Lyons Wealth Management Has Upped Its Microsoft (MSFT) Stake; Microchip Technology (MCHP) Sentiment Is 1.1

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Lyons Wealth Management Llc increased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 245.27% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Lyons Wealth Management Llc acquired 8,084 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 10.77%. The Lyons Wealth Management Llc holds 11,380 shares with $1.12M value, up from 3,296 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $831.87B valuation. The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $108.37. About 36.66M shares traded or 8.99% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 49.58% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.96% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 16/04/2018 – Rapid Advances in Technology Outpacing Risk Management: Marsh/RIMS; 19/03/2018 – CORRECTED-Dropbox IPO oversubscribed; 24/05/2018 – AppRiver Offers Guidance for MSPs, Resellers on Benefits of Microsoft 365; 26/03/2018 – MEDIA ALERT: Adobe and Microsoft Extend Global Partnership Into China; 18/05/2018 – Kahuna Ventures at Work on $1.5 Billion Worth of Natural Gas Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert; 08/05/2018 – MinerEye’s Solutions for Microsoft Azure Information Protection (AIP) and Cloud Migration to be Featured at Microsoft Build; 18/04/2018 – CloudHealth Technologies Announces Support for Microsoft Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances; 02/05/2018 – Dell Technologies and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Customers Simplify Delivery of IoT Solutions; 30/04/2018 – Microsoft Chairman John Thompson Becomes a VC at Lightspeed; 07/05/2018 – lnvoice2go partners with Microsoft to showcase a new way for small businesses to get paid faster

Microchip Technology Inc (MCHP) investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q2 2018. It’s up 0.29, from 0.81 in 2018Q1. The ratio is better, as 295 investment professionals started new or increased equity positions, while 268 sold and reduced their positions in Microchip Technology Inc. The investment professionals in our database now have: 244.93 million shares, down from 248.38 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Microchip Technology Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 11 to 10 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 32 Reduced: 236 Increased: 228 New Position: 67.

Microchip Technology Incorporated develops, makes, and sells semiconductor products for various embedded control applications. The company has market cap of $17.15 billion. The firm offers general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers; and microcontrollers for automotive networking, computing, lighting, power supplies, motor control, human machine interface, security, wired connectivity, and wireless connectivity. It has a 690.48 P/E ratio. It also provides development tools that enable system designers to program microcontroller products for specific applications; analog, interface, mixed signal, and timing products comprising power management, linear, mixed-signal, high-voltage, thermal management, radio frequency , drivers, safety, security, timing, USB, Ethernet, wireless, and other interface products; and memory products consisting of serial electrically erasable programmable read-only memory, serial flash memories, parallel flash memories, and serial static random access memories for the production of very small footprint devices.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $1.93 million activity.

More notable recent Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 20, 2018 – Nasdaq” on November 19, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Microchip (MCHP) Q2 Earnings Surpass Estimates, Rise Y/Y – Nasdaq” published on November 08, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Microchip Technology (MCHP) Beats Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates – Nasdaq” on November 07, 2018. More interesting news about Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “20-inch Automotive Touchscreens Enabled by New Single-chip maXTouch┬« Touchscreen Controllers from Microchip – Nasdaq” published on December 05, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Microchip Technology to Present at the Nasdaq 39th Investor Conference – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: November 29, 2018.

Analysts await Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) to report earnings on February, 5. They expect $1.45 EPS, up 11.54% or $0.15 from last year’s $1.3 per share. MCHP’s profit will be $342.94M for 12.50 P/E if the $1.45 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.68 actual EPS reported by Microchip Technology Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.69% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 2.66% or $1.98 during the last trading session, reaching $72.5. About 2.22M shares traded. Microchip Technology Incorporated (MCHP) has declined 5.63% since December 6, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.25% the S&P500. Some Historical MCHP News: 08/05/2018 – Microchip Tech 4Q Adj EPS $1.40; 21/05/2018 – MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC – EXPECTED THAT WITH SUCH NET PROCEEDS TO BE RELEASED TO FINANCE CONSUMMATION OF ACQUISITION OF MICROSEMI CORPORATION; 18/05/2018 – MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY SAYS ENTERED AMENDED & RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT, AMENDING CREDIT AGREEMENT, DATED JUNE 27, 2013 – SEC FILING; 23/05/2018 – MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY PRICES $1B JUNE 2021 NOTES AT 3.922%; 15/05/2018 – Microchip Technology Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance In China, Japan, The Philippines, Germany And Austria For Its Acquisition Of Microsemi; 20/04/2018 – MICROSEMI/MICROCHIP BEING REVIEWED PER MOFCOM SIMPLE PROCEDURE; 08/05/2018 – MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC – REGARDING PENDING ACQUISITION OF MICROSEMI, ON MAY 7TH, 2018, RECEIVED JAPAN ANTI-TRUST APPROVAL; 23/04/2018 – Microchip: Special Meeting of Microsemi Stockholders to Consider Approval to Be Held on May 22; 13/04/2018 – Microchip Technology Sees Closing Microsemi Buy in June; 17/05/2018 – China Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal, Signaling Thaw With U.S

Glaxis Capital Management Llc holds 8.55% of its portfolio in Microchip Technology Incorporated for 21,745 shares. Westchester Capital Management Inc. owns 102,297 shares or 3.96% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Doheny Asset Management Ca has 3.6% invested in the company for 73,060 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Coho Partners Ltd. has invested 3.46% in the stock. Muhlenkamp & Co Inc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 98,968 shares.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Noteworthy ETF Inflows: IVW, MSFT, AAPL, V – Nasdaq” on December 06, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “FANG Tumbles But Microsoft Stands Strong – Seeking Alpha” published on December 04, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Better Long-Term Buy: Amazon (AMZN) vs. Microsoft (MSFT) Stock – Nasdaq” on November 30, 2018. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “After Hours Most Active for Dec 4, 2018 : GE, QQQ, VG, MSFT, T, S, AABA, CMCSA, PBR, VZ, SBUX, SYMC – Nasdaq” published on December 04, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Technology Sector Update for 12/06/2018: MOMO, SCWX, UXIN, BABA, MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, GOOG – Nasdaq” with publication date: December 06, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.84 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.10, from 0.74 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 35 investors sold MSFT shares while 965 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 711 raised stakes. 5.31 billion shares or 1.41% less from 5.38 billion shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Motley Fool Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 81,802 shares or 1.08% of their US portfolio. Sheets Smith Wealth stated it has 51,276 shares. Noesis Cap Mangement holds 0.43% or 11,878 shares in its portfolio. Stewart And Patten Company reported 4.45% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Hsbc Public Ltd stated it has 2.28% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Horseman Capital Management holds 0.5% or 26,000 shares in its portfolio. Court Place Limited Liability Co invested 3.38% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Private Asset Mngmt invested in 140,277 shares or 1.98% of the stock. Glaxis Capital Llc holds 70,000 shares or 29.84% of its portfolio. Dorsey Wright & Assocs has 0.11% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Alkeon Capital Lc has invested 1.5% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Grand Jean Cap invested in 0.39% or 11,127 shares. Agf Invs owns 487,643 shares or 0.49% of their US portfolio. Fernwood Investment Mgmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 5,725 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. Sva Plumb Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 1.61% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

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