Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Stake Boosted by Madrona Financial Services LLC

Cypress Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 55,259 shares of the software giant's stock worth $3,434,000 after purchasing an additional 675 shares during the last quarter. Microsoft Corporation now has $579.29B valuation.

Shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) traded up 0.56% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $75.10. Looking out over the past year, company shares have been recorded -6.18% off the 52 week high and 21.19% away from the low over the same period.Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of AGNC Investment Corp. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Chicago Equity Prtn Lc invested in 2.15% or 1.30M shares. Therefore 67% are positive. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, June 19 with "Buy". The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Monday, May 15 to "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, August 13. As per Wednesday, January 6, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE:MNK) rating on Monday, March 28. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Friday, July 14 report. $31,000 worth of Energous Corp (NASDAQ:WATT) was sold by Sahejpal Neeraj. Bacus Lisa R sold 11,455 shares worth $1.85M. The stock decreased 5.26% or $1.22 on September 13, reaching $21.96. Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE:MNK) has declined 30.39% since September 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 426.35% the S&P500. Meyer Handelman Co who had been investing in Mallinckrodt Pub Ltd Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.46B market cap company. The Company's technology can be utilized in a range of devices, including wearables, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, smartphones, tablets, e-book readers, keyboards, mice, remote controls, rechargeable lights, cylindrical batteries and any other device with similar charging requirements that would otherwise need a battery or a connection to a power outlet. The Firm is engaged in developing a solution that charges electronic devices by surrounding them with a contained three-dimensional (3D) RF energy pocket (RF energy pocket).

Investors sentiment is 0.96 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.35, from 1.43 in 2016Q3. 44 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. Missouri-based Ent Financial has invested 0.01% in CIGNA Corporation (NYSE:CI). 3,729 were reported by Long Road Counsel Ltd Llc. Santa Barbara Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 3.57% or 3.17M shares in its portfolio. Schwab Charles Mgmt has invested 0% of its portfolio in Energous Corp (NASDAQ:WATT). HIFS's SI was 8,400 shares in September as released by FINRA. The institutional investor owned 86,221 shares of the software giant's stock after selling 1,219 shares during the period. Nadler Group Inc invested in 0.6% or 25,982 shares. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 7,108,526 shares of company stock valued at $515,879,974. Philadelphia Trust stated it has 401,493 shares or 1.91% of all its holdings. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership reported 0% in Energous Corp (NASDAQ:WATT). Fmr Limited Co has invested 0.02% in Wix.Com Ltd (NASDAQ:WIX).

Looking forward, the company's quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.74 in the three months through September 2017 and $0.84 in the quarter ending December 2017, reflecting -2.63% and 1.2% growth, respectively.

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Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.11, from 0.84 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 49 investors sold MSFT shares while 897 reduced holdings. Pacific Center for Financial Services bought a new stake in Microsoft Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $155,000. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.69 earnings per share. Independent Franchise Prns Limited Liability Partnership holds 7.36% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 11.80 million shares. Connecticut-based Ardsley Advisory Prtnrs has invested 0.2% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 200,361 are held by Addenda Capital Inc. Robecosam Ag stated it has 1% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 544,080 shares in the company, valued at $40,261,920. Pacwest Fincl has 77,251 shares for 2.84% of their portfolio. Spinnaker Tru has invested 0.94% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Moreover, Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability has 0.09% invested in Wix.Com Ltd (NASDAQ:WIX) for 362,027 shares.

Horrell Cap owns 2,510 shares or 0.1% of their United States portfolio. Central Asset Investments And Management Holding (Hk) Limited, Hong Kong-based fund reported 121,300 shares. Flippin Bruce And Porter reported 2.68% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Welch & Forbes accumulated 16,436 shares.

Among 10 analysts covering WisdomTree Investments (NASDAQ:WETF), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Finally, Global Equities Research restated a "buy" rating and set a $75.00 target price on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $87.00 price objective on shares of Microsoft Corporation and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. On Friday, January 8 the stock rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets with "Outperform". On Friday, October 21 the stock rating was upgraded by William Blair to "Outperform". As per Friday, January 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities to "Neutral" on Thursday, November 10. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, December 16 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, July 18 with "Buy".

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $1.04 billion activity. GATES WILLIAM H III sold 3.00 million shares worth $207.65 million. Fulton Bancshares Na reported 0.91% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

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