Baldwin Brothers Increased Microsoft (MSFT) Stake; 4 Analysts Bullish LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG)

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Among 7 analysts covering LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. LHC Group had 9 analyst reports since October 26, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, March 1. As per Monday, March 4, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. Oppenheimer maintained LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) on Thursday, February 28 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with “Hold”. As per Thursday, February 28, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The stock has “Hold” rating by Craig Hallum on Friday, October 26. The stock of LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) earned “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, November 2. See LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) latest ratings:

04/03/2019 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $98 New Target: $120 Maintain
01/03/2019 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $120 Maintain
01/03/2019 Broker: Craig Hallum Rating: Hold New Target: $114 Maintain
28/02/2019 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $130 Maintain
28/02/2019 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Buy New Target: $117 Maintain
14/12/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight New Target: $105 Initiates Coverage On
16/11/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $109 Initiates Coverage On
02/11/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $95 New Target: $98 Maintain
26/10/2018 Broker: Craig Hallum Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Old Target: $99 New Target: $92 Downgrade

Baldwin Brothers Inc increased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 2.48% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Baldwin Brothers Inc acquired 5,046 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 1.03%. The Baldwin Brothers Inc holds 208,337 shares with $21.16 million value, up from 203,291 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $889.29B valuation. The stock increased 1.15% or $1.32 during the last trading session, reaching $115.91. About 54.63 million 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: 26/04/2018 – MICROSOFT SAYS 3Q CAPEX WAS $3.5 BILLION; 05/05/2018 – BUFFETT SAYS BELIEVES BERKSHIRE WILL COME OUT OKAY IN ITS $10.2 BLN RETROACTIVE REINSURANCE TRANSACTION WITH AIG AIG.N; 23/04/2018 – Microsoft Bond Trading 4x Average; Clients Net Buyers; 25/04/2018 – Microsoft Earnings: Expect Azure to Shine, Focus on Expenses — Barron’s Blog; 09/04/2018 – Ayehu Announces Integration with Cherwell Software; 17/04/2018 – Momentum to Unveil Mobility App, Portal Enhancements and More at Channel Partners; 16/04/2018 – Microsoft keeps cozying up to former rival Linux, and will now use it to secure web-connected gadgets; 24/05/2018 – MariaDB TX 3.0 Delivers First Enterprise Open Source Database to Beat Oracle, Microsoft and IBM; 02/05/2018 – Oath also uses certain cloud services from Google and Microsoft; 15/03/2018 – Google, Amazon and Microsoft cloud businesses helped more than double spending on data centers last year

The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $111. About 252,255 shares traded. LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) has risen 78.78% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 74.41% the S&P500. Some Historical LHCG News: 02/04/2018 – LHC GROUP INC – ADJ SHR IS EXPECTED TO BE IN A RANGE OF $3.45 TO $3.55 IN 2018 FOR COMBINED CO; 15/05/2018 – LHC Group Presenting at Bank of America Conference Tomorrow; 03/04/2018 – LHC Group Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 06/04/2018 – News On Almost Family Inc. (AFAM) Now Under LHCG; 20/04/2018 – DJ LHC Group Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (LHCG); 02/04/2018 – LHC Group Announces Successful Completion And Effectiveness Of Merger With Almost Family; 02/04/2018 – LHC Group Updates 2018 Guidance for Combined Co; 29/03/2018 – LHC Group and Almost Family Announce Stockholder Approval and Closing of Merger of Equals Transaction; 02/04/2018 – LHC GROUP INC – ANNOUNCES NEW $500 MLN SENIOR SECURED CREDIT FACILITY; 19/04/2018 – LHC Group Forms Golden Cross: Technicals

LHC Group, Inc., a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.49 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Community-Based Services, and Facility-Based Services. It has a 48.47 P/E ratio. The Home Health Services segment offers home nursing services, including wound care and dressing changes, cardiac rehabilitation, infusion therapy, pain management, pharmaceutical administration, skilled observation and assessment, and patient education; medically-oriented social services; and physical, occupational, and speech therapy services.

