Here's a Quick Look Into the Fundamentals of Microsoft (MSFT) Stock

Microsoft moved 2.6% this afternoon session, trading between a high of $347.1 and a low of $339.66 per share. Yesterday the stock finished at $338.11 per share, compared to an average analyst target price of $370.22.

Microsoft Corporation develops and supports software, services, devices and solutions worldwide. The large-cap computer software: prepackaged software company is based in the United States, and over the last twelve months it has returned a dividend yield of 0.8%. Microsoft has trailing twelve months earnings per share (EPS) of 10.31, which at today's prices amounts to a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 33.6.

Based on its expected future earnings growth, the company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 2.21. Usually a PEG ratio between 0 and 1 indicates a potentially undervalued company.

Overview of the Company's Gross Margins:

Date Reported Revenue ($ k) Cost of Revenue ($ k) Gross Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 211,915,000 65,863,000 69 1.47
2022 198,270,000 62,650,000 68 -1.45
2021 168,088,000 52,232,000 69 1.47
2020 143,015,000 46,078,000 68 3.03
2019 125,843,000 42,910,000 66 1.54
2018 110,360,000 38,353,000 65

Microsoft's 67.5% average gross margins are thinner than the 70.92% average of the Software industry, implying that the firm might be lacking in competitivity.

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