MSFT:NGS-Microsoft Corporation

EQUITY | Application Software | Nasdaq Global Select

Last Closing Price

USD 92.00

Change

-0.66 (-0.71)%

Market Cap

USD 708.38B

Volume

0.03B

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 97.33 (5.79%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 94.15 (2.34%)
Yahoo Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

Verdict

About

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.

Unadjusted Closing Price

Adjusted Closing Price

Share Volume

Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Compare
Relative Returns (From:    To: 2018-02-16 )

Largest Industry Peers for Application Software

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap
ADBE Adobe Systems Incorporated

-1.41 (-0.69%)

USD 99.08B
ATVI Activision Blizzard Inc

-1.80 (-2.50%)

USD 53.07B
CTSH Cognizant Technology Solutions..

-0.42 (-0.52%)

USD 47.60B
INTU Intuit Inc.

+2.38 (+1.41%)

USD 43.89B
EA Electronic Arts Inc.

-0.46 (-0.36%)

USD 38.65B
WDAY Workday Inc.

-0.30 (-0.24%)

USD 26.04B
ADSK Autodesk Inc.

-0.57 (-0.50%)

USD 24.88B
CERN Cerner Corporation

-0.18 (-0.28%)

USD 21.36B
INFO IHS Markit Ltd.

+0.23 (+0.49%)

USD 18.61B
CHKP Check Point Software Technolog..

+0.35 (+0.34%)

USD 17.14B

ETFs Containing MSFT

IYW iShares U.S. Technology 13.25 % 0.44 %

-0.55 (-0.32%)

USD 4.10B
XLK SPDR Select Sector Fund -.. 11.57 % 0.14 %

-0.10 (-0.15%)

USD 19.99B
ROM ProShares Ultra Technolog.. 10.93 % 0.95 %

-0.59 (-0.61%)

USD 0.31B
FTEC Fidelity MSCI Information.. 10.25 % 0.08 %

-0.15 (-0.28%)

USD 1.75B
VGT Vanguard Information Tech 9.90 % 0.10 %

-0.44 (-0.25%)

USD 18.65B
JKE iShares Morningstar Large.. 9.77 % 0.25 %

+0.07 (+0.04%)

USD 0.93B
IXN iShares Global Tech 9.64 % 0.48 %

-0.32 (-0.20%)

USD 1.50B
XQQ:CA iShares NASDAQ 100 Index .. 9.55 % 0.39 %

-0.07 (-0.13%)

CAD 0.29B
DXU:CA Dynamic iShares Active U... 9.47 % 0.00 %

+0.65 (+2.67%)

CAD 0.02B
SPMO PowerShares S&P 500 Momen.. 9.24 % 0.25 %

+0.11 (+0.30%)

USD 0.01B
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Ser.. 9.20 % 0.20 %

-0.74 (-0.45%)

USD 60.17B
QYLD Horizons NASDAQ-100 Cover.. 9.19 % 0.60 %

+0.05 (+0.20%)

USD 0.02B
ZQQ:CA BMO Nasdaq 100 Equity Hed.. 9.04 % 0.39 %

-0.08 (-0.16%)

CAD 0.58B
DXG:CA Dynamic iShares Active Gl.. 8.89 % 0.00 %

+0.29 (+1.16%)

CAD 0.03B
IGV iShares North American Te.. 8.83 % 0.48 %

N/A

USD 1.01B
IGM iShares North American Te.. 8.83 % 0.48 %

-0.26 (-0.14%)

USD 1.37B
TDIV First Trust NASDAQ Techno.. 8.48 % 0.50 %

-0.03 (-0.08%)

USD 0.85B
SHU:CA Sphere FTSE US Sustainabl.. 8.30 % 0.70 %

N/A

CAD 3.41M
QLD ProShares Ultra QQQ 7.09 % 0.95 %

-0.61 (-0.74%)

USD 1.68B
IWY iShares Russell Top 200 G.. 6.84 % 0.20 %

-0.07 (-0.09%)

USD 1.01B
KOIN Innovation Shares NextGen.. 6.51 % 0.00 %

+0.02 (+0.08%)

N/A
JHMT John Hancock Multifactor .. 6.38 % 0.50 %

+0.06 (+0.13%)

USD 0.04B
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yi.. 6.33 % 0.08 %

+0.11 (+0.13%)

USD 21.15B
MGV Vanguard Mega Cap Value 6.24 % 0.07 %

+0.11 (+0.14%)

USD 1.94B
XLG Guggenheim S&P 500 Top 50 6.21 % 0.20 %

+0.06 (+0.03%)

