Lynch & Associates Has Trimmed Microsoft (MSFT) Holding; New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Decreased Its Amgen (AMGN) Position

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New Mexico Educational Retirement Board decreased Amgen Inc (AMGN) stake by 3.73% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board sold 2,300 shares as Amgen Inc (AMGN)’s stock declined 4.15%. The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 59,345 shares with $12.30 million value, down from 61,645 last quarter. Amgen Inc now has $119.06 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.29% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $188.98. About 2.17M shares traded. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 11.57% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.57% the S&P500. Some Historical AMGN News: 24/04/2018 – AMGEN INC – 2018 TOTAL REVENUE OUTLOOK REVISED TO $21.9 BLN TO $22.8 BLN; 17/05/2018 – Amgen: FDA Approves Aimovig, a Novel Treatment Developed Specifically for Migraine Prevention; 09/03/2018 – New Analyses Show Payer Utilization Management Criteria Deny Access To PCSK9 Inhibitors For Patients At The Highest Risk For Su; 10/03/2018 – Regeneron and Sanofi Announce Plans to Make Praluent® (alirocumab) More Accessible and Affordable for Patients with the Greate; 24/04/2018 – Amgen 1Q EPS $3.25; 27/04/2018 – Amgen Receives Positive CHMP Opinion To Expand Use Of Prolia® (denosumab) To Patients With Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis; 10/03/2018 – Sanofi and Regeneron announce plans to make Praluent® more accessible and affordable for patients with the greatest health ris; 15/05/2018 – U.S. FDA – APPROVED RETACRIT AS BIOSIMILAR TO EPOGEN/PROCRIT FOR TREATMENT OF ANEMIA; 17/05/2018 – FDA OKS AIMOVIG FOR PREVENTIVE TREATMENT OF MIGRAINE IN ADULTS; 05/04/2018 – The World’s Best Cyclists Are Coming to California for America’s Only WorldTour Race as the Amgen Tour of California Gets

Lynch & Associates decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 2.49% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Lynch & Associates sold 3,718 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock declined 1.64%. The Lynch & Associates holds 145,782 shares with $16.67 million value, down from 149,500 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $819.47 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $106.81. About 200 shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 30.43% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.43% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 29/03/2018 – Windows chief Terry Myerson is leaving as Microsoft reorganizes; 26/03/2018 – Coutts banker quits after report of harassment complaints in 2015; 29/05/2018 – Over the past 12 months, Microsoft has surged 40%, more than five times Alphabet’s gain, and has again become the more valuable of the two; 12/04/2018 – OleumTech® Introduces New General Purpose Wireless Sensor Network Platform for Non-Hazardous Locations; 22/05/2018 – Conduent to Host Analyst Day on June 8, 2018; 15/03/2018 – Microsoft’s cloud business is growing gangbusters and it just unveiled a new video game division; 26/03/2018 – Morgan Stanley expects Microsoft’s dominant share of the projected $250 billion public cloud market will grow; 20/03/2018 – lnnovium Announces OCP SAI and Open-Source SONiC Solution to Accelerate TERALYNX™ Market Adoption; 26/03/2018 – Global Source-to-Pay Leader Determine, Inc. Named One of the Most Trusted Brands of the Year; 08/05/2018 – LifePoint Health to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Health Care Conference

Among 7 analysts covering Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Microsoft had 9 analyst reports since September 7, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 12 by Macquarie Research. Deutsche Bank maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Monday, November 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wedbush given on Thursday, November 29. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, October 25 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Nomura maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Thursday, October 25 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Thursday, October 25. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $113 target in Thursday, January 31 report. Barclays Capital maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Friday, September 7. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $120 target.

Since August 31, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 insider sales for $82.43 million activity. 4,000 shares were sold by Capossela Christopher C, worth $422,000 on Monday, December 10. 20,000 Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares with value of $2.15M were sold by BROD FRANK H. Shares for $4.06 million were sold by Hogan Kathleen T. 118,000 shares were sold by Hood Amy, worth $13.09M on Friday, August 31. Nadella Satya had sold 203,418 shares worth $21.70 million.

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. Fmr Lc has invested 3.12% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Dixon Hubard Feinour And Brown Va reported 104,322 shares. Marshwinds Advisory holds 3.89% or 74,486 shares. Lvm Capital Ltd Mi owns 207,542 shares or 5.42% of their US portfolio. Mechanics Bancshares Tru Department accumulated 107,642 shares. Finemark Bank & Trust And stated it has 1.9% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Cypress Capital Ltd Liability Company stated it has 3.95% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Dorsal Capital Mngmt Ltd Llc owns 1.35M shares. Towercrest Cap Management holds 6,342 shares. Comerica Secs has invested 0.43% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Royal National Bank Of Scotland Public Ltd Co owns 6.25% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 296,574 shares. Eminence Cap Lp reported 1.74M shares. Rnc Cap Lc, a California-based fund reported 349,520 shares. Forte Limited Liability Corporation Adv accumulated 15,968 shares. C Worldwide Gru A S accumulated 898,984 shares or 1.32% of the stock.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Microsoft Is Firing On All Cylinders – Seeking Alpha” on February 13, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Microsoft Reports Slight Q2 Earnings Beat (NASDAQ:MSFT) – Benzinga” published on January 30, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Microsoft (MSFT) Earnings Preview: Cloud, Personal Computing & More – Nasdaq” on January 21, 2019. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Microsoft (MSFT) stock seen as strong buy ahead of second-quarter numbers – Nasdaq” published on January 26, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Azure & Office 365 to Aid Microsoft’s (MSFT) Q2 Earnings – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 28, 2019.

More notable recent Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Amgen Inc. (AMGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2019 – Nasdaq” on February 13, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “2 Days Left To Cash In On Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) Dividend – Yahoo Finance” published on February 11, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Amgen Earnings: AMGN Stock Slips on Q4 Earnings Beat, Weak Q1 Guidance – Nasdaq” on January 29, 2019. More interesting news about Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Amgen (AMGN) to Report Q4 Earnings: What’s in the Cards? – Nasdaq” published on January 28, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Amgen (AMGN) Q4 Earnings Beat Estimates, 2019 Guidance Tepid – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 30, 2019.

Since November 29, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $4.65 million activity. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $380,000 was sold by SUGAR RONALD D. Jacks Tyler also sold $3.91M worth of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) on Thursday, December 6. $360,520 worth of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) was sold by Patton Cynthia M on Thursday, November 29.

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