Published: Tue, January 30, 2018
Research | By Raquel Erickson

Rothschild Investment Corp IL Sells 1285 Shares of Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT)


Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,600 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $110,000 after acquiring an additional 1,200 shares during the period. Lawson Kroeker Investment Mngmt Inc Ne, Nebraska-based fund reported 144,260 shares. Microsoft Corporation accounts for about 2.4% of Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt's holdings, making the stock its 2nd largest position. Pinnacle Foods Inc. (PF) has risen 41.67% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 4.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

In related news, EVP Christopher C. Capossela sold 4,000 shares of Microsoft stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. The institutional investor held 118,940 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.86M, up from 66,425 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cs Mckee Lp who had been investing in Deere & Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $54.18B market cap company. About 216,601 shares traded. (NYSE:NYRT) has declined 9.21% since January 30, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 23.50% the S&P500.

Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be given a $0.42 dividend. Its down 0.07, from 1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 281 raised stakes.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. Appleton Partners Inc. MA now owns 104,336 shares of the software giant's stock worth $7,192,000 after purchasing an additional 9,113 shares in the last quarter. 3G Cap Prtnrs Limited Partnership invested in 1.16M shares.

Among 7 analysts covering Investec PLC (LON:INVP), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Jefferies maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Tuesday, June 13. Bryn Mawr Co reported 1.85% stake. Amer (D B A Uas Asset Management) reported 46,445 shares or 1.68% of all its holdings. Moreover, Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio has 2.06% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Manchester Capital Limited Liability Corporation holds 11,766 shares.

The company is expected to report earnings of $0.86 a share for the next quarter.


Several analysts have released their opinion on Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), with 20 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed an "overweight" rating and set a $80.00 price target on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th.

Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. Forward Price to Earnings ratio of MSFT attains value of 24.72 that is projecting or estimating EPS for the next 12-months and its follow by traders who believe on anticipates of a firm's future rather than past performance. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and twenty-nine have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 86% are positive. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Monday, November 14 to "Buy". American Money Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 3.22% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Barclays Capital maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) rating on Wednesday, October 18. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, July 21 with "Buy". Wellington Shields Mgmt Ltd Com invested 1.49% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (NYSE:EL) earned "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, November 2. Jefferies has "Sell" rating and $4500 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, January 6 report. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and GBX 610 target.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $513.86 million activity. On Tuesday, August 29 Hood Amy sold $4.00M worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 55,000 shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $84.08, for a total transaction of $1,261,200.00.

Among 39 analysts covering Viacom Inc. Therefore 39% are positive. Estee Lauder had 89 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Friday, October 23. The company was maintained on Monday, July 10 by Credit Suisse. On Wednesday, September 27 the stock rating was maintained by Bernstein with "Buy". As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. Maxim Group maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Wednesday, September 28 with "Buy" rating. BMO Capital Markets increased their price objective on shares of Microsoft to $100.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research note on Friday. The stock of Pinnacle Foods Inc. Mtge Invt Corp was raised too. HSBC maintained Investec plc (LON:INVP) rating on Tuesday, February 7. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 18 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Walnut Private Equity Partners Llc has invested 4.19% in The Williams Companies, Inc. Moody National Bank & Trust Tru Division reported 60,486 shares. Bryn Mawr Tru holds 0.03% or 5,937 shares in its portfolio. Parkside Bancorp & Tru holds 0% or 80 shares in its portfolio. Macnealy Hoover Invest holds 43,155 shares. Virginia-based Bb&T Securities Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.02% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi reported 0.05% in Oclaro, Inc. Atlas Browninc reported 779 shares. Finally, Instinet began coverage on shares of Microsoft in a research note on Thursday, January 25th. Mogy Joel R Investment Counsel has invested 2.68% in Amazon.com, Inc. Jackson Wealth Mngmt accumulated 85,137 shares.

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