USD 0.76B
ONEQ Fidelity Nasdaq Composite.. 5.95 % 0.21 %

-0.47 (-0.16%)

USD 1.51B
DSI iShares MSCI KLD 400 Soci.. 5.88 % 0.50 %

-0.03 (-0.03%)

USD 0.99B
SPYG SPDR Series Trust Portfol.. 5.85 % 0.15 %

-0.04 (-0.12%)

USD 1.79B
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth 5.84 % 0.18 %

-0.07 (-0.04%)

USD 20.62B
IOO iShares Global 100 5.76 % 0.40 %

+0.08 (+0.09%)

USD 1.85B
VOOG Vanguard S&P 500 Growth 5.65 % 0.15 %

-0.03 (-0.02%)

USD 1.99B
PSJ PowerShares Dynamic Softw.. 5.49 % 0.63 %

+0.28 (+0.41%)

USD 0.14B
ZGQ:CA BMO MSCI All Country Worl.. 5.49 % 0.51 %

+0.28 (+0.93%)

CAD 0.08B
IUSG iShares Core S&P U.S. Gro.. 5.44 % 0.06 %

-0.02 (-0.04%)

USD 3.48B
SCHV Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Val.. 5.41 % 0.05 %

+0.07 (+0.13%)

USD 4.16B
ESG FlexShares STOXX US ESG I.. 5.39 % 0.32 %

N/A

USD 0.02B
XDU:CA iShares Core MSCI US Qual.. 5.33 % 0.00 %

+0.27 (+1.35%)

CAD 0.01B
SUSA iShares MSCI USA ESG Sele.. 5.29 % 0.50 %

+0.45 (+0.40%)

USD 0.67B
ZUQ:CA BMO MSCI USA High Quality.. 5.28 % 0.34 %

+0.33 (+1.04%)

CAD 0.21B
MTUM iShares Edge MSCI USA Mom.. 5.23 % 0.15 %

N/A

USD 3.60B
VTV Vanguard Value 5.22 % 0.06 %

+0.13 (+0.12%)

USD 37.11B
VSMV VictoryShares US Multi-Fa.. 5.21 % 0.35 %

+0.18 (+0.64%)

N/A
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Grow.. 5.19 % 0.20 %

-0.12 (-0.09%)

USD 40.70B
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Gro.. 5.01 % 0.12 %

-0.03 (-0.02%)

USD 1.63B
SCHD Schwab US Dividend Equity 4.84 % 0.07 %

+0.06 (+0.12%)

USD 7.43B
OEF iShares S&P 100 4.79 % 0.20 %

+0.05 (+0.04%)

USD 5.29B
HBF:CA Brand Leaders Plus Income.. 4.75 % 1.58 %

+0.01 (+0.11%)

CAD 0.07B
FNG AdvisorShares New Tech an.. 4.74 % 0.00 %

-0.07 (-0.32%)

USD 0.05B
VIG Vanguard Div Appreciation 4.73 % 0.08 %

+0.32 (+0.31%)

USD 27.80B
WBIE WBI Tactical LCGD Shares 4.72 % 1.05 %

+0.11 (+0.42%)

USD 0.16B
HTA:CA Tech Achievers Growth & I.. 4.63 % 0.00 %

+0.03 (+0.29%)

CAD 0.05B
FDVV Fidelity High Dividend 4.62 % 0.29 %

N/A

USD 0.11B
KLD iShares MSCI USA ESG Sele.. 4.61 % 0.50 %

N/A

USD 0.59B
WBIL WBI Tactical LCQ Shares 4.44 % 1.04 %

+0.01 (+0.05%)

USD 0.15B
PFM PowerShares Dividend Achi.. 4.33 % 0.55 %

+0.22 (+0.84%)

USD 0.31B
LRGE ClearBridge Large Cap Gro.. 4.23 % 0.59 %

N/A

USD 3.01M
ESGG FlexShares STOXX Global E.. 4.11 % 0.42 %

+0.26 (+0.27%)

USD 0.06B
DGR:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 4.10 % 0.47 %

+0.21 (+0.82%)

CAD 0.02B
DGR.B:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 4.10 % 0.00 %

+0.32 (+1.30%)

CAD 0.03B
DQD:CA WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 4.10 % 0.58 %

+0.25 (+1.00%)

CAD 0.02B
PBI.B:CA Purpose Best Ideas Fund 4.08 % 0.91 %

N/A

CAD 4.83M
TXF.A:CA First Asset Tech Giants C.. 4.01 % 1.50 %

N/A

CAD 6.32M
PBI:CA Purpose Best Ideas Fund 3.98 % 0.79 %

N/A

CAD 0.01B
FDRR Fidelity Dividend ETF for.. 3.93 % 0.29 %

+0.10 (+0.32%)

