General Electric Co Com (GE) Stake Has Boosted by Timber Creek Capital Management Llc; Microsoft (MSFT) Valuation Rose While Stewart & Patten Co Has Lowered Its Position

August 12, 2018 - By Megan Stone

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Timber Creek Capital Management Llc increased its stake in General Electric Co Com (GE) by 49.3% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Timber Creek Capital Management Llc bought 47,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.14% with the market. The institutional investor held 142,950 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.93 million, up from 95,750 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Timber Creek Capital Management Llc who had been investing in General Electric Co Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $110.99 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.31% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $12.77. About 48.45 million shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 46.78% since August 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 59.35% the S&P500. Some Historical GE News: 03/05/2018 – GENERAL ELECTRIC: GE POWER NAMES TOP GLOBAL ENERGY EXECUTIVE RO; 17/04/2018 – INITIAL BIDS FOR GE’S JENBACHER UNIT SAID LIKELY THIS WEEK; 20/04/2018 – General Electric is in discussions to sell its rail business to Wabtec, according to multiple reports Friday; 22/03/2018 – GENERAL ELECTRIC CO GE.N – GE TO SUPPLY WORLD’S LARGEST STATCOM LOAD BALANCER CONNECTED TO A CATENARY TRACTION SYSTEM; 09/04/2018 – Exclusive – Lending syndicate unveiled in GE Aussie refi; 12/03/2018 – GE TO SUPPLY 425MW WIND POWER EQUIPMENT TO TURKEY’S FINA ENERJI; 24/04/2018 – LOWE’S & GE LIGHTING EXPAND PARTNERSHIP TO DIFFERENTIATE LIGHT; 10/05/2018 – Norinchukin Bank Adds Aptiv, Exits Alibaba, Cuts GE: 13F; 13/04/2018 – Aaj TV: More delays in GE power plants a worry for Pakistan’s ruling party; 14/03/2018 – GE AVIATION CEO: WON’T OFFER GEARED ENGINE FOR NEW BOEING PLANE

Stewart & Patten Co Llc decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 3.49% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stewart & Patten Co Llc sold 8,744 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.08% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 241,651 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $22.06M, down from 250,395 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stewart & Patten Co Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $835.84B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $109. About 14.51M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 41.28% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.71% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 17/05/2018 – Vizient Again Recognized in Forbes Survey as One of ‘; 27/04/2018 – MSFT SAYS ITS ROLE IN LUNDGREN CASE IS BEING MISREPRESENTED; 11/04/2018 – WhiteHat Security Announces New Crash Course Series to Strengthen Application Security Expertise Among Developers and Security Practitioners; 17/04/2018 – Momentum to Unveil Mobility App, Portal Enhancements and More at Channel Partners; 02/05/2018 – Even multibillionaires like Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates have their regrets:; 25/04/2018 – FIS to Host Investor Conference on May 8; 06/03/2018 – Microsoft’s laptop gains an edge over Apple MacBook for business users; 26/04/2018 – Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website; 29/03/2018 – Ex-Microsoft manager lands Responsible Cobalt Initiative role; 08/05/2018 – Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions Named CODiE Award Finalist for Best Legal Solution with LegalVlEW® BillAnalyzer

Among 29 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 8 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. General Electric Company had 110 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Tuesday, November 14 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by S&P Research on Monday, August 17. As per Monday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer given on Monday, July 17. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Friday, October 14. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Sell” on Tuesday, November 21. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Monday, October 23 to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 7.

Since July 24, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $2.49 million activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.55 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.05, from 0.5 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 153 investors sold GE shares while 804 reduced holdings. 124 funds opened positions while 398 raised stakes. 4.54 billion shares or 3.00% less from 4.69 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Clarkston Prtn Lc reported 1.85% stake. Carnegie Capital Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 117,861 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Oakworth Capital invested in 38,428 shares. First Washington holds 0.05% or 6,500 shares in its portfolio. Chicago Equity Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 10,303 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ima Wealth owns 188,436 shares. Schulhoff Co reported 0.9% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas reported 843,896 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. 1.61 million are owned by Brown Advisory. River Road Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 1.83 million shares. Grimes & Communications has invested 0.22% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Meridian Invest Counsel Inc holds 112,006 shares. Dudley And Shanley has 0.11% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Finemark Savings Bank And Trust owns 0.08% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 98,529 shares. Asset Mgmt reported 0.32% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).

Timber Creek Capital Management Llc, which manages about $337.60M and $158.34 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Schlumberger Ltd Com (NYSE:SLB) by 5,506 shares to 26,150 shares, valued at $1.69 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del Cl B New (BRKB) by 2,190 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 40,875 shares, and cut its stake in Visa Inc Com Cl A (NYSE:V).

More notable recent General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “GE: Tough Start For NewCo” on July 26, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “General Electric: I’m Betting On John Flannery” published on August 02, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “The Dismantling Of GE” on July 25, 2018. More interesting news about General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Ignore General Electric: Here Are 3 Better Stocks” published on August 01, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “GE – Work In Progress, Lots Of Work” with publication date: July 22, 2018.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 4 insider sales for $1.39 million activity. PETERSON SANDRA E bought $550,606 worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Tuesday, June 5.

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on October, 25. They expect $0.96 earnings per share, up 14.29% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.84 per share. MSFT’s profit will be $7.36 billion for 28.39 P/E if the $0.96 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.13 actual earnings per share reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.04% negative EPS growth.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 32 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 208 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, July 21 by Citigroup. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Monday, November 30. The stock has “Sell” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, February 1. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8200 target in Friday, July 21 report. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $105 target in Thursday, November 9 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 29 by UBS. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, May 29. On Monday, January 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Tigress Financial to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by PiperJaffray on Tuesday, July 17 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, January 31.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: HIG, IRM, MSFT” on July 27, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Microsoft: $1 Trillion Target Disconnect” published on July 23, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Nintendo Switch Online to come in late September” on August 10, 2018. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “It’s Hard To Find Problems With Microsoft’s Q4 Earnings: The Street Weighs In” published on July 20, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Microsoft (MSFT) 4th Quarter Earnings: What to Expect” with publication date: July 19, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 0.77 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, 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. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability holds 466,793 shares. British Columbia Investment has 4.37 million shares for 3.04% of their portfolio. Lawson Kroeker Ne holds 3.99% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) or 133,556 shares. Lvm Cap Management Mi invested in 4.49% or 213,163 shares. Winfield has invested 3.12% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Cadence Cap Limited Liability Company holds 148,238 shares. 109,625 are owned by Buckingham Cap. Amica Retiree Tru accumulated 2.88% or 36,114 shares. Taurus Asset Lc has invested 3.61% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Rnc Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 536,416 shares. 30,529 were accumulated by Bingham Osborn Scarborough Llc. Howard Capital Mgmt holds 4.32% or 324,922 shares. Geller Advsr Limited Liability invested 0.38% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 1.01 million are owned by Sentry Invs. Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Liability Co invested in 1.48% or 2.48 million shares.

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