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Tuttle Tactical Management Decreased Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Position as Stock Price Rose; Folketrygdfondet Trimmed Nokia (NOK) Position as Shares Rose

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Tuttle Tactical Management Llc decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) by 19.01% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tuttle Tactical Management Llc sold 3,309 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.08% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 14,096 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.29 million, down from 17,405 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tuttle Tactical Management Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $775.85 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.85% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $100.98. About 14.04M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 41.28% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.71% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 03/05/2018 – Comodo Cybersecurity Names Steve Subar President and Chief Executive Officer; 24/05/2018 – Microsoft Deploys New Career Site on the Phenom People Platform; 19/03/2018 – The Register: Breaking up is hard to do: More drama with #Airbus, new bae Google and Microsoft. Apparently Redmond still has a; 29/03/2018 – Microsoft built Windows Phone on top of Windows CE at first; 27/04/2018 – @JimCramer Remix: @Microsoft and @intel could rule the world again; 06/03/2018 – Rubrik Enables CarePoint Health to Trade Complex Legacy IT Infrastructure for Simple Hybrid Cloud Solution with Microsoft Azure; 04/04/2018 – Microsoft to Invest $5 Billion in Internet of Things Over Next Four Year; 26/04/2018 – MICROSOFT CFO SAYS APPETITE FOR M&A IS UNCHANGED; 19/03/2018 – BLACKBERRY & MICROSOFT IN STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP; 24/05/2018 – The Microsoft CEO was quick to cover topics like data privacy and cyberattacks in his speech

Folketrygdfondet decreased its stake in Nokia Corp (NOK) by 22.47% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Folketrygdfondet sold 7.13 million shares as the company’s stock rose 3.54% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 24.61M shares of the radio and television broadcasting and communications equipment company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $134.61 million, down from 31.74M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Folketrygdfondet who had been investing in Nokia Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $34.03B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.06% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $6.05. About 11.45M shares traded. Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) has declined 4.06% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.63% the S&P500. Some Historical NOK News: 27/03/2018 – HUAWEI SAYS TO PRICE NEW P20 MOBILE PHONE BASIC MODEL AT 649 EURO, P20 PRO MODEL AT 899 EUROS; 29/03/2018 – NOKIA ENDS TALKS WITH STAFF IN FINLAND, CUTS 353 JOBS; 29/03/2018 – Nokia Topped VoLTE Market in 2017, Ericsson and Huawei Follow, According to Dell’Oro Group; 26/04/2018 – NOKIA CEO SAYS HEALTH BUSINESS REVIEW IS STILL IN PROGRESS; 20/04/2018 – Ericsson revival hopes lifted by cost cutting progress; 26/04/2018 – Nokia CEO: Too Early to Tell Effect of US Sanctions on Asian Cos, Longer Term There Might Be Opportunities; 26/04/2018 – Nokia Backs Guidance Despite Expected Eeakness in Networks Business in 1H18; 26/04/2018 – Nokia 1Q Reported Net Loss From Continuing Ops EUR351M, Total Reported Net Loss EUR188M; 31/05/2018 – REG-Nokia announces a change in the composition of the Nokia Group Leadership Team; 26/04/2018 – Nokia CEO Was Speaking on Call After 1Q Earnings

More recent Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Verizon, Nokia hit 5G milestones with data sessions” on June 12, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Nokia closes the sale of its Digital Health business” on May 31, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Nokia Corporation – Managers’ transactions” with publication date: June 05, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 25 analysts covering Nokia (NYSE:NOK), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Nokia had 53 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, October 27 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, June 30. The company was reinitiated on Tuesday, February 16 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, July 27. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Market Perform” on Wednesday, November 16. The firm has “Sell” rating by Nordea given on Tuesday, September 1. CLSA upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, May 25 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas given on Friday, October 28. The company was initiated on Wednesday, April 11 by Berenberg. Citigroup initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, June 8 report.

Analysts await Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.05 EPS, down 44.44% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.09 per share. NOK’s profit will be $281.26M for 30.25 P/E if the $0.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.02 actual EPS reported by Nokia Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 150.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q1. 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. Orrstown Services invested in 2.4% or 22,236 shares. Roundview Cap Lc invested in 87,424 shares or 2.25% of the stock. Moreover, Davis Selected Advisers has 1.31% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Baker Avenue Asset Mngmt LP stated it has 204,542 shares. Herald Invest Management Limited has 30,600 shares. Suntrust Banks has 2.42M shares for 1.47% of their portfolio. Tiger Eye Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company has 74,605 shares. Fdx Advsrs has 245,515 shares. 11,279 are held by Lipe Dalton. Tiedemann Lc owns 61,759 shares for 0.39% of their portfolio. Smith Chas P And Pa Cpas invested in 2.88% or 227,008 shares. Birch Hill Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 555,189 shares or 4.2% of all its holdings. Jabre Capital Prtn Sa invested in 63,500 shares. Glovista Invs Lc holds 0.05% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 2,350 shares. Amarillo Bankshares has 34,565 shares.

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 company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 13 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Buy” on Friday, July 21. As per Friday, October 21, the company rating was upgraded by Wunderlich. Jefferies maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, July 14 with “Sell” rating. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 6 by Argus Research. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, July 20 by FBN Securities. The company was maintained on Friday, October 23 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Leaked Microsoft Document Points to Dual-Screen Mobile Device” on June 13, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Microsoft (MSFT) Puts Rumors to Rest by Confirming GitHub Buyout” published on June 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Can Cloud-Based Growth Sustain Microsoft Going Forward?” on June 04, 2018. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Microsoft acquires video sharing platform for education” published on June 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “For Microsoft The Future Is Now” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

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