Published: Tue, October 10, 2017
Finance | By Loren Pratt

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week


The Ardevora Asset Management Llp holds 378,800 shares with $26.11M value, up from 355,800 last quarter. The company has market cap of $2.49 billion. The Beta value of MSFT stands at 0.99.

Let's take a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since October 9, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 63.39% the S&P500.

Jones Financial Companies Lllp decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 6.02% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Float is the proportion of issued also outstanding shares that can be liberally traded, nothing like locked-up insider holdings or restricted employee shares. Microsoft Corp now has $588.53 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $76. About 19,603 shares traded. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $1.04 billion activity. The correct version of this report can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/09/investors-sell-shares-of-microsoft-corporation-msft-on-strength-msft.html.

The RSI (Relative Strength Index), an indicator that shows price strength by comparing upward and downward close-to-close movements is 66.06 for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Wealthcare Cap Management Ltd Com holds 546 shares. Over the past twelve months, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)'s stock was 22.30%. Can Do a Mid-Cycle iPhone X Refresh" published on October 07, 2017 as well as Fool.com's news article titled: "Apple Inc.'s Touch ID Might Come Back in the Next iPhone X After All" with publication date: "October 06, 2017. Rosenbaum Jay D has invested 4.3% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).


Investors of record on Thursday, May 18th will be issued a dividend of $0.39 per share. Its up 0.06, from 0.86 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 982 reduced holdings. Ullmann Financial Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of Microsoft Corporation in the first quarter valued at approximately $132,000. First National reported 1.93% stake. Cwh Cap Mgmt Inc holds 41,483 shares or 1.5% of its portfolio. Da Davidson & invested in 0% or 4,421 shares. Marble Harbor Inv Counsel Ltd Liability reported 200,074 shares. Foyston Gordon & Payne owns 312,037 shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Microsoft Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $78.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Hsbc Holdings Public Limited Company holds 1.89% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 14.89M shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.88% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Solaris Asset Limited Liability accumulated 48,327 shares. Eminence Limited Partnership has invested 2.89% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Capossela Christopher C sold $207,339 worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Tuesday, May 16. About 3.25 million shares traded. The stock has moved 2.03% over the last 5 sessions.Since the start of the calendar year, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)'s stock has changed 22.30%. Therefore 77% are positive.

Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. UBS maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, November 23 report. Asset Planning Services Ltd. raised its stake in Microsoft Corporation by 93.0% during the 1st quarter. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, January 6 report. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold". The stock has "Overweight" rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, November 10.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 79 investors sold LOW shares while 402 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 11 raised stakes. Baltimore reported 67,918 shares or 2.35% of all its holdings. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.56, for a total value of $507,920,000.00. Comm Bank & Trust owns 534,822 shares. Yorktown Management & Research reported 0.09% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). 2,875 were accumulated by Retail Bank Hapoalim Bm. Ibm Retirement Fund stated it has 0.34% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. Mechanics Bank Department accumulated 111,417 shares. The Illinois-based Citadel Advisors Llc has invested 0% in CVR Partners LP (NYSE:UAN). (NYSE:LOW) for 6,141 shares. Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of -5.7% over the last 5 years. Lesa Sroufe & Communications stated it has 193,071 shares.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "ICM Asset Management Inc". (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by Riccio Daniel J. on Wednesday, June 7. Bakun Marek also bought $17,750 worth of St. Joe Co (NYSE:JOE) shares.

Among 24 analysts covering Concho Resources Inc. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and twenty-nine have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 50% are positive. Zoetis Inc had 52 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Friday, August 11. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 21 by Oppenheimer. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Citigroup has "Neutral" rating and $65 target. Wedbush downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, October 26 report.

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