Understanding the Latest Financial Performance of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

What Historical Figures Say About Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT)? The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 2.61 and the short float is around of 0.66%. Saratoga Research & Investment Management's holdings in Microsoft Corporation were worth $77,802,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Over the past five trading sessions shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) are 6.42%; 12.62% for the month; 15.58% for the last quarter; 21.05% for the past six-months; and 40.12% for the last 12 months. Tompkins Financial Corp now owns 104,748 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $5,784,000 after purchasing an additional 18,225 shares in the last quarter. Inv Centers Of America stated it has 0.49% in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of Microsoft Corp.by 1.0% in the third quarter. It also upped Ishares Msci Emerg Mkts (EEM) stake by 64,845 shares and now owns 196,488 shares.

Kcm Investment Advisors Llc decreased Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 5,235 shares to 256,289 valued at $36.91M in 2017Q2. Williams Jones & Associates Llc acquired 35,370 shares as Microsoft Corp Com (MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) has an operating margin of 26.30%. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $76.36 and a 200-day moving average price of $72.24.

Microsoft Corporation now has a P/E ratio of 30.96 and the market value is 646.14B.

Microsoft Corp. has a 12-month low of $48.03 and a 12-month high of $61.37. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is intriguing when broken down to its core data. The software giant reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.12. Seatown Hldgs Pte Limited reported 3.39% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The firm had revenue of $24.50 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $23.57 billion. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 11.7% compared to the same quarter past year. On average, analysts anticipate that Microsoft Corporation will post $3.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be paid a $0.42 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 15th. The dividend yield will be $2.00. After $1.43 actual earnings per share reported by Sothebys for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -146.15% negative EPS growth. Microsoft Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 53.06%.

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A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on the company. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 9. On July 21 Deutsche Bank left the company rating at "Buy" and raised the price target to $85.00 from $65.00.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) has an Analysts' Mean Recommendation of 1.9. On Tuesday, October 10 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, July 20 by Wunderlich.

July 17 investment analysts at Credit Suisse kept the company rating at "Outperform" but raised the price target from $60.00 to $80.00. Barclays PLC reiterated an "overweight" rating and issued a $89.00 target price (up previously from $82.00) on shares of Microsoft Corporation in a research report on Friday. HPM Partners LLC boosted its position in shares of Microsoft Corporation by 293.5% during the first quarter. If you are accessing this story on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US and global copyright & trademark law. Microsoft Corporation's institutional ownership is 75.3%, while its institutional transactions stand at -0.03%.

As of the end of the quarter Korea Investment Corp had sold a total of 245,800 shares trimming its holdings by 3.9%. The company has 7.71 Billion shares outstanding and 7.6 Billion shares were floated in market.

Adam Fox increased its stake in Calpine Corp (CPN) by 24.22% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The co's performance for 6 months was surged of 15.05%, 1-year performance stands at 29.90% and year to date showing surged performance of 26.75%. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.56, for a total value of $507,920,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. As per Thursday, February 11, the company rating was downgraded by Sitfel. Moreover, Northstar Advisors Ltd Liability Co has 2.57% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices.


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