As Intel (INTC) Stock Value Rose, Moors & Cabot Trimmed Its Holding; As Microsoft (MSFT) Valuation Rose, Hartwell J M Limited Partnership Has Upped Holding

May 24, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Hartwell J M Limited Partnership increased its stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) by 6.51% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hartwell J M Limited Partnership bought 26,350 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.63% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 430,839 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $36.85M, up from 404,489 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hartwell J M Limited Partnership who had been investing in Microsoft Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $751.72 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $97.84. About 13.18 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 37.43% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500.

Moors & Cabot Inc decreased its stake in Intel Corp (INTC) by 11.89% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Moors & Cabot Inc sold 20,123 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.61% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 149,168 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $6.88M, down from 169,291 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $255.18 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.82% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $54.76. About 11.25 million shares traded. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has risen 44.65% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.10% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 1012 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 676 raised stakes. 5.46 billion shares or 0.90% less from 5.51 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Ltd accumulated 15.41 million shares. Systematic Fincl Mngmt LP accumulated 66,576 shares. Hanseatic Mngmt Services owns 13,186 shares for 1.14% of their portfolio. Srs Inv Management Ltd Liability Company reported 160,239 shares or 0.36% of all its holdings. Natl Bank Of The West stated it has 0.85% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Mycio Wealth Partners Limited Liability has invested 0.44% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Hs Limited Co accumulated 2.88 million shares or 7.55% of the stock. Scotia owns 881,135 shares or 1.01% of their US portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 927,047 shares. Clarivest Asset Limited Liability owns 2.60M shares for 3.82% of their portfolio. Greystone Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 5.31% or 137,097 shares in its portfolio. Profit Inv Limited Liability Com invested in 2.05% or 31,336 shares. St Germain D J invested 0.39% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). South State Corporation accumulated 2.71% or 292,981 shares. Sun Life Incorporated stated it has 16,911 shares.

Hartwell J M Limited Partnership, which manages about $535.54M and $532.32 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Symantec Corp (NASDAQ:SYMC) by 52,350 shares to 506,100 shares, valued at $14.20 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) by 4,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 7,350 shares, and cut its stake in Virtusa Corp (NASDAQ:VRTU).

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Microsoft Corporation Stock Is No Safe Haven When It Comes to Privacy” on May 24, 2018, also Livetradingnews.com with their article: “Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Continuation of a Bullish Trend” published on May 22, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Microsoft Catches Amazon as Second Most Valuable Company” on April 25, 2018. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “20 Stocks Hedge Fund Managers Are Buying In Bulk” published on May 23, 2018 as well as Marketwatch.com‘s news article titled: “Opinion: Microsoft’s stock is getting increasingly overvalued” with publication date: May 24, 2018.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 185 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Global Equities Research given on Friday, August 28. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 29 by UBS. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 2. On Monday, April 30 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, September 27. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, September 25 with “Sell”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 21 by Wunderlich.

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

Moors & Cabot Inc, which manages about $754.95 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Regions Finl Corp New (NYSE:RF) by 17,950 shares to 60,772 shares, valued at $1.05 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK) by 5,015 shares in the quarter, for a total of 13,034 shares, and has risen its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM).

Since January 22, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 21 insider sales for $11.14 million activity. $98,336 worth of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) was sold by Shenoy Navin on Monday, January 22. RENDUCHINTALA VENKATA S M had sold 17,946 shares worth $880,540 on Wednesday, January 31. Shares for $31,943 were sold by McBride Kevin Thomas. $1.07 million worth of stock was sold by HUNDT REED E on Tuesday, May 8. BRYANT ANDY D also sold $1.89 million worth of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) shares. $1.33M worth of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) was sold by YOFFIE DAVID B on Tuesday, May 8.

More notable recent Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “3 Internet of Things Stocks That Are Set to Have Monster Futures” on May 23, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Lam Research: Riding The Wave Of Semiconductor Luau” published on May 24, 2018, Livetradingnews.com published: “Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Bullish Trend” on May 22, 2018. More interesting news about Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Qualcomm’s Exit Is Intel’s Gain” published on May 09, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “These 2 Intel Executives Need to Be Replaced” with publication date: May 23, 2018.

Analysts await Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.86 earnings per share, up 19.44% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.72 per share. INTC’s profit will be $4.01 billion for 15.92 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.87 actual earnings per share reported by Intel Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.15% negative EPS growth.

Among 55 analysts covering Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), 36 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Intel Corporation had 264 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) earned “Underperform” rating by Bernstein on Monday, March 21. Nomura maintained Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) rating on Monday, January 18. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $33 target. The stock of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, September 19 by Robert W. Baird. Jefferies maintained it with “Sell” rating and $30.0 target in Thursday, August 31 report. Northland Capital downgraded the shares of INTC in report on Wednesday, April 20 to “Market Perform” rating. As per Friday, June 16, the company rating was maintained by Raymond James. As per Wednesday, October 19, the company rating was upgraded by Charter Equity. The rating was upgraded by Bernstein on Friday, July 8 to “Market Perform”. As per Tuesday, September 20, the company rating was initiated by Susquehanna.

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