Microsoft (MSFT) Market Value Rose While Calamos Wealth Management Has Increased by $311,311 Its Position; Globeflex Capital LP Position in Tpg Specialty Lending Ord (TSLX) Has Decreased by $422,010

August 12, 2018 - By Jack Shaw

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Globeflex Capital LP decreased its stake in Tpg Specialty Lending Ord (TSLX) by 99.54% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Globeflex Capital LP sold 23,445 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.41% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 108 shares of the company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2,000, down from 23,553 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Globeflex Capital LP who had been investing in Tpg Specialty Lending Ord for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.29B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $19.87. About 161,165 shares traded. TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) has declined 6.98% since August 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.55% the S&P500. Some Historical TSLX News: 03/05/2018 – TPG Specialty Lending 4Q EPS 56c; 20/03/2018 – TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stk; 20/03/2018 – TPG SPECIALTY LENDING INC – TSLX EXPECTS TO USE NET PROCEEDS OF OFFERING TO PAY DOWN OUTSTANDING DEBT UNDER ITS REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY; 04/04/2018 – TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call to Discuss its First Quarter Ended March 31, 2018; 03/05/2018 – TPG SPECIALTY LENDING 1Q NAV/SHR $16.27; 05/03/2018 – FITCH AFFIRMS TPG SPECIALTY LENDING AT ‘BBB-‘; OUTLOOK POSITIVE; 03/04/2018 – S&P REVISES TPG SPECIALTY LENDING INC. OUTLOOK TO ‘NEGATIVE’ FROM ‘STABLE’; RATING ‘BBB-‘; 05/03/2018 Fitch Affirms TPG Specialty Lending at ‘BBB-‘; Outlook Revised to Positive; 21/03/2018 – TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. Prices Public Offering of Common Stk; 02/05/2018 – Wells Fargo Advisors LLC Exits TPG Specialty Lending

Calamos Wealth Management Llc increased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 1.66% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Calamos Wealth Management Llc bought 3,421 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.08% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 209,871 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $19.16 million, up from 206,450 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Calamos Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $835.84 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $109. About 14.51 million 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: 20/03/2018 – Source-to-Pay Pioneer Determine, Inc. Brings the Power of eProcurement to SIG Global Executive Summit in Washington, DC; 15/03/2018 – Google, Amazon and Microsoft cloud businesses helped more than double spending on data centers last year; 02/05/2018 – Even multibillionaires like Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates have their regrets:; 07/03/2018 – Federal Technology Thought Leader Joins Cohesity to Build Out Public Sector Offerings; 23/05/2018 – MICROSOFT MSFT.O SAYS WILL HIRE ABOUT 100 NEW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE EXPERTS IN FRANCE IN 2018; 06/03/2018 – BC Platforms Launches an End-to-end Solution for Precision Medicine Powered by the Microsoft Genomics Service; 16/05/2018 – Techmeme: Sources: Microsoft is planning a line of lower-cost 10-inch Surface tablets priced at about $400 with USB-C; 05/05/2018 – BUFFETT SAYS CHANGE IN U.S. CORPORATE TAX LAW WAS GOOD FOR SHAREHOLDERS GENERALLY; 14/03/2018 – Ribbon Session Border Controller Portfolio to Deliver Secure Integrated Voice Services to Microsoft Teams; 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

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 rating was reinitiated by Atlantic Securities with “Overweight” on Monday, June 25. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 13. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Underperform” rating in Friday, January 29 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Monday, November 30. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Nomura. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 8 by Evercore. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Friday, February 2.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Microsoft: A Great Company For An Even Greater Price” on July 23, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Microsoft (MSFT) Slips 0.78% Ahead of Earnings: What To Watch” published on July 18, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “It’s Hard To Find Problems With Microsoft’s Q4 Earnings: The Street Weighs In” on July 20, 2018. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Microsoft: $1 Trillion Target Disconnect” published on July 23, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Nintendo Switch Online to come in late September” with publication date: August 10, 2018.

Calamos Wealth Management Llc, which manages about $927.87M and $797.87 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tjx Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) by 58,775 shares to 7,315 shares, valued at $597,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Nextera Energy Inc by 7,640 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 23,524 shares, and cut its stake in United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS).

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

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 0.77 in 2017Q4. It is 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. Howland Capital Management Ltd owns 4.11% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 560,023 shares. M&T Retail Bank has 1.2% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 2.45M shares. Rwc Asset Management Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 320,363 shares. Sawgrass Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp has 4.7% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Legacy Cap holds 1.72% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 37,662 shares. Bancorporation Of Stockton holds 0.74% or 19,479 shares in its portfolio. Monroe Bank & Trust Trust Mi invested 0.73% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Colonial Tru Advsrs reported 180,460 shares. Clark Estates Inc reported 119,555 shares stake. Round Table Services Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.11% or 3,411 shares in its portfolio. Wealthtrust invested in 14,822 shares or 0.71% of the stock. Capital Limited Lc invested in 9,312 shares or 0.28% of the stock. Virginia Retirement Et Al holds 2.15% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 1.95M shares. Horan Cap Advsr Limited Liability Corp owns 55,445 shares for 3.32% of their portfolio. Intl Group Inc holds 3.24 million shares or 1.03% of its portfolio.

Analysts await TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) to report earnings on November, 6. They expect $0.47 earnings per share, down 7.84% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.51 per share. TSLX’s profit will be $30.61 million for 10.57 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.56 actual earnings per share reported by TPG Specialty Lending, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.07% negative EPS growth.

Globeflex Capital L P, which manages about $3.98 billion and $472.58M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Synnex Corp (NYSE:SNX) by 4,391 shares to 22,303 shares, valued at $2.64M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Entegris Inc (NASDAQ:ENTG) by 27,500 shares in the quarter, for a total of 44,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Orthofix Intl N V (NASDAQ:OFIX).

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