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Nike (NKE) Stake Maintained by Eagleclaw Capital Managment Llc; Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk LTD Position in Microsoft (MSFT) Trimmed by $5.29 Million as Stock Price Rose

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Eagleclaw Capital Managment Llc increased its stake in Nike Inc (NKE) by 17.22% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eagleclaw Capital Managment Llc bought 19,388 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.73% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 131,950 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $8.77 million, up from 112,562 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eagleclaw Capital Managment Llc who had been investing in Nike Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $122.24B market cap company. The stock increased 1.53% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $75.84. About 10.98M shares traded or 58.50% up from the average. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has risen 38.01% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.44% the S&P500. Some Historical NKE News: 13/03/2018 – SF Express orders over CNY 100 million employee jackets from Nike, sources say; 16/03/2018 – Second Nike Executive Leaves in Wake of Workplace Complaints–Update; 24/05/2018 – Footwear News: FN Exclusive: J Balvin Talks New Album `Vibras’ and Possible Collab With Nike; 15/03/2018 – NIKE INC – ELLIOTT HILL, FORMER PRESIDENT OF NIKE GEOGRAPHIES, WILL TAKE ON NEW ROLE AS PRESIDENT OF CONSUMER AND MARKETPLACE; 22/03/2018 – Nike 3Q Revenue Rose 3% on Currency-Neutral Basis; 27/04/2018 – Behind the Design of Nike’s Air-Cushion System (Video); 09/05/2018 – Nike’s Executive Exodus Shows Bullies Don’t Make Good Bosses; 15/03/2018 – Nike says Mark Parker to remain CEO beyond 2020; 22/03/2018 – Nike Boosts Sales, Marks Loss and Makes a Tech Acquisition; 23/03/2018 – Evening Tele: Trainer fanatics camp out since WEDNESDAY to get hands on limited edition Nike shoes at Dundee shop

Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk Ltd decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 69.92% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk Ltd sold 58,100 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.08% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 25,000 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.28 million, down from 83,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk Ltd who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $769.32 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.27% or $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $100.13. About 37.25 million shares traded or 26.19% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 41.28% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.71% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 14/03/2018 – Terrestrial Energy Signs Fuel Testing Contract with European Commission Joint Research Centre; 29/03/2018 – Microsoft announced a major reorganization Thursday, establishing two main divisions focused on experiences and devices and cloud and AI platforms; 28/03/2018 – Techmeme: Sources: Microsoft retiring Redstone codename later this year for upcoming Windows 10 releases, new codename format; 19/03/2018 – BlackBerry will partner with Microsoft to provide a secure environment for Microsoft Office apps; 07/05/2018 – Microsoft, Amazon Show Alexa and Cortana Cozying Up Together; 11/04/2018 – Yl Technology Announces Microsoft Azure Integration Plans; 30/04/2018 – Partnership with Microsoft will bring computer science to four El Paso schools; 19/04/2018 – MICROSOFT SAYS GLOBAL VSTS CI/CD OUTAGE LASTED FOR 4 HRS; 26/04/2018 – WhiteSource Launches Contextual Pattern Matching Engine, Supporting Over 200 Programming Languages; 16/05/2018 – MICROSOFT/DELL ENTER TRANSFORMATIVE AGREEMENT WITH U.S. INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY FOR MICROSOFT CLOUD SERVICES FOR GOVERNMENT

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $56.97 million activity. Another trade for 45,000 shares valued at $3.24 million was sold by SPRUNK ERIC D. EDWARDS TREVOR A also sold $6.85 million worth of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) shares. Shares for $1.28M were sold by Matheson Monique S. on Thursday, June 7. Another trade for 135,000 shares valued at $9.86 million was made by PARKER MARK G on Monday, June 4.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.65 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.09, from 0.74 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 64 investors sold NKE shares while 515 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 277 raised stakes. 997.42 million shares or 1.70% less from 1.01 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Webster National Bank & Trust N A owns 2,092 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Mutual Of America Capital Management Limited Liability Com reported 166,205 shares stake. Blackhill Capital Inc reported 1,400 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Sawgrass Asset Mngmt Ltd holds 913,545 shares or 2.91% of its portfolio. Keybank Natl Association Oh stated it has 0.25% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). 147,968 are owned by Envestnet Asset Mgmt. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Ca owns 34,932 shares. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno reported 2.86% stake. Prentiss Smith Co invested 0.02% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Rockland Trust Communications holds 1.31% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) or 149,188 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.23% or 164,538 shares in its portfolio. Wallington Asset Mngmt Lc holds 0.1% or 5,900 shares in its portfolio. Allen Investment Management Ltd Co owns 5,815 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Peak6 Invs Ltd Partnership, a Illinois-based fund reported 119,718 shares. Intll Inc Ca reported 52,050 shares stake.

More important recent NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Nike rebuts reports about dropping Iranian soccer team” on June 11, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Is It Time To Sell Nike?”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Is Nike A Buy Ahead Of The World Cup?” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Credit Suisse previews Nike” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

Among 44 analysts covering Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE), 26 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Nike Inc. had 237 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 29 report. On Sunday, June 25 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy”. The stock of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, March 23. Robert W. Baird maintained NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) rating on Thursday, December 21. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $74.0 target. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, March 23. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 19 by BB&T Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 30 by Guggenheim. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Instinet on Thursday, March 23. The stock of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 23 by Canaccord Genuity.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 4 selling transactions for $1.39 million activity. PETERSON SANDRA E bought 5,400 shares worth $550,606.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 196 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, April 27. Evercore maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, December 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 21 by Wunderlich. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 31. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $92.0 target in Tuesday, January 23 report. The company was maintained on Sunday, August 27 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, May 16 by Canaccord Genuity. UBS maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Thursday, April 19. UBS has “Buy” rating and $11000 target. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, April 27 to “Overweight”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 10 by Piper Jaffray.

Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk Ltd, which manages about $116.98 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU) by 69,500 shares to 717,957 shares, valued at $37.43M in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.08 earnings per share, up 10.20% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.98 per share. MSFT’s profit will be $8.30 billion for 23.18 P/E if the $1.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.95 actual earnings per share reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.68% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.03, from 0.77 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 49 investors sold MSFT shares while 1035 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 665 raised stakes. 5.38 billion shares or 1.45% less from 5.46 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Lathrop Invest Mgmt, Arkansas-based fund reported 210,343 shares. Bank & Trust Of Hawaii reported 1.67% stake. Managed Asset Portfolios Limited has invested 5.32% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Susquehanna Grp Ltd Liability Partnership, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1.39M shares. Opus Grp Ltd Liability Com has 14,841 shares. First Interstate National Bank & Trust holds 2.73% or 132,296 shares in its portfolio. Partner Inv Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 2.71% stake. Provident Tru Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 5,000 shares. Indiana Tru & Inv Mgmt has invested 0.68% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Wisconsin-based Oarsman Capital Inc has invested 1.75% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Franklin Resource accumulated 52.64M shares or 2.44% of the stock. Hall Laurie J Trustee has 92,320 shares for 5.13% of their portfolio. Ajo Ltd Partnership invested 1.2% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Moreover, Huntington Steele Limited Liability Corp has 9.16% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 388,875 shares. The Louisiana-based Waters Parkerson Ltd Liability Company has invested 2.05% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

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