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Sfmg Llc increased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 21.27% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sfmg Llc bought 8,611 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.64% with the market. The institutional investor held 49,088 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.21 million, up from 40,477 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sfmg Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $822.69B market cap company. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $107.23. About 6.03 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 30.43% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.43% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 26/04/2018 – MICROSOFT – QTRLY SERVER PRODUCTS AND CLOUD SERVICES REVENUE INCREASED 20%; 07/05/2018 – MICROSOFT, AMAZON DEMO TOOK PLACE AT MICROSOFT CONFERENCE; 15/05/2018 – Microsoft and Kymeta Government Solutions Demonstrate Defense and First Responder On-the-Move Communications Solutions; 29/05/2018 – Microsoft is now more valuable than Alphabet – by about $10 billion; 29/03/2018 – Microsoft built Windows Phone on top of Windows CE at first; 26/04/2018 – WhiteSource Launches Contextual Pattern Matching Engine, Supporting Over 200 Programming Languages; 24/04/2018 – Declaration Networks Group and Microsoft announce agreement to deliver broadband internet to rural communities in Virginia and; 26/03/2018 – FACTBOX-Companies pull Facebook ads on data privacy concerns; 09/04/2018 – VIAVI Presents Latest Advancements in Optics at SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Conference 2018; 15/03/2018 – Microsoft’s cloud business is growing gangbusters and it just unveiled a new video game division

M Holdings Securities Inc increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 13.22% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. M Holdings Securities Inc bought 286 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.37% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,449 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.91 million, up from 2,163 at the end of the previous reported quarter. M Holdings Securities Inc who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $810.60B market cap company. The stock increased 0.75% or $12.23 during the last trading session, reaching $1650.24. About 1.72M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 41.49% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.49% the S&P500. Some Historical AMZN News: 19/03/2018 – Amazon Go finds that cashier-free shopping is bringing customers back; 14/05/2018 – Amazon’s board of directors had initially opposed making changes to its existing board nomination policy; 10/05/2018 – Novetta Achieves AWS Machine Learning Competency; 12/03/2018 – Boston Will Win Amazon HQ2 Sweepstakes, Says A.I. System Aiera — Barron’s Blog; 15/03/2018 – Amazon Japan said on Thursday it had been raided by the Japan Fair Trade Commission on suspicion of possible anti-trust violation; 14/05/2018 – Amazon is questioning its future in Seattle after the city voted for a new tax on big business; 04/04/2018 – Amazon may reportedly rival Walmart with bid to buy India’s Flipkart; 30/04/2018 – Augmented Reality Developer Streem Names Liz Pearce as CRO, Bringing Startup, Amazon and Google Experience; 12/04/2018 – Spokane Bus Jrn: Amazon of a project is in the works in Spokane area; 26/04/2018 – UPS CEO SAYS CONFIDENT CAN REACH AGREEMENT THAT WOULD REWARD EMPLOYEES BUT ALSO KEEP UPS COMPETITIVE

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.34 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 55 investors sold AMZN shares while 636 reduced holdings. 157 funds opened positions while 655 raised stakes. 260.67 million shares or 2.89% less from 268.42 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Moreover, Wright Inc has 3.44% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). State Of Wisconsin Investment Board has 2.69% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 486,480 shares. Riggs Asset Managment Company reported 56 shares. Essex Mgmt Lc accumulated 11,589 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 2.54% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Oak Ridge Invs Limited Liability Co holds 2.45% or 22,148 shares in its portfolio. 53 are held by Cls Invs Ltd Limited Liability Company. 60,360 were reported by Ems Lp. Indiana & Inv Management, a Indiana-based fund reported 126 shares. Asset Mgmt reported 27,688 shares stake. Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 1.35% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Blume Capital Inc owns 0.78% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 745 shares. Moreover, Live Your Vision Limited Liability Co has 0% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). White Elm Cap Limited Liability Corp holds 6.05% or 12,703 shares. 132 were accumulated by Pettyjohn Wood And White.

