Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Holdings Increased by Sonora Investment Management, LLC

James Marshall
October 17, 2017

Shares for $1.84 million were sold by COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE on Wednesday, May 3.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 14th. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Westwood Holding Grp reported 0.93% stake. Hartwell J M Partnership reported 401,739 shares. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.69 EPS. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share. About 691,120 shares traded. It is down 7.83% since October 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 63.37% the S&P500.

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Lebenthal Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Microsoft Corporation by 1.0% in the fourth quarter.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.25, from 1.09 in 2017Q1. As of quarter end Hexavest Inc. had sold 98,705 shares trimming its position 6.0%. Delta Asset Ltd Liability Co Tn holds 646,024 shares.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: which released: "Best Buy: Apple Inc. vs. Microsoft Corporation vs". Empire Life Investments Inc. bought a new position in shares of Microsoft Corporation in the fourth quarter worth approximately $26,822,000. Fernwood Invest Mgmt Limited Liability has 0.33% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Private Ocean Limited Liability accumulated 7,360 shares or 0.33% of the stock.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) opened the session with a $77.42 price tag, later ranging from $77.35 to $77.81, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. Lumbard Kellner Lc invested 0.17% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). It increased, as 36 investors sold SM shares while 59 reduced holdings. Gam Ag reported 738,767 shares. Santa Barbara Asset Mgmt Lc holds 3.20M shares.

Institutional owners hold 75.50% stake while Insiders ownership held at 1.40% in the company. Goodwin Daniel L owns 4,000 shares.

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $1.04 billion activity. Another trade for 2.50M shares valued at $173.51M was sold by GATES WILLIAM H III. The legal version of this article can be viewed at Also, insider G Mason Morfit sold 7,000,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $77.00 price target on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research report on Monday, May 29th. Therefore 82% are positive. SM Energy had 64 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $120.0 target in Friday, September 22 report. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $77.0 target. As per Monday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. BMO Capital Markets maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Friday, October 21. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, June 14 with "Buy". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, July 21 by Citigroup. Microsoft Corporation now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $77.44. West Oak Capital LLC raised its stake in Microsoft Corporation by 9.5% in the 1st quarter. The Tetrem Capital Management Ltd holds 1.21 million shares with $83.31 million value, down from 1.24M last quarter. Bristol (NYSE:BMY) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1. Beacon Financial Group raised its position in Microsoft Corporation by 15.5% in the third quarter. Riverbridge Llc holds 922,574 shares or 1.22% of its portfolio. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Limited Liability Com stated it has 141,209 shares or 0.85% of all its holdings. This is an increase from Microsoft Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39. Cls Ltd Llc holds 142,409 shares or 0.37% of its portfolio.

Chevron Corporation manages its investments in subsidiaries and affiliates, and provides administrative, financial, management and technology support to the United States and worldwide subsidiaries that engage in integrated energy and chemicals operations. Bb&T Ltd Liability invested in 0.01% or 16,148 shares. University Of Notre Dame Du Lac owns 62,271 shares or 1.27% of their USA portfolio. Peak6 Limited Partnership invested in 0% or 582 shares. Advisory Limited Company reported 3,395 shares. It also reduced its holding in Costco Whsl Corp New (NASDAQ:COST) by 103,138 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 13,996 shares, and cut its stake in Kraft Heinz Co.

The stock increased 1.56% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $42.99. The Company's primary business is the ownership, development and management of retail real estate within the United States. Advantus Mngmt holds 28,198 shares. Therefore 25% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 121 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. ValuEngine cut Microsoft Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. The stock is performing 24.96% year to date. On October 5 the company was upgraded from "Hold" to "Buy" by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, March 24 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, January 6.

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