Hedge Funds Now Own 75.5% Of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Doris Richards
March 20, 2018

In related news, CMO Christopher C. Capossela sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. About 24.40 million shares traded or 11.03% up from the average. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Country Club Trust Company decreased its stake in 3M Co (MMM) by 18.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Sound Shore Management Inc holds 2.23 million shares with $166.00 million value, down from 2.77 million last quarter. The institutional investor held 29,041 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.28 million, up from 315 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Portfolio Solutions Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $714.69B market cap company. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $94.6. About 537,233 shares traded. VerifyMe, Inc. (OTCMKTS:VRME) has 0.00% since March 19, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 5.63% the S&P500.

In the transaction dated December 04, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Chief Accounting Officer; Brod Frank H disposed a total of 18,000 shares at an average price of $83.15, amounting to approximately $1,496,700. It dropped, as 51 investors sold SO shares while 353 reduced holdings. 101 funds opened positions while 417 raised stakes. Bsw Wealth Ptnrs holds 3,984 shares. Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Limited Liability Company holds 0.11% or 14,390 shares in its portfolio. Natl Asset Mngmt holds 102,117 shares or 1.26% of its portfolio. The company was maintained on Monday, May 29 by Goldman Sachs. Mutual Of America Capital Llc invested in 37,538 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Thompson Davis & Inc invested 0.15% of its portfolio in T-Mobile US, Inc. First Financial Bank Trust stated it has 8,843 shares or 0.44% of all its holdings. It also increased its holding in Lear by 3,700 shares in the quarter, for a total of 15,317 shares, and has risen its stake in Factset Research Systems (NYSE:FDS). Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 564,052,011 shares of the software giant's stock worth $38,880,105,000 after purchasing an additional 25,053,413 shares during the period. Capstone Invest Advsr Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% or 1,274 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 2.54% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 715,947 shares. Evanson Asset Ltd Liability Com holds 20,617 shares. Windward Management Ca owns 12,573 shares or 0.15% of their U.S. portfolio. Royal Bankshares Of Canada has 98,476 shares.

Since January 5, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $44,878 activity.

Among 16 analysts covering Barclays plc (ADR) (NYSE:BCS), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. LSB Industries had 4 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup initiated the stock with "Sell" rating in Thursday, December 15 report. The Tennessee-based Martin & Co Inc Tn has invested 0.84% in the stock. (NASDAQ:CALM) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 31 by BB&T Capital. As per Thursday, October 5, the company rating was upgraded by Canaccord Genuity. Davidson Investment reported 1.02% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, January 25. BMO Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $44.0 target. 154.80 million shares or 1.92% more from 151.88 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NASDAQ:CALM) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, October 5 by BB&T Capital.

Corvex Management Lp, which manages about $8.18 billion and $2.66B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) by 2.85 million shares to 21.85 million shares, valued at $412.96 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vaneck Vectors Etf Tr by 24,320 shares in the quarter, for a total of 37,165 shares, and has risen its stake in Wisdomtree Tr (DFJ).


Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $930,912 activity. Highvista Strategies Limited Liability holds 0.77% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 45,600 shares. Therefore 29% are positive. Facebook had 236 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich with "Hold" on Wednesday, July 22. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Overweight" on Thursday, February 1. Cap World Investors reported 321.40M shares. Bernstein maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, September 27 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Thursday, February 1. BMO Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $69 target. Nomura maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Tuesday, April 19. The firm has "Buy" rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, August 22. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, January 27. Apartment Investment and Management Company (NYSE:AIV) has risen 4.52% since March 19, 2017 and is uptrending. Microsoft has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $99.41.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. 525.28 million shares or 0.91% more from 520.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. It fall, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings. Acrospire Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Microsoft by 300.0% during the second quarter.

Media stories about Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Botty Invsts Lc invested 0.94% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Texan Cap has 47,557 shares. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Sell" on Tuesday, January 2. Westpac Banking Corp reported 1.49% stake.

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on April, 26. Scharf Invests Limited Company has invested 6.63% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Microsoft Corporation has $118.0 highest and $20 lowest target. Brown Brothers Harriman Company, New York-based fund reported 7.77 million shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 174,778 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $16,254,354. Geode Cap Mgmt Lc accumulated 6.57M shares or 0.51% of the stock. Florida-based Keating Investment Counselors Inc has invested 0.17% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (NASDAQ:FB). Norris Perne & French Llp Mi holds 1,793 shares.

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