Advisors Capital Management LLC Acquires 856 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

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Corsair Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Tronox Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.12B market cap company. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 14,905,083 shares of the software giant's stock worth $1,360,387,000 after purchasing an additional 590,793 shares in the last quarter. About 411,226 shares traded.

Prentiss Smith & Co Inc holds 3.14% of its portfolio in Umpqua Holdings Corporation for 309,740 shares. It has outperformed by 40.89% the S&P500.


Institute For Wealth Management Llc decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 9.21% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Waldron Lp bought 5,089 shares as the company's stock rose 4.63% while stock markets declined. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 15,486,858 shares of the software giant's stock worth $1,153,616,000 after buying an additional 1,555,100 shares in the last quarter. The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $30.1. About 23.16 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. 41 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. Troy Asset Ltd holds 11.87% or 3.36 million shares in its portfolio. Oxbow Limited has invested 0.82% of its portfolio in KKR & Co. Veritable Ltd Partnership stated it has 28,438 shares. After $0.50 actual EPS reported by Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.00% negative EPS growth. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.73 earnings per share. Vident Inv Advisory Ltd holds 8,527 shares. (NYSE:T). Godshalk Welsh Mngmt Incorporated owns 26,950 shares. 30,319 are held by Sg Americas Limited Liability Co. Horseman Capital Mgmt owns 21,000 shares for 0.38% of their portfolio. Pacific Center for Financial Services now owns 2,572 shares of the software giant's stock worth $177,000 after buying an additional 75 shares in the last quarter. Price T Rowe Assocs Md has 0% invested in Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) for 53,741 shares. Associated Banc reported 653,179 shares. Centurylink Inv Management Company has invested 0.48% in Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT). One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and thirty-two have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 80% are positive. NCR had 32 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macnealy Hoover Investment has 35,921 shares for 3.25% of their portfolio. The rating was upgraded by Societe Generale on Friday, November 11 to "Buy". The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, April 19 by UBS. The stock of Cabot Corporation (NYSE:CBT) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Jefferies. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Vetr. The firm has "Buy" rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Tuesday, December 19. (NYSE:RYAM) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 2 by RBC Capital Markets.


Eqis Capital Management Inc, which manages about $779.38 million and $1.96B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Intermediate (BIV) by 9,189 shares to 285,312 shares, valued at $23.92 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Gmt Capital Corporation reported 479,500 shares. The software giant reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.10, Briefing.com reports. It also reduced its holding in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) by 43,683 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 272,742 shares, and cut its stake in Waste Connections Inc.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $930,912 activity. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Tuesday, October 10 with "Buy" rating. Therefore 84% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 182 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, January 3 Piper Jaffray maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating. Also, CMO Christopher C. Capossela sold 3,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, February 16th. FBR Capital maintained the stock with "Mkt Perform" rating in Friday, August 5 report. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, January 27. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, April 27 by UBS. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Friday, July 21 by Citigroup. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, April 27 by JP Morgan. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Thursday, July 6 with "Hold" rating.


Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. 39 investors sold all, 1012 reduced holdings as MSFT ratio dropped. 31,336 are owned by Profit Investment Ltd Co. Hap Trading Limited Liability reported 95,478 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Zweig stated it has 160,259 shares. Ironsides Asset Advsrs Limited holds 0.27% or 8,125 shares in its portfolio. 82,379 were accumulated by Mercer Advisers. Kentucky Retirement Systems, Kentucky-based fund reported 287,635 shares. Usca Ria Limited Liability Co holds 164,940 shares. The Florida-based Transamerica Fin Inc has invested 0.9% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has invested 2.88% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Vaughan Nelson Invest Mgmt Lp owns 1.25 million shares. Northern Cap Ltd has 1.3% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 58,817 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee holds 4.82% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 98,864 shares.

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