EPS for Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Expected At $0.74

September 23, 2017 - By test

 EPS for Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Expected At $0.74
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 39 investors sold Microsoft Corporation shares while 982 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 703 raised stakes. 5.53 billion shares or 0.72% more from 5.49 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Moreover, Exxonmobil Invest Management Tx has 2.55% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Huber Management Ltd Llc owns 656,008 shares or 2.31% of their US portfolio. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands reported 210,700 shares stake. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management reported 610,392 shares. Ftb Advsr accumulated 74,959 shares. Strategy Asset Managers Ltd Liability invested in 211,806 shares. Boys Arnold And accumulated 66,218 shares. Plante Moran Financial Limited Liability Company stated it has 1.01% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Seabridge Invest Advsrs Limited Com reported 73,260 shares. Icm Asset Management Wa, a Washington-based fund reported 208,110 shares. Lehman Financial Resource invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). General Investors stated it has 605,686 shares. Annex Advisory Service Limited Co holds 26,937 shares or 0.41% of its portfolio. Kempen Mgmt Nv reported 43,959 shares stake. Mcrae Cap Management reported 168,000 shares or 4.7% of all its holdings.

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $1.04 billion activity. The insider GATES WILLIAM H III sold $207.65M. $338,709 worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were sold by Capossela Christopher C. The insider Morfit G Mason sold 7.00 million shares worth $481.95 million.

Analysts expect Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report $0.74 EPS on October, 19.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 2.63 % from last quarter’s $0.76 EPS. MSFT’s profit would be $5.70B giving it 25.14 P/E if the $0.74 EPS is correct. After having $0.98 EPS previously, Microsoft Corporation’s analysts see -24.49 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.2 on September 22, reaching $74.41. About 14.11M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since September 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Ratings Coverage

Among 34 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 27 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 112 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 21. Wunderlich maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 22 report. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, December 22 by Piper Jaffray. Bank of America maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Wednesday, June 14 with “Buy” rating. On Sunday, August 27 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 6 by Canaccord Genuity. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Wednesday, June 14 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Friday, July 21.

Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. The company has market cap of $573.12 billion. The Firm develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. It has a 27.48 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud and More Personal Computing.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Microsoft Provides Strong Upside” on September 19, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Microsoft: Is This Rally Ending?” published on September 18, 2017, Valuewalk.com published: “Microsoft Corporation Announces Completion Of Highest-Capacity Undersea Cable” on September 22, 2017. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Commit To Purchase Microsoft Corporation At $50, Earn 3.7% Using Options” published on September 18, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Microsoft: Time For Dividend Raise” with publication date: September 18, 2017.

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