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MSFT

Microsoft

$71.77

0.62 (0.87%)

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Active trading in Microsoft options as shares reach new highs

Active trading in Microsoft options as shares reach new highs. The stock up $1.06 to $72.84 and the largest trade is 7.8K Jul 74 - 76, 1X2, call spreads sold at 24c. The Jul 76 calls were bought to open and the other leg likely closes a matching trade from 7/7 when the stock was near $70 and 8K bought for 21c. The activity was rolling 4K Jul 72.5 calls at that time. Now the position is being rolled higher, while doubling position size, one again. It expresses a bullish one week outlook for Microsoft and its 7/20 earnings report. 21K Jul 76 calls and 17K Jul 74 calls traded on the day. Total volume is double the daily average and lopsided 2:1 at 104K calls and 51K puts.

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MSFT Microsoft
$71.77

0.62 (0.87%)

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STFL
07/07/17
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STFL
Microsoft reported reorganization, layoffs positive, says Stifel
After CNBC reported that Microsoft would eliminate as many as 3,000 jobs, mostly in its sales organization, Stifel analyst Brad Reback says the reorganization will help the company more efficiently promote its more effective products and "give it the flexibility to continue investing in growth areas." He adds that the move should boost the company's gross margins and continues to recommend buying the stock.
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DBAB
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Target $80
DBAB
Buy
Deutsche remains bullish on Microsoft into June quarter results
Deutsche Bank analyst Karl Keirstead says he didn't pick up anything at Microsoft's annual partner event to make him worried about the company's June quarter results. The sales reorganization seems more offensive rather than done from a position of weakness, Keirstead tells investors in a research note. The analyst says he remains bullish on the shares with a Buy rating and $80 price target.
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Monolithic Power should be bought ahead of results, says KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst John Vinh recommends buying Monolithic Power (MPWR) ahead of its Q2 results. He thinks that investors' focus will be on the company's Q3 guidance, and he believes that the guidance will be boosted by content gains in Microsoft's (MSFT) new Xbox and Intel's (INTC) Purley chip.
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07/13/17
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CLVD
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Microsoft annual partner conference made Cleveland Research more bullish
Cleveland Research said it is now more bullish on Microsoft following discussions on the heels of the company's annual partner conference, Inspire, as feedback was positive on the company's sales reorganization and several catalysts were pointed to as likely to accelerate Azure share gains.

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XBI

SPDR S&P BIOTECH

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Berkshire Hills Bancorp

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