Oak Associates Ltd /oh/ Modifies Its Stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock

The institutional investor held 4.25 million shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $264.37 million, down from 4.47 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock declined 0.63% or $0.46 reaching $72.03 per share. About 23 shares traded.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has seen its stock price gain 10.35, or +16.66%, so far in 2017.

Riggs Asset Managment Company increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 34.46% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 5,113 shares of the software giant's stock, valued at approximately $337,000. Riggs Asset Managment Company who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $811.20 billion market cap company. The stock declined 0.80% or $0.58 reaching $71.91 on the news. The Loeb Partners Corporation holds 58,120 shares with $3.61M value, up from 39,620 last quarter. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since August 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.40% the S&P500. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and twenty-nine have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 27% are positive. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $87.00 price objective on shares of Microsoft Corporation and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Buy" on Thursday, November 17. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, July 21 with "Buy". The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Buy" on Sunday, July 16. The rating was maintained by Pacific Crest with "Overweight" on Tuesday, September 22. Wunderlich maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, January 29 with "Hold" rating. UBS maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, October 23 with "Buy" rating. On Tuesday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Monday, July 17 report. As per Wednesday, September 2, the company rating was upgraded by Vetr. Golub Group Llc invested 5.47% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Since February 22, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $25,184 activity. Northeast Financial Consultants owns 0.24% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 8,600 shares. It increased, as 49 investors sold MSFT shares while 897 reduced holdings. 25, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the EVP, Chief Marketing Officer; Capossela Christopher C disposed a total of 4,927 shares at an average price of $68.75, amounting to approximately $338,731. Finally, Janus Capital Management LLC increased its position in Microsoft Corporation by 9.4% in the fourth quarter.

Viking Global Investors LP increased its position in Microsoft Corporation by 60.6% in the fourth quarter. Its down 0.21, from 1.34 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 72 investors sold RIG shares while 120 reduced holdings. The value of the position overall is down by 4.5%. Evraz Plc had 33 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wall Street Access Asset Ltd Liability Corporation reported 116,028 shares or 4.01% of all its holdings. Boston Family Office, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 113,311 shares. Los Angeles Mngmt And Equity Rech has 2.82M shares for 1.37% of their portfolio. Microsoft Corporation comprises about 2.4% of Franklin Parlapiano Turner & Welch LLC's portfolio, making the stock its 7th largest position. The company was downgraded on Monday, September 21 by Oppenheimer. Moreover, Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc has 1.47% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Mathes has 0.39% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Among 18 analysts covering Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Golub Group Inc Limited Liability accumulated 906,521 shares or 5.47% of the stock. Millennium Ltd accumulated 12,218 shares. YOFFIE DAVID B had sold 21,000 shares worth $928,009. For the quarter, shares have been noted at 2.90%.

First National Bank Of Omaha decreased Cisco Sys Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) stake by 38,019 shares to 624,629 valued at $18.88 million in 2016Q4. It also reduced Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB) stake by 7,125 shares and now owns 31,027 shares.

Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $1.04 billion activity. (NASDAQ:AAPL) puts the stock on today's active list. Shares for $15.94 million were sold by Finan Irial on Wednesday, May 24. 20,000 shares were sold by Bunch John, worth $847,892. Baker Gregory B sold $30,729 worth of stock or 6,085 shares. On Monday, May 22 Srouji Johny sold $1.53 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) for 9,550 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by LEVINSON ARTHUR D. Its down 0.03, from 0.82 in 2016Q3. Asset invested in 255,746 shares. 155 funds opened positions while 739 raised stakes. 6,906 were accumulated by Pinebridge Invests Limited Partnership. Independent Consultants Inc invested in 0.02% or 850 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 11,750 shares. American Century Inc holds 0.05% or 732,706 shares in its portfolio. Santa Barbara Asset Mngmt holds 1.89M shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 29,176 shares. The SEC filing shows that Courtois Jean Philippe performed a sale of 26,763 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems has invested 0.02% in EVRAZ plc (LON:EVR). Michigan-based Plante Moran Fincl Advsrs Ltd Company has invested 0% in EVRAZ plc (LON:EVR). (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 301,410 shares. Renaissance Techs Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 28,696 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Boyar Asset Mgmt has invested 0.27% in Apple Inc. Brown Ltd Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in EVRAZ plc (LON:EVR) for 10,449 shares. The insider now directly owns 211,580 shares worth $15,337,434.

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