Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) PT Suggests Stock Is Worth Around $69.56
Feb 17 2017 by Joanne Wise
Number of analysts are covering this stock and now stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 4 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 23 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 2 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Vetr downgraded Microsoft Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $63.65 price target on the stock.in a research note on Wednesday, December 7th. Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data.
Over the past five trading sessions shares of Groupon, Inc. For trailing twelve months, EPS value for the stock is $-2.17. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. Over the last six months and over the last three months, the shares of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), have changed 13.79% and 12.46%, respectively. NY now owns 190,207 shares of the software giant's stock worth $9,733,000 after buying an additional 715 shares during the last quarter. Windsor Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Microsoft Corporation during the third quarter worth $206,000. Its monthly volatility value of 1.15% and volatility for the week is valued at 0.92%. Legal & General Group Plc raised its position in shares of Microsoft Corporation by 1.8% in the second quarter. Gemmer Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Microsoft Corporation by 0.3% in the third quarter. The firm's 50-day moving average is $63.05 and its 200-day moving average is $59.35. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.65/share and a High Estimate of $0.75/share.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, January 26th. The software giant reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.05.
In case of Revenue Estimates, 27 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Microsoft Corporation as 23.63 Billion. Microsoft Corporation P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 30.38 and Forward P/E ratio of 19.84.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) performance during the last one year Improved 26.34 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Positive trend of 4.48 percent. On average, analysts anticipate that Microsoft Corporation will post $2.98 EPS for the current fiscal year. Investors of record on Thursday, February 16th will be issued a $0.39 dividend. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.42%. If you are accessing this article on another website, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of USA and global copyright legislation.
MSFT has been the subject of several research reports. Microsoft Corporation now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $67.17. Finally, Wunderlich raised shares of Microsoft Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and upped their price target for the stock from $60.00 to $70.00 in a report on Friday, October 21st. The company's market cap is $498.66 Billion. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, twenty-five have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $66.98. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc. now owns 21,334 shares of the software giant's stock worth $1,092,000 after buying an additional 400 shares in the last quarter.
In the transaction dated January 30, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; GATES WILLIAM H III disposed a total of 2,000,000 shares at an average price of $65.11, amounting to approximately $130,220,000. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. The rating firm gave a Outperform rating to this stock in a research note published on Jan 11, 2017.
Important factors to focus when evaluating a stock's present and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Also, insider Frank H. Brod sold 7,500 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, January 30th.
Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. The company's Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office 365 commercial products and services for businesses, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Office 365 consumer services, such as Skype, Outlook.com, and OneDrive; Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises; and LinkedIn online professional network.