Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Analysts See $1.08 EPS as of July, 19

June 29, 2018 - By Alma Kearns

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During Q1 2018 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.74. That’s change of 0.03, from 2017Q4’s 0.77. 49 investors sold all, 1035 reduced holdings as Microsoft Corporation ratio turned negative. 665 increased holdings while 142 funds bought holdings. Funds hold 5.38 billion shares thus 1.45% less from 2017Q4’s 5.46 billion shares.
Allen Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1.49M shs or 5.65% of its capital. Shellback Capital L P holds 120,000 shs or 0.8% of its capital. North Carolina-based First Citizens Retail Bank & Tru has invested 1.75% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Amalgamated Bancorporation has 2.67% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). New York-based Geller Advisors has invested 0.38% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Magellan Asset Management Limited invested in 14.29 million shs or 4.81% of the stock. Credit Agricole S A holds 1.96% of its capital in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 317,592 shs. Neville Rodie Shaw owns 189,159 shs or 1.9% of their US capital. Mufg Americas Holdings holds 942,478 shs. Nomura Holding Inc reported 4.70 million shs stake. Strategic Advsrs Lc, New York-based fund reported 78,973 shs. 3.76 million were accumulated by Glenmede Trust Na. Auxier Asset stated it has 2.93% of its capital in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Quantitative Systematic Strategies Lc reported 27,480 shs or 0.53% of all its holdings. Grassi Inv Mngmt accumulated 2.12% or 143,433 shs.

Microsoft Corporation registered $1.39 million net activity with 1 buy and 4 insider sales since February 16, 2018. On Tuesday, June 5 PETERSON SANDRA E had bought 5,400 shs worth $550,606.

On July, 19 Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s earnings report is expected by WallStreet, according to RTT. The earnings per share diference is $0.10 or 10.20 % up from last years number. Previous year: $0.98; Analysts forcast: $1.08. In case of $1.08 earnings per share MSFT’s profit could be $8.30B. After $0.95 EPS report last quarter, Wall Street now sees 13.68 % EPS growth of Microsoft Corporation. The stock increased 0.79% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $99.41.Currently Microsoft Corporation is uptrending after 41.28% change in last June 29, 2017. MSFT has 8.49 million shares volume. MSFT outperformed by 28.71% the S&P500.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Ratings Coverage

In total 25 analysts cover Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT). “Buy” rating has 23, “Sell” are 1, while 1 are “Hold”. (NASDAQ:MSFT) has 92% bullish analysts. 57 are the (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s ratings reports on Jun 29, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, April 19 UBS maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating. UBS has “Buy” rating and $11000 target. On Thursday, April 12 Credit Suisse maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating. Credit Suisse has “Buy” rating and $11500 target. On Friday, February 2 the firm has “Overweight” rating given by Morgan Stanley. In Friday, April 27 report Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Friday, June 8 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, April 27 the stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan. On Thursday, February 1 Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MSFT in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, April 27 the firm has “Buy” rating given by UBS. On Wednesday, January 3 the rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. On Wednesday, January 31 the rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy”.

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide.The company has $763.79 billion market cap. The companyÂ’s Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial services and products for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, and related Client Access Licenses ; Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype,, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network.The P/E ratio is 67.21. The Company’s Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform with computing, networking, storage, database, and management services; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as provide training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products.

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