Veritas Investment Management Llp Has Trimmed Microsoft (MSFT) Stake By $672,660; Marchex – Class B (MCHX) Shorts Down By 11.67%

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Veritas Investment Management Llp decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 0.75% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Veritas Investment Management Llp sold 6,660 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 1.03%. The Veritas Investment Management Llp holds 883,596 shares with $89.83 million value, down from 890,256 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $889.29 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.15% or $1.32 during the last trading session, reaching $115.91. About 54.63M shares traded or 61.44% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 20.90% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.53% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 30/05/2018 – Ziften Enters Germany with Microsoft Azure-Powered Endpoint Security Solution; Partners with Microsoft Windows Defender ATP Reseller sepago; 22/05/2018 – Conduent to Host Analyst Day on June 8, 2018; 22/05/2018 – Epicor to Accelerate Cloud ERP Adoption and Bring the Intelligent Cloud to Manufacturers and Distributors via Microsoft Azure; 05/04/2018 – Outreach Hires Microsoft’s Pavel Dmitriev To Head Machine Learning Team; 16/04/2018 – CRN Exclusive: Microsoft Expert Nayamode Acquires Design Firm Bluewave Communications; 17/04/2018 – Merck Announces First Phase Three Studies for PCV-15 (V114) Its Investigational Pneumococcal Disease Vaccine; 14/05/2018 – Intrexon to Participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Healthcare Conference; 17/05/2018 – Vology Welcomes Mike Ehresman as Vice President of Sales Enablement; 25/04/2018 – Microsoft Earnings: Expect Azure to Shine; Focus on Expenses — Barron’s Blog; 04/04/2018 – Microsoft and TruGrid announce Remote Desktop Protocol licensing agreement

Marchex Inc – Class B (NASDAQ:MCHX) had a decrease of 11.67% in short interest. MCHX’s SI was 131,700 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 11.67% from 149,100 shares previously. With 327,300 avg volume, 0 days are for Marchex Inc – Class B (NASDAQ:MCHX)’s short sellers to cover MCHX’s short positions. The SI to Marchex Inc – Class B’s float is 0.47%. The stock increased 1.29% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $4.7. About 274,015 shares traded or 31.01% up from the average. Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) has risen 57.52% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.15% the S&P500. Some Historical MCHX News: 29/05/2018 – Marchex Updates Second Quarter 2018 Financial Outlook; 03/05/2018 – Marchex 1Q Loss/Shr 2c; 03/05/2018 – Marchex Sees 2Q Rev $21M or Mor; 29/05/2018 – Marchex Sees 2Q Rev $19.5M-$21M; 03/05/2018 – Marchex 1Q Rev $21.9M; 13/03/2018 – Marchex Releases Industry-Leading Speech Analytics Capabilities and Empowers Companies to Uncover Actionable Insights Between Callers and Brands; 07/03/2018 Marchex to Attend the 2018 Roth Conference; 23/04/2018 – DJ Marchex Inc Class B, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (MCHX)

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $1.00 earnings per share, up 5.26% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.95 per share. MSFT’s profit will be $7.67 billion for 28.98 P/E if the $1.00 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.10 actual earnings per share reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.09% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.13, from 0.81 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 55 investors sold MSFT shares while 925 reduced holdings. 168 funds opened positions while 758 raised stakes. 5.48 billion shares or 3.82% more from 5.28 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Family Cap Co has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 25,000 were accumulated by Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Usa). Kentucky-based Renaissance Ltd has invested 1.55% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Private Mngmt Group Incorporated Incorporated invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Check Cap Mngmt Inc Ca invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Sweden-based Rhenman Prtn Asset Management has invested 0.03% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Arete Wealth Limited Co owns 44,610 shares or 1.1% of their US portfolio. Whittier Tru owns 690,895 shares or 2.41% of their US portfolio. Bedell Frazier Invest Counseling Ltd Llc has invested 3% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Mckinley Mgmt Delaware invested 4.05% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Capital Ww Invsts reported 5.1% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Mariner Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 1.22% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Baldwin Brothers Incorporated Ma holds 3.55% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 208,337 shares. Bollard Grp Inc Ltd Llc invested in 280,919 shares or 1.26% of the stock. Clarivest Asset Management Ltd Liability Co reported 5.26% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Among 8 analysts covering Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Microsoft had 11 analyst reports since October 12, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, November 26. Nomura maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Thursday, January 31 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Buy” rating and $140 target in Thursday, February 21 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, October 25 by Citigroup. On Thursday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight”. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research on Friday, October 12 to “Outperform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, November 29. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, February 25 report. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $115 target in Thursday, October 25 report.

