As Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Value Rose, Mitsubishi Ufj Securities Holdings Company Raised Its Stake; Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Position Held by Steinberg Global Asset Management

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Logo

Mitsubishi Ufj Securities Holdings Company increased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 413.9% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mitsubishi Ufj Securities Holdings Company bought 7,740 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.77% with the market. The institutional investor held 9,610 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $948,000, up from 1,870 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mitsubishi Ufj Securities Holdings Company who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $833.02 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 3.18% or $3.57 during the last trading session, reaching $108.52. About 34,788 shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 49.58% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.96% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 14/03/2018 – eXp Realty Adds Top Agents Across Country; 14/03/2018 – Koru Helps Hiring Managers Measure Skills Proven to Drive Performance Through New Integration with Microsoft; 26/04/2018 – MSFT PROBING SPS PERFORMANCE DEGRADATION IN NORTH CENTRAL U.S; 04/04/2018 – Cloud Service Providers Drove Shipments of 25/50 Gbps Network Adapters in 4Q17, According to Dell’Oro Group; 09/05/2018 – Media Alert – lBl Group, Microsoft, EllisDon, The Weather Network, and Slate Announce New Toronto Smart Cities Initiative; 17/05/2018 – Capstone Secures 1 MW CHP Order for a Large Chemical Manufacturer in The Mid-Atlantic United States; 17/04/2018 – European $1.66 Billion Speech and Voice Recognition Market Analysis 2016-2018 Forecast to 2025 – Key Players are Microsoft, Nuance Comms, and iFlytek – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 30/04/2018 – Paul Thurrott: Sources close to the Verge have confirmed that the Windows 10 April 2018 Update now available. Meaning me; 04/04/2018 – MICROSOFT SAYS IT WILL INVEST $5B IN IOT OVER 4 YEARS; 19/03/2018 – MSFT: IMPROVED MULTI-MEMBER BLOCKCHAIN NETWORKS NOW ON AZURE

Steinberg Global Asset Management increased its stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) by 172.34% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Steinberg Global Asset Management bought 2,168 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.43% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 3,426 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $756,000, up from 1,258 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Steinberg Global Asset Management who had been investing in Goldman Sachs Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $68.56 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 3.82% or $7.32 during the last trading session, reaching $184.31. About 5.80 million shares traded or 70.21% up from the average. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has risen 0.97% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.65% the S&P500. Some Historical GS News: 13/04/2018 – Little-known Goldman banker to succeed Rolet as LSE chief; 20/03/2018 – US The Retail Economist/Goldman Sachs Chain Store Sales +2.7% On Year; 30/05/2018 – Peabody Says Goldman Sachs Could Benefit From Volcker Rollback (Video); 09/03/2018 – MARKS: THERE ARE TERRIFIC PEOPLE THROUGHOUT GOLDMAN SACHS; 07/03/2018 – White House’s Sanders: Trump has number of candidates to succeed Cohn; 02/04/2018 – Julio Borges accused Goldman of “making a quick buck off the suffering Venezuelan people” by helping to prop up the regime of Nicolas Maduro; 15/03/2018 – Saudi Arabia picks Citi, Goldman, HSBC, Morgan Stanley for new bond; 14/05/2018 – GOLDMAN SACHS – SALAME, VICE CHAIRMAN OF FIRM & GLOBAL CO-HEAD OF SECURITIES DIVISION AND EALET, GLOBAL CO-HEAD OF SECURITIES DIVISION TO RETIRE; 04/05/2018 – Ex-Trump aide Dina Powell will join Goldman Sachs’ most powerful division; 07/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – Owners explore sale of NASCAR

Among 32 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had 114 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 10 by . Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, February 2 report. The rating was downgraded by Berenberg on Friday, February 24 to “Sell”. The stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, August 10. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Oppenheimer. The rating was upgraded by Vertical Group to “Buy” on Friday, December 29. As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. The stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, October 26. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, March 15 with “Overweight”. The rating was upgraded by Rafferty on Monday, October 17 to “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.13, from 1.16 in 2018Q1. It worsened, as 88 investors sold GS shares while 354 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 366 raised stakes. 257.97 million shares or 3.02% less from 266.01 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Old Bank & Trust In reported 0.11% of its portfolio in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Fred Alger holds 0% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) or 1,607 shares. Birinyi Assoc Inc holds 2.25% or 26,020 shares in its portfolio. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Liability Co has 2,934 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Verition Fund Management Llc holds 0.32% of its portfolio in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) for 23,482 shares. Huber Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0.29% or 20,200 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability Corporation holds 34,600 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Schroder Management has 769,627 shares. Signaturefd Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0.08% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) for 3,424 shares. Baskin Fincl Svcs Inc reported 1.87% stake. Investec Asset North America, New York-based fund reported 13,443 shares. Ubs Oconnor Lc reported 30,000 shares stake. Moreover, Buckingham Management Incorporated has 0.94% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Of Vermont reported 1,389 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt has 23,834 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Steinberg Global Asset Management, which manages about $604.10 million and $681.23M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) by 13,037 shares to 108,503 shares, valued at $6.59 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in At&T Inc (NYSE:T) by 9,618 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 224,989 shares, and cut its stake in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV).

Since July 18, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $1.95 million activity.

More notable recent The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Two Bank Stocks on Our Radar Right Now – The Motley Fool” on December 05, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Goldman leads $70M round for Andover industrial software company – Boston Business Journal” published on November 29, 2018, Fool.com published: “3 Hot Stocks to Buy in December – Motley Fool” on December 03, 2018. More interesting news about The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Goldman Sachs’s Marcus unveils no-penalty CD – Seeking Alpha” published on November 14, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Goldman Sachs: A Rare Drop Below Book Value Should Delight Contrarian Value Investors – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: November 21, 2018.

Mitsubishi Ufj Securities Holdings Company, which manages about $27.93 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM) by 2,220 shares to 270 shares, valued at $38,000 in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG) by 750 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 910 shares, and cut its stake in Transocean Ltd (NYSE:RIG).

Since June 5, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $52.10 million activity. 36,500 Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares with value of $4.06M were sold by Hogan Kathleen T. On Thursday, June 7 Capossela Christopher C sold $1.01 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 10,000 shares. On Monday, November 5 BROD FRANK H sold $214,363 worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 2,000 shares. 118,000 shares valued at $13.09 million were sold by Hood Amy on Friday, August 31. PETERSON SANDRA E bought $550,606 worth of stock or 5,400 shares.

Among 38 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 34 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 216 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research on Tuesday, October 31 to “Buy”. The firm earned “Strong Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 17 by Raymond James. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, November 26. Piper Jaffray maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Tuesday, June 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bernstein on Thursday, February 1. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Sell”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, July 20. As per Tuesday, November 7, the company rating was maintained by Tigress Financial. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, February 1.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Institutional Positions Chart

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.