S&P 500   3,967.54 (+1.70%)
DOW   31,854.06 (+1.89%)
QQQ   292.33 (+1.26%)
AAPL   142.29 (+3.42%)
MSFT   259.67 (+2.82%)
FB   195.34 (+0.93%)
GOOGL   2,223.00 (+2.06%)
AMZN   2,137.00 (-0.69%)
TSLA   669.56 (+0.85%)
NVDA   167.63 (+0.41%)
BABA   86.74 (-0.06%)
NIO   15.84 (-3.65%)
AMD   94.09 (+0.63%)
CGC   5.22 (-5.43%)
MU   69.28 (+0.55%)
T   20.78 (+1.86%)
GE   75.59 (+0.45%)
F   12.82 (+2.56%)
DIS   105.68 (+3.18%)
AMC   11.54 (-4.07%)
PFE   52.79 (+0.61%)
PYPL   80.88 (+0.42%)
NFLX   185.81 (-0.29%)
S&P 500   3,967.54 (+1.70%)
DOW   31,854.06 (+1.89%)
QQQ   292.33 (+1.26%)
AAPL   142.29 (+3.42%)
MSFT   259.67 (+2.82%)
FB   195.34 (+0.93%)
GOOGL   2,223.00 (+2.06%)
AMZN   2,137.00 (-0.69%)
TSLA   669.56 (+0.85%)
NVDA   167.63 (+0.41%)
BABA   86.74 (-0.06%)
NIO   15.84 (-3.65%)
AMD   94.09 (+0.63%)
CGC   5.22 (-5.43%)
MU   69.28 (+0.55%)
T   20.78 (+1.86%)
GE   75.59 (+0.45%)
F   12.82 (+2.56%)
DIS   105.68 (+3.18%)
AMC   11.54 (-4.07%)
PFE   52.79 (+0.61%)
PYPL   80.88 (+0.42%)
NFLX   185.81 (-0.29%)
S&P 500   3,967.54 (+1.70%)
DOW   31,854.06 (+1.89%)
QQQ   292.33 (+1.26%)
AAPL   142.29 (+3.42%)
MSFT   259.67 (+2.82%)
FB   195.34 (+0.93%)
GOOGL   2,223.00 (+2.06%)
AMZN   2,137.00 (-0.69%)
TSLA   669.56 (+0.85%)
NVDA   167.63 (+0.41%)
BABA   86.74 (-0.06%)
NIO   15.84 (-3.65%)
AMD   94.09 (+0.63%)
CGC   5.22 (-5.43%)
MU   69.28 (+0.55%)
T   20.78 (+1.86%)
GE   75.59 (+0.45%)
F   12.82 (+2.56%)
DIS   105.68 (+3.18%)
AMC   11.54 (-4.07%)
PFE   52.79 (+0.61%)
PYPL   80.88 (+0.42%)
NFLX   185.81 (-0.29%)
S&P 500   3,967.54 (+1.70%)
DOW   31,854.06 (+1.89%)
QQQ   292.33 (+1.26%)
AAPL   142.29 (+3.42%)
MSFT   259.67 (+2.82%)
FB   195.34 (+0.93%)
GOOGL   2,223.00 (+2.06%)
AMZN   2,137.00 (-0.69%)
TSLA   669.56 (+0.85%)
NVDA   167.63 (+0.41%)
BABA   86.74 (-0.06%)
NIO   15.84 (-3.65%)
AMD   94.09 (+0.63%)
CGC   5.22 (-5.43%)
MU   69.28 (+0.55%)
T   20.78 (+1.86%)
GE   75.59 (+0.45%)
F   12.82 (+2.56%)
DIS   105.68 (+3.18%)
AMC   11.54 (-4.07%)
PFE   52.79 (+0.61%)
PYPL   80.88 (+0.42%)
NFLX   185.81 (-0.29%)

7 Tech Stocks That Will Lead the Way in 2022 - 1 of 7

 

#1 - Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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Kicking off our list of tech stocks likely to flourish in 2022 is Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT). The company proved itself essential during the pandemic with its Teams productivity software that kept offices connected. The work-from-anywhere movement is also causing many companies to migrate their operations to the cloud. And Microsoft is only too happy to oblige with its Microsoft Azure business.

However, Microsoft isn’t limiting its opportunities for growth. In mid-January the company announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) in a $70 billion all-cash transaction. An immediate benefit of the merger would be that Activision’s mega-hit “Call of Duty” franchise would become exclusive to Microsoft’s Xbox platform.

Industry insiders give the deal a 60% chance of going through. The sheer size of the deal and possible regulatory hurdles are given as reasons the deal could fall through. That may be holding both stocks back at the moment.

But this is also a strategic opportunity for Microsoft to get its foot in the door of the emerging metaverse. With that likely being the case, you can bet that Microsoft won’t be deterred from looking for other targets if the deal falls through.

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide. Its Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Security and Compliance, and Skype for Business, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CAL); Skype, Outlook.com, OneDrive, and LinkedIn; and Dynamics 365, a set of cloud-based and on-premises business solutions for organizations and enterprise divisions.Read More 
Current Price
$259.67
Consensus Rating
Buy
Ratings Breakdown
29 Buy Ratings, 1 Hold Ratings, 0 Sell Ratings.
Consensus Price Target
$354.72 (36.6% Upside)




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