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Lapides Asset Management Has Boosted Its Calix (CALX) Holding; Hollow Brook Wealth Management Has Trimmed Microsoft (MSFT) Position by $1.87 Million

Hollow Brook Wealth Management Llc decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 18.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hollow Brook Wealth Management Llc sold 25,257 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.75% with the market. The institutional investor held 114,248 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.51 million, down from 139,505 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hollow Brook Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $706.30B market cap company. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $91.73. About 24.39M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Lapides Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Calix Inc (CALX) by 10.98% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lapides Asset Management Llc bought 321,400 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.21% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 3.25 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $16.40 million, up from 2.93 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lapides Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Calix Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $347.72 million market cap company. The stock increased 4.55% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $6.9. About 252,033 shares traded. Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) has risen 5.89% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.81% the S&P500.

Lapides Asset Management Llc, which manages about $912.08 million and $488.18M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Harsco Corp (NYSE:HSC) by 202,500 shares to 406,400 shares, valued at $8.49 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Huntsman Corp (NYSE:HUN) by 85,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 578,800 shares, and cut its stake in Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA).

Among 6 analysts covering Calix Inc. (NYSE:CALX), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Calix Inc. has $10 highest and $6.0 lowest target. $7.25’s average target is 5.07% above currents $6.9 stock price. Calix Inc. had 16 analyst reports since September 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 9 by Cowen & Co. The company was maintained on Monday, June 26 by Jefferies. The stock of Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) earned “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Friday, December 18. Craig Hallum upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, November 2 report. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 23 report. Northland Capital maintained Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) rating on Monday, August 7. Northland Capital has “Hold” rating and $700 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, October 19. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) rating on Friday, January 8. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $10.0 target. The rating was downgraded by Northland Capital on Wednesday, February 15 to “Market Perform”. Jefferies maintained Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) rating on Friday, March 24. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $7 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 9 investors sold CALX shares while 23 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 30.17 million shares or 1.85% less from 30.74 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Menta Cap Limited Liability Corporation holds 280,381 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp owns 28,140 shares. Voya Inv Limited Liability Company owns 0% invested in Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) for 27,603 shares. Thompson Davis And Incorporated reported 2 shares. Tower Research Limited Liability Com (Trc) has 22,790 shares. Commonwealth Equity Inc reported 12,550 shares. Deutsche Bankshares Ag reported 0% of its portfolio in Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX). Dimensional Fund LP stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX). Invesco reported 64,375 shares stake. The New York-based Citigroup Incorporated has invested 0% in Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX). The Massachusetts-based State Street has invested 0% in Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX). 20,070 were reported by Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Company. Soros Fund Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 266,666 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% of its portfolio in Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) for 40,500 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested 0% of its portfolio in Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX).

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.85 EPS, up 16.44% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.73 per share. MSFT’s profit will be $6.54 billion for 26.98 P/E if the $0.85 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.96 actual EPS reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.46% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It increased, 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. Amer Economic Planning Gru Adv reported 0.14% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Sather Finance Gp invested in 3.37% or 165,312 shares. Fincl Consulate holds 16,623 shares or 0.67% of its portfolio. Vantage Partners Ltd Liability Corp reported 1.09M shares or 6.32% of all its holdings. Thompson Davis Inc invested in 0.95% or 7,165 shares. 77,231 were reported by Kj Harrison & Prtnrs Incorporated. West Oak Cap Limited Liability Company holds 0.49% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 11,106 shares. Hendley & Com Incorporated invested 3.81% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Cap Ltd Ltd Co owns 9,312 shares. Liberty Capital Management stated it has 1.14% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Raymond James Tru Na has 381,997 shares. Davidson Inv Advsr holds 3.82% or 474,320 shares. Zeke Capital Advisors Limited Com has 131,275 shares for 1.34% of their portfolio. Fairfield Bush & Company owns 197,429 shares. Gilder Gagnon Howe Ltd Company reported 624,631 shares.

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