Huber Capital Management Has Decreased By $8.04 Million Its Microsoft (MSFT) Holding; Ally Financial Lifted Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Stake

January 13, 2018 - By whatsonthorold

Huber Capital Management Llc decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 16.55% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Huber Capital Management Llc sold 108,600 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 4.75%. The Huber Capital Management Llc holds 547,408 shares with $40.78 million value, down from 656,008 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $691.23 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.73% or $1.52 during the last trading session, reaching $89.6. About 24.27 million shares traded or 9.17% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Ally Financial Inc increased Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP) stake by 50% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ally Financial Inc acquired 5,000 shares as Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP)’s stock declined 1.06%. The Ally Financial Inc holds 15,000 shares with $1.64M value, up from 10,000 last quarter. Automatic Data Processing Inc now has $52.54 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.10% or $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $118.47. About 1.64M shares traded. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 15.83% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $513.86 million activity. COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE sold $1.98M worth of stock or 26,763 shares. Hood Amy also sold $4.00 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Tuesday, August 29. Morfit G Mason sold $507.89 million worth of stock or 7.00M shares.

Among 35 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 142 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, July 21 report. As per Monday, November 30, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Tuesday, August 22 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Friday, October 23. UBS maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Sunday, July 16. The rating was maintained by Evercore with “Buy” on Friday, December 8. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 21 by Wunderlich. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 23 report. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by Cowen & Co.

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.86 EPS, up 3.61% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.83 per share. MSFT’s profit will be $6.63 billion for 26.05 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.84 actual EPS reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.38% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 708 raised stakes. 5.51 billion shares or 0.32% less from 5.53 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Louisiana State Employees Retirement holds 1.68% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 480,900 shares. Sequoia Finance Advsrs Ltd Llc invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Villere St Denis J & Limited accumulated 0.51% or 117,439 shares. Tocqueville Asset LP holds 1.62 million shares or 1.38% of its portfolio. Ls Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability stated it has 136,861 shares or 0.61% of all its holdings. Northern Cap Ltd Liability Co holds 1.39% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 60,443 shares. Avenir Corp invested in 6.41% or 1.00 million shares. Bridges Inv Counsel Incorporated holds 1.33% or 32,121 shares in its portfolio. Arbor Invest Limited Liability Corp holds 4,595 shares. Moreover, West Oak Limited Liability Corporation has 0.49% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Congress Asset Mngmt Ma holds 0.35% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 302,945 shares. South Dakota Investment Council holds 1.90M shares. Central Securities Corp, a New York-based fund reported 100,000 shares. Moreover, Ferguson Wellman Cap Mgmt has 4.06% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Apriem has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Among 19 analysts covering Automatic Data (NASDAQ:ADP), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Automatic Data had 49 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, December 20 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Argus Research. The stock of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Robert W. Baird. As per Monday, May 2, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, November 6 report. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 31 by William Blair. The rating was downgraded by William Blair on Friday, July 21 to “Market Perform”. The stock of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, July 29 by Robert W. Baird. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) rating on Monday, January 30. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $105 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, July 28 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 60 investors sold ADP shares while 457 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 241 raised stakes. 342.26 million shares or 3.77% less from 355.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Yorktown Management And Company has 0.1% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Martingale Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership has 4,320 shares. Guardian Lp holds 180,484 shares. Paloma Prtnrs holds 0.02% or 10,435 shares in its portfolio. Renaissance Technologies Limited Liability invested 0.28% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). 339,058 are held by Gateway Inv Advisers. Jefferies Gp Limited Liability Co reported 189,322 shares. Qs Ltd Liability Company holds 14,035 shares. Grisanti Limited Liability Company has invested 0.05% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Highstreet Asset Mngmt Inc invested in 150 shares. Df Dent & holds 0.04% or 15,138 shares in its portfolio. Cetera Advsrs Limited Liability Corp reported 11,742 shares. 4,635 were reported by Wagner Bowman Mgmt. Adirondack Trust owns 0.66% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 7,638 shares. 9,653 are owned by Stock Yards Retail Bank And Tru.

Ally Financial Inc decreased Wal (NYSE:WMT) stake by 180,000 shares to 15,000 valued at $1.17M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 25,000 shares and now owns 40,000 shares. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) was reduced too.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 19 selling transactions for $30.33 million activity. Shares for $2.42 million were sold by Politi Douglas W on Monday, January 1. Shares for $390,267 were sold by Albinson Brock on Friday, September 1. Another trade for 2,275 shares valued at $263,968 was sold by Weinstein Donald. Shares for $437,011 were sold by O’Brien Dermot J on Friday, September 1. Sackman Stuart sold $55,346 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Friday, September 1. 2,991 shares were sold by Perrotti Thomas J, worth $318,688. 48,989 shares valued at $5.68 million were sold by Siegmund Jan on Monday, January 1.

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