Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) EVP Sells 3500 Shares of Stock


Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,600 shares of the software giant's stock worth $110,000 after purchasing an additional 1,200 shares during the period. The institutional investor held 204,148 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.21M, down from 211,441 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Vanguard Group Inc owns $54.15 billion in Microsoft Corporation, which represents roughly 7.55% of the company's market cap and approximately 10.22% of the institutional ownership. About 3.29 million shares traded or 27.90% up from the average. WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WETF) has declined 9.35% since March 6, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.15% the S&P500.

Sva Plumb Wealth Management Llc increased Microsoft Corp Com (MSFT) stake by 29.78% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.

In other Microsoft news, CMO Christopher C. Capossela sold 3,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. The hedge fund run by Robert Henry Lynch held 248,546 shares of the broadcasting company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.85M, down from 1.25M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Mgp Ingredients Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.32B market cap company. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $93.05. About 265,146 shares traded.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January 31st. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $930,912 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings.

Willingdon Wealth Management raised its position in Microsoft Co. Ensemble Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation invested in 8.74% or 295,468 shares. Dorsey & Whitney Trust Ltd Llc invested in 0.15% or 6,811 shares. Schafer Cullen Mngmt Inc stated it has 2.13 million shares. Lone Pine Llc owns 11.33M shares or 4.1% of their U.S. portfolio. Daiwa Sb Ltd holds 86,180 shares or 2.77% of its portfolio.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Hollencrest Securities Ltd reported 58,087 shares stake. Vale Michael G. also sold $1.54M worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares. Polaris Greystone Grp Ltd Liability reported 0.04% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). California Public Employees Retirement System holds 0% or 39,761 shares in its portfolio.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. AlphaMark Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Microsoft by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Hollow Brook Wealth Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 6.22% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Yacktman Asset Mgmt L P, Texas-based fund reported 8.71M shares. The software giant reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.09. The business's revenue was up 11.9% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Microsoft Co. will post 3.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. MSFT's profit will be $6.54 billion for 27.37 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 493,361,681 shares of the stock are valued at $45.91 billion. Acrospire Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in Microsoft by 300.0% in the 2nd quarter. Therefore 78% are positive. Entercom Communications had 5 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 25 by Canaccord Genuity. (NYSE:WPX) on Tuesday, June 7 with "Buy" rating. On Friday, October 21 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Outperform". Wendell David Associate reported 1.69% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Friday, August 28 by Global Equities Research. Tigress Financial reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Microsoft in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock has "Strong-Buy" rating by Vetr on Thursday, August 27.

Analysts expect Cerecor Inc. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.83 EPS. The company has a market cap of $719,390.00, a PE ratio of 28.66, a P/E/G ratio of 2.15 and a beta of 1.04. Therefore 90% are positive. 3M had 79 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Insmed Incorporated (NASDAQ:INSM) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by H.C. Wainwright. The rating was maintained by Bernstein with "Buy" on Tuesday, December 12. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 18 by Imperial Capital. Wunderlich maintained WPX Energy, Inc. As per Tuesday, March 8, the company rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas. The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $99.14. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $240.0 target. Leerink Swann maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc. Citigroup maintained Insmed Incorporated (NASDAQ:INSM) rating on Wednesday, March 16. Leerink Swann has "Market Perform" rating and $85 target. The rating was maintained by Raymond James with "Buy" on Friday, July 21. Wedbush maintained the shares of MA in report on Friday, April 29 with "Neutral" rating.

Since October 24, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 4 sales for $2.39 million activity. $2.37M worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. The stock had a trading volume of 5,170,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 35,810,000. CALANTZOPOULOS ANDRE had sold 49,000 shares worth $5.08 million.