Summit Financial Group Inc. Invests $2.87 Million in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Acrospire Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Microsoft by 300.0% during the second quarter. Baldwin Investment Management Llc sold 5,723 shares as Microsoft Corp. Stelac Advisory Services LLC now owns 2,033 shares of the software giant's stock worth $140,000 after purchasing an additional 387 shares during the last quarter. Great Lakes Advisors Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $650.03B market cap company. About 3.01M shares traded. Ontario - Canada-based Independent Order Of Foresters has invested 0.43% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, December 16 by Deutsche Bank. Therefore 71% are positive. JPMorgan Chase & Co had 88 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, July 6 with "Hold". (NYSE:DYN) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 16 by SunTrust. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, May 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, July 6 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Neutral" on Thursday, October 1.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.05 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 36 investors sold RS shares while 95 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 410 raised stakes. American Century holds 246,593 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

Global X Management Co. (NYSE:FNF) for 5,210 shares. Independence, a Tennessee-based fund reported 37,674 shares. During the same quarter past year, the company posted $0.62 earnings per share. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership invested in 0.09% or 2.55M shares. 126.61 million shares or 0.19% less from 126.86 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Pr Herzig And reported 39,685 shares. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt Inc invested in 0% or 1,300 shares. Grassi Investment Mngmt holds 0.08% or 14,300 shares. Umb Retail Bank N A Mo invested 0.24% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:MO) to report earnings on February, 7. Robshaw Julian Associates owns 46,385 shares.

Great Lakes Advisors Llc, which manages about $5.40B and $4.08 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Gentex Corp (NASDAQ:GNTX) by 169,346 shares to 293,788 shares, valued at $5.57M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced American Airls Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) stake by 127,300 shares and now owns 112,200 shares. A score of nine indicates a high value stock, while a score of one indicates a low value stock. The company has market cap of $11.09 billion.

Free Cash Flow Growth (FCF Growth) is the free cash flow of the current year minus the free cash flow from the previous year, divided by last year's free cash flow. It has a 17.7 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. About 201 shares traded. Therefore 18% are positive. Microsoft Corporation has been given an analysts' mean target of 91.72. Vetr downgraded shares of Microsoft from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $71.27 target price for the a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Nomura maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Tuesday, April 19. FBR Capital maintained the stock with "Mkt Perform" rating in Friday, May 20 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $80.0 target in Monday, August 21 report. The ERP5 looks at the Price to Book ratio, Earnings Yield, ROIC and 5 year average ROIC. Finally, Barclays reiterated an "overweight" rating and set a $89.00 price objective (up from $82.00) on shares of Microsoft in a research report on Friday, October 27th. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, January 6 with "Overweight". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, July 21 by Jefferies. (MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.76 earnings per share. analysts forecast that Microsoft will post 3.38 earnings per share for the current year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.76 EPS. The stock has a market cap of $628,700.00, a PE ratio of 24.93, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.96 and a beta of 0.99. The software giant reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.12.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.07 in 2017Q1. 125,023 were reported by Founders Capital Management Ltd Co. Virginia-based Thompson Siegel Walmsley Limited Liability Com has invested 0.11% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The California-based Cornerstone Capital has invested 3.75% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Van Berkom & Assoc Incorporated has 1.11 million shares. Microsoft Corporation's institutional ownership is 75.4%, while its institutional transactions stand at 0.08%.



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