Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) EPS Estimated At $1.08

June 15, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.03, from 0.77 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 49 investors sold Microsoft Corporation shares while 1035 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 665 raised stakes. 5.38 billion shares or 1.45% less from 5.46 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Colony Grp Lc, Massachusetts-based fund reported 496,409 shares. Thomas J Herzfeld Advisors holds 121 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Kornitzer Capital Mgmt Ks holds 1.84% or 1.18 million shares in its portfolio. Ashford Cap Mngmt Inc has invested 0.27% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Park National Corp Oh has invested 3.41% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Etrade Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 222,908 shares. Lakeview Capital Prtnrs Ltd invested in 22,976 shares. Assetmark accumulated 293,329 shares. Trust Company Of Toledo Na Oh reported 3.24% stake. Sector Pension Invest Board owns 1.80 million shares for 1.15% of their portfolio. Private Harbour Mgmt Counsel Ltd Co, Ohio-based fund reported 41,787 shares. Beacon Group Inc invested in 31,786 shares. Magnetar Financial Ltd Liability Company holds 0.01% or 5,573 shares. Community Comml Bank Na accumulated 67,811 shares or 1.16% of the stock. Ashfield Cap Limited Liability Com holds 3.48% or 293,404 shares in its portfolio.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 4 insider sales for $1.39 million activity. Another trade for 3,500 shares valued at $325,500 was made by Capossela Christopher C on Friday, February 23.

Analysts expect Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report $1.08 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 10.20 % from last quarter’s $0.98 EPS. MSFT’s profit would be $8.30B giving it 23.48 P/E if the $1.08 EPS is correct. After having $0.95 EPS previously, Microsoft Corporation’s analysts see 13.68 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $101.42. About 24.56 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 41.28% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.71% the S&P500.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Ratings Coverage

Among 24 analysts covering Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Microsoft Corp had 58 analyst reports since December 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, January 23. As per Monday, June 11, the company rating was maintained by Bernstein. The company was maintained on Friday, January 19 by UBS. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 5 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, April 24 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, December 20 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Bernstein with “Buy” on Thursday, May 24. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, April 27 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bernstein on Thursday, February 1.

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $779.23 billion. The companyÂ’s Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial services and products for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, and related Client Access Licenses ; Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network. It has a 68.57 P/E ratio. The Company’s Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform with computing, networking, storage, database, and management services; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as provide training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “What’s Moving Dropbox Inc Stock Thursday?” on June 14, 2018, also Thestreet.com with their article: “Why Microsoft Is Ratcheting Up Its Hardware and Chip Ambitions” published on June 14, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “The Biggest Announcements From E3 2018 … So Far” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Can Cloud-Based Growth Sustain Microsoft Going Forward?” published on June 04, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “4 Top-Ranked Nasdaq Stocks That Have Doubled This Year” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

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