Oppenheimer Increases Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Price Target to $115.00

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 73.16% of the company's stock. The stock ended last trade at 92.33 a share and the price is up more than 7.94% so far this year. About 26.38 million shares traded or 10.94% up from the average. Dell Technologies Inc. (NYSE:DVMT) has 0.00% since January 26, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500.

Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 2.43% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 391,048 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $29.13 million, down from 395,541 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The overall volume in the last trading session was 26.1 million shares. About 312,511 shares traded.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) have shown a high EPS growth of 6.30% in the last 5 years and has earnings rose of 29.10% yoy. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Among 35 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold.

On average, analysts expect that Microsoft will report full year sales of $28.34 billion for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $104.78 billion to $106.99 billion. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $76.15. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, May 24 by Cowen & Co. Finally, UBS Group set a $105.00 target price on shares of Microsoft and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, January 19th. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $90.76.

Institutions own 74.13% of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)'s shares. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The firm has "Buy" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, June 19.

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Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $513.86 million activity. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.03% in Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND).

Bingham Osborn & Scarborough Llc, which manages about $2.87 billion and $1.07B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Tax Managed Intl Fd (VEA) by 172,716 shares to 5.14M shares, valued at $222.93 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (NYSE:TPR) to report $0.86 EPS on January, 30.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 14.67 % from last quarter's $0.75 EPS.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings. Finally, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Microsoft by 52.5% in the 3rd quarter. Cornerstone Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND). The insider, BROD FRANK H, now holds 82,380 shares of MSFT. First Citizens Bancshares Communication has 1.34% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 138,339 shares. The software giant reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.27. Kelly Lawrence W And Inc Ca holds 400 shares. 899,644 are owned by Hm Payson &. Oppenheimer Asset reported 2.62% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Qs Ltd Liability Corp owns 750,706 shares. On Wednesday, January 3 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy". Concentric Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Microsoft Corporation during the fourth quarter worth approximately $3,051,000. Utd Cap Advisers Lc owns 0.05% invested in Altria Group, Inc. Birch Hill Invest Advsr Lc accumulated 586,173 shares. The company has market cap of $184.39 million. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Thursday, April 13. Therefore 100% are positive. Following the sale, the insider now owns 116,205 shares in the company, valued at $9,770,516.40. The rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities on Thursday, November 10 to "Neutral". The stock has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, December 20. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 25. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, January 25 with "Buy". (NYSE:CAT). Seabridge Investment Advsrs Ltd Liability reported 0% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:GS) rating on Wednesday, October 18. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $60 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.33, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 64 investors sold GLW shares while 339 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 344 raised stakes. 271.74 million shares or 2.47% less from 278.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. J Goldman Com Limited Partnership has 65,040 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. (NYSE:CAT) for 155,471 shares. Point72 Asset LP invested in 0.32% or 965,439 shares. $83.90's average target is -9.13% below currents $92.33 stock price. Amica Mutual Insurance Commerce holds 0.77% or 36,403 shares in its portfolio. Alps Advisors Inc holds 20,603 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. (NYSE:GS) for 420,200 shares. (NYSE:GS) for 91,750 shares. Cadence Capital Mgmt Ltd reported 131,094 shares. Essex Inv Mngmt Company Ltd Company has invested 0.11% in Medidata Solutions, Inc. First State Bank Trust Of Newtown holds 1.67% or 79,919 shares. Us Natl Bank De reported 6.11M shares. MO's profit will be $1.55B for 21.63 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. (NYSE:GS) shares were sold by ROGERS JOHN F.W. SOLOMON DAVID M had sold 3,260 shares worth $754,997 on Monday, August 7.

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