As Haemonetics Com (HAE) Stock Rose, Boston Advisors Trimmed Holding by $571,371; Route One Investment Company LP Has Trimmed Its Position in Microsoft (MSFT) by $95.54 Million as Market Value Rose

June 17, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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William Duhamel decreased its stake in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) by 57.05% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Route One Investment Company Lp sold 1.05M shares as the company’s stock rose 3.08% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by William Duhamel held 790,452 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $72.15 million, down from 1.84 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Route One Investment Company Lp who had been investing in Microsoft Corporation for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $769.32B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.27% or $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $100.13. About 37.25M shares traded or 26.19% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 41.28% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.71% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 17/04/2018 – MSFT, NFLX, GOOG: Exclusive – longtime AWS customer Netflix has begun using Google Cloud AI and compute services (previously just used Google storage). Latest sign of multi-cloud gaining steam -; 13/04/2018 – MICROSOFT, IBM, DELL, HPE ARE SAID TO BE INVOLVED IN INITIATIVE; 29/05/2018 – Microsoft is now more valuable than Alphabet – by about $10 billion; 14/05/2018 – Zerto Wins Big at The Channel Company’s Annual Midsize Enterprise Summit; 25/04/2018 – Techmeme: Sources: Microsoft is working on a new edition of Windows 10, codenamed Lean, that is 2GB smaller than the normal; 07/03/2018 – Federal Technology Thought Leader Joins Cohesity to Build Out Public Sector Offerings; 17/04/2018 – Gigamon Announces General Availability of GigaSECURE Cloud for Microsoft Azure; 19/04/2018 – HID Global Teams Up with Microsoft to Deliver Open Standards for Identity & Access Management with FIDO 2.0 Support for Web and Cloud Authentication; 08/05/2018 – Red Hat and Microsoft Co-Develop the First Red Hat OpenShift Jointly Managed Service on a Public Cloud; 26/03/2018 – Amdocs Collaborates with Microsoft to Enable ONAP on Microsoft Azure

Boston Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Haemonetics Corp Com (HAE) by 16.4% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Boston Advisors Llc sold 7,827 shares as the company’s stock rose 27.35% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 39,898 shares of the medical and dental instruments company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.92 million, down from 47,725 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Boston Advisors Llc who had been investing in Haemonetics Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.76B market cap company. The stock decreased 4.83% or $4.62 during the last trading session, reaching $91.13. About 8.51 million shares traded or 1294.90% up from the average. Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) has risen 121.77% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 109.20% the S&P500. Some Historical HAE News: 08/05/2018 – HAEMONETICS SEES FY ADJ EPS $2.00 TO $2.30; 08/05/2018 – Haemonetics Sees FY19 EPS $1.50-EPS $1.80; 08/05/2018 – Haemonetics Names Said Bolorforosh Chief Technology Officer; 08/05/2018 – HAEMONETICS CORP – QTRLY SHR $0.22; 08/05/2018 – Haemonetics 4Q EPS 22c; 08/05/2018 – Haemonetics Sees FY19 Adj EPS $2.00-Adj EPS $2.30; 08/05/2018 – HAEMONETICS CORP HAE.N FY SHR VIEW $2.09, REV VIEW $937.0 MLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 28/03/2018 – Haemonetics Announces Regulatory Clearances of NexSys PCS Enhanced Software With YES Technology; 08/05/2018 – HAEMONETICS SEES 1Q ADJ EPS $2.00 TO $2.30, EST. 45C; 08/05/2018 – HAEMONETICS CORP – QTRLY ADJ SHR $0.43

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Leaked Microsoft Document Points to Dual-Screen Mobile Device” on June 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “For Microsoft The Future Is Now” published on June 13, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Microsoft And GitHub: Why Pay With Stock?” on June 07, 2018. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Microsoft takes aim at Amazon Go” published on June 14, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Strikes Deal To Acquire Github” with publication date: June 04, 2018.

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.08 EPS, up 10.20% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.98 per share. MSFT’s profit will be $8.30 billion for 23.18 P/E if the $1.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.95 actual EPS reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.68% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 0.77 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 49 investors sold MSFT shares while 1035 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 665 raised stakes. 5.38 billion shares or 1.45% less from 5.46 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. The New Mexico-based Hanseatic Management Ser has invested 3.31% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 1.68M are owned by Ing Groep Nv. Mirae Asset Communications has invested 1.46% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Oxbow Lc accumulated 103,819 shares. Arete Wealth Advisors Ltd Llc holds 0.44% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 14,452 shares. 274,710 are owned by Private Wealth Ptnrs Limited Liability Company. Alley Ltd Liability Com has invested 1.74% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Valley Natl Advisers accumulated 71,488 shares or 2.43% of the stock. Sumitomo Life Ins Co has invested 2.79% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). California-based Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Ca has invested 3.03% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Grassi Inv Management stated it has 143,433 shares or 2.12% of all its holdings. Next Century Growth Invsts Limited Liability Com, Minnesota-based fund reported 9,999 shares. Finemark Commercial Bank & Tru invested in 1.91% or 329,662 shares. Tarbox Family Office invested in 0.27% or 7,538 shares. Asset Advsrs Corp holds 4.3% or 279,749 shares.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 4 insider sales for $1.39 million activity. 5,400 shares valued at $550,606 were bought by PETERSON SANDRA E on Tuesday, June 5.

Route One Investment Company Lp, which manages about $1.78 billion and $2.33B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Post Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POST) by 974,740 shares to 5.51M shares, valued at $417.20 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) by 655,016 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4.55M shares, and has risen its stake in Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK).

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 196 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Monday, May 16. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 31 report. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 1. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, October 5. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Barclays Capital. On Friday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 27 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Monday, November 23. Vetr upgraded Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Wednesday, September 2. Vetr has “Strong-Buy” rating and $47.60 target. Deutsche Bank maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Wednesday, December 16. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $65 target.

Among 10 analysts covering Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Haemonetics Corporation had 30 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Underperform” on Monday, November 23. Craig Hallum maintained Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) on Wednesday, November 8 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 31. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, January 2. Benchmark maintained Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) rating on Wednesday, May 11. Benchmark has “Hold” rating and $28 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, June 14 with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 7 by Barrington Research. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 20. As per Wednesday, May 9, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, March 28 report.

More news for Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “Benzinga’s Daily Biotech Pulse: Hematology Conference In The Spotlight, Dr. Reddy To Launch Generic Opioid …” on June 15, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “S&P indexes swap firms due to shifting market caps; FSB to SmallCap 600” and published on June 08, 2018 is yet another important article.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $1.14 million activity. Another trade for 3,794 shares valued at $360,766 was sold by Goldstein Dan. Simon – Christopher sold $179,989 worth of stock or 1,941 shares. 114 Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) shares with value of $8,234 were sold by Scanlan Jacqueline. 7,118 shares valued at $448,434 were sold by KROLL MARK W on Tuesday, January 2. $39,410 worth of Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) shares were sold by Burke William P. Mr.. 183 shares were sold by Ryding Neil Mr., worth $16,970.

Boston Advisors Llc, which manages about $2.55B and $3.90 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Builders Firstsource Inc Com (NASDAQ:BLDR) by 254,981 shares to 1.09M shares, valued at $21.53 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Coresite Rlty Corp Com (NYSE:COR) by 5,540 shares in the quarter, for a total of 12,205 shares, and has risen its stake in Lazard Ltd Shs A (NYSE:LAZ).

Analysts await Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $0.42 EPS, up 27.27% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.33 per share. HAE’s profit will be $21.93 million for 54.24 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual EPS reported by Haemonetics Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.33% negative EPS growth.

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