MSFT Stock: Oakworth Capital Has Raised Its Microsoft Position; Shorts at Energizer Holdings Raised By 4.32%


Oakworth Capital Inc increased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 11.75% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Oakworth Capital Inc acquired 4,743 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 4.75%. The Oakworth Capital Inc holds 45,125 shares with $3.37M value, up from 40,382 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $659.68 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $85.51. About 14.15 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Energizer Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:ENR) had an increase of 4.32% in short interest. ENR’s SI was 9.28M shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 4.32% from 8.90 million shares previously. With 697,900 avg volume, 13 days are for Energizer Holdings Incorporated (NYSE:ENR)’s short sellers to cover ENR’s short positions. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $49.11. About 345,177 shares traded. Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) has risen 21.70% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $513.86 million activity. Another trade for 26,763 shares valued at $1.98M was sold by COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE. The insider Hood Amy sold $4.00M. $507.89M worth of stock was sold by Morfit G Mason on Friday, August 4.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. 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. Estabrook Capital Mngmt has invested 4.89% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Great West Life Assurance Communications Can holds 1.49% or 8.11M shares. Bartlett And Lc has 2.64% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Hollencrest Secs Ltd Llc reported 58,087 shares or 0.6% of all its holdings. Ironwood Finance Limited Co invested in 0.03% or 631 shares. Wellington Gp Limited Liability Partnership invested in 1.94% or 113.74 million shares. Moreover, Ariel Invs Ltd Liability Corporation has 2.36% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Pacific Glob Inv Management Company holds 178,371 shares or 3% of its portfolio. 289,591 are held by Bbva Compass Financial Bank. Fisher Asset Mgmt Lc reported 16.44 million shares stake. Blackrock accumulated 1.86% or 495.78 million shares. Neville Rodie & Shaw holds 185,552 shares. Conning stated it has 659,148 shares. Cs Mckee Lp has invested 3.56% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Old Second Commercial Bank Of Aurora holds 3% or 96,881 shares.

Among 35 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 140 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 2 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 6 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Tuesday, April 19. The rating was downgraded by Vetr on Thursday, August 27 to “Strong-Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, June 14. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Friday, August 7. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 23. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, January 27 by Citigroup. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, March 17. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

Among 10 analysts covering Edgewell Personal Care Company (ENR) (NYSE:ENR), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Edgewell Personal Care Company (ENR) had 41 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 10. Citigroup maintained the shares of ENR in report on Thursday, August 4 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 14 by RBC Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley downgraded Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) rating on Wednesday, April 19. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $61 target. Goldman Sachs upgraded Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) on Monday, April 4 to “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight” on Tuesday, January 3. Jefferies maintained Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) on Thursday, August 4 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, July 22 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Neutral”.


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