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Microsoft Stock Forecast, Price & News

$259.58
+2.75 (+1.07%)
(As of 07/1/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$254.61
$259.77
50-Day Range
$242.26
$289.98
52-Week Range
$241.51
$349.67
Volume
22.84 million shs
Average Volume
35.15 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.94 trillion
P/E Ratio
27.10
Dividend Yield
0.97%
Price Target
$353.93

Microsoft Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.97 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
36.3% Upside
$353.93 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.64% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.75
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.23mentions of Microsoft in the last 14 days
Based on 29 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
14.12%
From $9.28 to $10.59 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.80 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

33rd out of 936 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

6th out of 302 stocks

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About Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses SQL, Windows Servers, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs; GitHub that provides a collaboration platform and code hosting service for developers; and Azure, a cloud platform. It also offers support services and Microsoft consulting services to assist customers in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions; and training and certification on Microsoft products. Its More Personal Computing segment provides Windows original equipment manufacturer (OEM) licensing and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system; Windows Commercial, such as volume licensing of the Windows operating system, Windows cloud services, and other Windows commercial offerings; patent licensing; Windows Internet of Things; and MSN advertising. It also offers Surface, PC accessories, PCs, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, and other devices; Gaming, including Xbox hardware, and Xbox content and services; video games and third-party video game royalties; and Search, including Bing and Microsoft advertising. It sells its products through OEMs, distributors, and resellers; and directly through digital marketplaces, online stores, and retail stores. It has collaborations with Dynatrace, Inc., Morgan Stanley, Micro Focus, WPP plc, ACI Worldwide, Inc., and iCIMS, Inc., as well as strategic relationships with Avaya Holdings Corp. and wejo Limited. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is based in Redmond, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Prepackaged software
Sub-Industry
Systems Software
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:MSFT
CUSIP
59491810
Employees
181,000
Year Founded
1975

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/26/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/9 Dividend
5/18/2022
Dividend Payable
6/09/2022
Today
7/02/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
6/30/2023

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$353.93
High Stock Price Forecast
$411.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$298.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+36.3%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.96666666666667
Research Coverage
30 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$61.27 billion
Pretax Margin
42.91%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$168.09 billion
Cash Flow
$9.33 per share
Book Value
$18.89 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
7,479,033,000
Free Float
7,475,293,000
Market Cap
$1.94 trillion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.94

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Microsoft Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Microsoft stock right now?

30 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Microsoft in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 29 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Microsoft stock.
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What is Microsoft's stock price forecast for 2022?

30 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Microsoft's stock. Their MSFT stock forecasts range from $298.00 to $411.00. On average, they expect Microsoft's stock price to reach $353.93 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.3% from the stock's current price.
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How has Microsoft's stock performed in 2022?

Microsoft's stock was trading at $336.32 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MSFT stock has decreased by 22.8% and is now trading at $259.58.
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When is Microsoft's next earnings date?

Microsoft is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 26th 2022.
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How were Microsoft's earnings last quarter?

Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 26th. The software giant reported $2.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.18 by $0.04. The software giant earned $49.36 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $49.05 billion. Microsoft had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 44.85% and a net margin of 37.63%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 18.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.95 EPS.
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How often does Microsoft pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Microsoft?

Microsoft announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 18th will be given a dividend of $0.62 per share on Thursday, September 8th. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 17th.
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Is Microsoft a good dividend stock?

Microsoft(NASDAQ:MSFT) pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.97%. Microsoft has been increasing its dividend for 20 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Microsoft is 25.89%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Microsoft will have a dividend payout ratio of 23.42% next year. This indicates that Microsoft will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Microsoft's stock buyback program work?

Microsoft declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, September 14th 2021, which allows the company to repurchase $60,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 2.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Microsoft issued on next quarter's earnings?

Microsoft issued an update on its fourth quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, June, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.24-$2.32 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.33. The company issued revenue guidance of $51.94 billion-$52.74 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $52.87 billion.

