Douglass Winthrop Advisors Upped Its Mcdonalds (MCD) Holding; Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT) Shorts Raised By 20.48%

June 19, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc increased Mcdonalds Corp (MCD) stake by 11.94% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc acquired 5,975 shares as Mcdonalds Corp (MCD)’s stock rose 15.92%. The Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc holds 56,012 shares with $6.82 million value, up from 50,037 last quarter. Mcdonalds Corp now has $124.55B valuation. The stock rose 0.53% or $0.8 reaching $152.79 per share. About 2,364 shares traded. McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 18.25% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500.

Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ:ALGT) had an increase of 20.48% in short interest. ALGT’s SI was 814,100 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 20.48% from 675,700 shares previously. With 130,800 avg volume, 6 days are for Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ:ALGT)’s short sellers to cover ALGT’s short positions. The SI to Allegiant Travel Company’s float is 7.01%. It closed at $143.3 lastly. It is down 1.38% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.32% the S&P500.

Since December 28, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $1.08 million activity. The insider ELLMER GARY sold $19,293. The insider Anderson Gregory Clark sold $213,125. The insider Bricker Jude sold $701,461.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.32, from 1.28 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 30 investors sold Allegiant Travel Company shares while 62 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 13.47 million shares or 3.49% more from 13.01 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. First Advsrs L P stated it has 2,616 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sei Invests holds 0.03% or 38,938 shares in its portfolio. Clearbridge Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.2% invested in Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ:ALGT). 121,424 were accumulated by Gilder Gagnon Howe And Ltd Liability. Guggenheim holds 0% or 9,259 shares in its portfolio. Martingale Asset L P holds 32,103 shares. 6,300 are held by Adams Diversified Equity Fund Incorporated. South Dakota Inv Council owns 6,500 shares. 50 were reported by Lazard Asset Mgmt Lc. Westpac Corporation holds 0% or 36,700 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset invested in 0% or 325 shares. Da Davidson And Co accumulated 757 shares or 0% of the stock. Primecap Management Com Ca, California-based fund reported 41,500 shares. Blackrock Advisors Limited Liability stated it has 0% in Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ:ALGT). Neuberger Berman Gru Ltd Liability Co holds 511,379 shares.

Among 10 analysts covering Allegiant Travel (NASDAQ:ALGT), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Allegiant Travel had 32 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Imperial Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital given on Tuesday, November 22. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Mkt Perform” rating in Thursday, October 27 report. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 30 with “Market Perform”. The stock of Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ:ALGT) earned “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Friday, September 23. Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to “Underweight” rating in Friday, April 15 report. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of ALGT in report on Tuesday, November 3 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital on Friday, October 28. The rating was downgraded by Imperial Capital to “In-Line” on Monday, December 12. Citigroup initiated the shares of ALGT in report on Friday, November 18 with “Buy” rating.

Allegiant Travel Company is a leisure travel company. The company has market cap of $2.39 billion. The Firm is focused on providing travel services and products to residents of under-served cities in the United States. It has a 12.59 P/E ratio. It also provides air transportation under fixed fee flying arrangements.

Among 26 analysts covering McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. McDonald’s Corporation had 69 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $130 target in Friday, October 23 report. Bernstein reinitiated McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) rating on Thursday, May 26. Bernstein has “Market Perform” rating and $129 target. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, September 13 by Citigroup. Bernstein maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $170 target in Thursday, May 25 report. The rating was downgraded by UBS on Friday, January 6 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 11 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, November 11. The stock of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, March 29 by Credit Suisse. As per Wednesday, January 4, the company rating was maintained by Instinet. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 11 by UBS.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 52 investors sold MCD shares while 574 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 441 raised stakes. 538.67 million shares or 0.04% more from 538.45 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Joel Isaacson Ltd Liability Corp holds 4,940 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Boyar Asset Management holds 0.68% or 5,572 shares in its portfolio. California Employees Retirement holds 0.46% or 2.25 million shares. Quantbot Tech LP accumulated 7,031 shares. Lba Wealth Mgmt Lc has invested 0.02% in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). America First Inv Advsrs Limited has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). City Com reported 25,511 shares. Johnson Grp accumulated 0.22% or 10,979 shares. Herndon Capital Lc holds 758 shares. Moreover, Gardner Russo And Gardner Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Canada Pension Plan Inv Board invested 0.08% of its portfolio in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). The Rhode Island-based Parsons Management Ri has invested 0.34% in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Atlanta Cap Grp Inc invested 0.71% in McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Thomas J Herzfeld Inc holds 1,077 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board accumulated 58,447 shares.

Since March 3, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 sale for $1,779 activity. 1,600 shares were sold by Hoovel Catherine A., worth $204,528 on Friday, March 3. On Wednesday, March 22 Mulligan John J bought $206,307 worth of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) or 1,600 shares.

Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc decreased Cvs Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) stake by 167,589 shares to 120,054 valued at $9.47 million in 2016Q4. It also reduced Wells Fargo And Co New (NYSE:WFC) stake by 28,150 shares and now owns 29,459 shares. Keycorp Inc New (NYSE:KEY) was reduced too.

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