MSFT:NGS-Microsoft Corporation

EQUITY | Application Software | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 106.27

Change

+1.87 (+1.79)%

Market Cap

USD 816.49B

Volume

0.06B

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 112.56 (5.92%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 110.19 (-8.18%)
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Microsoft Corp is engaged in designing, manufacturing, selling devices, and online advertising. Its products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones and other devices.

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ROM ProShares Ultra Technolog.. 12.06 % 0.95 %

-0.19 (-0.17%)

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VGT Vanguard Information Tech 11.75 % 0.10 %

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XLK SPDR Select Sector Fund -.. 11.75 % 0.14 %

+0.02 (+0.03%)

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FTEC Fidelity MSCI Information.. 10.40 % 0.08 %

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IXN iShares Global Tech 9.91 % 0.47 %

+0.19 (+0.11%)

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CAD 0.72B
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CAD 0.40B
QQQ Invesco QQQ Trust Series .. 9.49 % 0.20 %

-0.04 (-0.02%)

USD 69.87B
QYLD Horizons NASDAQ-100 Cover.. 9.33 % 0.60 %

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USD 0.29B
SPMO Invesco S&P 500 Momentum 9.30 % 0.25 %

+0.11 (+0.27%)

USD 0.04B
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-0.21 (-0.73%)

CAD 0.10B
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IGM iShares North American Te.. 8.50 % 0.47 %

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IGV iShares North American Te.. 8.49 % 0.47 %

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SHU:CA Sphere FTSE US Sustainabl.. 8.30 % 0.70 %

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CAD 3.41M
TDIV First Trust NASDAQ Techno.. 8.09 % 0.50 %

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QLD ProShares Ultra QQQ 7.67 % 0.95 %

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IWY iShares Russell Top 200 G.. 7.38 % 0.20 %

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MGV Vanguard Mega Cap Value 7.27 % 0.07 %

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KOIN Innovation Shares NextGen.. 6.82 % 0.00 %

-0.12 (-0.46%)

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IOO iShares Global 100 6.63 % 0.40 %

+0.15 (+0.32%)

USD 1.96B
XLG Invesco S&P 500 Top 50 6.61 % 0.20 %

+0.13 (+0.07%)

USD 0.73B
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+0.07 (+0.04%)

USD 1.03B
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JHMT John Hancock Multifactor .. 6.13 % 0.50 %

-0.13 (-0.28%)

USD 0.05B
VTV Vanguard Value 6.10 % 0.05 %

-0.09 (-0.08%)

USD 40.85B
SPYG SPDR Series Trust Portfol.. 6.09 % 0.15 %

+0.01 (+0.03%)

USD 3.15B
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth 6.09 % 0.18 %

+0.01 (+0.01%)

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SCHV Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Val.. 6.08 % 0.05 %

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IUSG iShares Core S&P U.S. Gro.. 5.68 % 0.05 %

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VSMV VictoryShares US Multi-Fa.. 5.62 % 0.35 %

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IWF iShares Russell 1000 Grow.. 5.52 % 0.20 %

-0.03 (-0.02%)

USD 43.93B
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Gro.. 5.50 % 0.12 %

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USD 0.03B
ONEQ Fidelity Nasdaq Composite.. 5.38 % 0.21 %

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USD 1.63B
ZGQ:CA BMO MSCI All Country Worl.. 5.18 % 0.50 %

-0.19 (-0.59%)

CAD 0.06B
OEF iShares S&P 100 5.17 % 0.20 %

+0.03 (+0.02%)

USD 4.77B
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SUSA iShares MSCI USA ESG Sele.. 5.08 % 0.48 %

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USD 0.74B
ZUQ:CA BMO MSCI USA High Quality.. 5.07 % 0.34 %

-0.30 (-0.85%)

CAD 0.27B
PSJ Invesco Dynamic Software 4.98 % 0.63 %

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HTA:CA Harvest Tech Achievers Gr.. 4.97 % 1.53 %

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ESGG FlexShares STOXX Global E.. 4.94 % 0.42 %

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HBF:CA Harvest Brand Leaders Plu.. 4.94 % 0.00 %

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MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Ti.. 4.86 % 0.12 %

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USD 0.03B
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KLD iShares MSCI USA ESG Sele.. 4.61 % 0.50 %