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Was Amazon’s Q4 A Game-Changing Thesis? The Street Debates (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Benzinga” on February 01, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: BKNG, AMZN, APC – Nasdaq” published on January 23, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Home Depot, Inc. (The) (NYSE:HD) – Port Report: China And U.S. Trade War Aside, Port Tampa Bay Looks To Asia For Growth – Benzinga” on February 01, 2019. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) – New England Motor Freight Plowed Under By A Relentless LTL Nor’easter – Benzinga” published on February 13, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Microsoft, WBA Deal to Break AMZN, GOOGL Healthcare Dreams – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 16, 2019.

M Holdings Securities Inc, which manages about $733.83M and $381.72 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Novartis Ag Sponsored Adr (NYSE:NVS) by 6,081 shares to 3,265 shares, valued at $281,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr Tr Unit (SPY) by 13,197 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 56,022 shares, and cut its stake in Ssga Active Etf Tr Spdr Dobleline Total Return Tactical Etf.

Among 57 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 54 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Amazon.com had 334 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Friday, September 30. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Friday, July 24 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Loop Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 27. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Aegis Capital. Wells Fargo maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, October 27. Wells Fargo has “Buy” rating and $1430.0 target. As per Friday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by JMP Securities on Friday, July 29 with “Market Outperform”. Susquehanna initiated the shares of AMZN in report on Monday, January 18 with “Positive” rating. Benchmark maintained it with “Buy” rating and $925 target in Friday, February 3 report. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, October 27.

Since August 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 16 sales for $75.62 million activity. Jassy Andrew R sold 1,726 shares worth $3.28M. Zapolsky David sold $3.66 million worth of stock or 1,927 shares. On Wednesday, September 12 WILKE JEFFREY A sold $3.96 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 2,000 shares. On Wednesday, August 15 Reynolds Shelley sold $824,513 worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 435 shares. 500 Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares with value of $952,500 were sold by McGrath Judith A. Blackburn Jeffrey M sold $8.02M worth of stock or 4,108 shares.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Microsoft’s anti-Office 2019 ad campaign – Seeking Alpha” on February 06, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Microsoft (MSFT) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates – Nasdaq” published on January 30, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Technology Sector Update for 02/06/2019: ARLO, SNAP, TTWO, MSFT, AAPL, CSCO, IBM, GOOG – Nasdaq” on February 06, 2019. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Microsoft: The Long Game That Investors Are Missing – Seeking Alpha” published on January 24, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Technology Sector Update for 01/22/2019: LOGI, TSEM, IPGP, MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, GOOG – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 22, 2019.

Sfmg Llc, which manages about $718.46 million and $650.34M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) by 9,625 shares to 3,305 shares, valued at $421,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) by 2,534 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 118,358 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (HDV).

Among 38 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 34 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 217 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, January 31, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 13 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, February 1. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, October 23. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, September 25 with “Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, February 2. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, November 17. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, September 7 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, May 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Canaccord Genuity.

Since August 31, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 11 insider sales for $82.43 million activity. On Thursday, November 8 Hogan Kathleen T sold $4.06 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 36,500 shares. The insider Capossela Christopher C sold $6.43 million. $21.70M worth of stock was sold by Nadella Satya on Friday, October 26. Hood Amy also sold $13.09M worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, August 31.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.03, from 0.84 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 33 investors sold MSFT shares while 981 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 681 raised stakes. 5.28 billion shares or 0.60% less from 5.31 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Planning Alternatives Adv has invested 0.19% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 290,195 are owned by Tower Bridge Advsr. The California-based International Ca has invested 3.44% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Lockheed Martin Investment Mngmt has invested 0.16% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Van Strum And Towne holds 123,711 shares or 9.12% of its portfolio. The New York-based Independent Investors has invested 2.6% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Moreover, Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has 3.18% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 163,000 shares. Condor Capital reported 51,696 shares stake. Mirae Asset Global Communication has invested 1.84% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Vista Cap Prns Incorporated invested in 6,320 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Boltwood Cap accumulated 23,337 shares or 1.59% of the stock. 15,900 are held by Snow Cap Management Ltd Partnership. National Bank & Trust Pictet & Cie (Asia) has invested 0.88% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Cognios Capital Limited stated it has 1.35% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Chase Invest Counsel Corporation invested in 59,116 shares or 3.49% of the stock.

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