Waverton Investment Management LTD Upped Microsoft Corporation Com Us$0.0000125 (MSFT) Stake

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 0.84 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 33 investors sold MSFT shares while 981 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 681 raised stakes. 5.28 billion shares or 0.60% less from 5.31 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Capital Fund Management stated it has 182,128 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. The Washington-based Brighton Jones Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 7.06% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Jolley Asset Management Ltd reported 3,472 shares. D E Shaw Company Inc invested in 0.78% or 5.64M shares. Hsbc Plc stated it has 13.70 million shares. Opus Capital Group Limited Liability holds 0.32% or 12,524 shares. 4,850 were reported by Lehman Fin Resource. 153,120 were accumulated by Sather Financial. The Virginia-based Markel has invested 0.75% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Ssi Invest Inc owns 16,737 shares. Diversified Invest Strategies Ltd Co owns 68,928 shares or 7.08% of their US portfolio. Retirement System Of Alabama reported 4.92M shares. Cadence National Bank & Trust Na invested 2.48% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Benedict Advsrs Incorporated invested in 4.67% or 91,130 shares. Davenport Co Limited Liability reported 1.44M shares or 1.91% of all its holdings.

Since August 31, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $54.07 million activity. BROD FRANK H sold $2.15 million worth of stock. Hogan Kathleen T sold $4.06 million worth of stock. On Friday, October 26 Nadella Satya sold $21.70 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 203,418 shares. Shares for $13.09 million were sold by Hood Amy on Friday, August 31.

Waverton Investment Management Ltd increased its stake in Microsoft Corporation Com Us$0.0000125 (MSFT) by 1491137.37% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Waverton Investment Management Ltd bought 1.48M shares as the company’s stock declined 1.64% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.48M shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $168.85 million, up from 99 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Waverton Investment Management Ltd who had been investing in Microsoft Corporation Com Us$0.0000125 for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $822.80 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.91% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $107.17. About 31.22 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 30.43% since January 27, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.43% the S&P500.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “LinkedIn: Microsoft’s Underappreciated Asset – Seeking Alpha” on January 24, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Microsoft (MSFT) Debuts Surface Go in India via Flipkart – Nasdaq” published on January 02, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Microsoft’s Bing suggests illegal content – report – Seeking Alpha” on January 10, 2019. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Microsoft acquires open-source software company – Seeking Alpha” published on January 24, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Microsoft (MSFT) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 23, 2019.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Microsoft has $140 highest and $21 lowest target. $109.29’s average target is 1.98% above currents $107.17 stock price. Microsoft had 8 analyst reports since September 7, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, October 25. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 26 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 25 by Nomura. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, September 7 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, October 25 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 29 by Wedbush. Macquarie Research upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $21 target in Friday, October 12 report.

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