Microsoft CorpMSFT:NSQ

44.40
0.045 / 0.10 %
21.75m
5.97%
0.9111
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Consensus recommendation

As of Jun 30, 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
Outperform10
Hold13
Underperform3
Sell3
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Research Reports

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Share price forecast

The 30 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corporation have a median target of 50.00, with a high estimate of 60.00 and a low estimate of 37.00. The median estimate represents a 12.61% increase from the last price of 44.40. View Full Financials

High+35.1 %60.00
Med+12.6 %50.00
Low-16.7 %37.00

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 Apr 23, 2015, Microsoft Corporation reported 3rd quarter 2015 earnings of 0.61 per share. This result exceeded the 0.51 consensus of the 26 analysts covering the company and under-performed last year's 3rd quarter results by 10.29 %.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Jul 21, 2015. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate-0.18 %

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 3rd quarter 2015 revenues of 21.73bn. This bettered the 21.09bn consensus of the 28 analysts covering the company. This was 17.91 % below the prior year's 3rd quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+2.50 %

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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