Brighton Jones Has Upped Its Microsoft (MSFT) Holding; Forum Energy Technologies Has 0.9 Sentiment

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Forum Energy Technologies Inc (FET) investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q3 2018. It’s down -0.26, from 1.16 in 2018Q2. The ratio worsened, as 55 investment managers opened new or increased stock positions, while 61 sold and reduced equity positions in Forum Energy Technologies Inc. The investment managers in our database now have: 92.76 million shares, down from 94.23 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of investment managers holding Forum Energy Technologies Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number . Sold All: 17 Reduced: 44 Increased: 37 New Position: 18.

Brighton Jones Llc increased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 5.65% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Brighton Jones Llc acquired 26,851 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock declined 1.64%. The Brighton Jones Llc holds 502,278 shares with $57.43M value, up from 475,427 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $780.92B valuation. The stock decreased 1.82% or $1.89 during the last trading session, reaching $101.71. About 14.09M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 30.43% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.43% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 22/03/2018 – Allure Security to Exhibit at RSA Conference 2018; 13/03/2018 – Microsoft Wins 2018 Best of Enterprise Connect Award for Microsoft Teams; 09/05/2018 – WALMART SAYS IT WILL PAY ABOUT $16 BLN FOR INITIAL STAKE OF ABOUT 77 PCT IN FLIPKART; 25/04/2018 – Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Adobe Experience Cloud selected by 24 Hour Fitness to transform customer engagement; 16/03/2018 – MSFT: DEVTEST LABS USERS MAY NOT GET AUTO-SHUTDOWN EMAIL MSGS; 08/05/2018 – Blockchain startup Pundi X hires chief counsel: former Microsoft and Ethereum veteran, David Ben Kay; 05/03/2018 – Archive360 to Showcase Industry’s Only Legally Compliant Cloud-Based Data Archive for Microsoft Azure at the British Legal Te; 25/04/2018 – Zerto Announces Cross-Selling Agreement with Microsoft to Deliver Advanced Multi-Cloud Resilience and Application Mobility Capa; 12/05/2018 – Google’s flashy A.I. demo overshadowed Microsoft’s focus on work; 16/05/2018 – David S. Joachim: SCOOP: Microsoft is planning to release a low-cost tablet line to rival Apple’s iPad

Among 15 analysts covering Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Microsoft had 19 analyst reports since July 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, July 20. On Friday, September 7 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 25. Citigroup maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Thursday, October 25. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $114 target. Deutsche Bank maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Monday, November 26. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $13000 target. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 29 report. Raymond James maintained it with “Strong Buy” rating and $124 target in Tuesday, July 17 report. PiperJaffray maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Tuesday, July 17. PiperJaffray has “Overweight” rating and $123 target. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight” on Friday, July 20.

Another recent and important Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “Technology Sector Update for 12/13/2018: UPLD, MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, GOOG, CIEN, QTRH – Nasdaq” on December 13, 2018.

Since August 31, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 sales for $54.07 million activity. 118,000 shares were sold by Hood Amy, worth $13.09M on Friday, August 31. Hogan Kathleen T sold $4.06 million worth of stock. Shares for $432,000 were sold by Capossela Christopher C on Thursday, December 6. Nadella Satya also sold $21.70M worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, October 26. 20,000 shares valued at $2.15 million were sold by BROD FRANK H on Wednesday, October 31.

Brighton Jones Llc decreased Ishares Russell 3000 Etf (IWV) stake by 2,782 shares to 156,234 valued at $26.92M in 2018Q3. It also reduced Svb Finl Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) stake by 1,000 shares and now owns 5,087 shares. Ishares Russell 1000 Growth Etf (IWF) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 0.84 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 33 investors sold MSFT shares while 981 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 681 raised stakes. 5.28 billion shares or 0.60% less from 5.31 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Washington Commercial Bank has 3.12% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Nwq Invest Management Limited Liability has 0.26% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 123,455 shares. Dsam Partners (London) stated it has 39,000 shares or 0.65% of all its holdings. Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives invested in 0.12% or 81,000 shares. Acadian Asset Ltd Liability accumulated 4.16 million shares. Appleton Prtn Inc Ma owns 103,881 shares. Prentiss Smith accumulated 11,543 shares or 0.75% of the stock. 16.08 million are owned by California Employees Retirement. Acropolis Invest Management Ltd Co owns 34,170 shares. Boys Arnold reported 55,098 shares. Voloridge Invest Mngmt Lc stated it has 654,257 shares. James Inv Incorporated stated it has 962 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 42,689 were reported by Poplar Forest Cap Lc. Rafferty Asset Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.03% or 17,399 shares. Davenport Limited Liability holds 1.44 million shares or 1.91% of its portfolio.

Analysts await Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FET) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $-0.03 earnings per share, up 25.00% or $0.01 from last year’s $-0.04 per share. After $0.03 actual earnings per share reported by Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -200.00% negative EPS growth.

Simmons L E & Associates Inc holds 31.16% of its portfolio in Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. for 20.53 million shares. Hillman Co owns 2.36 million shares or 8.66% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Tinicum Inc has 8.25% invested in the company for 2.67 million shares. The Texas-based Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc has invested 2.12% in the stock. Mitchell Group Inc, a Texas-based fund reported 635,493 shares.

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. designs, makes, and distributes products to the oil and natural gas industry in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $586.90 million. The firm operates in three divisions: Drilling & Subsea, Completions, and Production & Infrastructure. It has a 10 P/E ratio. The Drilling & Subsea segment creates and makes products, and provides related services to the drilling and subsea construction markets.

More notable recent Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FET) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Forum Energy Technologies Shows Sound Potential – Seeking Alpha” on September 26, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Forum Energy Technologies Acquires Houston Global Heat Transfer – Business Wire” published on October 08, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Forum Energy Technologies Announces C. Christopher Gaut as CEO – Business Wire” on December 03, 2018. More interesting news about Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FET) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Forum Energy Technologies (FET) Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on July 31, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Forum Energy Technologies’ (FET) CEO Prady Iyyanki on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: October 30, 2018.

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