Microsoft CorpMSFT:NSQ

41.62
0.545 / 1.29 %
42.39m
4.01%
1.08
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Consensus recommendation

As of Apr 11, 2015, the consensus forecast amongst 36 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 Jan 27, 2015. The previous consensus forecast advised that Microsoft Corporation would outperform the market.

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Buy7
Outperform8
Hold15
Underperform3
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Share price forecast

The 30 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corporation have a median target of 48.00, with a high estimate of 55.00 and a low estimate of 36.00. The median estimate represents a 15.34% increase from the last price of 41.62. View Full Financials

High+32.2 %55.00
Med+15.3 %48.00
Low-13.5 %36.00

Dividends

In 2014, Microsoft Corp reported a dividend of 1.12 USD, which represents a 21.74% increase over last year. The 14 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.19 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 6.43%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+21.74 %
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jan 26, 2015, Microsoft Corporation reported 2nd quarter 2015 earnings of 0.75 per share. This result exceeded the 0.71 consensus of the 27 analysts covering the company and under-performed last year's 2nd quarter results by 3.85 %.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Apr 23, 2015. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+1.28 %

Microsoft Corporation reported annual 2014 earnings of 2.63 per share on Jul 22, 2014.
The next earnings announcement from Microsoft Corporation is expected the week of Jul 21, 2015. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+6.47 %
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Revenue

Microsoft Corporation had 2nd quarter 2015 revenues of 26.47bn. This bettered the 26.36bn consensus of the 30 analysts covering the company. This was 14.09% above the prior year's 2nd quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+2.78 %

Microsoft Corporation had revenues for the full year 2014 of 86.83bn. This was 11.49% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+8.62 %
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