Microsoft CorpMSFT:NSQ

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Consensus recommendation

As of Apr 14, 2014, the consensus forecast amongst 47 polled investment analysts covering Microsoft Corporation advises investors to hold their position in the company. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Jul 19, 2013. The previous consensus forecast advised that Microsoft Corporation would outperform the market.

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Research Reports

S&P Capital IQ – STARS Reports
Ford Investor Services, Inc.
MarketLine (a Datamonitor Company)

Share price forecast

The 28 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corporation have a median target of 40.00, with a high estimate of 50.00 and a low estimate of 25.00. The median estimate represents a -0.99% decrease from the last price of 40.40. View Full Financials

High+25.0 %50.00
Low-37.5 %25.00


In 2013, Microsoft Corp reported a dividend of 0.92 USD, which represents a 15.00% increase over last year. The 7 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.08 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 17.28%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+15.00%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jan 23, 2014, Microsoft Corporation reported 2nd quarter 2014 earnings of 0.78 per share. This result exceeded the 0.68 consensus of the 26 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's 2nd quarter results by 2.63%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Apr 24, 2014. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+1.54%

Microsoft Corporation reported annual 2013 earnings of 2.65 per share on Jul 18, 2013.
The next earnings announcement from Microsoft Corporation is expected the week of Jul 14, 2014. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+12.55%
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Microsoft Corporation had 2nd quarter 2014 revenues of 24.5190bn. This bettered the 23.6789bn consensus of the 24 analysts covering the company. This was 32.33% above the prior year's 2nd quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+4.52%

Microsoft Corporation had revenues for the full year 2013 of 77.8870bn. This was 5.65% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+7.48%
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