Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) : Edmond De Rothschild Private Merchant Banking Llp reduced its stake in Microsoft Corporation by 15.55% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 1,738 shares of Microsoft Corporation which is valued at $88,777 after selling 320 shares in Microsoft Corporation , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 12, 2016.Microsoft Corporation makes up approximately 0.39% of Edmond De Rothschild Private Merchant Banking Llp’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Blume Capital Management reduced its stake in MSFT by selling 7,800 shares or 5.44% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 135,600 shares of MSFT which is valued at $6.9 Million. Microsoft Corporation makes up approx 4.88% of Blume Capital Management’s portfolio.Walter Keenan Financial Consulting Co Mi Adv reduced its stake in MSFT by selling 1,400 shares or 1.31% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 105,785 shares of MSFT which is valued at $5.4 Million. Microsoft Corporation makes up approx 1.58% of Walter Keenan Financial Consulting Co Mi Adv’s portfolio.Ironwood Investment Management boosted its stake in MSFT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1 additional shares and now holds a total of 4,121 shares of Microsoft Corporation which is valued at $207,657. Microsoft Corporation makes up approx 0.14% of Ironwood Investment Management’s portfolio.Baillie Gifford Co boosted its stake in MSFT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 22,157 additional shares and now holds a total of 450,911 shares of Microsoft Corporation which is valued at $22.7 Million. Microsoft Corporation makes up approx 0.04% of Baillie Gifford Co’s portfolio.
Microsoft Corporation opened for trading at $50.48 and hit $51.22 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $50.62, with a gain of 0.60% or 0.3 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,39,05,769 shares. Company has a market cap of $397,897 M.
On the company’s financial health, Microsoft Corporation reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.02 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 21, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.64. The company had revenue of $22076.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $22107.44 million. The company’s revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.61 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Microsoft Corporation. Shares were Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets on Apr 22, 2016 to “Outperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 57 from a previous price target of $58 .Microsoft Corporation was Initiated by Macquarie to “Neutral” on Mar 4, 2016.
Microsoft Corporation is engaged in developing licensing and supporting a range of software products and services. The Company also designs and sells hardware and delivers online advertising to the customers. The Company operates in five segments: Devices and Consumer (D&C) Licensing D&C Hardware D&C Other Commercial Licensing and Commercial Other. The Companys products include operating systems for computing devices servers phones and other intelligent devices; server applications for distributed computing environments; productivity applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; and online advertising. It also offers cloud-based solutions that provide customers with software services and content over the Internet by way of shared computing resources located in centralized data centers. It provides consulting and product and solution support services.