Stock on Trader’s Radar: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) share price soared 1.37% or 0.90 points to reach at $66.40 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $65.45 – $66.70 during previous trading session. A total of 32.52M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 20.02M shares. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market capitalization of $516.74B and most recently 7.73B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is at 63.82.

According to sentiments of 30 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $69.93. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $90 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $45.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.7 derived from a total of 28 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.65 and can go high up to $0.75. However a year ago during same quarter Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported $0.62 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.68 per share according to consensus of 30 analysts.

According to sentiments of 25 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $23.62B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $23.39B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $24.15B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.97 on the shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Out of rating recommendations 13 have given the stock a Buy while 12 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 1.52% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 2.43% along with 10.45% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) hit its 52-week high price on 04/21/17 and 52-week low price on 6/27/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 2.23% in the past one week and soared 2.11% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 6.48% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 16.90% while yearly performance of the company advanced 22.17%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 7.50%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.71, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.15%, 1.05% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.04.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.00 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.23 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.86.

Analysts See Compelling Value in: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) plunged -0.43% during previous trade, a total of 17.90M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 20.10M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $499.99B along with 7.73B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $65.86 and touched the lowest level of $64.95.

Most recently Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s price target was revised on 4/05/17 and according to 31 analysts stock’s price will reach at $69.42 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 7.92. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $45 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $90, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 39% from its latest closing price of $64.95.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s price target was revised on 3/20/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $80 while the bearish estimates kept at $45 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $67.57, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 7.92.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.54. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 26 brokerage recommendations 19 rate Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock a Strong Buy, 1 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/27/17 the stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) upgraded by Citigroup from Sell to Neutral. However previously on 11/17/16 it was upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy. A research note issued on 11/10/16 the stock was upgraded by Atlantic Equities from Underweight to Neutral.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) performance over the past one year soared 20.41% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 5.16%. During the last six months the stock climbed 15.19%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 4.37% while its last one month trend is positive with 0.31%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -1.19%.

The company’s price sits 0.52% above from its 50-day moving average of $64.95 and 8.74% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $62.16. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s shares are currently trading -2.11% away from the 52-week high price of $66.35 and +37.79% far from the 52-week low price of $47.14.

According to consensus agreement of 28 analysts Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will report earnings per share of $0.7 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/27/17 After Market Close. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.75 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.65. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.62 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) set at $2.97 according to the sentiments of 27 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $2.85 and highest earnings estimates are $3.13.

According to 25 analysts, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $23.62B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $24.15B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $23.39B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $96.59B compared to low analyst estimates of $95.68B and high estimates of $98.2B according to the projection of 26 analysts.

Stock in Action: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) share price plunged -0.38% or -0.25 points to reach at $65.23 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $65.11 – $65.51 during previous trading session. A total of 17.08M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 22.29M shares. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market capitalization of $503.68B and most recently 7.73B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is at 50.86.

According to sentiments of 31 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $69.42. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $90.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $45.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.7 derived from a total of 28 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.65 and can go high up to $0.75. However a year ago during same quarter Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported $0.62 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.68 per share according to consensus of 28 analysts.

According to sentiments of 25 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $23.62B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $23.39B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $24.15B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.97 on the shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Out of rating recommendations 13 have given the stock a Buy while 12 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) distance from 20 day simple moving average is -0.03% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 0.99% along with 9.37% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were trading -1.69% below from the 52-week high mark of $38.39 and 38.39% above from the 52-week bottom of $47.14. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 04/05/17, and 52-week low price on 06/27/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -0.50% in the past one week and soared 1.27% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 3.85% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 15.53% while yearly performance of the company advanced 20.95%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 5.61%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.65, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.83%, 1.04% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.04.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 47.58. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.00 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.23 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.86.

Trader’s Roundup: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) share price plunged -0.08% or -0.05 points to reach at $65.68 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $65.44 – $65.96 during previous trading session. A total of 14.11M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 20.77M shares. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market capitalization of $507.16B and most recently 7.73B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is at 61.78.

According to sentiments of 31 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $69.42. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $90.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $45.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.7 derived from a total of 28 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.65 and can go high up to $0.75. However a year ago during same quarter Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported $0.62 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.68 per share according to consensus of 28 analysts.

