Trust Company Of Virginia Decreased By $462,098 Its Microsoft (MSFT) Holding; Amedisys (AMED) Shorts Lowered By 2.57%

June 18, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) had a decrease of 2.57% in short interest. AMED’s SI was 2.94M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 2.57% from 3.02 million shares previously. With 203,700 avg volume, 14 days are for Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED)’s short sellers to cover AMED’s short positions. The SI to Amedisys Inc’s float is 8.82%. The stock increased 1.23% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $84.78. About 113,337 shares traded. Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) has risen 24.73% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.16% the S&P500. Some Historical AMED News: ; 07/05/2018 – AMEDISYS INC AMED.O FY2018 SHR VIEW $3.00, REV VIEW $1.63 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 24/05/2018 – AMEDISYS AMENDED ACCORD REDUCES CONTINGENT PAYMENTS TO SELLER; 07/05/2018 – AMEDISYS INC QTRLY NET INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO AMEDISYS, INC. PER DILUTED SHARE OF $0.79; 10/05/2018 – AMEDISYS INC AMED.O : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $77 FROM $73; 14/05/2018 – Amedisys Presenting at Bank of America Conference May 16; 07/05/2018 – AMEDISYS INC QTRLY ADJUSTED NET INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO AMEDISYS, INC. PER DILUTED SHARE OF $0.79; 07/05/2018 – AMEDISYS INC QTRLY NET SERVICE REVENUE INCREASED $34.6 MLN TO $399.3 MLN; 07/05/2018 – Amedisys 1Q EPS 79c; 02/05/2018 – Amedisys Closes on Acquisition Expanding Personal Care to Tennessee; 24/04/2018 – Amedisys Welcomes Sharon Brunecz as Chief Human Resources Officer

Trust Company Of Virginia decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 2.41% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Trust Company Of Virginia sold 5,078 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 3.08%. The Trust Company Of Virginia holds 205,737 shares with $18.78M value, down from 210,815 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $774.51B valuation. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.675 during the last trading session, reaching $100.805. About 16.83 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 41.28% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.71% the S&P500. Some Historical MSFT News: ; 02/05/2018 – Ingram Micro and Microsoft Announce Strategic Alliance to Accelerate Service Providers’ Digital Transformation With the CloudBlue Platform; 26/04/2018 – MICROSOFT CFO HOOD COMMENTS ON CAPEX SPENDING IN INTERVIEW; 20/03/2018 – lnnovium Announces OCP SAI and Open-Source SONiC Solution to Accelerate TERALYNX™ Market Adoption; 15/03/2018 – FINALCAD Launches New App for Windows 10 to Support the Evolution of Microsoft Installed Base in Construction Companies; 29/03/2018 – Microsoft has now rebuilt the company around the cloud instead of Windows, and employees approve; 04/04/2018 – The Morning Download: Microsoft Collaboration Tools Gain Share Amid Shift to Cloud; 05/03/2018 – Microsoft is bringing its digital assistant Cortana to Outlook for iOS and Android; 30/03/2018 – Redmond Mag: Microsoft’s Surface Phone: Rumor or Reality?; 31/03/2018 – U.S. government seeks end to Supreme Court privacy fight with Microsoft; 30/04/2018 – Microsoft’s John Thompson is going to help venture capital firm Lightspeed find some deals

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 0.77 in 2017Q4. It worsened, 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. Penobscot Inv holds 2.27% or 103,605 shares. Ulysses Management Ltd Llc, a New York-based fund reported 257,500 shares. 26,826 were accumulated by Adirondack Tru. The Virginia-based Davenport Limited Co has invested 0% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Stanley invested in 5,017 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Limited holds 0.77% or 573,620 shares. Pacific Glob Mngmt Company owns 3.53% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 172,066 shares. Central Asset Investments (Hk) invested in 1.95% or 25,000 shares. Congress Asset Management Ma owns 768,110 shares. Myriad Asset Management Ltd owns 200,000 shares for 1.63% of their portfolio. Ing Groep Nv holds 1.68 million shares. 35,094 were accumulated by Signalpoint Asset Management Limited Company. Fred Alger Mgmt reported 6.66% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Aperio Gp Ltd Llc reported 2.17% stake. Boothbay Fund Management Limited holds 0.87% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 80,235 shares.

More notable recent Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) news were published by: which released: “Microsoft acquires video sharing platform for education” on June 18, 2018, also with their article: “Microsoft (MSFT) Puts Rumors to Rest by Confirming GitHub Buyout” published on June 14, 2018, published: “For Microsoft The Future Is Now” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: and their article: “Nvidia: The Rally Might Just Be Getting Started” published on June 17, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Why Microsoft Is Ratcheting Up Its Hardware and Chip Ambitions” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 4 insider sales for $1.39 million activity. $325,500 worth of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were sold by Capossela Christopher C. Shares for $550,606 were bought by PETERSON SANDRA E on Tuesday, June 5.

Analysts await Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.08 EPS, up 10.20% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.98 per share. MSFT’s profit will be $8.30B for 23.33 P/E if the $1.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.95 actual EPS reported by Microsoft Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.68% EPS growth.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 196 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, October 21, the company rating was upgraded by William Blair. As per Monday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Monday, July 17 with “Outperform”. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of MSFT in report on Friday, October 23 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy” on Thursday, April 12. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, October 21 with “Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Monday, May 29. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $7700 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 27 by RBC Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Thursday, July 13. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $7500 target.

Since May 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $183.23 million activity. Hall Linda J. sold $309,549 worth of stock. North Michael Paul also sold $786,708 worth of Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) on Friday, May 11. Kemmerly David L sold 6,000 shares worth $474,129. Another trade for 4,096 shares valued at $329,467 was sold by NETTERVILLE JAKE L. Shares for $608,302 were sold by Ginn Scott G on Thursday, June 7. $180.27 million worth of Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) was sold by KKR Credit Advisors (US) LLC on Monday, June 4. $120,192 worth of Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) was sold by Rideout Jeffrey A on Wednesday, June 6.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.64, from 1.77 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 21 investors sold Amedisys, Inc. shares while 57 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 31.35 million shares or 1.46% less from 31.82 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Price T Rowe Associate Md owns 11,626 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Proshare Advsrs Ltd invested in 0% or 4,529 shares. Loomis Sayles And Com L P has 0.03% invested in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED). Bluecrest Cap Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) for 4,428 shares. First Midwest Financial Bank Tru Division holds 0.11% or 13,645 shares in its portfolio. Public Sector Pension Investment Board has invested 0.01% in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED). Jennison Assoc Limited Liability stated it has 8,894 shares. California Employees Retirement Sys invested in 0.01% or 67,994 shares. Rmb Cap Mngmt Limited Co reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED). Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado, Colorado-based fund reported 6,050 shares. Glob X Mgmt Lc holds 0% or 585 shares. Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Com stated it has 44,263 shares. Globeflex Capital Limited Partnership holds 19,400 shares or 0.25% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio reported 0% in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED). Blackrock Inc owns 5.00 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Amedisys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides healthcare services in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.89 billion. It operates through three divisions: Home Health, Hospice, and Personal Care. It has a 68.65 P/E ratio. The Home Health segment offers a range of services in the homes of individuals for the recovery of patients from surgery, chronic disability, or terminal illness, as well as prevents avoidable hospital readmissions through its skilled nurses, physical and speech therapists, occupational therapists, and aides for its patients to complete their important personal tasks.

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