Published: Mon, December 04, 2017
Finance | By Loren Pratt

Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Stake Held by Shelton Capital Management

The institutional investor held 62,122 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.98M, up from 53,928 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Copart Inc now has $9.95B valuation.

Shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) traded up $0.09 on Friday, hitting $84.26. Dimensional Fund L P invested in 0.02% or 3.06M shares. Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has risen 37.41% since December 3, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500.

Carderock Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Microsoft by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. The Rwwm Inc holds 814,506 shares with $56.14 million value, down from 832,630 last quarter. Shelton Capital Management who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $650.03B market cap company. Opera Trading Capital now owns 2,433 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $168,000 after acquiring an additional 2,283 shares in the last quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.75, for a total value of $338,731.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.91, a quick ratio of 3.06 and a current ratio of 3.12. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Therefore 0 are positive. Orbotech had 20 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Friday, September 23 by Barrington Research. Tigress Financial reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Microsoft in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Canaccord Genuity maintained OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) rating on Thursday, March 24. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of CPRT in report on Wednesday, November 22 with "Buy" rating. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Sunday, September 17 by Cowen & Co. Citigroup maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Friday, October 27. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Monday, May 29. Its down 0.04, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. 44 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 337.64 million shares or 298.34% more from 84.76 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The Belgium-based Kbc Gp Nv has invested 0.05% in General Mills, Inc. 83,817 were accumulated by Wfg Advisors Limited Partnership. UGI's profit will be $157.57M for 13.36 P/E if the $0.91 EPS becomes a reality. 10,930 were reported by Accredited Investors Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). 6,345 are owned by Timber Hill Ltd Llc. The fund owned 16,447,634 shares of the software giant's stock after purchasing an additional 996,006 shares during the period. Moreover, Bbva Compass Bancorporation has 0.04% invested in Copart, Inc. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Llc holds 0.28% or 16,273 shares in its portfolio. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 0.11% or 136,053 shares in its portfolio. Microsoft had a net margin of 19.57% and a return on equity of 32.12%. State Street reported 0.68% in Merck & Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) for 12,372 shares. ADV now owns 4,939 shares of the software giant's stock worth $340,000 after purchasing an additional 23 shares during the period.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Credit Agricole S A has 0% invested in Independence Realty Trust, Inc. Swift Run Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com has 23,182 shares for 0.92% of their portfolio. Savings Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 2,439 shares. Ent Financial Services has invested 0.56% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Franklin Res has 2.25% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 65.45M shares. Greenwich Wealth Mgmt Ltd Com accumulated 1.22% or 105,793 shares. Northeast Inv Mngmt reported 180,441 shares. Tompkins Fincl has 1.48% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 85,059 shares. Boston Family Office Lc accumulated 0.92% or 112,792 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 186,857 shares for 0.88% of their portfolio. Capital Planning Limited Liability Corp invested in 69,257 shares. It also upped Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stake by 61,818 shares and now owns 117,395 shares. Barrick Gold Corp (Usd) (NYSE:ABX) was raised too. Grt Cap Prtn Ltd Com invested 0.41% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). During the same period previous year, the firm earned $0.76 earnings per share. The stock has a market capitalization of $540.13 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.87 and a beta of 1.08. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 27,000 shares of company stock worth $2,262,720. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and thirty have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 67% are positive. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Microsoft Corporation will post 3.38 earnings per share for the current year.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, October 11 with "Buy". On Friday, January 29 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy". The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Friday, June 17.

In related news, insider Frank H. Brod sold 15,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 2nd. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of MUR in report on Tuesday, November 21 with "Hold" rating. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: and their article: "Why Microsoft Corporation Stock Is More Reliable than Apple Inc". The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Equalweight" on Thursday, July 14. As per Tuesday, April 26, the company rating was initiated by Macquarie Research.

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