Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Holder Norinchukin Bank The Boosted Its Position by $11.82 Million

July 27, 2018 - By Victoria Pittman

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 0.77 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 49 investors sold MSFT shares while 1035 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 665 raised stakes. 5.38 billion shares or 1.45% less from 5.46 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 67,434 were accumulated by Prelude Capital Limited Liability. Thomas J Herzfeld Advsrs Incorporated has 0% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Haverford Svcs Incorporated holds 86,167 shares. Pettyjohn Wood And White Incorporated invested in 2.98% or 90,135 shares. Punch And Assocs Mngmt invested in 0.8% or 99,306 shares. Harvard Co Inc owns 1.85 million shares. Summit Strategies holds 0.42% or 8,975 shares. Catalyst Cap Advisors Ltd Co accumulated 19,700 shares. Gam Ag has 1.22% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 7,759 were reported by Check Management Ca. Braun Stacey has invested 2.6% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). New Jersey-based Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj has invested 3.43% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Moreover, Signalpoint Asset Limited has 1.54% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). North Point Portfolio Managers Corporation Oh, Ohio-based fund reported 4,666 shares. Baker Ellis Asset Mgmt Lc holds 74,543 shares.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 4 selling transactions for $1.39 million activity. The insider Capossela Christopher C sold $1.01 million.

Norinchukin Bank The increased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 7.27% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Norinchukin Bank The bought 129,914 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.08% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.92M shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $174.89 million, up from 1.79 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Norinchukin Bank The who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $842.23 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.09% or $1.21 during the last trading session, reaching $109.62. About 25.71 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 41.28% since July 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.71% the S&P500.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Microsoft: Letting This Bull Rampage On” on July 22, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Did AT&T Invest in an Overhyped Augmented Reality Startup?” published on July 27, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “4 Members Of The $800+ Billion Market Cap Club” on July 24, 2018. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Upcoming Earnings: Microsoft Close To All Time Highs Ahead Of Thursday’s Results” published on July 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Microsoft Earnings Preview: Slow, Steady Climb Should Continue” with publication date: July 18, 2018.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Ratings Coverage

Among 27 analysts covering Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT), 25 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Microsoft Corp has $130 highest and $62.0 lowest target. $115.09’s average target is 4.99% above currents $109.62 stock price. Microsoft Corp had 55 analyst reports since January 31, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 24 by Credit Suisse. Bernstein maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Thursday, May 24 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 19 by UBS. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, April 30 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Tuesday, July 17. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, April 27. Piper Jaffray maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Tuesday, June 5. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $11500 target. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Friday, March 16. Barclays Capital maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Friday, July 20. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $117 target. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 17 by Raymond James.

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