The hedge fund held 515,280 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $35.52 million, down from 542,231 at the end of the previous reported quarter. It has underperformed by 6.98% the S&P500.
Wms Partners Llc decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 4.97% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC.
Stokes & Hubbell Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 46.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $26.85. About 22,944 shares traded. The original version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/10/04/kinsight-llc-has-346000-stake-in-microsoft-corporation-msft.html. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Sonata Gp invested in 1.14% or 22,167 shares. Value investors will surely go for the low or decreasing P/FCF totals and reasonably low stock share prices. 43 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes. Advantus Capital reported 779,056 shares.
Shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ MSFT) traded down 0.18% on Wednesday, reaching $74.13. Newman Dignan Sheerar invested in 32,842 shares. 9,416 are held by Glenmede Tru Co Na. The Carlyle Group L.P.is given 4 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 4 holds.
Sheets Smith Wealth Management holds 2.06% of its portfolio in Papa John's Int'l, Inc. for 108,722 shares. Edgewood Mngmt Limited Liability Corp has 0.02% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Richard Bernstein Ltd Liability Corporation, a New York-based fund reported 263,846 shares. Bankshares Of Ny Mellon Corp accumulated 0% or 34,009 shares. Noesis Cap Mangement has 13,517 shares for 0.36% of their portfolio.
Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. First State Bank Of Omaha reported 478,890 shares.
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Analysts expect Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) to generate earnings per share of $3.20 in 2017. MSFT's profit will be $5.70 billion for 25.51 P/E if the $0.74 EPS becomes a reality. The software giant reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.04.
Among 15 analysts covering Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive.
Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "Sector Weight" rating in Friday, October 30 report. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, October 1. As per Wednesday, June 14, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.
More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Microsoft Continues To Be A Growth Stock; Buy The Dip" on September 29, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: "Microsoft Corporation Earnings: Mark Your Calendar" published on September 19, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "NetApp and Microsoft bring NFS to Azure" on October 03, 2017. Microsoft Corporation has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $76.98. The stock has "Underweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, August 10. The stock of YuMe Inc (NYSE:YUME) earned "Underperform" rating by Boenning & Scattergood on Thursday, November 10.
Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $1.04 billion activity. Morfit G Mason sold 7.00 million shares worth $481.95 million. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 537,519 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $39,776,406. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 20.21M shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Capossela Christopher C sold $338,709 worth of stock or 4,927 shares. Raymond James Financial, Inc. raised their price objective on Microsoft Corporation to $84.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Therefore 20% are positive. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Sunday, September 17. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 23. $1.81M worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was sold by COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE on Thursday, May 25. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Monday, October 2 with "Buy". Waverton Investment Mgmt Ltd stated it has 1.40 million shares. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $1900 target in Wednesday, August 9 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Monday, June 19 with "Buy" rating.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1.
Microsoft Corporation's P/E ratio is 27.56 and the market cap of the company is 575.28B. The Illinois-based Zacks Inv Mngmt has invested 2.15% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Asset Planning Services Ltd. grew its stake in Microsoft Corporation by 93.0% in the 1st quarter.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. Managed Asset Portfolios Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 243,024 shares. Manufacturers Life The accumulated 257 shares. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since October 5, 2016 and is uptrending. Cls Investments Llc acquired 70,739 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. $74.36's average target is -2.09% below currents $75.95 stock price. Parametrica accumulated 3,487 shares. General American Invsts Company invested in 4.23% or 605,686 shares.