Microsoft CorpMSFT:NSQ

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Consensus recommendation

As of Nov 28, 2015, the consensus forecast amongst 34 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 29 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corporation have a median target of 58.00, with a high estimate of 65.00 and a low estimate of 39.00. The median estimate represents a 6.72% increase from the last price of 54.35. View Full Financials

High+19.6 %65.00
Med+6.7 %58.00
Low-28.2 %39.00


In 2015, Microsoft Corp reported a dividend of 1.24 USD, which represents a 10.71% increase over last year. The 12 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.37 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 10.73%. View Full Financials

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

On Oct 22, 2015, Microsoft Corporation reported 1st quarter 2016 earnings of 0.67 per share. This result exceeded the 0.59 consensus of the 28 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's 1st quarter results by 24.07%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Jan 28, 2016. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+7.56 %

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 1st quarter 2016 revenues of 22bn. This bettered the 21bn consensus of the 25 analysts covering the company. This was 6.64 % below the prior year's 1st quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate-1.02 %

Microsoft Corporation had revenues for the full year 2015 of 94bn. This was 7.77% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+7.58 %
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