Foster & Motley Inc. Has $16.41 Million Holdings in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)


Foster & Motley Inc. Has $16.41 Million Holdings in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

Pablo Tucker
April 11, 2018

Argyle Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Cvs Health Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $64.29B market cap company. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $43.99. The institutional investors in our database now own: 11.03 million shares, down from 11.04 million shares in 2017Q3. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) has risen 1.35% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 49.08% the S&P500.

Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 57.09% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Also, EVP Christopher C. Capossela sold 3,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 23rd. The software giant reported $0.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.09. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $63.31. About 31.53M shares traded. Since April 10, 2017 MSFT has risen 37.43% and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500. BlackRock had 86 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 21 with "Buy". FBN Securities maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $65 target in Wednesday, July 20 report. Barclays Capital maintained AT&T Inc. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with "Hold" rating and $6800 target in Thursday, June 1 report. On Thursday, February 1 the firm earned "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 19 by SunTrust. On Monday, March 26 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight". "Buy" rating has 20, "Sell" are 2, while 2 are "Hold".


Investors sentiment increased to 1.49 in Q4 2017. The hedge fund run by Mark Broach held 100,000 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.19M, up from 27,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. 134 funds opened positions while 380 raised stakes. Atlanta Cap L L C has 1.31 million shares for 0.59% of their portfolio. Baillie Gifford & reported 645,365 shs stake. Baxter Bros reported 0.09% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). 100,269 are owned by Mcmillion Cap Mngmt Inc. (NYSE:BLK). Federated Pa reported 0.6% stake. Omers Administration Corporation reported 184,606 shares. Lagoda Management LP accumulated 5,400 shs. Cetera Advisor Limited Liability Co has 286,997 shs. The company has its outstanding shares of 7.88B. Karpas Strategies Ltd Liability holds 24,110 shares. Asset has 0.09% invested in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Driehaus Management Limited Liability Corp holds 9,589 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Texas Capital Bankshares Incorporated Tx holds 0.86% or 4,507 shares. BlackRock Group LTD now owns 66,254,544 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $3,390,245,000 after buying an additional 976,953 shares in the last quarter. 2,508 are held by Retail Bank Of The West. Therefore 78% are positive. Coca-Cola had 75 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, October 14 report. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Tuesday, October 31. The stock of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 10 by Needham. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Sell" on Monday, September 25. Deutsche Bank reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $115.00 price objective on shares of Microsoft in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. The companyÂ's terminals operate 36 container berths across 647 hectares of land, with a combined throughput of approximately 22.5 million twenty-foot equivalent units.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $930,912 activity. It also reduced its holding in Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV) by 8,516 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 170,395 shares, and cut its stake in Colgate (NYSE:CL).


SJW Corp (SJW) investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.28, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. The ratio dropped due to MSFT positioning: 39 sold and 1012 reduced. Geosphere Capital Management bought 50,000 shares as the company's stock rose 0.29% while stock markets declined. California State Teachers Retirement Systems invested 2.34% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The trading company has the Market Cap of $902149.13 (this value is in millions, otherwise mentioned), which is an indicator that can be used by the financial organization to rank the size of companies in the stock exchange market. Clean Yield Grp accumulated 34,572 shares. The Average Volume is a very popular concept in capital markets, which is generally used as the number of shares that shuffles during the daily activity in the stock market.

Ghost Tree Capital Llc, which manages about $426.44 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Nabriva Therapeutics Plc by 80,000 shares to 200,000 shares, valued at $1.20M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Washington Tru Bankshares accumulated 199,990 shares. Teton Advisors Inc., a New York-based fund reported 90,804 shares. Cranbrook Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability stated it has 0.08% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Marietta Invest Ltd Llc invested in 1.1% or 45,397 shares.


Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) performance during the last one year upgraded 41.41 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a positive trend of 8.58 percent. Moreover, Hamel Associate has 1.28% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (NYSE:T), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold.

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