APCM Wealth Management for Individuals grew its holdings in shares of Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT – Get Rating) by 40.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,798 shares of the software giant's stock after buying an additional 808 shares during the quarter. APCM Wealth Management for Individuals' holdings in Microsoft were worth $719,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
据微软最近向美国证券交易委员会(Securities&Exchange Commission)披露的数据，今年第二季度，APCM个人财富管理公司增持了微软公司(Microsoft Co.，代码：MSFT-GET Rating)的股票40.6%。该公司在本季度额外购买了808股后，持有这家软件巨头2798股股票。截至最近一个季度末，针对个人所持微软股份的APCM财富管理价值71.9万美元。
Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. PDS Planning Inc grew its stake in Microsoft by 14.8% during the second quarter. PDS Planning Inc now owns 25,876 shares of the software giant's stock worth $6,646,000 after buying an additional 3,329 shares during the period. Oxinas Partners Wealth Management LLC grew its stake in Microsoft by 160.2% during the second quarter. Oxinas Partners Wealth Management LLC now owns 17,521 shares of the software giant's stock worth $4,500,000 after buying an additional 10,787 shares during the period. Cordasco Financial Network grew its stake in Microsoft by 1.4% during the second quarter. Cordasco Financial Network now owns 5,364 shares of the software giant's stock worth $1,378,000 after buying an additional 75 shares during the period. Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Microsoft by 2.5% in the second quarter. Stuart Chaussee & Associates Inc. now owns 2,792 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $717,000 after purchasing an additional 67 shares during the period. Finally, Rothschild & Co Wealth Management UK Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Microsoft in the second quarter valued at $115,983,000. 69.29% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
其他几家机构投资者最近也买卖了该公司的股票。PDS规划公司在第二季度增持了14.8%的微软股份。PDS规划公司现在拥有这家软件巨头25,876股股票，价值664.6万美元，在此期间又购买了3329股。Oxinas Partners Wealth Management LLC在第二季度增持了160.2%的微软股份。Oxinas Partners Wealth Management LLC现在拥有这家软件巨头17,521股股票，价值4,500,000美元，在此期间又购买了10,787股。Cordasco Financial Network在第二季度增持了1.4%的微软股份。Cordasco Financial Network现在持有这家软件巨头5364股，价值1,378,000美元，在此期间又购买了75股。Stuart Chaussee&Associates Inc.在第二季度增持了2.5%的微软股票。在此期间，Stuart Chaussee&Associates Inc.又购入了67股，目前持有这家软件巨头2,792股股票，价值717,000美元。最后，罗斯柴尔德财富管理英国有限公司在第二季度购买了价值115,983,000美元的微软新股票头寸。69.29%的股票目前由对冲基金和其他机构投资者持有。
Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth
MSFT has been the subject of several analyst reports. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft decreased their target price on shares of Microsoft from $350.00 to $330.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Itaú Unibanco initiated coverage on shares of Microsoft in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $287.00 target price for the company. BMO Capital Markets upped their target price on shares of Microsoft from $305.00 to $320.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Raymond James assumed coverage on shares of Microsoft in a research note on Thursday. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $300.00 target price for the company. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reduced their price objective on shares of Microsoft from $400.00 to $350.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirty-two have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average price target of $331.77.
Microsoft Stock Down 1.9 %
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT – Get Rating) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The software giant reported $2.23 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.28 by ($0.05). The company had revenue of $51.87 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $52.31 billion. Microsoft had a net margin of 36.69% and a return on equity of 43.31%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $2.17 EPS. As a group, sell-side analysts predict that Microsoft Co. will post 10.14 EPS for the current year.
Microsoft Increases Dividend
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.68 per share. This is a boost from Microsoft's previous quarterly dividend of $0.62. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 16th. This represents a $2.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.17%. Microsoft's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 25.73%.
Insider Buying and Selling at Microsoft
In other Microsoft news, CMO Christopher C. Capossela sold 5,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $266.25, for a total transaction of $1,331,250.00. Following the transaction, the chief marketing officer now owns 109,837 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $29,244,101.25. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 0.05% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud, and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Security and Compliance, Microsoft Viva, and Skype for Business; Skype, Outlook.com, OneDrive, and LinkedIn; and Dynamics 365, a set of cloud-based and on-premises business solutions for organizations and enterprise divisions.
微软公司在全球范围内开发、许可和支持软件、服务、设备和解决方案。该公司在三个领域运营：生产力和业务流程、智能云和更多个人计算。生产力和业务流程部门提供Office、Exchange、SharePoint、Microsoft Team、Office 365 Security and Compliance、Microsoft Viva和Skype for Business；Skype、Outlook.com、OneDrive和LinkedIn；以及Dynamics 365，这是一套面向组织和企业部门的基于云的内部部署业务解决方案。
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