Eagle Ridge Investment Management Has Raised Microsoft (MSFT) Stake; Tidewater Inc. (TDW) Covered By 1 Bulls

December 6, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Eagle Ridge Investment Management increased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 100.59% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Eagle Ridge Investment Management acquired 137,541 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 4.75%. The Eagle Ridge Investment Management holds 274,279 shares with $18.47M value, up from 136,738 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $638.61 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.46% or $1.19 during the last trading session, reaching $82.78. About 19.31M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Tidewater (NYSE:TDW), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. Tidewater had 16 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Iberia Capital Partners downgraded Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) on Friday, May 27 to “Sector Perform” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Friday, September 4. Argus Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $21 target in Monday, October 12 report. On Tuesday, March 8 the stock rating was downgraded by Clarkson Platou to “Sell”. As per Monday, January 11, the company rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Accumulate” rating by Global Hunter Securities given on Friday, August 14. As per Friday, May 27, the company rating was downgraded by iBERIA Capital Partners. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Thursday, November 5 by Howard Weil. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research to “Sell” on Tuesday, October 25. As per Wednesday, August 10, the company rating was downgraded by Johnson Rice. See Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) latest ratings:

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.84 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 39 investors sold MSFT shares while 982 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 703 raised stakes. 5.53 billion shares or 0.72% more from 5.49 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 37,427 were accumulated by Legacy Capital Prtnrs. Riggs Asset Managment invested in 0.11% or 3,618 shares. Stack Fin Mngmt Incorporated stated it has 800,705 shares. Fiera holds 1.32M shares or 0.44% of its portfolio. Fishman Jay A Ltd Mi has 4,183 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Df Dent And Incorporated reported 53,658 shares. Comgest Investors Sas reported 2.92% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The California-based Franklin Resources has invested 2.25% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Alley Ltd has 1.43% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Swedbank holds 4.93% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 10.68 million shares. Family Mgmt Corporation stated it has 76,863 shares. Osher Van De Voorde Invest has invested 4.51% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Fernwood Mgmt Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.33% or 6,609 shares. Cap Management Assocs owns 17,695 shares. South Carolina-based Greenwood Cap Assocs Ltd Co has invested 2.02% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Among 35 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 135 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, June 14 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 21 by William Blair. Credit Suisse maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Wednesday, October 11. Credit Suisse has “Buy” rating and $84.0 target. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Sunday, September 17. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Friday, October 21 with “Buy”. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, April 19 by Nomura. On Thursday, March 17 the stock rating was reinitiated by Oppenheimer with “Outperform”. Raymond James maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8400 target in Friday, July 21 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.39 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.48, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 49 investors sold Tidewater Inc. shares while 28 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 10 raised stakes. 23.99 million shares or 34.04% less from 36.37 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Jpmorgan Chase reported 3,822 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Lp owns 261,175 shares. Envestnet Asset Incorporated accumulated 830 shares or 0% of the stock. Snow Limited Partnership reported 1.00 million shares. Invesco accumulated 1.21 million shares or 0% of the stock. Northern Trust holds 0% of its portfolio in Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) for 58,845 shares. Citigroup invested in 0% or 2,895 shares. Q Glob Ltd Liability Corp reported 1.16 million shares. Blackrock reported 83,901 shares. The Massachusetts-based State Street has invested 0% in Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW). 86,710 were accumulated by Lmr Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership. Eidelman Virant Cap holds 0.08% in Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) or 197,700 shares. Bankshares Of America Corporation De owns 13,042 shares. Guggenheim Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 14,200 shares. Da Davidson Com has 22 shares.

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