Mcdonald’s (MCD) to pay $1.16 on Mar 15, 2019; Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ)’s Sentiment Is 2.76

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Mcdonald’s Corp (NYSE:MCD) is expected to pay $1.16 on Mar 15, 2019. (NYSE:MCD) shareholders before Feb 28, 2019 will receive the $1.16 dividend. Mcdonald’s Corp’s current price of $174.15 translates into 0.67% yield. Mcdonald’s Corp’s dividend has Mar 1, 2019 as record date. Jan 30, 2019 is the announcement. The stock increased 0.10% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $174.15. About 5.28M shares traded or 36.22% up from the average. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 6.79% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.79% the S&P500. Some Historical MCD News: 24/05/2018 – MCDONALD’S CEO STEVE EASTERBROOK SPEAKS AT ANNUAL MEETING; 30/04/2018 – MCDONALD’S EARNINGS CALL BEGINS; 06/03/2018 – Analyst double-take: Credit Suisse slashes its McDonald’s target a day after reiterating forecast; 08/05/2018 – McDonald’s® Restaurants of the Greater Philadelphia Region Announce Addition of Made-to-Order, Fresh Beef Quarter Pounder Burg; 13/03/2018 – Worker Exodus Builds at McDonald’s as Mobile App Sows Confusion; 22/04/2018 – McDonald’s tests new approach to overlooked environmental scourge: The plastic straw; 11/04/2018 – GLORY to Feature Cash Automation Solutions at McDonald’s Worldwide Conference; 27/04/2018 – McDonald’s Fresh Beef, Value Meals on Menu — Earnings Preview; 15/03/2018 – Value Menu Flop Has Traders Gobbling Up McDonald’s on the Cheap; 24/05/2018 – MCDONALD’S SHAREHOLDERS REJECT PROPOSALS 4-6 IN PROXY

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) investors sentiment increased to 2.76 in Q3 2018. It’s up 1.06, from 1.7 in 2018Q2. The ratio increased, as 47 investment managers started new or increased holdings, while 17 cut down and sold their equity positions in Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund. The investment managers in our database now possess: 18.55 million shares, up from 15.49 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of investment managers holding Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 4 Reduced: 13 Increased: 32 New Position: 15.

The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $12.05. About 272,254 shares traded. Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) has declined 6.92% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.92% the S&P500.

Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund is a closed ended balanced mutual fund launched by Calamos Investments LLC. The company has market cap of $1.86 billion. The fund is managed by Calamos Advisors LLC. It has a 25.42 P/E ratio. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets of the United States.

More notable recent Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (CSQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 11, 2019 – Nasdaq” on February 08, 2019, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Calamos Closed-End Funds (NASDAQ: CHI, CHY, CSQ, CGO, CHW and CCD) Announce Monthly Distributions and Notification of Sources of Distribution – PRNewswire” published on February 01, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “CEF CSQ: Sharp Rise Makes This Fund Lose Its Luster – Seeking Alpha” on June 26, 2018. More interesting news about Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund (NASDAQ:CSQ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Closed-End Fund CSQ: 8.28% Yield With Growth Potential – Seeking Alpha” published on April 24, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “These 15 Closed-End Funds Are Consistent Market Beaters – Part 1 – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: June 05, 2018.

Advisors Asset Management Inc. holds 0.43% of its portfolio in Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund for 1.97 million shares. Aviance Capital Partners Llc owns 121,484 shares or 0.39% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ota Financial Group L.P. has 0.29% invested in the company for 55,817 shares. The Texas-based Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Inc Tx has invested 0.23% in the stock. Arete Wealth Advisors Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 53,753 shares.

McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, Latin America, and internationally. The company has market cap of $134.25 billion. The company's restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages. It has a 23.1 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 36,899 restaurants, including 31,230 franchised restaurants comprising 21,559 franchised to conventional franchisees, 6,300 licensed to developmental licensees, and 3,371 licensed to foreign affiliates; and 5,669 company-operated restaurants.

More notable recent McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “McDonald’s Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on January 29, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “McDonald’s: Close But No Cigar – Seeking Alpha” published on January 24, 2019, 247Wallst.com published: “Why McDonald’s Is Adding a New Breakfast Item – 24/7 Wall St.” on February 11, 2019. More interesting news about McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “McDonald’s: Dividend Aristocrat For Dividend Income Growth – Seeking Alpha” published on February 04, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “BAML sees McDonald’s well positioned to outperform – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 31, 2019.

Since October 24, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $62.96 million activity. Easterbrook Stephen also sold $35.32M worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) shares. On Thursday, October 25 the insider Borden Ian Frederick sold $849,666. On Wednesday, October 24 the insider Krulewitch Jerome N sold $562,335. $2.67 million worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was sold by DeBiase Francesca A. on Wednesday, October 24. Fairhurst David Ogden sold 76,411 shares worth $13.62 million. Henry Daniel sold $537,767 worth of stock or 3,036 shares. The insider MCKENNA ANDREW J sold $5.41 million.

Among 10 analysts covering McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. McDonald’s had 12 analyst reports since August 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Tuesday, October 30 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Evercore on Monday, October 15. The stock of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Wednesday, October 24. Guggenheim upgraded the shares of MCD in report on Wednesday, October 10 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, August 15 by Citigroup. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Thursday, November 29 report. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight” on Wednesday, October 24. On Friday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, October 24. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 0.99 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 64 investors sold McDonald's Corporation shares while 569 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 414 raised stakes. 494.95 million shares or 3.25% less from 511.55 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Court Place Advisors Limited Co invested in 5,848 shares or 0.37% of the stock. First Western Capital Mngmt holds 2.96% or 3,933 shares in its portfolio. Mairs And Power holds 0.03% or 14,471 shares. Weatherly Asset Management Lp holds 0.24% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 6,983 shares. 25,093 are held by Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan. Karpas Strategies Ltd Liability invested in 0.23% or 3,425 shares. Monetary Grp Incorporated has invested 0.39% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Evermay Wealth Mgmt Ltd Com invested 0.28% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Pure Advisors Inc, a California-based fund reported 1,558 shares. Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc holds 70,710 shares. Palisade Capital Ltd Liability Com Nj has 0.13% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 27,521 shares. Summit Financial Strategies holds 1,558 shares. Peapack Gladstone Fincl Corp accumulated 115,083 shares. Coldstream Cap Management stated it has 0.35% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Sigma Planning Corp holds 0.22% or 21,963 shares.

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