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The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $239.09. These shares are worth $333,760 and were traded at $83.44 each.

Analyst research firms are expressing bullish stance on Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)'s near-term growth potential. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500.

Boyd Watterson Asset Management Llc decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 11.16% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Miller Investment Management Lp sold 7,485 shares as Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. Finally, Spectrum Management Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Microsoft by 10.0% in the third quarter. Microsoft Corporation now has $624.50B valuation.

MSFT's overall volume in the last trading session was 38,526,991 shares. About 8.27M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since December 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1.

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A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of MSFT. Parametrica Mgmt holds 3,487 shares. One Capital Management LLC now owns 56,671 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $3,906,000 after acquiring an additional 2,675 shares during the period. MSFT has a beta of 0.99 and therefore an below average level of market volatility.

The Leverage Ratio of Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS:MSFT) is 0.371205. Emory University accumulated 23,239 shares or 1.42% of the stock. Gateway Invest Advisers Ltd Liability Corp invested 2.68% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Group Inc One Trading Ltd Partnership accumulated 19,751 shares. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands has invested 2.24% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Moody Bancorp Division holds 0.26% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 77,586 shares. Transamerica Financial Advsrs stated it has 71,410 shares or 0.67% of all its holdings. Acr Alpine Capital Rech Limited, Missouri-based fund reported 1.86 million shares. Pnc Fincl Ser Incorporated reported 0.99% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

MSFT has been the topic of several research analyst reports. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $9, while the High earnings estimate is $10.92.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter past year was $11.38. MSFT's profit will be $6.63 billion for 23.57 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality.

Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, which manages about $55.30B and $33.03B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in United Contl Hldgs Inc (NYSE:UAL) by 81,700 shares to 135,000 shares, valued at $10.16 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) opened at $81.08 on Tuesday. Therefore 20% are positive. The business's revenue was up 11.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts expect that Microsoft Corporation will post 3.38 EPS for the current fiscal year. Goldman Sachs Group set a $92.00 price target on Microsoft and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Suffolk Cap Mgmt Ltd invested in 318,905 shares or 2.91% of the stock. Raymond James upgraded Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Monday, November 30 to "Strong Buy" rating. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $90.0 target. The company was maintained on Sunday, September 17 by Cowen & Co. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". Rwc Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Partnership invested 1.1% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Itau Unibanco Hldg Sa Spon Adr (NYSE:ITUB) was raised too. Westpac Banking holds 0% of its portfolio in Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. Brown & Brown had 41 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Koshinski Asset reported 5,414 shares. Deutsche Bank downgraded Brown & Brown, Inc. The stock of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, October 25. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Buy" rating and $8200 target in Friday, July 21 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 19 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by UBS to "Buy" on Tuesday, March 14. The firm has "Strong-Buy" rating by Vetr given on Wednesday, September 2. The stock of Dynegy Inc. Bernstein has "Market Perform" rating and $170 target. The Minnesota-based Riverbridge Partners Llc has invested 0.66% in the stock. Its up 0.10, from 0.81 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 47 investors sold CL shares while 453 reduced holdings. Hm Payson And reported 902,059 shares. Mcclain Value Mngmt holds 3.69% or 346,393 shares in its portfolio. Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability Company holds 57,354 shares. The Oregon-based Baker Ellis Asset Management Limited Liability has invested 0.31% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). Conning holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) for 24,500 shares. 51,761 are held by Citigroup. Merriman Wealth Management Ltd Com reported 637,334 shares. Crystal Rock Cap Mgmt has 16,850 shares for 0.75% of their portfolio. Round Table Svcs Limited Liability Company has 0.11% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 4,505 shares. Creative Planning holds 0% or 935 shares in its portfolio. First Washington Corporation stated it has 89,870 shares. Van Berkom & Assoc Incorporated has 1.11 million shares. Bank of Stockton now owns 13,396 shares of the software giant's stock worth $922,000 after buying an additional 36 shares during the last quarter. Savings Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 383,574 shares. Moreover, Cadinha And Com Llc has 0.12% invested in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM).

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