Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Will Soon Roll Out Windows 10 Creators Update- CenterPoint Energy (CNP)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -0.39% to $63.98 in active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 23.21 Million shares have changed hands in this session. Microsoft (MSFT) declared that it will soon roll out Windows 10 Creators Update. Insider Preview builds so far have given us a fairly good look at all the features and improvements one can expect once the final build rolls out.

The latest Preview build 15042 now reveals that the company is testing out a feature for Windows 10 that will prevent users from installing Win32 apps. The new feature seemingly hopes to phase out the older desktop apps in favor of apps from the Windows Store, apart from increasing security by blocking apps that may have come from unverified sources. Once the feature is enabled, users will be notified with a warning whenever they try to install a Win32 app.

The warning message will read that apps from the Windows Store will help keep the PC “safe and reliable,” according to a report by MSPoweruser. The new feature is disabled by default and users can manually enable it by heading to the Apps and Feature category in Settings. The feature is accessible only for users of the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build and it is yet to be confirmed whether it will make it to the Creators Update. The firm has institutional ownership of 74.80%, while insider ownership included 2.30%. MSFT attains analyst recommendation of 2.10 with week’s performance of -0.79%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 9.48%.

Shares of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it an advance of 1.98% to close at $27.32. CenterPoint Energy Inc. (CNP) said that it still expects earnings on a guidance basis for 2017 in the range of $1.25 – $1.33 per share. This guidance includes anticipated utility operations earnings of $0.93 – $0.97 per share and anticipated midstream investment earnings of $0.31 – $0.37 per share.

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect the company to report earnings of $1.29 per share for fiscal year 2017. Analysts’ estimates typically exclude special items. The company targets upper end of 4-6% earnings growth range for 2018. Moving forward to saw long-term intention, the experts calculate Return on Investment of 10.80%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 55.93% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with 1.07%. CNP last month stock price volatility remained 1.58%.

 

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