Seaward Management Limited Partnership Has Raised Its International Business Machs (IBM) Stake by $387,295 as Share Value Rose; As Microsoft (MSFT) Share Price Rose, Holder Jones Financial Companies Lllp Decreased Its Position

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Seaward Management Limited Partnership increased its stake in International Business Machs (IBM) by 5.36% based on its latest 2019Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Seaward Management Limited Partnership bought 2,671 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.46% . The institutional investor held 52,542 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2019Q3, valued at $7.64 million, up from 49,871 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Seaward Management Limited Partnership who had been investing in International Business Machs for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $117.00B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $131.91. About 3.36M shares traded. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has risen 1.89% since December 6, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500. Some Historical IBM News: 20/03/2018 – Nvidia Corp: Big Blue Touts Partnership with NVIDIA at IBM Think Confab -; 23/05/2018 – Global Human Resource Outsourcing Market Outlook to 2022 – Accenture, ADP, IBM, lnfosys, and Randstad are Leading the Market – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 22/03/2018 – TigerGraph Welcomes IBM Veteran Gaurav Deshpande as Vice President of Marketing; 21/05/2018 – SYNCSORT ADVANCES SECURITY STRATEGY WITH ACQUISITION OF TOWNSEND SECURITY’S IBM l DATA PRIVACY PRODUCTS; 02/04/2018 – IBM Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 20/03/2018 – IBM RELEASES UPGRADED AI TOOLS FOR CLOUD-COMPUTING SERVICE; 04/04/2018 – Global Machine Translation Market 2018-2023 with Major Players Microsoft, IBM, Google and Lionbridge Technologies Profiled – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 14/05/2018 – Zerto Wins Big at The Channel Company’s Annual Midsize Enterprise Summit; 18/04/2018 – Tech Today: IBM Perplexes, Intel Changes, Chip Equipment Tanks — Barron’s Blog; 17/04/2018 – IBM 1Q Technology Services and Cloud Platforms Rev $8.63B

Jones Financial Companies Lllp decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 2.7% based on its latest 2019Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jones Financial Companies Lllp sold 5,128 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.56% . The institutional investor held 184,807 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2019Q3, valued at $25.69M, down from 189,935 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $ market cap company. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $149.93. About 17.88M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 29.33% since December 6, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.33% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 22/05/2018 – Informatica Announces iPaaS for Microsoft Azure; 29/03/2018 – Parts of Microsoft’s Windows and Devices Group are getting pulled out and placed in other groups as its leader departs; 06/03/2018 – Rubrik Enables CarePoint Health to Trade Complex Legacy IT Infrastructure for Simple Hybrid Cloud Solution with Microsoft Azure; 11/04/2018 – Solver’s BI360 Delivers Advanced Reporting and Budgeting for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central; 09/05/2018 – Cognigo Collaborates with Microsoft AIP to Ensure Critical Data Assets Will Not Fall Into the Wrong Hands; 13/03/2018 – SHI International Selects Cohesity as Its ‘Emerging Partner of the Year’ for 2017; 10/04/2018 – Acerus Announces Settlement of Melnyk Litigation; 19/03/2018 – Slashdot: Microsoft Joins Group Working To ‘Cure’ Open-Source Licensing Issues (zdnet.com); 12/04/2018 – Ciena Remembers Longtime Board Member Berry Cash; 31/05/2018 – INFOSYS LTD INFY.NS SAYS CO EXTENDS ALLIANCE WITH MICROSOFT FOR CLOUD-BASED DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SOLUTIONS

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Notable ETF Inflow Detected – QUAL, JNJ, PEP, MSFT – Nasdaq” on December 03, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Forget Apple; Microsoft Is a Better Growth Stock – Nasdaq” published on November 12, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Microsoft’s Pentagon Cloud Contract Controversy: Why It’s a Big Deal – Nasdaq” on November 22, 2019. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Slack Isn’t Worried About Microsoft Teams – Nasdaq” published on December 05, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Technology Sector Update for 11/21/2019: MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, GOOG, PLAN, NUAN, UBER – Nasdaq” with publication date: November 21, 2019.

Jones Financial Companies Lllp, which manages about $45.35 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Blackrock Inc Cl A (NYSE:BLK) by 725 shares to 30,450 shares, valued at $13.57 million in 2019Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Msci Eafe Index Etf (EFA) by 492,880 shares in the quarter, for a total of 10.16 million shares, and has risen its stake in Prologis Inc Reit (NYSE:PLD).

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on January, 29. They expect $1.31 earnings per share, up 19.09% or $0.21 from last year’s $1.1 per share. After $1.38 actual earnings per share reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.07% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.8 in 2019 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 0.77 in 2019Q2. It is positive, as 38 investors sold MSFT shares while 975 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 676 raised stakes. 5.25 billion shares or 0.57% less from 5.28 billion shares in 2019Q2 were reported. State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 19.98 million shares or 3.52% of all its holdings. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 4.34% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Cim Mangement has invested 1.98% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). M&R Capital Mgmt accumulated 77,409 shares. Invsts Asset Management Of Georgia Ga Adv holds 1.55% or 17,475 shares in its portfolio. Acr Alpine Rech Ltd Co invested in 4.41% or 628,839 shares. 7,724 were accumulated by Capital Directions Inv Advsrs Limited Liability Co. Lawson Kroeker Mngmt Ne invested 4.58% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). New Vernon Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 4,042 shares or 1.18% of their US portfolio. Segment Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 1.58% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 58,063 shares. 82,787 were reported by Smithfield Trust. Community Gp Limited Liability stated it has 3.84% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Modera Wealth Limited Liability Company reported 33,716 shares. Lbmc Advisors Ltd Liability holds 0.17% or 8,180 shares in its portfolio. The Michigan-based Insight 2811 Inc has invested 0.35% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Seaward Management Limited Partnership, which manages about $2.62B and $2.18 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in The Charles Schwab Corporati (NYSE:SCHW) by 285,307 shares to 11,071 shares, valued at $463,000 in 2019Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Automatic Data Processing In (NASDAQ:ADP) by 3,339 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 116,771 shares, and cut its stake in Northern Tr Corp (NASDAQ:NTRS).

More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “IBM, BofA team on financial public cloud – Seeking Alpha” on November 06, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Does International Business Machines Corporation’s (NYSE:IBM) ROCE Reflect Well On The Business? – Yahoo Finance” published on December 04, 2019, Fool.com published: “Microsoft Wins the Pentagon JEDI Contract – Motley Fool” on November 13, 2019. More interesting news about International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Hedge Funds Have Never Been Less Bullish On IBM – Yahoo Finance” published on November 28, 2019 as well as Etftrends.com‘s news article titled: “Getting Paid to Embrace Old School Tech Stocks – ETF Trends” with publication date: December 05, 2019.

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