How Many Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 37.43% since April 14, 2017 and is uptrending. MSFT outperformed the S&P500 by 25.88%.

Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc decreased its stake in Hcp Inc. (AAPL) by 2.05% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pura Vida Investments Llc bought 5,000 shares as the company's stock rose 5.88% while stock markets declined. Vanguard Gru holds 3.35 million shares. Vantage Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $886.58B market cap company.

MSFT traded up $0.54 during trading on Monday, reaching $90.77. About 4.45 million shares traded. It is down 0.00% since April 14, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, thirty have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The positive are 83%. 49 are the (NASDAQ:MSFT)'s analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, January 26 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, October 19. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Microsoft from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $96.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 26th. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $100.14. The stock has "Hold" rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, January 5. On Thursday, February 1 RBC Capital Markets maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating. The stock was sold at an average price of $93.00, for a total value of $325,500.00. The company was maintained on Friday, March 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.83 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that Microsoft Co. will post 3.63 earnings per share for the current year. The software giant reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.09.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.06, from 2017Q3's 0.83. 39 investors sold all, 1012 reduced holdings as Microsoft Corporation ratio dived. Beach Investment Management LLC. raised its position in shares of Microsoft by 947.3% in the second quarter. Symphony Asset Limited Liability has invested 1.71% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (NYSE:HCP). Virtus Invest Advisers Inc reported 24,715 shares. Wedge Capital L Limited Partnership Nc stated it has 8,023 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Loews invested in 0.06% or 121,000 shares. Davidson has invested 3.78% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Camarda Fincl Advsr Limited Company has invested 0.9% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The Investmentaktiengesellschaft Fuer Langfristige Investoren Tgv holds 904,292 shares with $63.35M value, up from 894,292 last quarter. Oakmont Prtnrs Limited owns 7,793 shares or 0.35% of their United States portfolio.

Michael Larson decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 14.29% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. 28,319 shares were sold by Salvadori Daniel Gesua Sive, worth $1.56 million on Thursday, December 14. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Microsoft by 2.3% in the second quarter.

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Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $930,912 activity.

Analysts await HCP, Inc. Therefore 80% are positive. AT&T Inc. had 77 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, October 31 the rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Outperform". As per Monday, September 25, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Investmentaktiengesellschaft Fuer Langfristige Investoren Tgv acquired 10,000 shares as Tucows Inc (TCX)'s stock declined 18.15%. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 7 by FBR Capital. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, October 16 by BMO Capital Markets. Finally, Piper Jaffray reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Microsoft in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. As per Tuesday, September 29, the company rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight" on Wednesday, August 2. The institutional investor held 1.79M shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $153.34 million, up from 1.75 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.73 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.11, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 67 investors sold T shares while 714 reduced holdings. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its position in shares of Microsoft by 609.4% in the 2nd quarter. Alexandria Cap Ltd Llc holds 0.97% or 78,131 shs. Pnc Services Gp reported 177,202 shares stake. Matarin Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 31,397 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 12,420 are held by American Asset Mngmt Inc. 33,469 are held by Hirtle Callaghan And Ltd Liability Corp. Stadion Money Mgmt Lc, a Georgia-based fund reported 22,786 shares. M Hldgs owns 36,240 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:TCX) for 6,868 shares. Metropolitan Life invested 2.29% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) or 300 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans accumulated 3.15 million shares or 1.79% of the stock. Scharf Invs Limited Liability Com owns 970,251 shares for 3.72% of their portfolio. (NYSE:HCP). Cornerstone Advisors has invested 0% of its portfolio in HCP, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Letko Brosseau Associate reported 2,000 shares.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 sales for $306,739 activity. HCP's profit will be $223.85 million for 11.93 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality.

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