Find Out What Analysts Are Calling: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

Postado Dezembro 07, 2017

The institutional investor held 15,493 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $777,000, down from 30,477 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Assetmark Inc.'s holdings in NVIDIA were worth $18,279,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. It is positive, as 73 investors sold NVDA shares while 262 reduced holdings. Evercore Wealth Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of NVIDIA by 36.9% during the second quarter. Inc. increased its position in shares of NVIDIA by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Evercore Wealth Management LLC now owns 765 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock worth $110,000 after purchasing an additional 206 shares in the last quarter. Inc. grew its position in NVIDIA by 0.7% during the second quarter. The Old Mutual Global Index Trackers Ltd holds 6,560 shares with $456,000 value, down from 13,760 last quarter. Edge Advisors LLC now owns 835 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock valued at $149,000 after purchasing an additional 415 shares during the last quarter. Following the sale, the insider now owns 1,811,456 shares of the company's stock, valued at $178,066,124.80. More interesting news about Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) were released by: Twst.com and their article: "Oracle Corporation: Oracle Sets the Date for its Second Quarter Fiscal Year ..." published on December 05, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Is Oracle Corporation (ORCL) a Great Stock for Value Investors?" with publication date: November 13, 2017. The stock was sold at an average price of $108.53, for a total transaction of $14,493,313.26. Hm Payson owns 1,714 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Dawn E. Hudson sold 3,052 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 22nd. The volume of MSFT witnessed a shift from 25.65 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 20.24 million shares. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 1,029 shares in the company, valued at approximately $220,308.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

The Stock had a 2.32 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.28 and 2.15 respectively. The quick ratio, on the other hand, is 7.4 indicating the company's current short-term liquidity.

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The computer hardware maker reported $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.39. The firm had revenue of $2.64 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.36 billion. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 42.6% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 19.8 percent. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 17% to the upside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.94 EPS. analysts expect that NVIDIA Corporation will post 4.13 earnings per share for the current year. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 24th will be paid a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.32%. This is an increase from NVIDIA's previous quarterly dividend of $0.14. NVIDIA's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 14.89%.

Nvidia Corporation had 172 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Vetr upgraded NVIDIA from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $178.63 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. The stock of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) earned "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Monday, August 15. Finally, Citigroup reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $180.00 target price on shares of NVIDIA in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Goldman Sachs Group lifted their price objective on shares of NVIDIA from $193.00 to $217.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have assigned a hold rating, twenty-four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $187.38. BMO Capital Markets downgraded NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) on Friday, February 24 to "Underperform" rating.