According to sentiments of 25 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $23.62B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $23.39B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $24.15B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.97 on the shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Out of rating recommendations 13 have given the stock a Buy while 12 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 0.87% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 1.77% along with 10.56% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value is the 52 week price high and low levels. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were trading -1.01% below from the 52-week high mark of $66.35 and 39.34% above from the 52-week bottom of $47.14. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 04/05/17, and 52-week low price on 06/27/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -0.27% in the past one week and soared 1.47% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 5.15% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 15.21% while yearly performance of the company advanced 23.87%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 6.34%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.70, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.01%, 1.84% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.04.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 47.69. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.00 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.23 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.86.

Watch List: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) share price soared 0.23% or 0.15 points to reach at $65.86 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $65.45 – $66.19 during previous trading session. A total of 21.04M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 22.78M shares. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market capitalization of $510.10B and most recently 7.73B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is at 65.92.

According to sentiments of 31 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $69.42. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $90.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $45.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.7 derived from a total of 28 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.65 and can go high up to $0.75. However a year ago during same quarter Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported $0.62 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.68 per share according to consensus of 26 analysts.

According to sentiments of 24 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $23.62B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $23.39B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $24.15B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.97 on the shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Out of rating recommendations 13 have given the stock a Buy while 12 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 1.59% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 2.53% along with 11.63% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value is the 52 week price high and low levels. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were trading -0.18% below from the 52-week high mark of $65.98 and 39.72% above from the 52-week bottom of $47.14. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 03/31/17, and 52-week low price on 06/27/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 1.35% in the past one week and soared 2.89% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 5.34% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 16.21% while yearly performance of the company advanced 21.63%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 6.63%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.70, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.11%, 1.06% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.04.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 47.42. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.00 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.23 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.86.

Noticeable Stock: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) share price soared 0.17% or 0.11 points to reach at $64.98 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $64.76 – $65.45 during previous trading session. A total of 22.62M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 21.50M shares. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market capitalization of $500.90M and most recently 7.73B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is at 55.53.

According to sentiments of 31 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $69.42. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $90.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $45.00.

The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $0.7 derived from a total of 30 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.65 and can go high up to $0.75. However a year ago during same quarter Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported $0.62 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.69 per share according to consensus of 30 analysts.

According to sentiments of 26 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $23.64B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $23.39B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $24.15B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.97 on the shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Out of rating recommendations 13 have given the stock a Buy while 12 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 0.61% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 1.63% along with 10.86% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were trading -0.81% below from the 52-week high mark of $65.51 and 37.86% above from the 52-week bottom of $47.14. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 01/27/17, and 52-week low price on 06/27/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 0.17% in the past one week and soared 0.56% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 2.89% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 13.83% while yearly performance of the company advanced 23.02%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 5.20%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.68, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 1.25%, 1.05% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.04.

The company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 47.36. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.00 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.23 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.86.

Investor’s Alert: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) share price soared 0.36% or 0.23 points to reach at $64.87 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $64.68 – $65.24 during previous trading session. A total of 49.22M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 21.62M shares. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market capitalization of $500.43B and most recently 7.73B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is at 58.

According to sentiments of 31 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $69.42. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $90 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $45.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.7 derived from a total of 30 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.65 and can go high up to $0.75. However a year ago during same quarter Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported $0.62 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.69 per share according to consensus of 30 analysts.

According to sentiments of 26 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $23.64B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $23.39B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $24.15B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.97 on the shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Out of rating recommendations 13 have given the stock a Buy while 12 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 0.54% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 1.88% along with 11.31% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were trading -0.98% below from the 52-week high mark of $65.51 and +37.62% above from the 52-week bottom of $47.14. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 01/27/17 and 52-week low price on 6/27/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -0.09% in the past one week and soared 0.53% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 4.12% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 14.89% while yearly performance of the company advanced 21.80%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 5.03%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.64, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.84%, 0.95% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.04.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.00 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.23 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.86.

Analysts Recommendation on: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) plunged -0.34% during previous trade, a total of 20.10M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 23.68M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.84. The stock has a market capitalization of $501.59B along with 7.73B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $65.19 and touched the lowest level of $64.57.

