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#1 - Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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Although you won’t see any of the FAANG stocks in this presentation, it’s important not to ignore big tech altogether. With a 1.95 trillion market capitalization as of this writing, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) clearly qualifies as one of the biggest names in the tech sector.

MSFT stock rose sharply during the pandemic as the company’s collaborative Teams software facilitated remote work. However investing is usually about what have you done for me lately. Microsoft is trading near its all-time high set in April 2021.

One of the catalysts for the stock to move higher will be its Game Pass service for its Xbox gaming service. And I use the word service intentionally because Microsoft is taking a “Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) like” approach to bringing new games to market. Game Pass allows subscribers to access a curated library of over 100 games from their computers or mobile devices. And since 90% of the company’s new games will be released directly to Game Pass, there is a large incentive for consumers to sign up for the service which costs just $10 per month.

About Microsoft
Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform.Read More 

Current Price: $305.10
Consensus Rating: Buy
Ratings Breakdown: 30 Buy Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target: $323.43 (6.0% Upside)

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