Microsoft Corp. (MSFT): Price and Financial Metrics

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT): $246.79

-2.41 (-0.97%)

POWR Rating

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  • MSFT scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 94.29% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MSFT is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • MSFT ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

MSFT Stock Summary

  • MICROSOFT CORP's market capitalization of $1,736,943,016,989 is ahead of 99.98% of US-listed equities.
  • MSFT's went public 36.59 years ago, making it older than 93.15% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • MSFT's price/sales ratio is 8.76; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 87.32% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to MICROSOFT CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be AAPL, GOOGL, AMZN, TSLA, and BRK.B.
  • Visit MSFT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MSFT Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, MSFT's price/sales ratio is 266.67% higher, now standing at 8.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, MSFT's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MSFT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MSFT 2022-09-30 8.8 10.4 23.9 19.7
MSFT 2022-09-29 8.9 10.6 24.4 20.1
MSFT 2022-09-28 9.1 10.8 24.7 20.5
MSFT 2022-09-27 8.9 10.6 24.2 20.0
MSFT 2022-09-26 8.9 10.6 24.3 20.1
MSFT 2022-09-23 8.9 10.7 24.4 20.2

MSFT Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 49.92%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 20.37%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 179.28%.
MSFT's revenue has moved up $68,456,000,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows MSFT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 198,270 89,035 72,738
2022-03-31 192,557 87,116 72,456
2021-12-31 184,903 83,909 71,185
2021-09-30 176,251 81,945 67,883
2021-06-30 168,088 76,740 61,271
2021-03-31 159,969 72,703 56,015

MSFT's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MSFT has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 93.25% of graded US stocks.
  • MSFT's asset turnover comes in at 0.55 -- ranking 290th of 561 Business Services stocks.
  • NEO, GRPN, and SGRP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MSFT.

The table below shows MSFT's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.550 0.689 0.606
2021-06-30 0.539 0.689 0.589
2021-03-31 0.527 0.684 0.553
2020-12-31 0.514 0.684 0.524
2020-09-30 0.503 0.683 0.494
2020-06-30 0.498 0.678 0.467

MSFT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MSFT, see our MSFT price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $333.38 Average Broker Recommendation 1.34 (Strong Buy)

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MSFT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $246.79 52-week high $349.67
Prev. close $249.20 52-week low $232.73
Day low $246.08 Volume 20,239,800
Day high $250.34 Avg. volume 31,581,275
50-day MA $263.95 Dividend yield 1%
200-day MA $280.31 Market Cap 1.84T

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Company Bio

Microsoft Corp. was founded in 1975 by computing pioneers Bill Gates and Paul Allen. The company's best known software products are the Microsoft Windows operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Over the decades, Microsoft has continued to diversify its product and services offerings, including consumer and enterprise software for desktops, laptops, tabs, gadgets, and servers, including Internet search (with Bing), the digital services market (through MSN), mixed reality (HoloLens), cloud computing (Azure), and software development (Visual Studio). In 2019, Microsoft became the third publicly traded company to reach a market cap of over 1 trillion US dollars, and is the third-highest global brand valuation as of 2020 -- often switching places with its two primary technology peers, Apple and Alphabet.

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Latest MSFT News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about MICROSOFT CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MSFT as an investment opportunity.

Microsoft Stock: A Story With Numerous “Sustainable Advantages,” Says Raymond James

While many former tech high-flyers were already on the backfoot last year, the market’s tech giants kept charging ahead in 2021. The same cannot be said, however, of the leaders’ performance in this year’s bear market. None have been immune to the market conditions, and all are showing negative returns on a year-to-date basis. Microsoft (MSFT) has also succumbed; the shares are down by 31% since the turn of the year. In the depressed economic climate, the company has laid off around 2,000 employees over the past few months while also slowing down on the hiring front.

Marty Shtrubel on TipRanks | October 2, 2022

Got $5,000? 3 Bear-Market Stocks to Buy Now and Hold Forever

The recent bear market has considerably reduced the appeal of most stocks. With many growth stocks down 75% or more from their highs, investors have increasingly looked to other investment vehicles. Three discounted tech stocks that would make great permanent additions to your portfolio are Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Axon Enterprise (NASDAQ: AXON), and Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ: ZM).

Yahoo | October 1, 2022

Why These 10 Stocks Trended This Week

In this article, we will take a look at 10 stocks that trended this week. If you want to see some more stocks that made their way into the headlines this week, go directly to Why These 5 Stocks Trended This Week. It was another volatile week on Wall Street as the major indexes each […]

Yahoo | October 1, 2022

Is Salesforce Stock A Buy Or Sell Amid Rosier Fiscal 2026 Guidance?

Rising corporate spending on digital transformation projects has boosted CRM stock. With the Slack deal closed, merger synergies will be key.

Yahoo | October 1, 2022

Is Snowflake Stock A Buy Or Sell Amid Stellar, But Slowing, Revenue Growth?

The valuation of Snowflake stock, the biggest software IPO ever, remains controversial. Here is what technical analysis says about buying SNOW stock.

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MSFT Price Returns

1-mo -4.38%
3-mo -7.60%
6-mo -16.53%
1-year -15.60%
3-year 87.22%
5-year 245.58%
YTD -26.14%
2021 52.48%
2020 42.53%
2019 57.56%
2018 20.80%
2017 40.73%

MSFT Dividends

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Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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