Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares traded 0.08% up during most recent session to reach at the closing price of $121.05. The stock exchanged hands 15.11 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 26.59 Million shares, yielding a market cap of $924.62 Billion. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $128.38 within the next 52-weeks. The mean target projections are based on 32 opinions.
Taking a broader look brokerage firms’ analysts on the street with an expectant view have Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) high price target of $160 and with a conservative view have low price target of $75.
Barclays “Maintained” Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) in a research note issued to investors on 4/12/19 to Overweight with price target of $132.
Additionally on 3/14/19 Mizuho “Initiates Coverage On” Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) to Buy setting price target at $135 and on 1/31/19 Nomura “Maintained” the stock to Buy at $113. Furthermore on 10/25/18 Citigroup “Maintained” the stock to Neutral at $114.
On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 71.11 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.48, Consequently Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s weekly and monthly volatility is 0.72%, 1.30% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.21.
In terms of Buy, Sell or Hold recommendations, Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) has analysts’ mean recommendation of 1.7. This is according to a simplified 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.
According to analysts Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.96 and can go high up to $1.04. The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $1 derived from a total of 29 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. However the company reported $0.95 earnings per share for the same quarter during last year.
Previously Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported $1.1 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.01. The company posted an earnings surprise of 0.9%.
Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $29.84 Billion according to 27 number of analysts, for the current quarter the company has high revenue estimates of $30.16 Billion in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $29.55 Billion. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $124.07 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $122.92 Billion and high estimates of $125.28 Billion according to 32 number of analysts.
Currently Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s shares owned by insiders are 0.1%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 74.7%. However the six-month change in the insider ownership was recorded -7.38%, as well as three-month change in the institutional ownership was recorded -0.08%.
Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s trailing twelve month revenues are $118.46 Billion, whereas its price to sales ratio for the same period is 7.81. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $11.98 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 10.1, as for as the company’s cash per share for the most recent quarter is $16.71, however its price to cash per share ratio for the same period is 7.24. The stock has 5 year expected PEG ratio of 2.01 whereas its trailing twelve month P/E ratio is 28.15.