USD 0.26B
MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Ti.. 3.91 % 0.12 %

+0.44 (+0.37%)

USD 0.02B
DGRW WisdomTree U.S. Quality D.. 3.88 % 0.00 %

+0.11 (+0.26%)

USD 2.12B
FDLO Fidelity Low Volatility F.. 3.75 % 0.29 %

+0.12 (+0.39%)

USD 0.05B
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 3.68 % 0.15 %

+0.27 (+0.43%)

USD 0.16B
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Fina.. 3.67 % 0.27 %

+0.15 (+0.27%)

USD 1.39M
EDOW First Trust Dow 30 Equal .. 3.53 % 0.00 %

+0.19 (+0.85%)

USD 3.34M
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Heal.. 3.52 % 0.27 %

N/A

USD 1.43M
PWB PowerShares Dynamic Large.. 3.49 % 0.57 %

+0.02 (+0.05%)

USD 0.57B
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap .. 3.46 % 0.28 %

+0.09 (+0.10%)

USD 2.04B
FDMO Fidelity Momentum Factor 3.46 % 0.29 %

-0.11 (-0.34%)

USD 0.07B
IBLN Direxion iBillionaire Ind.. 3.41 % 0.64 %

+0.04 (+0.11%)

USD 0.02B
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap 3.37 % 0.07 %

+0.01 (+0.01%)

USD 1.42B
FQAL Fidelity Quality Factor 3.36 % 0.29 %

N/A

USD 0.06B
FVAL Fidelity Value Factor 3.34 % 0.29 %

+0.13 (+0.39%)

USD 0.08B
ESGU iShares MSCI USA ESG Opti.. 3.29 % 0.27 %

+0.22 (+0.36%)

USD 0.05B
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Gro.. 3.24 % 0.09 %

+0.10 (+0.28%)

USD 3.13B
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Ener.. 3.22 % 0.27 %

N/A

USD 7.15M
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel .. 3.19 % 0.20 %

+0.33 (+0.50%)

USD 0.26B
BUZ Buzz US Sentiment Leaders 3.09 % 0.75 %

N/A

USD 0.01B
PBP PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWr.. 3.08 % 0.75 %

-0.02 (-0.09%)

USD 0.32B
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic.. 3.05 % 0.29 %

-0.02 (-0.05%)

N/A
ZSP:CA BMO S&P 500 Index ETF 3.05 % 0.10 %

+0.27 (+0.71%)

CAD 4.34B
ZSP.U:CA BMO S&P 500 Index ETF 3.05 % 0.11 %

+0.11 (+0.36%)

CAD 0.27B
RFFC RiverFront Dynamic US Fle.. 3.04 % 0.52 %

+0.13 (+0.39%)

USD 0.05B
SPY SPDR S&P 500 3.04 % 0.09 %

+0.08 (+0.03%)

USD 274.43B
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 3.03 % 0.05 %

+0.07 (+0.03%)

USD 154.35B
QUU:CA Mackenzie US Large Cap Eq.. 3.03 % 0.00 %

+0.89 (+0.91%)

CAD 4.92M
DTD WisdomTree U.S. Total Div.. 2.94 % 0.28 %

+0.65 (+0.70%)

USD 0.63B
USMC Principal U.S. Mega-Cap M.. 2.93 % 0.00 %

+0.18 (+0.70%)

USD 1.44B
HSPX Horizons ETF Trust I S&P .. 2.89 % 0.65 %

+0.38 (+0.76%)

USD 0.03B
VOO Vanguard S&P 500 2.88 % 0.04 %

-0.03 (-0.01%)

USD 79.23B
RUD.U:CA RBC Quant U.S. Dividend L.. 2.87 % 0.43 %

+0.27 (+1.06%)

CAD 0.04B
RUD:CA RBC Quant U.S. Dividend L.. 2.87 % 0.43 %

+0.37 (+1.16%)

CAD 0.41B
YLDE ClearBridge Dividend Stra.. 2.85 % 0.59 %

+0.83 (+3.07%)

N/A
DMRL DeltaShares S&P 500 Manag.. 2.84 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD 0.42B
QTEC First Trust NASDAQ-100- T.. 2.84 % 0.60 %

-0.07 (-0.09%)

USD 2.30B
VV Vanguard Large-Cap 2.81 % 0.06 %

+0.07 (+0.06%)

USD 11.97B
SPLG SPDR Series Trust Portfol.. 2.80 % 0.10 %

+0.01 (+0.03%)

