Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) ended its previous trading session at $64.23 with the Loss of -0.6%. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 0.76% and Monthly Volatility of 1.08%. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 114,008 shares in the company, valued at $7,450,422.80. Bancorpsouth Inc. boosted its position in shares of Microsoft Corporation by 8.2% in the second quarter.
Shares of Conduent Inc (NYSE:CNDT) declined -2.18% to $16.60. FMR LLC increased its stake in Microsoft Corporation by 11.0% in the fourth quarter. Additionally, Goldman Upgrade its ratings on the stock to Buy. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 1.24 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company's last quarterly report. Windsor Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Microsoft Corporation during the third quarter valued at approximately $206,000. Condor Capital Management now owns 62,661 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $3,206,000 after buying an additional 4,732 shares during the last quarter. Company's distance from 20 day simple moving average is -0.01% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 1.27%. Microsoft Corporation has a 12-month low of $48.04 and a 12-month high of $65.91. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $0.68, while the High earnings estimate is $0.83.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter past year was $0.83. Microsoft Corporation had a net margin of 19.57% and a return on equity of 32.12%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.78 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Microsoft Corporation will post $2.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. If you are reading this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright legislation. The legal version of this article can be viewed at [[permalink]]. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in Microsoft Corporation by 1.0% in the third quarter.
FT reports, The 43 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Apple Inc. have a median target of 140.00, with a high estimate of 185.00 and a low estimate of 102.00. American Economic Planning Group Inc. The company's last traded volume of 15.85 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 24.08 million shares. BGC Financial upped their target price on shares of Microsoft Corporation to $65.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. The company has a Low Price Target of $69.5 and the Mean Target of $71.14, according to the Brokers.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Microsoft Corporation, where 10 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 17 analysts have given a Buy signal, 9 said it's a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 1 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Wunderlich boosted their price target on Microsoft Corporation from $70.00 to $75.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, January 27th.
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The Company got Upgrade by Citigroup on 27-Jan-17 from Sell to Neutral. Studies indicate that the stock prices of firms with significant positive earnings surprises show above-average performance, while those with negative surprises have below-average performance. Also, Director William H. Gates III sold 2,000,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, January 30th.
The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.56. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.51, for a total transaction of $726,120.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 19,623,500 shares of company stock worth $1,253,600,525.
Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. The Firm develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. The Company's segments include Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud and More Personal Computing.