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Cognex (CGNX) Shareholder Kylin Management Lifted Position by $90.79 Million; Oakworth Capital Holding in Microsoft (MSFT) Has Increased by $350,982 as Share Value Rose

Ted Kang increased its stake in Cognex Corp (CGNX) by 226.7% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kylin Management Llc bought 825,400 shares as the company’s stock rose 18.92% with the market. The hedge fund run by Ted Kang held 1.19 million shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $131.18M, up from 364,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kylin Management Llc who had been investing in Cognex Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.76 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.30% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $67.91. About 1.15M shares traded. Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) has risen 131.00% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 114.30% the S&P500.

Oakworth Capital Inc increased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 11.75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oakworth Capital Inc bought 4,743 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.75% with the market. The institutional investor held 45,125 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.37M, up from 40,382 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $691.23 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.73% or $1.52 during the last trading session, reaching $89.6. About 24.27 million shares traded or 8.63% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Among 35 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 142 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Friday, July 21 with “Buy”. Tigress Financial maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Tuesday, November 7 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, August 7 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, July 6. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Thursday, October 1. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy” on Thursday, August 13. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Hold” rating by Vetr on Friday, August 21. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, July 21. As per Wednesday, September 2, the company rating was upgraded by Vetr. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, May 29.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is positive, 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. Acr Alpine Capital Rech Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 1.82 million shares or 7.31% of the stock. Weaver C Barksdale And Associates reported 18,716 shares. Srs Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 638,407 shares. Paradigm Asset Mngmt Lc, a New York-based fund reported 38,710 shares. Laurion Cap LP holds 0.01% or 32,500 shares. Ronna Sue Cohen invested 0.97% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Cardinal Mngmt reported 2.19% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Lehman Fincl Resources holds 3,160 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Shufro Rose & Ltd holds 208,110 shares or 1.56% of its portfolio. Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc reported 37,290 shares stake. Wall Street Access Asset Mgmt Lc holds 7.88% or 50,303 shares. Narwhal Capital Mngmt holds 2.4% or 129,830 shares. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Ltd Co has 3.01% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Dorsey Wright Assoc stated it has 6,988 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Reik And Lc reported 0.31% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $513.86 million activity. 26,763 shares valued at $1.98 million were sold by COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE on Wednesday, August 30. The insider Hood Amy sold 55,000 shares worth $4.00 million.

Oakworth Capital Inc, which manages about $389.35 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Growth Etf (VUG) by 2,659 shares to 2,839 shares, valued at $374,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $13.24 million activity. 5,000 shares were sold by Schneider Jerry A., worth $513,359. 5,000 shares valued at $556,565 were sold by ALIAS PATRICK on Tuesday, September 12. J BRUCE ROBINSON had sold 7,000 shares worth $745,529 on Tuesday, September 5. The insider KRANTZ THEODOR sold 9,750 shares worth $1.01 million.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.28, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 23 investors sold CGNX shares while 135 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. 72.84 million shares or 2.02% less from 74.34 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 133,706 shares. Axa holds 0.3% of its portfolio in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) for 640,617 shares. Panagora Asset Management Incorporated reported 0% of its portfolio in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Ledyard Commercial Bank owns 107 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn invested in 316,150 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Amer Gp holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) for 177,108 shares. Hl Financial Lc has 0.23% invested in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Marsico Mngmt Limited Liability Co holds 0.05% or 12,368 shares. Northstar Asset Limited Liability Company has 12,050 shares for 0.58% of their portfolio. 8,800 were reported by Spark Investment. Smithfield Tru has invested 0.01% in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Coatue Mngmt Lc holds 0.92% or 1.02M shares. Invesco Limited owns 805,777 shares. Hancock has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Pinnacle Assocs Ltd owns 981,822 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Cognex Corporation had 35 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital initiated the stock with “Mkt Perform” rating in Wednesday, November 11 report. The company was initiated on Friday, September 18 by Nomura. The rating was upgraded by CLSA to “Outperform” on Monday, November 7. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 31 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, July 31. The stock of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, June 6 by Bernstein. The stock of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) earned “Neutral” rating by Northcoast on Friday, December 2. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of CGNX in report on Tuesday, November 3 with “Hold” rating. As per Wednesday, August 2, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Tuesday, August 4.

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