USD 1.04B
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap 2.80 % 0.03 %

+0.03 (+0.05%)

USD 11.98B
RUE.U:CA RBC Quant U.S. Equity Lea.. 2.73 % 0.44 %

+0.06 (+0.28%)

CAD 2.14M
RUE:CA RBC Quant U.S. Equity Lea.. 2.73 % 0.44 %

N/A

CAD 0.03B
SCHK Schwab 1000 Index 2.72 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD 0.28B
IWB iShares Russell 1000 2.66 % 0.15 %

+0.11 (+0.07%)

USD 20.06B
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. 2.65 % 0.20 %

+0.69 (+0.50%)

USD 1.17B
TPU:CA TD S&P 500 Index ETF 2.64 % 0.11 %

+0.22 (+1.13%)

CAD 0.02B
VIXH First Trust CBOE S&P 500 .. 2.58 % 0.60 %

N/A

USD 5.21M
SPTM SPDR Portfolio Total Stoc.. 2.57 % 0.10 %

+0.03 (+0.09%)

USD 1.41B
GSLC Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta .. 2.56 % 0.09 %

+0.05 (+0.09%)

USD 2.88B
WEXP WisdomTree U.S. Export an.. 2.56 % 0.33 %

+1.98 (+6.57%)

USD 0.80M
GHS REX Gold Hedged S&P 500 2.53 % 0.48 %

N/A

N/A
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF 2.53 % 0.12 %

+0.14 (+0.12%)

USD 0.83B
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market 2.52 % 0.03 %

+0.03 (+0.05%)

USD 11.72B
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U... 2.51 % 0.03 %

+0.03 (+0.05%)

USD 13.07B
QUS SPDR MSCI USA StrategicFa.. 2.50 % 0.15 %

+0.45 (+0.58%)

USD 0.09B
HAU:CA Horizons Active US Divide.. 2.47 % 0.79 %

N/A

CAD 7.81M
IWV iShares Russell 3000 2.46 % 0.20 %

+0.12 (+0.07%)

USD 8.43B
PHDG PowerShares S&P 500 Downs.. 2.44 % 0.39 %

+0.27 (+0.91%)

USD 0.02B
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings .. 2.41 % 0.28 %

+0.13 (+0.41%)

USD 0.18B
DHVW Diamond Hill Valuation-We.. 2.39 % 0.10 %

+0.07 (+0.22%)

USD 0.02B
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Mark.. 2.38 % 0.04 %

+0.06 (+0.04%)

USD 89.87B
CACG ClearBridge All Cap Growt.. 2.36 % 0.53 %

N/A

USD 0.06B
CCOR Cambria Core Equity 2.36 % 0.00 %

+0.06 (+0.24%)

N/A
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 ETF 2.34 % 0.15 %

+0.48 (+0.39%)

USD 0.36B
ONEK SPDR Russell 1000 2.32 % 0.10 %

N/A

USD 0.16B
BLCN Reality Shares Nasdaq Nex.. 2.23 % 0.00 %

+0.02 (+0.08%)

USD 0.11B
JVAL JPMorgan U.S. Value Facto.. 2.19 % 0.00 %

+0.78 (+3.06%)

N/A
THRK SPDR Russell 3000 2.14 % 0.10 %

N/A

USD 0.52B
EXT WisdomTree U.S. Total Ear.. 2.14 % 0.28 %

+0.21 (+0.65%)

USD 0.07B
JMOM JPMorgan U.S. Momentum Fa.. 2.13 % 0.00 %

+0.18 (+0.68%)

N/A
UXM:CA First Asset Morningstar U.. 2.12 % 0.69 %

+0.14 (+0.96%)

CAD 0.06B
UXM.B:CA First Asset Morningstar U.. 2.12 % 0.67 %

N/A

CAD 0.02B
FTCS First Trust Capital Stren.. 2.12 % 0.64 %

+0.15 (+0.29%)

USD 0.74B
UXM.A:CA First Asset Morningstar U.. 2.09 % 1.49 %

N/A

CAD 7.05M
QWLD SPDR MSCI World Strategic.. 2.08 % 0.30 %

+0.87 (+1.15%)

USD 0.03B
JQUA JPMorgan U.S. Quality Fac.. 2.06 % 0.00 %

+0.74 (+2.90%)

N/A
OVLC Guggenheim U.S. Large Cap.. 2.06 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 1.45M
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. L.. 1.92 % 0.32 %

+0.03 (+0.08%)

USD 4.01B
ESGL Oppenheimer Revenue Weigh.. 1.88 % 0.40 %

+0.39 (+1.27%)

