North Star Investment Management Upped By $355,212 Its Mcdonalds Com (MCD) Holding; CIPHERLOC CORPORATION (CLOK) Sellers Decreased By 25% Their Shorts

North Star Investment Management Corp increased Mcdonalds Corp Com (MCD) stake by 7.54% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. North Star Investment Management Corp acquired 2,277 shares as Mcdonalds Corp Com (MCD)’s stock rose 15.92%. The North Star Investment Management Corp holds 32,477 shares with $5.09 million value, up from 30,200 last quarter. Mcdonalds Corp Com now has $130.66 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.93% or $3.1 during the last trading session, reaching $163.9. About 5.26 million shares traded or 48.88% up from the average. McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) has risen 18.25% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500.

CIPHERLOC CORPORATION (OTCMKTS:CLOK) had a decrease of 25% in short interest. CLOK’s SI was 12,300 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 25% from 16,400 shares previously. With 4,800 avg volume, 3 days are for CIPHERLOC CORPORATION (OTCMKTS:CLOK)’s short sellers to cover CLOK’s short positions. The stock decreased 5.72% or $0.0932 during the last trading session, reaching $1.5376. About shares traded. Cipherloc Corporation (OTCMKTS:CLOK) has 0.00% since February 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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 has $205.0 highest and $35 lowest target. $169.23’s average target is 3.25% above currents $163.9 stock price. McDonald’s Corporation had 138 analyst reports since September 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, June 27. Mizuho maintained the shares of MCD in report on Wednesday, October 18 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, July 19 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, June 16 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Longbow on Thursday, September 28 to “Buy”. On Monday, January 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Nomura to “Buy”. Jefferies maintained McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, April 25. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Thursday, October 1. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $180 target in Wednesday, October 25 report.

North Star Investment Management Corp decreased Bank Amer Corp Com (NYSE:BAC) stake by 26,764 shares to 119,786 valued at $3.04M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Petmed Express Inc Com (NASDAQ:PETS) stake by 32,761 shares and now owns 78,341 shares. Tegna Inc Com was reduced too.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $7.57 million activity. $6.00 million worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was sold by GOARE DOUGLAS M. Hoovel Catherine A. also sold $238,415 worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) shares. Shares for $1.33 million were sold by Sappington James R on Wednesday, October 25. $751,013 worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was sold by Fairhurst David Ogden.