Who are Microsoft's key executives?

Microsoft's management team includes the following people:

What is Satya Nadella's approval rating as Microsoft's CEO?

11,127 employees have rated Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Glassdoor.com. Satya Nadella has an approval rating of 98% among Microsoft's employees. This puts Satya Nadella in the top 20% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Microsoft own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Microsoft investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Tesla (TSLA), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), (CGC) and Visa (V).

What is Microsoft's stock symbol?

Microsoft trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MSFT."

Who are Microsoft's major shareholders?

Microsoft's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Park National Corp OH (0.01%), First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.00%), Rempart Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), Chemung Canal Trust Co. (0.00%), Stonebridge Capital Management Inc. (0.00%) and Insight Wealth Strategies LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Microsoft stock include Amy Hood, Bradford L Smith, Christopher C Capossela, Christopher C Capossela, Emma N Walmsley, Frank H Brod, Frank H Brod, Jean Philippe Courtois, Judson Althoff, Kathleen T Hogan, Margaret L Johnson, Satya Nadella and Teri List.
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Which major investors are selling Microsoft stock?

MSFT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chemung Canal Trust Co., Park National Corp OH, Stonebridge Capital Management Inc., First Financial Bank Trust Division, Rempart Asset Management Inc., and Insight Wealth Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Microsoft company stock in the last two years include Amy Hood, Bradford L Smith, Christopher C Capossela, Emma N Walmsley, Jean Philippe Courtois, Judson Althoff, Kathleen T Hogan, Satya Nadella, and Teri List.
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How do I buy shares of Microsoft?

Shares of MSFT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Microsoft's stock price today?

One share of MSFT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $259.58.

How much money does Microsoft make?

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market capitalization of $1.94 trillion and generates $168.09 billion in revenue each year. The software giant earns $61.27 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.579990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Microsoft have?

Microsoft employs 181,000 workers across the globe.

Does Microsoft have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Microsoft: 6Wunderkinder / Wunderlist, ADRM Software, Activision Blizzard, Adallom, Adxstudio, Affirmed Networks, Ally.io, AltspaceVR, Avere Systems, BleuTalon, BlueStripe, BlueTalon, Bonsai, Citus Data, Clear Software, Clipchamp, CloudKnox Security, Cloudyn, CyberX, Cycle Computing, Datasense™, Datazen Software, Deis.com, Donya Labs, Double Fine Productions, Double Labs, Event Zero, Express Logic Inc, FSLogix, FantasySalesTeam, FieldOne Systems, Flipgrid, Genee, GitHub, Groove (dba Zikera), Havok, Hexadite, Intentional Software, JClarity, Kinvolk, LinkedIn Corporation, LinkedIn Corporation, LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Linkedln Corporation, LiveLoop, Lobe, Maluuba, Marsden Group, Metanautix, Metaswitch Networks, Microsoft Global Finance, Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited, Microsoft Ireland Research, Microsoft Online Inc., MinecraftEdu, Mixer, Mobile Data Labs, Mover, Movere, N-Trig, Nokia, Nuance Communications Inc., Open Build Service, Orions Systems, Peer5, PlayFab, PromoteIQ, ReFirm Labs, Revolution Analytics, RiskIQ, Secure Islands Technologies, Siwng Technologies, Smash.gg, Softomotive, Solair, Sunrise, Suplari, SwiftKey, TakeLessons, Talko, Two Hat Security, VoloMetrix, Wand Labs, XOXCO, Xamarin, Xandr, ZeniMax Media Inc., and inXile Entertainment.
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When was Microsoft founded?

Microsoft was founded in 1975.

How can I contact Microsoft?

Microsoft's mailing address is ONE MICROSOFT WAY, REDMOND WA, 98052. The official website for Microsoft is www.microsoft.com. The software giant can be reached via phone at (425) 706-4400, via email at msft@microsoft.com, or via fax at 425-706-7329.

This page (NASDAQ:MSFT) was last updated on 7/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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