What MicroStrategy (MSTR) Investors Need to Know

With gains of 5.5%, MicroStrategy was one of the winners on Wall Street today. Its shares are now trading at $1517.53 and have logged a 0.0% daily outperformance of the S&P 500. Don't join the feeding frenzy before checking some basic facts about this stock:

  • MicroStrategy has moved 360.1% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 26.7%

  • MSTR has an average analyst rating of buy and is 8.45% away from its mean target price of $1399.25 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $26.44

  • MicroStrategy has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 57.4 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $1.16 and its forward P/E ratio is 1308.2

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 11.82 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • MicroStrategy is part of the Technology sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 35.0 and an average P/B of 7.92

  • The company has a free cash flow of $-1919804416, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • MicroStrategy Incorporated provides artificial intelligence-powered enterprise analytics software and services in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. It offers MicroStrategy ONE, which provides non-technical users with the ability to directly access novel and actionable insights for decision-making; and MicroStrategy Cloud for Government service, which offers always-on threat monitoring that meets the rigorous technical and regulatory needs of governments and financial institutions. The company also provides MicroStrategy Support that helps customers achieve their system availability and usage goals through highly responsive troubleshooting and assistance; MicroStrategy Consulting, which provides architecture and implementation services to help customers realize their desired results; and MicroStrategy Education that offers free and paid learning options. In addition, it engages in the development of bitcoin. The company offers its services through direct sales force and channel partners. It serves the U.S. government, state and local governments, and government agencies, as well as a range of industries, including retail, banking, technology, manufacturing, insurance, consulting, healthcare, telecommunications, and the public sector. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

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