Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) PT Raised to $94.00 at BMO Capital Markets

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) EVP Christopher C. Capossela sold 4,000 shares of Microsoft Corporation stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 10th. The Lazard Asset Management Llc holds 138,669 shares with $12.12M value, down from 154,556 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $647.49B valuation. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $83.93. About 4,237 shares traded. (NASDAQ:MSFT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 20th. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Leading up to this report, we have seen a -13.75% fall in the stock price over the last 30 days and a -8.74% decline over the past 3 months. Lazard Ltd Shs A now has $6.14B valuation. It closed at $0.0041 lastly. It has outperformed by 41.56% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q1. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Microsoft Corporation by 4.6% during the 2nd quarter. Albion Financial Gru Ut reported 172,354 shares or 1.97% of all its holdings. Renaissance Tech Ltd Liability accumulated 209,392 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Marathon Asset Limited Liability Partnership holds 70,985 shares or 0.73% of its portfolio. Impala Asset Mngmt holds 126,799 shares or 0.44% of its portfolio. Asset Mgmt One owns 739,241 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Riggs Asset Managment Co Inc owns 250 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital has 1.7% invested in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW). Sweden-based Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has invested 0.02% in Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y). Murphy Cap Mngmt has invested 0.17% in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW). Tudor Investment Corporation Et Al reported 9,472 shares stake. Moreover, Toronto Dominion Comml Bank has 0.01% invested in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) for 164,422 shares. Mondrian Invest Prtn accumulated 1.26M shares. 10,309 are held by Grt Cap Ptnrs Ltd Liability. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 189,278 shares in the company, valued at approximately $15,797,141.88.

It also reduced its holding in America's Car Mart Inc (NASDAQ:CRMT) by 16,946 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 441,684 shares, and cut its stake in Microsoft Corp.

Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd, which manages about $2.15 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Neuroderm Ltd by 126,517 shares to 808,073 shares, valued at $24.16 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 23. Therefore 100% are positive. The software giant reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.12. CLSA downgraded Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) on Wednesday, July 6 to "Underperform" rating. The stock has "Sell" rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 14. The firm has "Top Pick" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, December 19. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, January 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 23 with "Overweight". The stock of Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, August 24 by Zacks. Therefore 83% are positive. Microsoft Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $57.28 and a fifty-two week high of $86.20. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.00, for a total value of $1,980,462.00. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, September 26 report. Walter And Keenan Fincl Consulting Mi Adv invested 3.26% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Evercore ISI restated a "buy" rating and set a $80.00 target price on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research note on Friday, August 18th. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 13 by Morgan Stanley. On Sunday, August 27 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy". Deutsche Bank maintained Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) rating on Thursday, February 18. Microsoft Corp. presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $61.85.

Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th will be given a $0.42 dividend. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 982 reduced holdings.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Saratoga Research & holds 1.13M shares.

Investors wait Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report on January, 25. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.86 earnings per share, up $0.03 or 3.61 % from last year's $0.83 same quarter earnings. Axiom Intl Lc De owns 997,208 shares or 1.65% of their United States portfolio. The business's quarterly revenue was up 11.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Microsoft Corporation will post 3.37 EPS for the current year. Dodge Cox, California-based fund reported 40.96 million shares. As of October 14th, there was short interest totalling 44,258,562 shares, a decrease of 7.1% from the September 30th total of 47,634,474 shares. Solaris Asset Limited Com holds 2.06% or 48,327 shares. Baker Ellis Asset Management Limited Co reported 4,000 shares. Massachusetts-based Forbes J M & Llp has invested 3.37% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.76 earnings per share. Ironwood Management Ltd Liability owns 0.21% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 4,124 shares.

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