USD 31.20
TOK iShares MSCI Kokusai 1.79 % 0.25 %

+0.45 (+0.68%)

USD 0.31B
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. B.. 1.76 % 0.32 %

+0.19 (+0.51%)

USD 0.26B
CLU.C:CA iShares US Fundamental In.. 1.76 % 0.74 %

N/A

CAD 0.12B
CLU:CA iShares US Fundamental In.. 1.76 % 0.72 %

N/A

CAD 0.16B
TILT FlexShares Mornigstar US .. 1.72 % 0.25 %

+0.60 (+0.54%)

USD 1.25B
PRF Powershares FTSE RAFI US .. 1.72 % 0.39 %

+0.15 (+0.13%)

USD 5.34B
JHML John Hancock Multifactor .. 1.67 % 0.35 %

+0.16 (+0.45%)

N/A
RALS ProShares RAFI Long Short 1.65 % 0.95 %

-0.20 (-0.54%)

USD 0.02B
URTH Ishares MSCI World Index .. 1.63 % 0.24 %

+0.20 (+0.22%)

USD 0.58B
MULC.B:CA Manulife Multifactor U.S... 1.61 % 0.00 %

+0.22 (+0.81%)

CAD 0.13B
MULC:CA Manulife Multifactor U.S... 1.61 % 0.00 %

+0.85 (+3.05%)

CAD 4.31M
XMX WisdomTree Global ex-Mexi.. 1.58 % 0.30 %

N/A

USD 0.13B
CRBN iShares MSCI ACWI Low Car.. 1.48 % 0.20 %

+0.31 (+0.26%)

USD 0.52B
LOWC SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon.. 1.47 % 0.20 %

+0.34 (+0.37%)

USD 0.16B
ACWI iShares MSCI ACWI Index F.. 1.46 % 0.32 %

+0.08 (+0.11%)

USD 8.86B
FLLV Franklin Liberty U.S. Low.. 1.46 % 0.50 %

+0.80 (+2.68%)

USD 6.13M
USWD WisdomTree Weak Dollar U... 1.43 % 0.33 %

N/A

USD 1.40M
ACIM SPDR MSCI ACWI IMI 1.31 % 0.25 %

+0.25 (+0.31%)

USD 0.10B
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt 1.28 % 0.12 %

+0.59 (+0.58%)

USD 0.02B
VT Vanguard Total World Stoc.. 1.22 % 0.10 %

+0.06 (+0.08%)

USD 11.95B
MFUS PIMCO Equitiy Series RAFI.. 1.20 % 0.00 %

+0.13 (+0.45%)

USD 0.03B
FLQG Franklin LibertyQ Global .. 1.20 % 0.35 %

+0.83 (+2.74%)

USD 0.02B
DEF Guggenheim Defensive Equi.. 1.11 % 0.61 %

+0.33 (+0.70%)

USD 0.19B
FLUS:CA Franklin LibertyQT U.S. E.. 1.08 % 0.28 %

N/A

CAD 0.22B
JDIV JPMorgan U.S. Dividend 0.71 % 0.00 %

+0.76 (+3.06%)

N/A
TQQQ ProShares UltraPro QQQ 0.00 % 0.95 %

-1.81 (-1.12%)

USD 3.35B
DGT SPDR Global Dow ETF (base.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

+0.38 (+0.44%)

USD 0.10B

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 7.55% 62% D- 78% C+
Dividend Return 0.49% 57% F 50% F
Total Return 8.04% 64% D 78% C+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 42.59% 75% C 83% B
Dividend Return 2.51% 76% C 61% D-
Total Return 45.10% 77% C+ 84% B
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 228.45% 86% B 87% B+
Dividend Return 24.60% 84% B 84% B
Total Return 253.05% 87% B+ 88% B+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 23.06% 77% C+ 78% C+
Dividend Return 26.03% 81% B- 81% B-
Total Return 2.97% 77% C+ 70% C-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 13.15% 95% A 82% B-
Risk Adjusted Return 197.99% 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 16% F 7% F
Price/Book Ratio 7.91 31% F 15% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.28 52% F 28% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 21.30 42% F 26% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 14.95% 80% B- 81% B-
Return on Invested Capital 17.85% 83% B 85% B
Return on Assets 4.77% 74% C 78% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 115.50% 18% F 21% 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.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

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 92.00

Change

-0.66 (-0.71)%

Market Cap

USD 708.38B

Volume

0.03B

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 97.33 (5.79%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 94.15 (2.34%)
Yahoo Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

Verdict

Values as of: 2018-02-16