Rafferty Asset Management LLC Bought 1432 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

Rafferty Asset Management LLC Bought 1432 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

Rafferty Asset Management LLC Bought 1432 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

Capital Research Global Investors now owns 69,663,044 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $4,801,874,000 after buying an additional 47,353,245 shares in the last quarter. The institutional investor held 160,074 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $13.69M, down from 165,824 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Microsoft Corp has $725.09B MC.

The stock increased 1.02% or $0.3716 during the last trading session, reaching $36.7616. About 17.11M shares traded.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 31st. It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500. (NYSE:COL). Live Your Vision Ltd has 0.01% invested in Rockwell Collins, Inc. They set a "buy" rating for the company. BEN's SI was 13.29 million shares in April as released by FINRA. The SI to Franklin Resources Inc's float is 4.1%. Insiders have sold a total of 10,000 shares of company stock valued at $930,900 over the last ninety days. Silver Point Capital Lp sold 2.69M shares as the company's stock declined 10.36% with the market. Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CNK) has declined 11.39% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 28.24% the S&P500.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. 39 investors sold all, 1012 reduced holdings as MSFT ratio is negative. 134 funds opened positions while 676 raised stakes. Stelac Advisory Svcs Llc has 3,081 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio.

Shares of optical components makers Acacia Communications, Oclaro, Lumentum and Finisar took a beating after Reuters reported that the USA government was banning American companies from selling components to Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp 0000063.SZ (0763.HK). Palo Capital has 20,007 shares for 0.76% of their portfolio. FBR Capital maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Thursday, September 3 with "Buy" rating. Verity Asset Mngmt reported 0.77% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Everence Mgmt holds 0.08% of its portfolio in L Brands, Inc. 41,864 were accumulated by Ami Investment Mgmt. Prentiss Smith has invested 0.47% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). It also reduced Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) stake by 17,968 shares and now owns 14,015 shares. The software giant reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.09.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) attracting analysts when it go through a change of 2.25% in the current trading session to trade at $96.29. Moreover, L & S Advsr has 1.65% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Sta Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Co owns 0.15% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 6,496 shares.

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) shares have been seen trading -4.28% off its 52 week- peak value and changed 43.44% from its 52 week-bottom price value. JJJ Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Microsoft during the fourth quarter valued at about $186,000. Check Inc Ca reported 8,520 shares stake. Capossela Christopher C sold 3,500 shares worth $325,500.

Among 13 analysts covering TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Since October 26, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Microsoft Corp has 51 analyst reports. Wells Fargo set a $105.00 price objective on Microsoft and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Monday, September 21 report. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy" on Sunday, July 16. Tigress Financial maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Tuesday, November 7 with "Buy" rating. As per Monday, January 29, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The company was maintained on Friday, August 21 by FBR Capital. As per Wednesday, November 15, the company rating was maintained by Bernstein. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.83 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Microsoft Co. will post 3.63 EPS for the current year. MSFT's profit will be $6.54 billion for 27.38 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. About 417,510 shares traded. Harris Parker had sold 8,026 shares worth $790,048 on Tuesday, October 24.

In other news, insider Frank H. Brod sold 7,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, January 30th. (NYSE:BEN) for 26,801 shares. If RVOL is less than 1 it is not In Play on this trading day and Investors may decide not to trade it. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. 42 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. Citigroup upgraded the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, January 27 to "Neutral" rating. Centurylink Investment Com has 0.41% invested in Franklin Resources, Inc. Kbc Nv has 0.06% invested in Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:CRM). Hyman Charles D reported 2,980 shares. (NYSE:CNK). Ubs Oconnor Lc reported 36,018 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Signalpoint Asset Mngmt Llc owns 35,698 shares for 1.91% of their portfolio. Department Mb Bank N A has 68 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Summit Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Company holds 138,100 shares. Blume Capital Management Inc holds 3.91% or 89,321 shares. They may also be used to assist the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock. (NYSE:LB). Envestnet Asset invested in 0% or 31,265 shares. Pacific Center for Financial Services now owns 2,572 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $177,000 after purchasing an additional 75 shares during the period. Shelton Capital Management stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:V) for 2,590 shares. It also reduced its holding in Disney Walt Co (NYSE:DIS) by 5,300 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 268,750 shares, and cut its stake in Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (NYSE:AAV). Marble Arch Limited Partnership reported 7.37% stake.

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