Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) belonging to the Computer and Technology sector has surged 0.36% and closed its last trading session at $64.87.
The company reported its EPS on 01/26/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $69.42.
The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.54. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.
The Stock had a 1.56 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.56 and 1.6 respectively.
Microsoft Corporation on 01/26/2017 reported its EPS as $0.83 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.79. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.04. This shows a surprise factor of 5.1%.
Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Microsoft Corporation Earnings, with 30 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.7.
Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.75 and $0.65 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.62.
Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Microsoft Corporation as $23.64 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 26 analysts.
The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 24.15 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 23.39 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 22.08 Billion.
For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Microsoft Corporation is 12.9%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 0%.
In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 1.71% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 9.3%.
The Company got Upgrade by Citigroup on 27-Jan-17 from Sell to Neutral.
Insider Trades for Microsoft Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 27 Feb 2017 where Hogan (Kathleen T), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 5308 shares were traded at a price of $64.23.
10 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 16079100 shares traded.
31 analysts projected Price Targets for Microsoft Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $90. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $45 and the Mean Price Target is $69.42.
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) has the market capitalization of $501.28 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $65.91 on Jan 27, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $48.04 on Jun 27, 2016.
The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.3 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 23.5% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.5 percent.
The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 5.03 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.04 and ATR value of 0.64. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 0.84% and 0.95%.