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

June 29, 2018 - By Kevin Carney

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q1. It has change of 0.03, from 2017Q4’s 0.77. The ratio fall due to Microsoft Corporation positioning: 49 sold and 1035 reduced. 142 funds took positions and 665 increased positions. Investors holded 5.46 billion in 2017Q4 but now own 5.38 billion shares or 1.45% less.
Braun Stacey Assoc Incorporated owns 414,357 shs for 2.6% of their capital. 417,196 are owned by Bryn Mawr Trust. Fir Tree Capital Management Lp owns 6.83% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 1.81 million shs. Nicholas Investment Prtn L P invested in 0.33% or 50,305 shs. Hallmark Mngmt has invested 2.65% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 15,422 are owned by Citizens & Northern Corp. Third Point Ltd Liability accumulated 0.38% or 550,000 shs. Oak Ridge Invests Ltd Liability accumulated 428,289 shs. Barbara Oil has invested 1.19% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Addenda Cap has 1.08% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 157,120 shs. Parus Fin (Uk) owns 246,000 shs or 4.25% of their US capital. Causeway Cap Mngmt has invested 3.19% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Toth Advisory Corporation has invested 2.58% of its capital in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). America First Advisors Ltd Liability Company has 0.08% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Stoneridge Ltd Co holds 3.25% or 212,912 shs.

Microsoft Corporation had 4 sales and 1 insider purchase since February 16, 2018. This’s net activity of $1.39 million. $550,606 worth of stock was bought by PETERSON SANDRA E on Tuesday, June 5.

Investors expect Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s quarterly earnings on July, 19., Zacks reports. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s EPS of $1.08. That’s up 10.20 % from last year’s $0.98 EPS. If EPS of $1.08 is revealed the profit of MSFT could be $8.30B giving it 23.01 P/E. After $0.95 EPS report previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.68 % EPS growth of Microsoft Corporation. The stock increased 0.79% or $0.78 during the last trading session, touching $99.41.Microsoft Corporation has volume of 8.49 million shares. Since June 29, 2017 MSFT has risen 41.28% and is uptrending. MSFT outperformed by 28.71% the S&P 500.

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”. 92% are bullish. 57 are the (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s analyst reports since January 3, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Monday, April 30. In Friday, April 27 report UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $11400 target. In Friday, January 19 report UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. In Wednesday, June 6 report Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, January 25 the company was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The stock rating was maintained by William Blair with “Buy” on Wednesday, March 21. On Friday, April 27 Barclays Capital maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $108 target. On Friday, April 27 Oppenheimer maintained the shares of MSFT in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, January 26 the firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given. On Thursday, April 19 the stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given by UBS.

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide.The firm is worth $763.79 billion. 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, Outlook.com, 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.

For more Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news brought out briefly go to: Finance.Yahoo.com, Seekingalpha.com, Fool.com, Nasdaq.com or Seekingalpha.com. The titles are as follows: “Time to Buy Microsoft Corporation Amid Tech Stock Rout?” brought out on June 28, 2018, “Microsoft: Valuation Update” on June 22, 2018, “Mark Your Calendar: Microsoft Corporation Earnings” with a publish date: June 21, 2018, “Should Jeff Bezos Be Worried About Microsoft?” and the last “Microsoft acquires machine learning startup for autonomous systems” with publication date: June 20, 2018.

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