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USD 0.59B
DGR.B:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 4.57 % 0.40 %

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CAD 0.06B
DGR:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 4.57 % 0.42 %

+0.01 (+0.04%)

CAD 0.02B
DGRW WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 4.57 % 0.28 %

-0.02 (-0.04%)

USD 2.26B
DQD:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 4.56 % 0.48 %

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QDF FlexShares Quality Divide.. 4.53 % 0.37 %

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PRID InsightShares LGBT Employ.. 4.41 % 0.00 %

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LRGE ClearBridge Large Cap Gro.. 4.36 % 0.59 %

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USD 3.31M
TXF.B:CA First Asset Tech Giants C.. 4.27 % 0.71 %

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CAD 0.02B
TXF:CA First Asset Tech Giants C.. 4.27 % 0.70 %

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CAD 0.31B
VIG Vanguard Div Appreciation 4.23 % 0.08 %

+0.08 (+0.08%)

USD 28.51B
FDRR Fidelity Dividend ETF for.. 4.16 % 0.29 %

-0.03 (-0.10%)

USD 0.35B
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 4.04 % 0.15 %

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USD 0.16B
TXF.A:CA First Asset Tech Giants C.. 4.01 % 1.50 %

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CAD 6.32M
PFM Invesco Dividend Achiever.. 3.94 % 0.00 %

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USD 0.29B
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Fina.. 3.93 % 0.27 %

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HAU:CA Horizons Active US Divide.. 3.91 % 0.80 %

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CAD 6.39M
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap .. 3.85 % 0.28 %

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USD 1.97B
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap 3.84 % 0.07 %

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USD 1.47B
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Heal.. 3.82 % 0.27 %

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USD 1.47M
FDMO Fidelity Momentum Factor 3.68 % 0.29 %

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FDLO Fidelity Low Volatility F.. 3.64 % 0.29 %

+0.06 (+0.19%)

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FVAL Fidelity Value Factor 3.59 % 0.29 %

-0.09 (-0.27%)

USD 0.08B
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel .. 3.54 % 0.20 %

-0.10 (-0.15%)

USD 0.30B
FQAL Fidelity Quality Factor 3.53 % 0.29 %

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USD 0.07B
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Ener.. 3.50 % 0.27 %

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USD 7.32M
ESGU iShares MSCI USA ESG Opti.. 3.50 % 0.27 %

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JUST Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. L.. 3.38 % 0.00 %

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DRIV Global X Autonomous & Ele.. 3.38 % 0.00 %

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PWB Invesco Dynamic Large Cap.. 3.35 % 0.57 %

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HSPX Horizons ETF Trust I S&P .. 3.31 % 0.65 %

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USD 0.03B
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic.. 3.31 % 0.29 %

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ZSP.U:CA BMO S&P 500 Index ETF 3.30 % 0.09 %

-0.05 (-0.16%)

CAD 0.27B
ZSP:CA BMO S&P 500 Index ETF 3.30 % 0.09 %

-0.46 (-1.12%)

CAD 4.96B
PBP Invesco S&P 500 BuyWrite 3.29 % 0.00 %

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IVV iShares Core S&P 500 3.29 % 0.04 %

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VOO Vanguard S&P 500 3.27 % 0.04 %

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RFFC RiverFront Dynamic US Fle.. 3.27 % 0.52 %

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SPY SPDR S&P 500 3.27 % 0.09 %

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USD 265.05B
OGIG O'Shares Global Internet .. 3.25 % 0.00 %

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DMRL DeltaShares S&P 500 Manag.. 3.25 % 0.35 %

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USD 0.43B
QUU:CA Mackenzie US Large Cap Eq.. 3.25 % 0.09 %

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DTD WisdomTree U.S. Total Div.. 3.21 % 0.28 %

-0.16 (-0.18%)

USD 0.61B
VV Vanguard Large-Cap 3.16 % 0.05 %

-0.11 (-0.09%)

USD 13.30B
RUE.U:CA RBC Quant U.S. Equity Lea.. 3.16 % 0.43 %

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CAD 5.29M
RUE:CA RBC Quant U.S. Equity Lea.. 3.16 % 0.43 %

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CAD 0.03B
SPLG SPDR Series Trust Portfol.. 3.15 % 0.10 %

