Big Money Sentiment Indicator of Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) Crashed in Q4 2017 to 0.77

May 16, 2018 - By Sonya McDaniel

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“Big money sentiment for Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) in Q4 2017 decreased to 0.77, according to SEC filings. So its down -0.06, from 2017Q3’s 0.83. 810 investment professionals started new or increased equity positions, while 1051 trimmed and sold holdings in Microsoft Corp so the sentiment has worsened. Funds own 5.46 billion shares, down from 5.51 billion shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Microsoft Corp in top 10 changed to 846 from 788 for an increase of 58. 39 Investors Sold All; 1012 Reduced Holdings; 676 increased stakes while 134 investment professionals bought stakes.

Largest Microsoft Corp Shareholders

Rwwm Inc. owns 772,642 shares in Microsoft Corp as of Q4 2017. Microsoft Corp’s shareholder Investmentaktiengesellschaft Fuer Langfristige Investoren Tgv owns 1.61 million shares as of Q4 2017. In addition, Srb Corp reported 1.75 million shares in Microsoft Corp equivalent to 19.28% of its portfolio. The Washington-based fund Icm Asset Management Inc Wa have invested about 19.05% of the fund’s stock portfolio in Microsoft Corp. The Florida-based fund Glaxis Capital Management Llc looks positive on Microsoft Corp, having 136,360 shares.

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide.The firm is worth $747.23 billion. The companyÂ’s Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial services and products for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, and related Client Access Licenses ; Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network.79.07 is the P/E ratio. The Company’s Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform with computing, networking, storage, database, and management services; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as provide training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products.

The stock increased 0.37% or $0.3552 during the last trading session, reaching $97.2552.Currently Microsoft Corporation is uptrending after 37.43% change in last May 16, 2017. MSFT has 8.21M shares volume. MSFT outperformed the S&P500 by 25.88%.

Earnings report for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is awaited on July, 19., Zacks reports. Last year’s earnings per share was $0.98, while now analysts expect change of 10.20 % up from current $1.08 earnings per share. The profit will be $8.30 billion for MSFT if $1.08 earnings per share becomes true. Last quarter $0.95 earnings per share was reported. Analysts predicts 13.68 % EPS growth this quarter.

Birch Hill Inv Advisors Limited Liability Co stated it has 4.08% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). South Texas Money Ltd has invested 2.57% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Pittenger And Anderson Inc accumulated 1.05% or 139,696 shs. California-based Main Street Rech Llc has invested 0.13% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Parallax Volatility Advisers L P reported 0.05% stake. Advisory Svcs Lc owns 132,580 shs for 0.99% of their capital. 989,764 were accumulated by Gofen Glossberg Ltd Co Il. Webster Financial Bank N A holds 1.5% of its capital in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 127,159 shs. Westwood Corporation Il reported 509,600 shs or 6.09% of all its holdings. Atlas Browninc holds 21,945 shs. Eos L P owns 0.62% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 21,620 shs. Raymond James Advsr invested in 1.53% or 2.86M shs. Oarsman Cap holds 44,975 shs or 1.66% of its capital. Addenda Cap Inc invested 0.96% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). First Hawaiian National Bank accumulated 9,133 shs.

Microsoft Corporation registered $930,912 net activity with 0 insider buys and 3 sales since February 16, 2018.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Ratings Coverage

In total 24 analysts cover Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT). “Buy” rating has 22, “Sell” are 1, while 1 are “Hold”. 92% are bullish. 49 are the (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s analyst reports since November 27, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, March 21 the firm has “Buy” rating by William Blair given. On Thursday, February 1 the company was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Tuesday, February 6 the rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy”. In Friday, April 27 report J.P. Morgan upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating. In Friday, April 27 report UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Monday, March 26 Morgan Stanley maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $130 target. The company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, April 27. The company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, January 31. On Wednesday, December 20 the firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given. On Friday, February 2 Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of MSFT in report with “Overweight” rating.

For more Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news posted recently go to: 247Wallst.com, Nasdaq.com, Nasdaq.com, Seekingalpha.com or Streetinsider.com. The titles are as follows: “Microsoft Catches Amazon as Second Most Valuable Company” posted on April 25, 2018, “How to Invest Wisely in Blockchain and AI Stocks Right Now” on May 16, 2018, “Microsoft Corporation Replacing Surface Pro 4s in “Flickergate” Resolution” with a publish date: May 14, 2018, “Microsoft Building Trust Along With IoT And AI” and the last “ValueAct’s 13F Shows New Stake in SLM Corp (SLM), Confirms Increase in Citi (C), Exits Microsoft (MSFT) (more…)” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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