Btim Cut Microsoft (MSFT) Holding By $592,365; Univest Of Pennsylvania (UVSP) Has 1.39 Sentiment

May 22, 2018 - By Migdalia James

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Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania (UVSP) investors sentiment increased to 1.39 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.53, from 0.86 in 2017Q3. The ratio has improved, as 61 institutional investors opened new and increased equity positions, while 44 decreased and sold equity positions in Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania. The institutional investors in our database now have: 16.99 million shares, up from 14.60 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania in top ten equity positions increased from 1 to 2 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 15 Reduced: 29 Increased: 43 New Position: 18.

Btim Corp decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 0.38% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Btim Corp sold 6,969 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 4.63%. The Btim Corp holds 1.82M shares with $156.08M value, down from 1.83 million last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $749.88B valuation. The stock increased 1.29% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $97.6. About 14.34M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 37.43% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500.

More recent Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Univest Corporation Declares Second Quarter Dividend” on May 21, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania Reports First Quarter Results” on April 25, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania’s (UVSP) CEO Jeff Schweitzer on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: April 26, 2018 was also an interesting one.

The stock increased 0.85% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $29.8. About 81,905 shares traded. Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (UVSP) has risen 5.14% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.41% the S&P500.

Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania holds 6.44% of its portfolio in Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania for 570,169 shares. Fj Capital Management Llc owns 748,700 shares or 2.63% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc has 2.04% invested in the company for 179,101 shares. The Ohio-based Fsi Group Llc has invested 1.22% in the stock. Maltese Capital Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 575,106 shares.

Analysts await Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.47 earnings per share, up 6.82% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.44 per share. UVSP’s profit will be $13.82 million for 15.85 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual earnings per share reported by Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.82% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 buys, and 1 sale for $502,981 activity.

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania operates as the holding firm for Univest Bank and Trust Co. that provides various commercial and consumer banking, and trust services to individuals, businesses, municipalities, and nonprofit organizations in Pennsylvania. The company has market cap of $876.32 million. It operates through three divisions: Banking, Wealth Management, and Insurance. It has a 18.17 P/E ratio. The firm offers deposit products, including noninterest-bearing deposits, interest-bearing checking deposits, money market savings accounts, regular savings accounts, and time deposits.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 185 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, April 27 report. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 22. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Tuesday, February 6. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, August 21. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Monday, August 29. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, January 27. As per Tuesday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, October 31 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 7 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, September 22 by Pacific Crest.

Btim Corp increased Hubbell Inc stake by 4,056 shares to 503,745 valued at $68.18M in 2017Q4. It also upped Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) stake by 188,145 shares and now owns 1.72 million shares. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) was raised too.

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 $8.30B for 22.59 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.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $930,912 activity. Capossela Christopher C also sold $325,500 worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares.

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