Microsoft (MSFT) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Wells Fargo & Co

Schaller Investment Group Inc sold 70,800 shares as the company's stock rose 4.75% with the market. The hedge fund run by Douglas Dossey held 789,626 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $44.44M, down from 834,626 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Institutional investors now hold around $503.56 billion or 75.6% in MSFT stock. The stock increased 1.73% or $1.52 during the last trading session, reaching $89.6. About 24.27 million shares traded or 8.63% up from the average.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. It has outperformed by 90.12% the S&P500.

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Douglas Dossey decreased its stake in Ptc Inc (PTC) by 5.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Weybosset Research & Management Llc sold 6,127 shares as the company's stock rose 3.60% with the market.

At the end of 09/30/2017 reporting period, 1,030 institutional holders increased their position in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) by some 176,728,437 shares, 1,269 decreased positions by 174,557,629 and 230 held positions by 5,365,782,135. Teradyne Inc now has $8.75B valuation. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $38.97. Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN) has risen 25.75% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.85% the S&P500.

Among 16 analysts covering Teradyne (NYSE:TER), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Teradyne had 40 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained it with "Buy" rating and $88 target in Tuesday, September 22 report. The stock of Unilever N.V. (NYSE:UN) earned "Buy" rating by Berenberg on Friday, September 25. The stock of Mercadolibre, Inc. Atlantic Securities raised Microsoft Corporation from an "underweight" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Thursday, November 10th. Barclays Capital maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, October 27 with "Buy" rating. As per Monday, July 24, the company rating was downgraded by Craig Hallum. As per Tuesday, November 7, the company rating was maintained by Tigress Financial. As per Monday, September 21, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Monday, November 23. On Thursday, August 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to "Strong-Buy".

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Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $513.86 million activity. $344,763 worth of Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:EL) was sold by Haney Carl P. Polcer Gregory sold 25,000 shares worth $2.75 million.

Hendley & Co Inc, which manages about $216.47 million and $182.91M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Visa Inc. $790,067 worth of stock was sold by BRADLEY MICHAEL A on Thursday, August 31.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. (NASDAQ:MSFT) opened at $89.60 on Friday. Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 31,300 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Stearns Svcs owns 73,604 shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Company has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Mercadolibre, Inc. Ahl Partners Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.02% in CommScope Holding Company, Inc. Lesa Sroufe Communication holds 17,187 shares. These shares are worth $1,496,700 and were traded at $83.15 each. Texas Permanent School Fund, Texas-based fund reported 7,760 shares. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 49,174,883 shares of the software giant's stock worth $3,389,625,000 after acquiring an additional 42,243,011 shares during the last quarter. Microsoft makes up approximately 0.5% of Cable Hill Partners LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 11th largest position. (NYSE:TER) for 538,800 shares. Ameriprise Finance holds 0% or 157,855 shares. Tradition Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp invested in 102,458 shares. (NYSE:EL) or 51,000 shares. 8,670 were accumulated by Reliance Tru Com Of Delaware. Timessquare Cap Mngmt Lc stated it has 0.25% of its portfolio in CommScope Holding Company, Inc. Solaris Asset Management Lc has 0.05% invested in PTC Inc. (NYSE:EL) for 2.32M shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt reported 1,634 shares. (NASDAQ:APOG) for 6,100 shares. It also increased its holding in Banner Corp (NASDAQ:BANR) by 5,087 shares in the quarter, for a total of 24,232 shares, and has risen its stake in Oneok Inc New (NYSE:OKE). The North Carolina-based Bankshares Of America De has invested 0% in Apogee Enterprises, Inc. $4.00M worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was sold by Hood Amy on Tuesday, August 29. Therefore 83% are positive. On Monday, August 22 the stock rating was initiated by Bernstein with "Outperform". The stock of Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, October 21 by FBR Capital. (NYSE:TSN) on Monday, October 30 with "Buy" rating.

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Among 15 analysts covering PTC (NASDAQ:PTC), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Tuesday, October 10 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, January 27 with "Hold". Raymond James has "Buy" rating and $8400 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 10 by Northland Capital. Stifel Nicolaus lifted their target price on shares of Microsoft from $80.00 to $85.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 11.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Microsoft Co. will post 3.39 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The company has a market capitalization of $691,070.00, a P/E ratio of 30.27, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.09 and a beta of 0.99. Investors of record on Thursday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. 114 funds opened positions while 708 raised stakes. First Allied Advisory Serv Incorporated holds 0.03% or 2,490 shares in its portfolio. Sheets Smith Wealth Mngmt accumulated 52,277 shares. Northern Trust Corporation accumulated 95.82 million shares. (NASDAQ:MELI). Point72 Asset Management Ltd Partnership has 107,700 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. ADV now owns 4,939 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $340,000 after buying an additional 23 shares during the last quarter. Polaris Capital Mgmt Llc reported 529,602 shares. 50,036 are held by Franklin Res Inc. Shelton Cap Mgmt invested 3.15% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (NASDAQ:MELI). Atria Investments invested in 1,672 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 21,185 were reported by Perkins Mgmt. Advisory Serv Network Limited Liability Company has invested 0.86% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Zuckerman Invest Gru Ltd Liability invested in 4.3% or 235,241 shares.

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