Microsoft Corp (MSFT)

MSFT (NASDAQ:Computer Software & Services) EQUITY
$64.53
neg -0.09
-0.14%
Today's Range: 64.14 - 64.80 | MSFT Avg Daily Volume: 24,479,900
Last Update: 02/24/17 - 4:00 PM EST
Volume: 21,708,358
YTD Performance: 3.99%
Open: $64.53
Previous Close: $64.62
52 Week Range: $39.72 - $56.85
Oustanding Shares: 7,727,529,820
Market Cap: 497,343,819,215
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for MSFT
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
TheStreet Ratings is the source for accurate ratings that you can rely upon to make sound, informed financial decisions. Click here to find out about our methodology.
Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 19 19 17 17
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 5 5 5 4
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.56 1.56 1.60 1.54
Latest Dividend: 0.39
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.42%
Dividend Ex-Date: 02/14/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 30.22
Price Earnings Comparisons:
MSFT Sector Avg. S&P 500
30.22 30.20 30.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
6.99% 26.26% 70.14%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue -8.80 0.10 0.03
Net Income 37.80 -0.20 -0.08
EPS 41.90 -0.20 -0.07
Earnings for MSFT:
EBITDA 27.91B
Revenue 85.32B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/17) Qtr (06/17) FY (06/17) FY (06/18)
Average Estimate $0.69 $0.67 $2.97 $3.28
Number of Analysts 14 13 18 15
High Estimate $0.75 $0.71 $3.08 $3.59
Low Estimate $0.66 $0.61 $2.89 $3.11
Prior Year $0.62 $0.69 $2.79 $2.97
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 11.98% -3.12% 6.41% 10.32%
Chart Benchmark
Average Frequency Timeframe
Indicator Chart Scale  
Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
Earnings may produce increased volatility.

My Takeaways and Observations Real Money Pro($)

The U.S. Dollar strengthened. The price of crude oil rose by over one dollar to $53.78/barrel. Gold fell by -$8.60 to $1189. Ag commodities: wheat +2.50, corn -2.50, soybean -7 and oats -5.5. Lumber increased by $1.50. Bonds rallied in price after an early morning spill. Yields dropped by two basis points. The yield curve was flat. Municipal bonds were flat, as were closed end muni bond funds. Junk was unchanged, Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit Fund (BGB)  down $0.03. Banks prospered, though Citigroup (C) was lower. Insurance was mixed after a Metlife (MET) downgrade. Brokerages solid, led by GS (short and on Best Ideas List). Big pharma continues out of favor after large downside at Bristol-Myers (BMY) . Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) continues weak, after M&A announcement. Retail continues to underperform and the possible 20% tariff from Mexico (that Sean Spicer just mentioned) won't help. Nor will the possibility of a Sears (SHLD) bankruptcy (plenty of discounted merchandise could cause some indigestion over the next few months. Old media was mixed, awaiting Microsoft (MSFT) EPS this afternoon. Biotech continued its fade led by Allergan (AGN) , Celgene (CELG) and Gilead Sciences (GILD) . Speculative biotech also got hit. Consumer staples faltered despite the currency weakness. Campbell Soup (CPB) and Procter &
Not a major reversal, but this could make the skeptics more skeptical.
SBUX has been pushing resistance the last 2 days and hasn't been particularly volatile post-earnings.

Beginner Trade: XLK Real Money Pro($)

This ETF has further upside potential.
After the Netflix blowout quarter, tech has a high bar to hurdle.
Stocks have an up day, but inauguration is undramatic.

My Takeaways and Observations Real Money Pro($)

I have a series of meetings this afternoon and tomorrow morning so I want to get "Takeaways" out early today.
Growth is almost guaranteed in these two areas, says James McDonald of Index Strategy Advisors.
Tech stocks feel like they may be going higher, as the economy is picking up.

Columnist Conversations

One of the fundamental concepts of market characteristics is they generally don't go straight up or straight d...
With less than an hour left in the session COP is trading below its January low. This key support area($47.20)...
tremendous flow here today and a big reversal candle. BOUGHT LB MAY 50 CALL AT 3.80 Poor reaction pos...
We have a nice gainer here, let's unload it SOLD OLED MAR 75 CALL AT 6.40 (in at 2.70)

REAL MONEY'S BEST IDEAS

News Breaks

Powered by

BROKERAGE PARTNERS

Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.


TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.