Kidder Stephen W Has Cut Its Microsoft (MSFT) Holding; Civeo (CVEO) Covered By 5 Bullish Analysts Last Week

May 27, 2018 - By Orlando Nugent

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Kidder Stephen W decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 5.48% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Kidder Stephen W sold 3,785 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 4.63%. The Kidder Stephen W holds 65,240 shares with $5.58M value, down from 69,025 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $755.72B valuation. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $98.36. About 15.73 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 37.43% since May 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Civeo Corporation had 15 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sterne Agee CRT upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, September 2 report. On Thursday, March 23 the stock rating was initiated by Craig Hallum with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, November 9. The stock of Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Sector Outperform” rating by Howard Weil given on Tuesday, September 15. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Buy” on Thursday, March 23. RBC Capital Markets maintained Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) rating on Friday, February 23. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $4.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, September 1 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, March 1. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 23 with “Hold”. See Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) latest ratings:

01/03/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $4.5 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $4.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $2.5 Maintain

Another recent and important Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Civeo Corp.: The Recovery Is Coming” on May 01, 2018.

The stock decreased 3.01% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $3.54. About 617,870 shares traded. Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) has risen 34.43% since May 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.88% the S&P500.

Civeo Corporation offers workforce accommodation, logistics, and facility management services to the natural resource industry in Canada, Australia, the United States, and internationally. The company has market cap of $593.66 million. The firm develops lodges and villages, open camps, and mobile assets, including modular, skid-mounted accommodation, and central facilities that provide long-term and temporary work force accommodations. It currently has negative earnings. It also offers catering and food, housekeeping, recreation facility, laundry and facility management, water and wastewater treatment, power generation, communications, and personnel logistics services, as well as camp management services, including fresh water and sewage hauling services.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $930,912 activity. Capossela Christopher C sold 3,500 shares worth $325,500.

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 22.77 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.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 186 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by UBS. As per Friday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, April 24. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 21 report. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, September 22 by Pacific Crest. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 11 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, January 27 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, August 7 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Thursday, January 25. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $100.0 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 1012 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 676 raised stakes. 5.46 billion shares or 0.90% less from 5.51 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Srs Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.36% or 160,239 shares in its portfolio. 41,580 were accumulated by Macnealy Hoover Inv. Summit Finance Strategies has invested 0.41% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Confluence Ltd Liability has 1.45 million shares for 2.27% of their portfolio. Jane Street Group Ltd reported 106,836 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Princeton Portfolio Strategies Ltd has invested 2.09% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Vontobel Asset Management has 583,032 shares. Saratoga Research Management holds 5.65% or 944,340 shares. Moreover, University Of Texas Invest Managment has 0.22% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The Netherlands-based Apg Asset Management Nv has invested 1.33% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Fragasso Group reported 28,762 shares stake. 2,953 were reported by Asset Mgmt Gru. Fincl Advisory Ser reported 20,642 shares. Foster And Motley holds 2.62% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 191,787 shares. Vigilant Cap Mgmt Ltd owns 0.11% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 10,116 shares.

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