Cibc World Markets Corp Holds Holding in Microsoft Corp (MSFT)

April 22, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 1012 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 676 raised stakes. 5.46 billion shares or 0.90% less from 5.51 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Westend Limited Liability reported 4.49% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Hexavest reported 1.62 million shares or 1.58% of all its holdings. National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia Trust reported 182,502 shares. Moreover, Schulhoff & has 0.58% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Partner Fund Mngmt LP reported 316,941 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 1.65% or 8.21M shares. Colorado-based Marsico Mngmt Ltd Company has invested 0.27% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Ht Partners Ltd has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Valueact LP owns 7.8% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 9.01 million shares. Skba Capital Lc reported 183,310 shares. Ashfield Partners Limited Liability Company owns 295,002 shares. Jones Collombin Inv Counsel reported 36,695 shares. Ghp Investment Incorporated stated it has 0.88% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Clearbridge Ltd accumulated 1.72 million shares. American Money Management Limited Liability Co stated it has 3.37% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $930,912 activity.

Cibc World Markets Corp increased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 14.22% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cibc World Markets Corp bought 752,764 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.63% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 6.05M shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $517.33 million, up from 5.30M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cibc World Markets Corp who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $731.48B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.15% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $95. About 25.59 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 37.43% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500.

Cibc World Markets Corp, which manages about $13.92B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Newmont Mining Corp Com (NYSE:NEM) by 181,885 shares to 145,783 shares, valued at $5.47 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Zayohldgscom (NYSE:ZAYO) by 179,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 21,000 shares, and cut its stake in Mcdonalds Corp Com (NYSE:MCD).

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Ratings Coverage

Among 24 analysts covering Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT), 20 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Microsoft Corp had 52 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by William Blair with “Buy” on Wednesday, March 21. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 20 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 27 by BMO Capital Markets. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $11000 target in Thursday, April 19 report. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Wednesday, January 3 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 20 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, January 18, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse.

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