Short Interest in Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Grows By 12

Vetr upgraded Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) rating on Friday, August 21. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have given a hold recommendation, twenty-five have assigned a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $70.00 price target on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research report on Monday, November 7th. The lowest target is $20 while the high is $80. American Economic Planning Group Inc. Microsoft Corporation has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $67.17.

34 analysts projected Price Targets for Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) belonging to the Computer and Technology sector has surged 0% and closed its last trading session at $64.62. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 24.15 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 23.39 Billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $63.72 and a 200-day moving average price of $60.36.

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While looking at the Stock's Performance, Microsoft Corporation now shows a Weekly Performance of 0.15%, where Monthly Performance is 2.09%, Quarterly performance is 6.37%, 6 Months performance is 12.94% and yearly performance percentage is 27.29%. The company reported the earnings of $0.83/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.79/share.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 30.12, a price to book ratio of 7.21, and a price to sales ratio of 5.77.

Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of Microsoft Corporation where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $23.63 Billion for the current quarter. During the same quarter previous year, the firm earned $0.67 earnings per share. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that Microsoft Corporation will post $2.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Gemmer Asset Management LLC increased its position in Microsoft Corporation by 0.3% in the third quarter. If you are reading this article on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and worldwide trademark & copyright laws. Several studies suggest that positive earnings surprises not only lead to an immediate hike in a stock's price, but also to a gradual increase over time.

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The most recent upgrade was reported by Citigroup on Jan 27, 2017, with a rating change from Sell to Neutral. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.40, for a total transaction of $297,270,400.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Microsoft Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, January 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.11, for a total value of $130,220,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Important factors to focus when evaluating a stock's present and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in MSFT. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is -4.90%. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 504,208,409 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $25,800,344,000 after buying an additional 8,371,988 shares during the last quarter. JJJ Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Microsoft Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $186,000. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD now owns 178,592,140 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $10,286,907,000 after buying an additional 517,111 shares during the last quarter. Schulhoff & Co. Inc. now owns 11,759 shares of the software giant's stock worth $677,000 after buying an additional 58 shares during the period. The share price is now 0.84 percent versus its SMA20, 0.78 percent versus its SMA50, and 4.96 percent versus its SMA200.

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The Company now has Insider ownership of 2.3 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 74.8 Percent.


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