Thompson Davis & Co Trimmed Microsoft (MSFT) Holding; Udr (UDR) Shorts Increased By 12.18%

February 15, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Thompson Davis & Co decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 42.25% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Thompson Davis & Co sold 5,241 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 4.75%. The Thompson Davis & Co holds 7,165 shares with $534,000 value, down from 12,406 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $703.53B valuation. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $91.37. About 9.16 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Udr Incorporated (NYSE:UDR) had an increase of 12.18% in short interest. UDR’s SI was 5.79 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 12.18% from 5.16 million shares previously. With 1.72 million avg volume, 3 days are for Udr Incorporated (NYSE:UDR)’s short sellers to cover UDR’s short positions. The SI to Udr Incorporated’s float is 2.19%. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $34.02. About 605,328 shares traded. UDR, Inc. (NYSE:UDR) has risen 7.20% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.50% the S&P500.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $5.98 million activity. Hood Amy sold $4.00M worth of stock or 55,000 shares. Another trade for 26,763 shares valued at $1.98 million was made by COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE on Wednesday, August 30.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 167 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Stifel Nicolaus. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by UBS. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 8 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Sunday, September 17. The rating was maintained by Bernstein with “Buy” on Tuesday, December 12. FBR Capital maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Thursday, September 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, September 25. The company was maintained on Monday, July 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 19 by UBS.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 708 raised stakes. 5.51 billion shares or 0.32% less from 5.53 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Ontario – Canada-based Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has invested 0.13% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Japan-based Nomura Asset Mgmt has invested 2.33% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Gateway Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 4.30 million shares. Seaward Limited Partnership has 238,775 shares. Burgundy Asset Mgmt has 4.21M shares for 2.97% of their portfolio. Moreover, Hightower Advsr Lc has 1.68% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 2.64 million shares. Hirtle Callaghan Comm Ltd Liability holds 0.25% or 34,132 shares in its portfolio. Compton Cap Mgmt Inc Ri holds 50,906 shares or 1.7% of its portfolio. Farmers Bancorp has invested 1.24% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Crossvault Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 74,361 shares stake. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company New York invested 1.85% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Bryn Mawr accumulated 436,644 shares. 10, Alabama-based fund reported 4,188 shares. Destination Wealth Mgmt reported 7,753 shares. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Mgmt Ltd Com has 0.01% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

UDR, Inc. is an independent real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $9.36 billion. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It has a 32.22 P/E ratio. It owns, operates, acquires, renovates, develops, redevelops, and manages multifamily apartment communities.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.62 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.45, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 19 investors sold UDR, Inc. shares while 83 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes. 257.58 million shares or 1.09% less from 260.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Comerica Bancorp invested in 98,899 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Oakbrook Invs Llc reported 0.02% of its portfolio in UDR, Inc. (NYSE:UDR). Stevens Capital Mngmt L P accumulated 0.22% or 152,791 shares. Karpas Strategies Limited Liability has invested 0.14% in UDR, Inc. (NYSE:UDR). Amalgamated Bankshares holds 0.04% or 30,475 shares. Finemark Retail Bank & Tru accumulated 5,500 shares. 26,709 were accumulated by World Asset Management. Signature holds 0.3% of its portfolio in UDR, Inc. (NYSE:UDR) for 25,961 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd reported 10,500 shares. Citigroup invested in 0.01% or 309,036 shares. 15,573 were reported by Qs Invsts Limited Liability Corporation. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt Co Ltd owns 40,959 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. National Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 470,476 shares. Valley Advisers Inc stated it has 216 shares. Symphony Asset Mgmt Ltd accumulated 5,764 shares.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $2.20 million activity. $1.17M worth of UDR, Inc. (NYSE:UDR) was sold by TOOMEY THOMAS W on Monday, August 14. Another trade for 30,000 shares valued at $1.14M was made by Troupe Warren L on Monday, October 2. Another trade for 7,500 shares valued at $283,065 was sold by GROVE JON A.

Among 22 analysts covering UDR Inc (NYSE:UDR), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. UDR Inc had 68 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, February 6. As per Monday, December 11, the company rating was upgraded by Evercore. On Friday, September 22 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of UDR in report on Monday, October 30 with “Hold” rating. The stock of UDR, Inc. (NYSE:UDR) earned “Underperform” rating by Evercore on Monday, June 12. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, December 13. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, July 3 report. The stock of UDR, Inc. (NYSE:UDR) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 23. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, December 16 by JP Morgan. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Thursday, February 11 report.

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