are owned by Ascend Cap Limited Company.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.78 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, 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. Shelton Cap Mngmt holds 0.34% or 27,797 shares. Osborne Cap Mngmt Ltd holds 0.05% or 2,387 shares in its portfolio. Maine-based Bath Savings Trust has invested 1.83% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Papp L Roy Assoc stated it has 0.32% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Amer Fincl Bank reported 0.44% stake. Gemmer Asset Mgmt holds 0.04% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 607 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys accumulated 0.51% or 2.17M shares. Calamos Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Company owns 32,683 shares for 0.71% of their portfolio. 274,935 are owned by Brown Advisory Inc. Creative Planning holds 189,998 shares. Security National invested in 5,959 shares. Tradewinds Ltd Company owns 1,202 shares. Clean Yield Group owns 11,391 shares. Dorsey Whitney Tru Lc owns 10,192 shares or 0.32% of their US portfolio. Bell Fincl Bank holds 34,540 shares.

Since August 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $3.75 million activity. Another trade for 4,782 shares valued at $751,013 was made by Fairhurst David Ogden on Monday, August 14. 8,046 shares valued at $1.33 million were sold by Sappington James R on Wednesday, October 25. Erlinger Joseph M. also sold $1.67 million worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Wednesday, August 9.

Among 34 analysts covering McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. McDonald’s Corporation had 121 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Thursday, August 31. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Tuesday, October 17. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Wednesday, July 26 report. The rating was downgraded by Guggenheim to “Neutral” on Thursday, December 1. As per Tuesday, March 29, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Argus Research upgraded McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Wednesday, January 27 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, November 11 by Credit Suisse. On Wednesday, July 26 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Neutral”. As per Friday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

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