Since October 26, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $58.46 million activity. On Thursday, November 8 Hogan Kathleen T sold $4.06 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 36,500 shares. Capossela Christopher C sold $1.12 million worth of stock or 10,000 shares. Nadella Satya sold $28.35 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Wednesday, February 6. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $214,363 was sold by BROD FRANK H.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Battle of Dividends: Apple vs. Microsoft – Nasdaq” on March 16, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Microsoft (MSFT) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know – Nasdaq” published on March 14, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Microsoft Portfolio: Halftime Report – Seeking Alpha” on March 15, 2019. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Microsoft (MSFT) Extends AccountGuard Access Across Europe – Nasdaq” published on February 21, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: MSFT, TOCA, WFC – Nasdaq” with publication date: March 11, 2019.

More notable recent Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Marchex (MCHX) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates – Yahoo Finance” on February 13, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Roth Capital Upgrades Marchex On Improving Fundamentals, Compelling Valuation (NASDAQ:MCHX) – Benzinga” published on January 28, 2019, Zacks.com published: “Equity Commonwealth (EQC) Q4 FFO Beat Estimates – Zacks.com” on February 13, 2019. More interesting news about Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Marchex Acquires Telmetrics For Call Center Analytics – Seeking Alpha” published on November 09, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Marchex Acquires Telmetrics – Business Wire” with publication date: November 05, 2018.

Since September 26, 2018, it had 8 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $2.18 million activity. On Tuesday, November 6 the insider Edenbrook Capital – LLC bought $1.04 million.

Marchex, Inc. operates as a mobile advertising analytics company. The company has market cap of $194.57 million. The Company’s products include Marchex Call Analytics, an analytics technology platform that provides data and insights to measure the performance of mobile, online, and offline advertising for advertisers and small business resellers; and Marchex Search Analytics, a product for search marketers that drive phone calls from search campaigns, as well as attributes inbound phone calls made directly from paid search ads and landing pages to a keyword. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides Marchex Display and Video Analytics, a product for marketers that buy digital display advertising, as well as measures the influence that display advertising has on inbound phone calls; Marchex Social Analytics, a product for marketers that buy social media advertising; and Marchex Call Marketplace, a mobile advertising network for businesses that depend on inbound phone calls to drive sales, as well as offer advertisers ad placements across various mobile and online media sources to deliver qualified calls to their businesses.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.48, from 0.71 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 7 investors sold Marchex, Inc. shares while 19 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 17 raised stakes. 20.01 million shares or 2.12% more from 19.60 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Northern has invested 0% in Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX). S Squared Technology Limited Company accumulated 2.48% or 1.06M shares. Geode Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 164,240 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Macquarie Gp Limited has invested 0% of its portfolio in Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX). Susquehanna Ltd Liability Partnership invested 0% of its portfolio in Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX). Tower Research Capital Ltd Liability (Trc) owns 6,094 shares. Commercial Bank Of New York Mellon invested 0% in Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX). Millennium Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 53,729 shares in its portfolio. Natl Bank Of America De invested 0% in Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX). Benjamin F Edwards holds 0% in Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) or 1,143 shares. Citadel Advsr Ltd Com holds 18,754 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Acadian Asset Mgmt has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX). Deutsche Natl Bank Ag invested in 164,211 shares. Alpine Glob Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX). 102,321 were reported by Connor Clark And Lunn Inv.

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