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Consensus recommendation

As of Sep 15, 2017, the consensus forecast amongst 35 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 32 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corporation have a median target of 82.00, with a high estimate of 90.00 and a low estimate of 49.00. The median estimate represents a 10.50% increase from the last price of 74.21.


In 2017, Microsoft Corp reported a dividend of 1.53 USD, which represents a 10.07% increase over last year. The 9 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.70 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 10.85%.
Div growth (TTM)10.07%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jul 20, 2017, Microsoft Corporation reported 4th quarter 2017 earnings of 0.98 per share. This result exceeded the 0.71 consensus of the 26 analysts covering the company and exceeded last year's 4th quarter results by 42.03%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Oct 30, 2017.
Average growth rate+10.46%
Microsoft Corporation reported annual 2017 earnings of 3.31 per share on Jul 20, 2017.
Average growth rate+6.21%
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Revenue history & estimates

Microsoft Corporation had 4th quarter 2017 revenues of 24.70bn. This bettered the 24.27bn consensus of the 24 analysts covering the company. This was 9.09% above the prior year's 4th quarter results.
Average growth rate+2.59%
Microsoft Corporation had revenues for the full year 2017 of 96.66bn. This was 5.10% above the prior year's results.
Average growth rate+5.66%
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