Mohan Maheswaran Unloaded $107,321 Worth of Semtech (SMTC) Shares; Green Square Capital Has Increased Mcdonalds Com (MCD) Stake By $388,032

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Green Square Capital Llc increased Mcdonalds Corp Com (MCD) stake by 91.52% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Green Square Capital Llc acquired 2,256 shares as Mcdonalds Corp Com (MCD)’s stock declined 8.13%. The Green Square Capital Llc holds 4,721 shares with $813,000 value, up from 2,465 last quarter. Mcdonalds Corp Com now has $127.06 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $161.63. About 3.12M shares traded. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 21.62% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.11, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 54 investors sold MCD shares while 601 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 451 raised stakes. 518.42 million shares or 0.36% less from 520.27 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Manufacturers Life Insur Company The reported 1.24M shares. Heritage Wealth Advsrs reported 0.25% stake. Pinnacle Ltd Liability Corp owns 17,716 shares for 1.11% of their portfolio. Winch Advisory Svcs Ltd Liability invested in 0.16% or 1,546 shares. Parsons Cap Management Ri holds 20,755 shares or 0.4% of its portfolio. Burke And Herbert State Bank And Trust has 5,237 shares. Sva Plumb Wealth Limited has invested 0.26% of its portfolio in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Teacher Retirement Of Texas stated it has 680,951 shares or 0.78% of all its holdings. Columbia Asset Mgmt has 1.86% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). The California-based Tiemann Invest Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.4% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Jackson Wealth Lc reported 15,964 shares stake. Bluestein R H & owns 1.36% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 152,363 shares. Schnieders Cap Ltd invested 0.71% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Massachusetts-based Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Lc has invested 0.26% in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD). Carnegie Asset Mngmt Ltd Co owns 4,519 shares.

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $7.57 million activity. On Wednesday, January 31 Hoovel Catherine A. sold $238,415 worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) or 1,398 shares. The insider Sappington James R sold $1.33M. On Wednesday, January 31 the insider GOARE DOUGLAS M sold $6.00M.

Among 35 analysts covering McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. McDonald’s Corporation has $205.0 highest and $35 lowest target. $169.90’s average target is 5.12% above currents $161.63 stock price. McDonald’s Corporation had 146 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Monday, December 5. On Thursday, October 8 the stock rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson with “Buy”. SunTrust initiated it with “Buy” rating and $117 target in Tuesday, October 13 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 10 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, November 29 by Tigress Financial. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by RBC Capital Markets. Nomura maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 17 report. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, September 29 to “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by BTIG Research with “Buy” on Thursday, June 29. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, July 26.

Green Square Capital Llc decreased Visa Inc (NYSE:V) stake by 4,720 shares to 24,431 valued at $2.79M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Target Corp Com (NYSE:TGT) stake by 35,989 shares and now owns 61,331 shares. Enterprise Prods Partners LP (NYSE:EPD) was reduced too.

Semtech Corporation designs, develops, makes, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products. The company has market cap of $2.88 billion. The firm provides signal integrity products, including a portfolio of optical communications, broadcast video, and backplane products used in various enterprise computing, industrial, communications, and high-end consumer applications; and a portfolio of integrated circuits for optical transceivers, backplane, and high-speed interface applications. It has a 80.19 P/E ratio. It also offers protection products, such as filter and termination devices that are integrated with the transient voltage suppressor devices, which protect electronic systems from voltage spikes; and wireless and sensing products comprising a portfolio of specialized radio frequency products used in various industrial, medical, and communications applications, as well as specialized sensing products used in industrial and consumer applications.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 32 insider sales for $6.68 million activity. 10,000 shares were sold by ANTLE GLEN M, worth $388,063 on Wednesday, March 28. MAHESWARAN MOHAN also sold $86,105 worth of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) shares. Another trade for 2,250 shares valued at $86,738 was made by Ammann Charles B. on Thursday, March 15. On Thursday, April 5 Silberstein Asaf sold $60,750 worth of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) or 1,500 shares. CHUKWU EMEKA had sold 2,000 shares worth $78,000. 7,000 shares were sold by WILSON JOHN MICHAEL, worth $288,156. $78,719 worth of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) shares were sold by Brown Simon A.

Analysts await Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) to report earnings on May, 30. They expect $0.20 EPS, down 28.57% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.28 per share. SMTC’s profit will be $13.30 million for 54.13 P/E if the $0.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.38 actual EPS reported by Semtech Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -47.37% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.12% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $43.3. About 515,223 shares traded. Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has risen 15.50% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.95% the S&P500.

The President and CEO of Semtech Corp and corporation’s insider Mohan Maheswaran made a sale of 2,500 shares of the California-based company based on the price of stock which is $42.9 per each share. The shares had a market value of exactly $107,321 US Dollars. In the last 30 days, he also unloaded 2,500 shares valued at $98,241 USD. Mohan Maheswaran at present has rights to 0.36% of the Company’s total market cap with ownership of 240,819 shares. 

Among 13 analysts covering Semtech (NASDAQ:SMTC), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Semtech has $5000 highest and $17 lowest target. $40.12’s average target is -7.34% below currents $43.3 stock price. Semtech had 40 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 1 by Drexel Hamilton. As per Thursday, March 15, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, August 20 report. The company was initiated on Monday, December 11 by Needham. The stock of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 30 by Drexel Hamilton. As per Thursday, April 12, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) earned “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Wednesday, April 4. As per Friday, March 23, the company rating was maintained by Needham. The stock of Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Thursday, January 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, December 6.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 30 investors sold Semtech Corporation shares while 59 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. 63.42 million shares or 2.84% more from 61.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Suffolk Mngmt Lc reported 0.13% of its portfolio in Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC). Cs Mckee Ltd Partnership reported 58,600 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Laurion Cap Management Lp reported 28,107 shares stake. First Mercantile Trust invested 0.06% in Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC). Ls Investment Advsrs Lc holds 0% in Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC) or 1,939 shares. Herald Inv Mgmt Limited, United Kingdom-based fund reported 6,500 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 58,762 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Shell Asset Management Commerce has 0.01% invested in Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC). 14,150 were accumulated by Highland L P. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd holds 85 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Riverhead Mgmt Limited Liability Com has invested 0.01% in Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC). California Employees Retirement Systems invested 0.01% in Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC). The Pennsylvania-based Glenmede Com Na has invested 0% in Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC). Pnc Financial Serv Grp Inc holds 0% or 511 shares in its portfolio. 36,972 are owned by Bancorp Of Montreal Can.

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