Seidman Lawrence B Holding In Bcb Bancorp (BCBP) Was Increased; As Microsoft (MSFT) Market Valuation Rose, Shareholder Strategic Wealth Advisors Groupinc Has Raised Stake

February 15, 2018 - By Jacob Smith

Strategic Wealth Advisors Groupinc increased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 6.75% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Strategic Wealth Advisors Groupinc bought 11,338 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.75% with the market. The institutional investor held 179,198 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.35 million, up from 167,860 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Strategic Wealth Advisors Groupinc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $711.04B market cap company. The stock increased 1.69% or $1.54 during the last trading session, reaching $92.35. About 16.85 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Seidman Lawrence B increased its stake in Bcb Bancorp Inc (BCBP) by 256.24% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Seidman Lawrence B bought 102,300 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.88% with the market. The institutional investor held 142,223 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.98 million, up from 39,923 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Seidman Lawrence B who had been investing in Bcb Bancorp Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $223.97 million market cap company. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $14.9. About 11,089 shares traded. BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) has risen 53.81% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.11% the S&P500.

Seidman Lawrence B, which manages about $141.61M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Bankwell Finl Group Inc (NASDAQ:BWFG) by 60,189 shares to 123,981 shares, valued at $4.58 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 3.44 in Q3 2017. Its up 1.29, from 2.15 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 3 investors sold BCBP shares while 6 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 20 raised stakes. 9.72 million shares or 261.60% more from 2.69 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. United Kingdom-based Legal And General Grp Incorporated Plc has invested 0% in BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP). New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 10,100 shares. The Ontario – Canada-based Royal Bancshares Of Canada has invested 0% in BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP). Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 37,850 shares in its portfolio. First Trust Advsrs Limited Partnership reported 0% in BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP). 16,300 were accumulated by Schwab Charles Investment Management. Dimensional Fund Lp holds 260,418 shares. Macquarie Group Inc Ltd stated it has 5,398 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bridgeway Capital reported 0.01% stake. Acadian Asset Management Limited Liability owns 5,582 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Nationwide Fund holds 0% or 6,148 shares in its portfolio. Bank & Trust Of Mellon Corp invested 0% in BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 924 shares. Meeder Asset stated it has 1,111 shares. Pl Advisors Ltd Liability invested in 112,216 shares or 0.4% of the stock.

Among 3 analysts covering BCB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BCBP), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. BCB Bancorp had 3 analyst reports since September 14, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 14 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Among 37 analysts covering Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), 29 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Microsoft Corporation had 166 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, January 25 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $64 target in Monday, August 29 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, January 23 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 21 by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, April 26 the stock rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Neutral”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, November 17. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, February 1. On Tuesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Sell”. FBR Capital maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Thursday, September 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with “Outperform” on Wednesday, January 11.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold MSFT 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. Indiana And Company has 0.68% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 18,850 shares. Advsr Asset holds 1.05% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 839,593 shares. Eastern National Bank reported 224,836 shares. First Citizens State Bank And Tru stated it has 138,339 shares. Messner And Smith Theme Value Invest Mngmt Limited Ca accumulated 6,055 shares. First Merchants Corp invested in 1.06% or 82,500 shares. Northstar Gru holds 5,697 shares or 0.24% of its portfolio. Hirtle Callaghan And Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.25% or 34,132 shares. 1.37 million were reported by Martingale Asset Management Limited Partnership. Plancorp Lc holds 26,736 shares or 0.59% of its portfolio. Buffington Mohr Mcneal stated it has 76,931 shares or 2.51% of all its holdings. Tradewinds Cap Management Ltd Liability Co has invested 13.56% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Van Hulzen Asset Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.3% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Cornerstone Advsr reported 2.62% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Garland Cap Management accumulated 91,213 shares.

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