Palouse Capital Management Has Trimmed By $3.25 Million Its Microsoft (MSFT) Position; Docusign (DOCU) Sellers Decreased By 5.45% Their Shorts

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Palouse Capital Management Inc decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 38.99% reported in 2019Q1 SEC filing. Palouse Capital Management Inc sold 27,778 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 6.56%. The Palouse Capital Management Inc holds 43,464 shares with $5.13M value, down from 71,242 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $ valuation. The stock decreased 2.82% or $3.9 during the last trading session, reaching $134.24. About 17.26 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 29.33% since August 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.33% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: 07/05/2018 – The chips boost the performance of Microsoft’s Azure machine learning cloud service, and over time will become available for use in other facilities; 26/04/2018 – The Joint Corp. to Host Conference Call on Thursday, May 10, to Discuss First Quarter 2018 Results; 24/05/2018 – Microsoft Deploys New Career Site on the Phenom People Platform; 12/04/2018 – BlackRock snags more assets despite market rout, boosting profit; 26/04/2018 – MICROSOFT SEES 4Q TAX RATE ABOUT 16%; 18/04/2018 – Ixia, a Keysight Business, Helps Organizations Validate Microsoft Azure DDoS Protection Service Defenses; 28/03/2018 – Uphold Launches XRP With Zero Fees; 26/04/2018 – Microsoft earnings press release available on Investor Relations website; 26/04/2018 – MICROSOFT CFO SAYS APPETITE FOR M&A IS UNCHANGED; 25/04/2018 – Determine, Inc., a Top-Ranked Source-to-Pay Innovator, Puts State-of-the-Art Cloud Platform on Display at ISM2018

Docusign Inc (NASDAQ:DOCU) had a decrease of 5.45% in short interest. DOCU’s SI was 8.21 million shares in August as released by FINRA. Its down 5.45% from 8.68M shares previously. With 2.48 million avg volume, 3 days are for Docusign Inc (NASDAQ:DOCU)’s short sellers to cover DOCU’s short positions. The SI to Docusign Inc’s float is 9.67%. The stock decreased 3.55% or $1.62 during the last trading session, reaching $44. About 1.15M shares traded. DocuSign, Inc. (NASDAQ:DOCU) has risen 0.02% since August 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.02% the S&P500. Some Historical DOCU News: 30/04/2018 Dell Technologies Capital Announces Strong Exit & Investment Momentum in its First Year Out of Stealth; 22/05/2018 – Franklin Dynatech Adds DocuSign Inc., Exits Netease; 29/05/2018 – DocuSign Launches New Developer Center as API Usage Doubles; 29/05/2018 – MFS Technology Adds DocuSign Inc., Exits Switch; 24/05/2018 – A former DocuSign CEO just raised $47 million as his startup gets closer to a $100 million milestone

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on October, 23. They expect $1.24 earnings per share, up 8.77% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.14 per share. After $1.37 actual earnings per share reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.49% negative EPS growth.

Palouse Capital Management Inc increased Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) stake by 6,969 shares to 71,725 valued at $5.78M in 2019Q1. It also upped Dowdupont Inc stake by 8,802 shares and now owns 70,165 shares. Spdr Ser Tr was raised too.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Looks Interesting, And It’s About To Pay A Dividend – Yahoo Finance” on August 09, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2019 – Nasdaq” published on August 13, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “The Status of Microsoft Stock Should Rise – Nasdaq” on August 12, 2019. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Microsoft Continues To Amaze – Seeking Alpha” published on July 31, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Pentagon watchdog investigating JEDI cloud contract – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: August 13, 2019.

Among 17 analysts covering Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Microsoft had 29 analyst reports since February 21, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, July 19 with “Outperform”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 19 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, July 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 22 by Credit Suisse. On Thursday, April 25 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $15200 target in Friday, July 19 report. On Wednesday, June 19 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, July 19 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, April 25. Wedbush maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $15500 target in Thursday, April 25 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q1 2019. Its down 0.03, from 0.94 in 2018Q4. It fall, as 64 investors sold MSFT shares while 922 reduced holdings. 159 funds opened positions while 742 raised stakes. 5.41 billion shares or 1.21% less from 5.48 billion shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Jennison Associates reported 3.71% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). M&R Cap owns 78,586 shares. Buffington Mohr Mcneal has invested 2.92% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 548,695 were reported by Tdam Usa. San Francisco Sentry Invest Gru (Ca) holds 1.83% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 35,908 shares. Cullen Capital Management Lc, a New York-based fund reported 537,095 shares. Biondo Inv Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.58% or 53,248 shares in its portfolio. Texas-based Oxbow Ltd Liability has invested 1.5% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Finemark Comml Bank invested 1.83% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Everett Harris And Comm Ca owns 1.62 million shares for 4.94% of their portfolio. Hawaii-based Bancorporation Of Hawaii has invested 2.14% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Fosun has invested 0.2% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Interocean Lc stated it has 319,825 shares. Sky Invest Group Inc Ltd Liability Co holds 74,220 shares. Highland Mgmt Limited Liability Com invested in 3.92% or 438,287 shares.

DocuSign, Inc. provides cloud based transaction services and products in the United States. The company has market cap of $7.65 billion. The firm offers e-signature solution that enables businesses to digitally prepare, execute, and act on agreements. It currently has negative earnings. It serves large enterprises, sole proprietorships, small- to medium-sized businesses, professionals, and individuals.

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