Most recently Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s price target was revised on 3/02/17 and according to 31 analysts stock’s price will reach at $69.42 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 7.78. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $45 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $90, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 39% from its latest closing price of $64.71.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s price target was revised on 2/8/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $80 while the bearish estimates kept at $45 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $67.29, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 7.68.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.54. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 26 brokerage recommendations 19 rate Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock a Strong Buy, 1 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/27/17 the stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) upgraded by Citigroup from Sell to Neutral. However previously on 11/17/16 it was upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy. A research note issued on 11/10/16 the stock was upgraded by Atlantic Equities from Underweight to Neutral.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) performance over the past one year soared 25.14% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 4.77%. During the last six months the stock climbed 16.60%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 6.71% while its last one month trend is positive with 1.63%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 0.68%.

The company’s price sits 1.93% above from its 50-day moving average of $64.25 and 11.54% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $60.89. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s shares are currently trading -1.23% away from the 52-week high price of $65.51 and +37.28% far from the 52-week low price of $47.14.

According to consensus agreement of 30 analysts Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will report earnings per share of $0.7 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/20/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.75 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.65. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.62 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) set at $2.98 according to the sentiments of 32 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $2.85 and highest earnings estimates are $3.13.

According to 26 analysts, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $23.64B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $24.15B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $23.39B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $96.62B compared to low analyst estimates of $95.68B and high estimates of $98.2B according to the projection of 27 analysts.

Worth Watching Stock: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) closed at $64.62 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $64.14 – $64.80 during previous trading session. A total of 21.80M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 24.96M shares. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a market capitalization of $499.35B and most recently 7.73B outstanding shares have been calculated.

In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is at 60.47.

According to sentiments of 34 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $69.56. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $90 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $45.

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.7 derived from a total of 31 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $0.65 and can go high up to $0.75. However a year ago during same quarter Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported $0.62 EPS.

For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $0.69 per share according to consensus of 31 analysts.

According to sentiments of 27 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $23.63B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $23.39B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $24.15B.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 1.97 on the shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Out of rating recommendations 13 have given the stock a Buy while 15 recommend the stock as Outperform. 9 have given the stock a Hold rating, 0 as Underperform and 1 as Sell.

On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 0.96% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 2.43% along with 12.96% distance from 200 day simple moving average.

An important factor to consider when evaluating a stock’s current and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares were trading -1.36% below from the 52-week high mark of $65.51 and +37.09% above from the 52-week bottom of $47.14. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 01/27/17 and 52-week low price on 6/27/16.

When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 0.15% in the past one week and soared 2.09% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 6.37% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 12.94% while yearly performance of the company advanced 27.29%.The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 4.62%.

While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 8.30%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 23.50% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.50%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 0.67, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 0.76%, 1.08% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.04.

The company’s quick ratio for most recent quarter is 2.00 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.23 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.86.

Stock Price Updates: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) plunged -0.33% during previous trade, a total of 20.28M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 24.23M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.77. The stock has a market capitalization of $489.85B along with 7.73B outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $63.78 and touched the lowest level of $63.23.

Most recently Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s price target was revised on 1/30/17 and according to 34 analysts stock’s price will reach at $68.97 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 7.83. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $45 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $80, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 26% from its latest closing price of $63.43.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s price target was revised on 1/9/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $80 while the bearish estimates kept at $43 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $65, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 8.19.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.56. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 27 brokerage recommendations 19 rate Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock a Strong Buy, 2 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/27/17 the stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) upgraded by Citigroup from Sell to Neutral. However previously on 11/17/16 it was upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy. A research note issued on 11/10/16 the stock was upgraded by Atlantic Equities from Underweight to Neutral.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) performance over the past one year soared 31.90% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 2.08%. During the last six months the stock climbed 10.67%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 8.77% while its last one month trend is positive with 0.94%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -1.89%.

The company’s price sits 1.48% above from its 50-day moving average of $63.23 and 11.95% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $59.69. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s shares are currently trading -3.76% away from the 52-week high price of $65.91 and +35.24% far from the 52-week low price of $46.90.

According to consensus agreement of 31 analysts Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) will report earnings per share of $0.7 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/20/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.75 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.65. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.62 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) set at $2.97 according to the sentiments of 33 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $2.85 and highest earnings estimates are $3.13.

According to 27 analysts, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $23.63B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $24.15B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $23.39B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $96.54B compared to low analyst estimates of $95.68B and high estimates of $97.82B according to the projection of 28 analysts.