Northrock Partners Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $724.24 billion market cap company. Eagle Global Advisors LLC now owns 89,518 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $6,170,000 after acquiring an additional 1,357 shares in the last quarter. About 241,969 shares traded. Banco Macro S.A. (NYSE:BMA) has risen 43.80% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending.
(CVS) by 21.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Moreover, Cortland Advisers Llc has 7.69% invested in the company for 3.17 million shares. The institutional investor held 33,020 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.46M, up from 22,380 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
In related news, Director William H. Gates III sold 2,500,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 21st. About 239,679 shares traded. (NASDAQ:MSFT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 19th. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.More news: Aqr Capital Management LLC Increases Holding in Wal (WMT)
Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share. Its up 0.17, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings.
AR raised its position in Microsoft Co. Amer Retail Bank invested 1.73% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Cibc Mkts holds 5.30M shares. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd holds 1.16% or 2.59M shares. Stillwater Capital Lc stated it has 166,092 shares or 3.21% of all its holdings. Neville Rodie And Shaw holds 185,552 shares or 1.54% of its portfolio. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 69,663,044 shares of the software giant's stock worth $4,801,874,000 after purchasing an additional 47,353,245 shares during the last quarter. (NASDAQ:CAR). Dreman Value Management L L C invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Avis Budget Group, Inc.
Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on April, 26. (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 2.2% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. Microsoft Co. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.01, a current ratio of 2.89 and a quick ratio of 2.85. Aqr Cap Mngmt Ltd owns 1.64M shares. David R Rahn And Assocs Inc stated it has 0.17% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Ancora Inverness LLC boosted its position in shares of Microsoft Corp.by 16.4% in the second quarter. Sunbelt Secs invested in 17,638 shares or 1.38% of the stock.More news: What happened in the Premier League on Saturday?
Marble Harbor Investment Counsel Llc, which manages about $510.43 million and $490.35 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) by 9,124 shares to 329,963 shares, valued at $11.78 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. 801.45 million shares or 0.31% less from 803.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America increased Rlj Lodging Tr (NYSE:RLJ) stake by 46,687 shares to 169,181 valued at $3.72 million in 2017Q3. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and thirty-one have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 64% are positive. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $57.00 target price on shares of Microsoft Corp.in a research report on Sunday, July 17th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, October 21 by Nomura. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Canaccord Genuity. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". The firm earned "Sell" rating on Friday, July 14 by Jefferies. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, September 25. Argus upped their target price on shares of Microsoft from $95.00 to $107.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. Jefferies has "Sell" rating and $49.0 target. Goldman Sachs downgraded it to "Hold" rating and $113.7 target in Monday, September 11 report. On Monday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy". Oppenheimer lifted their price objective on Microsoft to $115.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Salient Trust Lta reported 2.65% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). They expect $0.49 earnings per share, up 63.33% or $0.19 from last year's $0.3 per share. MSFT's profit will be $6.54 billion for 27.66 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. The software giant reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.11.
Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $5.83 million activity. $1.98 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was sold by COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE.More news: Sridevi's demise: Indian consulate in Dubai working to bring body back
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. Patten Grp Inc invested in 23,290 shares. (NYSE:TSS). Raymond James & Associate invested in 0.02% or 171,741 shares. Pittenger Anderson stated it has 0.09% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Cadinha And Co Ltd Co accumulated 122,692 shares. Invesco reported 2.26% stake. Strs Ohio invested in 450,642 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 198,600 shares. Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability Com reported 0% of its portfolio in Avis Budget Group, Inc. Timpani Ltd Liability Corporation, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 24,456 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee holds 4.62% or 99,605 shares. California Employees Retirement System has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX). Legg Mason Asset Management (Japan) Limited invested in 0.48% or 10,900 shares. Cullen Frost Bankers, a Texas-based fund reported 750,128 shares. Valueact Hldgs LP accumulated 9.01M shares. Churchill Mgmt accumulated 26,405 shares. First Western Capital Communication has invested 0.34% of its portfolio in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD). Therefore 96% are positive. Intuit had 88 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:INTU) rating on Wednesday, August 23. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, October 23 with "Outperform" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Friday, October 13. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Buckingham Research given on Monday, November 21. Wunderlich has "Hold" rating and $60 target.