Microsoft Corp (MSFT)

MSFT (NASDAQ:Computer Software & Services) EQUITY
pos +1.19
Today's Range: 42.93 - 43.95 | MSFT Avg Daily Volume: 32,452,800
Last Update: 08/27/15 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 50,596,393
YTD Performance: -8.05%
Open: $43.23
Previous Close: $42.71
52 Week Range: $39.72 - $50.05
Oustanding Shares: 7,997,980,969
Market Cap: 323,678,289,815
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for MSFT
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 11 10 11 11
Moderate Buy 3 3 3 3
Hold 8 9 9 8
Moderate Sell 2 2 2 2
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.04 2.13 2.08 2.04
Latest Dividend: 0.31
Latest Dividend Yield: 3.06%
Dividend Ex-Date: 08/18/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 27.34
Price Earnings Comparisons:
MSFT Sector Avg. S&P 500
27.34 27.40 23.98
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-8.33% -5.10% 39.76%
Revenue 7.80 0.27 0.08
Net Income -44.80 -0.28 -0.10
EPS -43.80 -0.26 -0.10
Earnings for MSFT:
Revenue 93.58B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/15) Qtr (12/15) FY (06/16) FY (06/17)
Average Estimate $0.57 $0.71 $2.62 $2.98
Number of Analysts 15 13 17 14
High Estimate $0.62 $0.82 $2.93 $3.37
Low Estimate $0.43 $0.56 $2.04 $2.82
Prior Year $0.54 $0.77 $2.63 $2.62
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 6.30% -8.39% -0.36% 13.74%
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For the first 2, it's all about the iPhone; Microsoft stays in Apple's shadow.
If the market retreats, the iPhone maker's latest report won't be the only reason.
Let's also take a look at Microsoft and Qualcomm.
Global economic growth will be subpar and should trend lower than consensus expectations. U.S. corporate profit growth will disappoint. The body of evidence over the last six months has confirmed the above considerations, as for the fourth year in a row global GDP has been downgraded relative to previous forecasts and the 2015 per-share profits estimate for the S&P index steadily has dropped from $135 a share to about $115 a share over the last 12 months. "I shot the sheriff, but I swear it was in self-defense, I shot the sheriff and they say it is a capital offense." --Bob Marley, "I Shot the Sheriff" This week, IBM (IBM), Microsoft (MSFT), Apple (AAPL), Verizon (VZ), United Technologies (UTX) and
Futures trading hasn't been pretty, but most were prepared.
A headline can't always capture a stock's story.
IBM and UTX accounted for two-thirds of the Dow's 1% drop, and Apple and Microsoft fall after-hours..
Indices haven't reflected stocks' overall health.
To be critical of a revenue decline when the company specifically told you it was necessary seems just plain wrong.
As an investor, you should only care which will be the biggest names going forward.

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