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    McCormick & Company, Incorporated



    -0.69 (-0.94%)

    At Close: 4:00 PM


    -0.34 (-0.47%)

    Pre Market: 6:34 AM

    MKC stock outstanding shares

    Making an investment decision in the stock market involves a certain amount of risk, so it's important to thoroughly review a company's stock before making any decisions. Stock float, number of short positions and outstanding shares are among the many factors an investor should take into account.

    Shares Outstanding

    268.5 Million


    263.38 Million





    Shares Short

    7.26 Million

    Short % of shares outstanding


    Shares Short (Prior Month)

    6.95 Million


    Short of Float


    Short % of Shares Outstanding

    market insider MKC

    In addition, investors cannot turn a blind eye to insiders as well as institutional ownership. Furthermore, they need to follow insider trades to determine the direction the stock is likely to take.

    Major Holders Summary
    • 0.49%Percentage of Shares held by All Insiders
    • 88.90%Percentage of Shares held by All Institutions
    • 86.23%Percentage of Float held by Institutions

    Number of Institutions Holding Shares

    MKC institutional ownership

    A total of 0.49% of MKC shares are owned by insiders. About 88.90% of MKC shares are held by financial institutions. VANGUARD GROUP INC is the top corporate investor, holding 29.81 Million shares valued at $2.12 Billion. A 11.03% stake in McCormick & Company, Incorporated is owned by the company. BLACKROCK INC. owns 21.11 Million shares valued at $1.5 Billion, which translates its holding of 7.81% of the stake in the company.

    Holder% StakeShares HeldTotal Value ($)Shares% Change in Portfolio
    VANGUARD GROUP INC11.03% 29,812,0812,124,707,000321,0991.09%
    BLACKROCK INC.7.81% 21,106,2351,504,243,000-506,124-2.34%
    STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE CO6.19% 16,715,6001,191,321,00000%
    FUNDSMITH LLP5.74% 15,506,7211,105,164,00013,8380.09%
    STATE STREET CORP5.09% 13,756,198980,404,000564,8894.28%
    GEODE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC1.93% 5,212,645371,089,00071,5421.39%
    FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC1.81% 4,885,450348,187,000-55,331-1.12%
    FUNDSMITH INVESTMENT SERVICES LTD.1.49% 4,023,781286,775,000-11,097-0.28%
    NORTHERN TRUST CORP1.32% 3,554,449253,326,0005,8710.17%
    MASSACHUSETTS FINANCIAL SERVICES CO /MA/1.25% 3,377,729240,730,000737,04027.91%

    McCormick & Company, Incorporated Insiders

    Among the MKC insiders holding of 0.07% of the stake in company, KURZIUS LAWRENCE ERIK, Chairman, President & CEO, holds the largest shares of 163,242. SMITH MICHAEL R, Executive VP & CFO, is the second largest MKC insider with ownership of 104,350 shares. FOLEY BRENDAN M,President & COO, stands third with possession of 91,980 shares of that stake.

    InsiderDesignationShares Held
    KURZIUS LAWRENCE ERIKChairman, President & CEO163,242
    SMITH MICHAEL RExecutive VP & CFO104,350
    FOLEY BRENDAN MPresident & COO91,980
    SWIFT MALCOLMPresident, Global Flavor Sol88,612
    FOLEY BRENDAN MPresident Global Consumer76,094
    SCHWARTZ JEFFERY DVice President, Gen Counsel57,590
    MONTIEL MARITZA GOMEZdirector4,339
    REPAS GREGORYV.P. & Controller2,345

    Insider Transaction Summary (6 Months)









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    Frequently Asked Questions


    How many institutions own MKC stock?

    A company's 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) provides investors with comprehensive information about institutional ownership in a listed company, a sign of strength in terms of how many institutions have confidence in that company. The number of institutional investors who currently own MKC shares is 1,328, representing 88.90% of the company's common stock.


    Who are the major shareholders selling McCormick & Company, Incorporated stock?

