Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) moves 0.22% away from 52-Week High = Active Alert

This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.20%. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices.

In recent trading day Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) stock showed the move of 0.38% with the closing price of $76.29. The 1-year high was reported on Oct, 10 by Barchart.com. They now have a United States dollars 81 price target on the stock. About 1.90 million shares traded. It is down 34.52% since October 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th will be issued a $0.42 dividend. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1. North Star Asset Management has 1.23% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 175,950 shares.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Boothbay Fund Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 16,750 shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. acquired a new position in Microsoft during the fourth quarter worth about $2,090,000. Private Asset Mngmt invested in 149,453 shares or 1.66% of the stock. Zooming in closer, company stock has been 5.04% for the quarter, 5.45% over the past month, and 2.49% over the past week. Shares of DRE have increased 5.72% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has dropped -0.37% in that time.

The company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 28.06 and Forward P/E ratio is 21.02. The institutional investor held 73,399 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $9.29 million, down from 76,484 at the end of the previous reported quarter. 53,975 were reported by Garde Cap. It also increased its holding in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) by 4,940 shares in the quarter, for a total of 108,084 shares, and has risen its stake in Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX). Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 20.02M shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno accumulated 3.63% or 446,000 shares. Ht Prtnrs Limited has invested 0.15% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). S R Schill Associate holds 12,620 shares.

Dominion Diamond Corp now has $1.16 billion valuation. Bbr Partners Llc sold 585,390 shares as Brown Forman Corp (BF.B)'s stock 0.00%. Boston Partners now owns 11,579,231 shares of the software giant's stock worth $762,607,000 after acquiring an additional 1,435,233 shares during the period. $207.65M worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was sold by GATES WILLIAM H III. $481.95 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was sold by Morfit G Mason.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) performance during the last one year upgraded 31.62 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a positive trend of 22.3 percent. Therefore 82% are positive. Sentinel Asset Mgmt invested 2.5% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The stock rose 0.58% or $0.44 reaching $76.44. The other 27, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Microsoft Corporation versus those who think you should sell it. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Monday, September 25 by Jefferies. Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating and set a $80.00 price target on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research report on Monday, September 18th. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Friday, October 23. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Monday, July 3. Nomura maintained it with "Buy" rating and $68 target in Friday, October 21 report. As per Wednesday, June 14, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. BMO Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $71 target.

Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) pulled off a 0.03 percent gain and now trades for $29.01. The company has market cap of $589.53 billion. The Company's products include operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games, and training and certification of computer system integrators and developers. It has a 28.26 P/E ratio. The Company's segments include Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud and More Personal Computing. Amica Mutual Insur invested 2.52% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Over the last five trading sessions, the stock has moved 2.25%. MSFT's profit will be $5.70B for 25.73 P/E if the $0.74 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.98 actual EPS reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -24.49% negative EPS growth. Moreover, American Capital Management Inc has 1.94% invested in the company for 507,888 shares. The Oregon-based Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc has invested 0.21% in the stock. Waverton Mngmt Limited, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 1.40M shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $2.59 million activity.

Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) has a market cap of $10.36 billion and over the last 12 months, DRE has risen by 13.36%.

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