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Cullen Frost Bankers Has Boosted Cardinal Health Com (CAH) Position; Bank Of America Cut Its Mcdonalds (Call) (MCD) Stake

Bank Of America Corp decreased Mcdonalds Corp (Call) (MCD) stake by 48.63% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bank Of America Corp sold 375,500 shares as Mcdonalds Corp (Call) (MCD)’s stock rose 15.92%. The Bank Of America Corp holds 396,700 shares with $62.16M value, down from 772,200 last quarter. Mcdonalds Corp (Call) now has $128.08B valuation. The stock increased 1.27% or $2.02 during the last trading session, reaching $160.66. About 4.40M shares traded or 11.49% up from the average. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 18.25% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500.

Cullen Frost Bankers Inc increased Cardinal Health Inc Com (CAH) stake by 58.79% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc acquired 32,387 shares as Cardinal Health Inc Com (CAH)’s stock declined 8.93%. The Cullen Frost Bankers Inc holds 87,472 shares with $5.85M value, up from 55,085 last quarter. Cardinal Health Inc Com now has $21.35B valuation. The stock decreased 1.42% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $67.83. About 2.15M shares traded. Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) has declined 4.95% since February 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.65% the S&P500.

Cullen Frost Bankers Inc decreased Visa Inc Cl A Com (NYSE:V) stake by 3,107 shares to 430,127 valued at $45.27M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Johnson Ctls Intl Plc stake by 29,913 shares and now owns 389,373 shares. Honeywell International Inc Co (NYSE:HON) was reduced too.

Among 20 analysts covering Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Cardinal Health had 48 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, April 19, the company rating was downgraded by William Blair. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Neutral” on Tuesday, June 7. Mizuho maintained it with “Hold” rating and $70.0 target in Tuesday, October 24 report. The rating was downgraded by Mizuho on Tuesday, January 3 to “Neutral”. Cowen & Co downgraded the shares of CAH in report on Tuesday, March 15 to “Market Perform” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of CAH in report on Friday, February 9 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 3. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 10. On Thursday, October 6 the stock rating was initiated by UBS with “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.03, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 63 investors sold CAH shares while 229 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 198 raised stakes. 275.05 million shares or 0.51% more from 273.65 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Eastern Bancorporation has 0.05% invested in Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) for 9,995 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Limited reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH). Cambridge Invest Research Advsr Inc, Iowa-based fund reported 17,708 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH). Zeke Advsrs Llc accumulated 3,786 shares. Rampart Inv Management Co Lc accumulated 4,281 shares. Invesco Ltd owns 8.20 million shares or 0.2% of their US portfolio. City Hldg invested in 0.03% or 1,310 shares. Miller Inv LP has invested 0.57% in Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH). Jpmorgan Chase And invested in 1.58M shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd Liability Co reported 2.02% stake. Denver Inv Advsr Llc stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH). Indiana-based Old Natl State Bank In has invested 0.03% in Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH). Iowa Financial Bank stated it has 0.56% of its portfolio in Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH). Choate invested 0.02% in Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH).

Since January 22, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $3.82 million activity. Giacomin Jon L had sold 7,995 shares worth $549,924 on Thursday, February 15. MORRISON PATRICIA sold 28,532 shares worth $1.89 million. 18,586 shares were sold by Kaufmann Michael C, worth $1.37 million on Monday, January 22.

Among 35 analysts covering McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD), 25 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. McDonald’s Corporation had 138 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, December 19 report. On Wednesday, April 26 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, March 7 by UBS. The rating was upgraded by Nomura on Monday, January 4 to “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 18. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of MCD in report on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 25 by BMO Capital Markets. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, February 6 report. On Friday, April 21 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Outperform”. Stephens maintained McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Tuesday, January 30 with “Buy” rating.

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $7.57 million activity. $238,415 worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) shares were sold by Hoovel Catherine A.. 8,046 shares were sold by Sappington James R, worth $1.33M on Wednesday, October 25. GOARE DOUGLAS M sold $6.00 million worth of stock.

Analysts await McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $1.68 earnings per share, up 14.29% or $0.21 from last year’s $1.47 per share. MCD’s profit will be $1.34B for 23.91 P/E if the $1.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.71 actual earnings per share reported by McDonald's Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.75% negative EPS growth.

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