Microsoft Corporation (MSFT):
As a short look on profitability, the firm profit margin which was recorded at 16.40%, and operating margin was noted at 32.40%. The company maintained at Gross Margin of 65.20%. The Institutional ownership of the firm is 74.60% while Insiders ownership is 0.10%. Company has kept return on investment (ROI) at 17.60% over the previous 12 months and has been able to maintain return on assets (ROA) at 7.40% for the last twelve months. Return on equity (ROE) recorded at 23.10%.
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) revealed a move of -0.78% placing the stock price at $ 100.39 per share in recent trading session ended on Friday. The latest trading activity shows that the stock price is 19.75% off from its 52-week low and traded with a move of -13.59% from high-print in the last 52-week period. The Company kept 7568.71M Floating Shares and holds 8010.57M shares outstanding.
The company's earnings for share shows growth of 19.30% for the current year and 13.31%. Analyst projected EPS growth for the next 5 years at 13.68%. 8.50% The company's EPS growth rate for the past five years was 8.50%. Stock for several years. The company's earnings will be a direct relationship to the price of the company's stock. The stock observed Sales growth of 7.20% during past 5 years. EPS growth quarter over quarter stands at 34.80% and Sales growth quarter over quarter at 18.50%.
Shares with 11.49% from its 50 Day high and at 6.84% from 50 Day low. Analyses consensus rating score stands at 1.6. For the next one year period, the average of the individual price target stated by the sell-side analysts is $ 125.39.
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) stock recent traded volume stands with 38069882 shares as compared to its average volume of 41005.95K shares. The related volume observed at 0.93.
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Its debt ratio and its creditworthiness (debt and accounts payable) with its assets (cash, marketable securities, inventory, accounts receivable). As such, a current ratio can be used as a rough estimate of a company's financial health. The quick ratio of 2.9 is a measure of how well the company can meet its short-term financial liabilities with quick assets (cash and cash equivalents, short-term marketable securities, and accounts receivable). The higher the ratio, the more financially secure the company is in the short term. A common law of thumb is that companies are able to meet their short-term liabilities.
A long term debt / equity shows a value of 0.86 with a total debt / equity of 0.94. It gives the investors the idea on the company's financial leverage, measured by apportioning total liabilities by its stockholders equity. It also illustrates how much debt is used in equity.
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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) stock moved below -5.01% in contrast to its 20 days moving average displaying short-term negative movement of stock. It shifted -5.71% below its 50-day simple moving average. This is showing medium-term bearish trend based on SMA 50. The stock price went underground -2.92% from its 200-day simple moving average identifying long-term down trend.
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