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PHDG Invesco S&P 500 Downside .. 3.13 % 0.39 %

+0.02 (+0.05%)

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USMC Principal U.S. Mega-Cap M.. 3.11 % 0.00 %

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YLDE ClearBridge Dividend Stra.. 3.10 % 0.59 %

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SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap 3.04 % 0.03 %

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USD 14.09B
AIQ Global X Future Analytics.. 3.03 % 0.00 %

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BUZ Buzz US Sentiment Leaders 3.01 % 0.75 %

-0.15 (-0.40%)

USD 0.01B
HECO EcoLogical Strategy 2.97 % 0.95 %

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FDVV Fidelity High Dividend 2.96 % 0.29 %

-0.06 (-0.20%)

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GHS REX Gold Hedged S&P 500 2.96 % 0.48 %

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SCHK Schwab 1000 Index 2.91 % 0.00 %

-0.05 (-0.17%)

USD 0.43B
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Gro.. 2.91 % 0.08 %

-0.02 (-0.06%)

USD 3.85B
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF 2.89 % 0.12 %

-0.10 (-0.08%)

USD 0.94B
IWB iShares Russell 1000 2.89 % 0.15 %

-0.24 (-0.15%)

USD 20.38B
QDEF FlexShares Quality Divide.. 2.89 % 0.37 %

-0.13 (-0.29%)

USD 0.32B
TPU:CA TD S&P 500 Index ETF 2.89 % 0.11 %

-0.26 (-1.25%)

CAD 0.02B
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. 2.86 % 0.20 %

-0.15 (-0.11%)

USD 1.20B
QTEC First Trust NASDAQ-100- T.. 2.86 % 0.58 %

-0.29 (-0.36%)

USD 2.67B
BLCK:CA First Trust Indxx Innovat.. 2.84 % 0.00 %

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CAD 1.99M
LEGR First Trust Indxx Innovat.. 2.84 % 0.00 %

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SPTM SPDR Portfolio Total Stoc.. 2.82 % 0.10 %

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QDYN FlexShares Quality Dynami.. 2.78 % 0.37 %

-0.06 (-0.14%)

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SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market 2.71 % 0.03 %

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ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U... 2.70 % 0.03 %

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VTI Vanguard Total Stock Mark.. 2.70 % 0.04 %

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EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings .. 2.67 % 0.28 %

+0.01 (+0.03%)

USD 0.21B
DHVW Diamond Hill Valuation-We.. 2.66 % 0.10 %

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USD 0.02B
IWV iShares Russell 3000 2.66 % 0.20 %

-0.26 (-0.16%)

USD 9.59B
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 ETF 2.65 % 0.15 %

-0.16 (-0.12%)

USD 0.39B
WEXP WisdomTree U.S. Export an.. 2.62 % 0.33 %

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VIXH First Trust CBOE S&P 500 .. 2.58 % 0.60 %

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CACG ClearBridge All Cap Growt.. 2.48 % 0.53 %

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CAD 0.42B
RUD.U:CA RBC Quant U.S. Dividend L.. 2.43 % 0.43 %

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EXT WisdomTree U.S. Total Ear.. 2.35 % 0.28 %

-0.01 (-0.03%)

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ONEK SPDR Russell 1000 2.32 % 0.10 %

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BLCN Reality Shares Nasdaq Nex.. 2.25 % 0.00 %

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OVLC Invesco U.S. Large Cap Op.. 2.23 % 0.30 %

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THRK SPDR Russell 3000 2.14 % 0.10 %

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HEA.U:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 2.13 % 0.83 %

-0.11 (-0.91%)

CAD 0.03B
UXM.A:CA First Asset Morningstar U.. 2.09 % 1.49 %

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JVAL JPMorgan U.S. Value Facto.. 2.05 % 0.00 %

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JQUA JPMorgan U.S. Quality Fac.. 1.99 % 0.00 %

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JMOM JPMorgan U.S. Momentum Fa.. 1.99 % 0.00 %

-0.12 (-0.43%)

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TOK iShares MSCI Kokusai 1.96 % 0.25 %

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QWLD SPDR MSCI World Strategic.. 1.95 % 0.30 %

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ESGL Oppenheimer Revenue Weigh.. 1.86 % 0.40 %

-0.13 (-0.41%)

