James Gilbert, Oak Valley Bancorp (OVLY)’s insider Invested in 177 Shares; Last Week Microsoft (MSFT) Analysts

The director of Oak Valley Bancorp, James Gilbert has made an unexpected purchase in the public company that is having a total value $3,864 U.S. Dollars. As reported in the SEC legal report filed on 13-02-2018, James bought 177 shares based on an average price-per-share of $21.8. James Gilbert now holds 154,592 shares which are equivalent to roughly 1.91% of the California-based company’s total market cap.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Microsoft Corporation has $118.0 highest and $20 lowest target. $88.96’s average target is -0.97% below currents $89.83 stock price. Microsoft Corporation had 166 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 31 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, January 27. Piper Jaffray initiated it with “Overweight” rating and $80 target in Thursday, December 22 report. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, July 17. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Friday, January 26. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Credit Suisse. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Sunday, July 16 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by FBN Securities on Wednesday, July 20. See Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) latest ratings:

06/02/2018 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy New Target: $107.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $100 New Target: $110 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Nomura Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $102 New Target: $105 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Sell New Target: $62.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Bernstein Rating: Buy New Target: $118.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $104 New Target: $106 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $100.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $105.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $105.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $107.0 Maintain

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $691.67 billion. The companyÂ’s Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial services and products for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, and related Client Access Licenses ; Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network. It has a 73.03 P/E ratio. The Company’s Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, such as Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, as well as Azure, a cloud platform with computing, networking, storage, database, and management services; and enterprise services, such as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting that assist in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions, as well as provide training and certification to developers and IT professionals on Microsoft products.

The stock increased 0.79% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $89.83. About 26.41 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold Microsoft Corporation shares while 952 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 708 raised stakes. 5.51 billion shares or 0.32% less from 5.53 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bragg Advisors Inc reported 167,085 shares stake. Wms Partners Limited Company stated it has 511,049 shares or 4.53% of all its holdings. Moreover, Prescott Grp Mngmt Ltd Liability Company has 0.09% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). 45,238 are held by Rodgers Brothers. Pring Turner Cap Grp invested in 31,710 shares or 2.34% of the stock. 57,017 were accumulated by One Capital Mngmt Limited Co. Grisanti Mngmt Ltd accumulated 0.03% or 953 shares. Moreover, Salient Tru Com Lta has 2.65% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 297,152 shares. Smith Asset L P holds 839,635 shares or 2.09% of its portfolio. Green Square Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.24% or 18,066 shares in its portfolio. Lynch Associates In has 151,683 shares. Hollow Brook Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Corp stated it has 114,248 shares. Proshare Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 2.49% or 3.64 million shares in its portfolio. 3.67M are owned by Scharf Investments Limited Liability Company. Kentucky Retirement holds 474,050 shares.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $5.98 million activity. 55,000 shares were sold by Hood Amy, worth $4.00M on Tuesday, August 29. 26,763 Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares with value of $1.98 million were sold by COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $158,198 activity. Martin Ronald C. had sold 600 shares worth $9,230. $15,000 worth of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) was sold by Harvey David S.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.33 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.66, from 1.67 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 2 investors sold Oak Valley Bancorp shares while 1 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 3 raised stakes. 733,537 shares or 3.57% more from 708,250 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Delphi Ma stated it has 0.17% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY). Commonwealth Equity holds 0% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) or 16,072 shares. Mraz Amerine And Inc holds 0.12% or 22,600 shares. Banc Funds Limited Liability holds 0.36% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) or 472,489 shares. Pennsylvania-based Vanguard has invested 0% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY). Manufacturers Life The, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 5,970 shares. Federated Inc Pa reported 463 shares. Maltese Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Co holds 0.15% or 107,200 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche State Bank Ag has invested 0% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY). Morgan Stanley stated it has 1,750 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Inc stated it has 0% in Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY). Wells Fargo & Mn invested in 15,770 shares or 0% of the stock.

The stock increased 2.11% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $21.8. About 1,561 shares traded. Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ:OVLY) has risen 52.90% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.20% the S&P500.