Since November 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $30.91 million activity. WILBURN TYREE G sold $489,215 worth of stock. 75,000 shares were sold by Myers Keith G, worth $7.75M. Shares for $551,457 were sold by Reibel Jeff.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.20, from 0.89 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 22 investors sold LHC Group, Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 29.14 million shares or 9.79% more from 26.54 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 0.01% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) for 38,925 shares. Wasatch Advsr Inc owns 191,862 shares. Cortina Asset Management Limited stated it has 0.77% in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG). Blair William & Il holds 0.02% or 22,917 shares. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com has invested 0% in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG). Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated reported 0% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG). Origin Asset Mgmt Llp has 3,875 shares. Barclays Public Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 17,083 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.24% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) for 46,000 shares. Fifth Third Comml Bank stated it has 0% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG). Royal Comml Bank Of Canada has 266,477 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Advsr Asset Mngmt reported 0.02% stake. Timessquare Capital Mngmt Limited Liability holds 0.71% of its portfolio in LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) for 875,332 shares. D E Shaw Company Incorporated reported 7,894 shares. Waddell And Reed Financial Incorporated accumulated 0.13% or 493,873 shares.

More notable recent LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “LHC Group to Present at Two Healthcare Conferences in March – GlobeNewswire” on March 07, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “LHC Group beats by $0.01, misses on revenue – Seeking Alpha” published on February 27, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “LHCG vs. ADUS: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now? – Nasdaq” on February 22, 2019. More interesting news about LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “LHC Group and Geisinger announce definitive agreement for home health and hospice joint venture – GlobeNewswire” published on February 26, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Exxon Mobil, Loxo Oncology, Fluidigm, LHC Group, Ebix, and Omega Flex — What Drives Growth in Today’s Competitive Landscape – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: February 19, 2019.

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 Nomura on Thursday, October 25. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Thursday, January 31. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Buy” on Thursday, February 21. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Buy” on Monday, February 25. On Thursday, November 29 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Buy”. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 25. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 26 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, October 12 by Macquarie Research. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, October 25 by Citigroup.

Baldwin Brothers Inc decreased S&P Global Inc stake by 4,198 shares to 30,806 valued at $5.24M in 2018Q4. It also reduced Eog Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG) stake by 24,567 shares and now owns 65,021 shares. Honeywell Intl Inc (NYSE:HON) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 0.81 in 2018Q3. It increased, 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. Altfest L J And Inc accumulated 50,168 shares or 1.42% of the stock. Telemark Asset Mgmt has 200,000 shares for 4.17% of their portfolio. Wellcome Trust Limited (The) As Trustee Of The Wellcome Trust has 11.6% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 6.03M shares. Cap Planning Llc holds 2.34% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 63,169 shares. Santa Barbara Asset Mgmt Lc accumulated 5.12% or 3.13M shares. Cullen Ltd Liability Corp owns 2.35% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 537,280 shares. Polen Mgmt Ltd invested in 9.41% or 14.21M shares. Retirement Planning Group has invested 0.07% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). E&G Ltd Partnership reported 12,152 shares. Catalyst Cap Advsr Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.33% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Hudson Valley Invest Advsrs Adv invested in 3.72% or 158,921 shares. The Connecticut-based Wright Investors Serv Inc has invested 5.08% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). First Washington Corporation holds 4.72% or 85,108 shares in its portfolio. Lyons Wealth Management owns 11,593 shares or 3.84% of their US portfolio. Toronto Dominion Comml Bank accumulated 4.48M shares.

Since October 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $58.46 million activity. The insider Nadella Satya sold $21.70M. 2,000 shares valued at $214,363 were sold by BROD FRANK H on Monday, November 5. Hogan Kathleen T also sold $4.06 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Thursday, November 8. $1.12 million worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were sold by Capossela Christopher C.

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: “After Hours Most Active for Mar 13, 2019 : MSFT, LLY, F, CMCSA, PFE, FOX, CTL, HPQ, PCG, AMD, AAPL, ENDP – Nasdaq” published on March 13, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Microsoft (MSFT) Extends AccountGuard Access Across Europe – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 21, 2019.

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