    BLACKROCK INC., in the last quarter, reduced its stake in MKC by -2.34% restricting it's holding to 21.11 Million shares of worth nearly $1.5 Billion. FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC also lessened -1.12% of the MKC shares from its portfolio, reducing its holding to 4.89 Million shares of worth $348.19 Million. FUNDSMITH INVESTMENT SERVICES LTD. also shunned MKC shares holding by -0.28% last quarter which brought its holding to 4.02 Million shares worth $286.77 Million.


    Investors who are buying MKC stock?

    As per its latest 13F filing, VANGUARD GROUP INC increased its stake in MKC by 1.09% in the last quarter. The institutional holder raised its holding to 29.81 Million shares having worth more than $2.12 Billion. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE CO also added 0% more shares of MKC to its portfolio, raising its holding to 16.72 Million shares of worth $1.19 Billion. FUNDSMITH LLP also increased its MKC shares holding by 0.09% which brought its holding to 15.51 Million shares worth $1.11 Billion.


    MKC's major insiders: who are they?

    The insider with the most stakes in MKC is KURZIUS LAWRENCE ERIK , a Chairman, President & CEO at the company. Additionally, MKC stock is highly held by Executive VP & CFO SMITH MICHAEL R and President & COO FOLEY BRENDAN M among others.


    Did an insider recently sell MKC stock?

    Company executives, directors, and other insiders own 0.49 percent of McCormick & Company, Incorporated's stock. Within the last six months, there have been 6 transaction(s) in which MKC insiders have sold stock, totaling 20,352 shares. Insiders that have sold shares include KURZIUS LAWRENCE ERIK, MANGAN MICHAEL D, and FOLEY BRENDAN M.


    Which insider recently purchased MKC stock?

    There have been no transaction(s) during the past 6-months in which MKC insiders have bought stock N/A.


    How much of MKC does insiders own?

    Around 1.32 Million McCormick & Company, Incorporated shares are held by insiders, which represents about 0.49% of MKC Stock.


    Who is the insider with the largest stake?

    MKC Chairman, President & CEO, KURZIUS LAWRENCE ERIK holds the largest portfolio of the company's shares. MKC shares owned by Levinson total nearly 163.24 Thousands.


    Which institution holds the most shares in MKC?

    VANGUARD GROUP INC is the largest institutional owner in MKC which holds 29.81 Million shares worth $2.12 Billion or 11.03% of the total MKC shares outstanding followed by BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 21.11 Million shares representing 7.81% of the MKC ownership. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE CO, Inc is the third largest stakeholder with 16.72 Million shares or 6.19% of the ownership worth more than $1.19 Billion.


    Is McCormick & Company, Incorporated stock optionable?

    Stock options give the owner the ability but not the obligation to buy or sell a security at a predetermined price and date. Stock options can be classified into two types: puts and calls. A put is a bet on falling stock, and a call is a bet on rising stock. As far as the MKC is concerned, it is a stock which is optionable.


    Is there a short position on MKC's shares?

    Number of MKC shares short as of 2023-01-30 was 7.26 Million. Shares short is a market sentiment in which investors have sold their shares short in a given stock but have not yet covered them or closed them out.


    About how many outstanding MKC shares are there?

    As of today, 268.5 Million shares of MKC are outstanding.


    Is there many float in McCormick & Company, Incorporated stock?

    Float represents the number of tradeable shares in a specific stock. By subtracting restricted and closely-held shares from a firm's total outstanding shares, we can calculate its floating stock. The term "closely-held shares" refers to shares held by employees, major shareholders, and company insiders. At present, MKC has 263.38 Million shares in float.


    MKC short ratio: what is it?

    Short ratio is calculated by dividing the number of short shares, short interest or bets that shareholders will sell short from the average daily volume. A higher ratio indicates longer times needed to repurchase borrowed shares (sold). The short ratio for MKC was N/A as of 2023-01-30.