What Microsoft Investors Are Talking About Today.

Large-cap Technology company Microsoft has moved 0.1% so far today on a volume of 18,173,258, compared to its average of 28,932,579. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved -0.0%.

Microsoft trades -12.65% away from its average analyst target price of $385.03 per share. The 43 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $232.0 to $433.4, and on average have given Microsoft a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying MSFT should be aware of the facts below:

  • Microsoft's current price is 423.1% above its Graham number of $64.3, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Microsoft has moved 23.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 13.0%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 9.23, Microsoft has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 36.4 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • MSFT has a forward P/E ratio of 26.7 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $12.59 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.13 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Microsoft is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 12.85 compared to its sector average of 6.23

  • Microsoft Corporation develops and supports software, services, devices and solutions worldwide.

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