Microsoft CorpMSFT:NSQ

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Consensus recommendation

As of May 24, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 36 polled investment analysts covering Microsoft Corporation advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Jul 15, 2015. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Microsoft Corporation.

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Share price forecast

The 34 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corporation have a median target of 60.00, with a high estimate of 70.00 and a low estimate of 36.00. The median estimate represents a 15.63% increase from the last price of 51.89. View Full Financials

High+34.9 %70.00
Med+15.6 %60.00
Low-30.6 %36.00


In 2015, Microsoft Corp reported a dividend of 1.24 USD, which represents a 10.71% increase over last year. The 15 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.41 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 13.95%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+10.71 %
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Earnings history & estimates

On Apr 21, 2016, Microsoft Corporation reported 3rd quarter 2016 earnings of 0.62 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 29 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's 3rd quarter results by 1.64%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Jul 19, 2016. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+1.48 %

Microsoft Corporation reported annual 2015 earnings of 2.46 per share on Jul 21, 2015.
The next earnings announcement from Microsoft Corporation is expected the week of Jul 19, 2016. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate-2.17 %
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Microsoft Corporation had 3rd quarter 2016 revenues of 22.08bn. This missed the 22.09bn consensus estimate of the 25 analysts following the company. This was 1.60% above the prior year's 3rd quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+1.07 %

Microsoft Corporation had revenues for the full year 2015 of 93.58bn. This was 7.77% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+7.58 %
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