USD 31.17
MULC:CA Manulife Multifactor U.S... 1.85 % 0.42 %

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CAD 5.79M
MULC.B:CA Manulife Multifactor U.S... 1.85 % 0.38 %

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CAD 0.14B
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. L.. 1.85 % 0.25 %

-0.10 (-0.26%)

USD 4.47B
TILT FlexShares Mornigstar US .. 1.84 % 0.25 %

-0.18 (-0.15%)

USD 1.29B
JHML John Hancock Multifactor .. 1.82 % 0.35 %

-0.10 (-0.28%)

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URTH Ishares MSCI World Index .. 1.76 % 0.24 %

+0.26 (+0.29%)

USD 0.56B
XMX WisdomTree Global ex-Mexi.. 1.75 % 0.30 %

+0.05 (+0.17%)

USD 0.24B
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. B.. 1.69 % 0.25 %

-0.11 (-0.27%)

USD 0.26B
LOWC SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon.. 1.65 % 0.20 %

+0.21 (+0.23%)

USD 0.16B
FLBA:CA Franklin Liberty Core Bal.. 1.65 % 0.00 %

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CAD 6.05M
CRBN iShares MSCI ACWI Low Car.. 1.63 % 0.20 %

+0.38 (+0.32%)

USD 0.54B
ACWI iShares MSCI ACWI Index F.. 1.51 % 0.00 %

+0.25 (+0.34%)

USD 8.76B
ACIM SPDR MSCI ACWI IMI 1.47 % 0.25 %

+0.25 (+0.32%)

USD 0.10B
CLU:CA iShares US Fundamental In.. 1.45 % 0.72 %

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CLU.C:CA iShares US Fundamental In.. 1.45 % 0.74 %

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PRF Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000 1.45 % 0.39 %

-0.33 (-0.29%)

USD 5.23B
VT Vanguard Total World Stoc.. 1.44 % 0.10 %

+0.14 (+0.19%)

USD 12.44B
USWD WisdomTree Weak Dollar U... 1.43 % 0.33 %

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USD 1.40M
RALS ProShares RAFI Long Short 1.42 % 0.95 %

+0.54 (+1.52%)

USD 0.01B
MFUS PIMCO Equitiy Series RAFI.. 1.24 % 0.00 %

-0.09 (-0.32%)

USD 0.07B
UDBI Legg Mason US Diversified.. 1.08 % 0.30 %

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USD 3.34M
DGT SPDR Global Dow ETF (base.. 0.86 % 0.50 %

+0.34 (+0.40%)

USD 0.09B
JDIV JPMorgan U.S. Dividend 0.74 % 0.00 %

-0.17 (-0.65%)

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RNLC First Trust Large Cap US .. 0.60 % 0.60 %

-0.07 (-0.33%)

USD 0.02B
UPRO ProShares UltraPro S&P 50.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Application Software)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 24.23% 55% F 78% C+
Dividend Return 0.98% 65% D 46% F
Total Return 25.22% 56% F 79% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 43.18% 69% D+ 81% B-
Dividend Return 2.22% 69% D+ 56% F
Total Return 45.41% 69% D+ 82% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 238.44% 85% B 90% A-
Dividend Return 21.82% 83% B 82% B-
Total Return 260.25% 87% B+ 91% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 24.56% 73% C 81% B-
Dividend Return 27.43% 75% C 83% B
Total Return 2.87% 77% C+ 69% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.01% 93% A 78% C+
Risk Adjusted Return 195.84% 99% A+ 99% A+
Market Capitalization 475.23B 100% A+ 100% A+

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Application Software)
Ratio vs. Market
(Nasdaq Global Select)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 29.20 17% F 7% F
Price/Book Ratio 10.43 24% F 11% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.96 50% F 24% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 24.37 42% F 22% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.37% 78% C+ 79% C+
Return on Invested Capital 16.79% 79% C+ 83% B
Return on Assets 4.63% 74% C 77% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 108.00% 16% F 23% F

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

MSFT:NGS-Microsoft Corporation

EQUITY | Application Software | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 106.27

Change

+1.87 (+1.79)%

Market Cap

USD 816.49B

Volume

0.06B

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 112.56 (5.92%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 110.19 (-8.18%)
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STA Verdict

Verdict

Values as of: 2018-07-20