Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Rating Reiterated by Bank of America Corporation

Coldstream Capital Management Inc. now owns 826,004 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $51,328,000 after buying an additional 32,089 shares during the last quarter.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was downgraded by equities researchers at Vetr from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report issued on Monday. Shares for $490,125 were sold by BROD FRANK H. Another trade for 26,694 shares valued at $1.84M was made by COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE on Wednesday, May 3. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 17th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Novan, Inc.is a late-stage pharmaceutical company. The company has market cap of $569.81 billion. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. It has a 29.07 P/E ratio. It is also engaged in direct financing lease contracts through m2 Lease Funds, LLC (m2), a subsidiary of QCBT.

Analysts await QCR Holdings, Inc. Rhenman & Asset Mngmt Ab has 0.06% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 4,793 shares. They expect $0.66 EPS, up 20.00% or $0.11 from last year's $0.55 per share. MSFT's profit will be $5.54B for 25.72 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. Company fiscal year is ending in December and analysts' consensus recommendation is Hold for DRH and estimated EPS for next quarter is $ 0.27. About 13.89 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 73.97% the S&P500. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, twenty-nine have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The lowest target is $36.0 while the high is $38.0. Consensus earnings estimates are far from flawless, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. QCRH was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 6, 2016. Piper Jaffray maintained MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) on Wednesday, January 6 with "Underweight" rating. Intersect Capital Llc owns 37,874 shares. Moreover, Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd. has 3.54% invested in the company for 191,930 shares. Mcdaniel Terry invested in 403,488 shares or 5.2% of the stock. Lincoln National Corp, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 104,589 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.36, from 1.29 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 49 investors sold MSFT shares while 897 reduced holdings.

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A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in MSFT. Sol Capital reported 0.88% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 39,623 are held by Sequoia Financial Limited Liability Corporation. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 1.35% and Monthly Volatility of 1.47%. Bank of America upgraded Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Thursday, October 1 to "Neutral" rating. Credit Cap Invests Ltd Liability Com has 3.17% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Dubuque Financial Bank & Tru invested in 1.63% or 148,011 shares. High Pointe Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 22,755 shares or 2.32% of the stock. Point72 Asset Mngmt Lp accumulated 365,900 shares. After $0.73 actual EPS reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.74% negative EPS growth. Brighton Jones Ltd holds 0% or 31,787 shares. Northern Trust accumulated 92.20M shares. Capital Guardian owns 3.19M shares or 1.55% of their USA portfolio. Commonwealth Bank & Trust Of Australia invested 0.38% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Great West Life Assurance Can invested 0% in MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD).

Since January 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 14 selling transactions for $2.55 billion activity. The shares were sold at an average price of $69.00, for a total transaction of $1,805,385.00. The insider Morfit G Mason sold $297.28M. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 12,060,786 shares of company stock worth $831,893,332.

First Allied Advisory Services Inc decreased Smucker J M Co (NYSE:SJM) stake by 7,190 shares to 1,997 valued at $256,000 in 2016Q4. It also upped Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) stake by 10,497 shares and now owns 88,432 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Co was reduced too. Tiger Management Llc acquired 77,500 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. Therefore 100% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 89 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen and Company raised their price objective on Microsoft Corporation from $70.00 to $74.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research note on Friday, April 28th. RBC Capital Markets maintained MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) on Tuesday, May 10 with "Underperform" rating. UBS maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, October 21 report. The rating was upgraded by Canaccord Genuity to "Buy" on Thursday, August 27.

04/28/2017 - Microsoft Corporation had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Raymond James. On Friday, October 21 the stock rating was upgraded by William Blair to "Outperform". The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 19 by Nomura. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 554.1 Billion. Microsoft Corporation presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $70.85. Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating and issued a $73.00 target price on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research report on Monday.

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