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Last Updated: Dec-05-2016 08:25:03

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Today's Microsoft Stock Update

For your one quick stop for Microsoft stock daily numbers today (December 03, 2016), look no further. We've put the most important MSFTdata here.MSFT shares increased 0.08% or $0.05 from the previous trading session. That took the Microsoft stock price to $59.25.Here's how the current Microsoft price compares to 52-week highs and lows...MSFT is now trading above where it was one-year ago, with the stock price higher by 7.32% since then.

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The Microsoft stock price 52-week high is $61.41. That was hit on 11/29/2016. The MSFT stock 52-week low is $48.03, reached on 6/27/2016.Also - MSFT trading volume yesterday was 34,542,102. That's more than Microsoft stock's average daily trading volume of 25,515,911.Microsoft's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 460,689,487,000. That gives Microsoft a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of the start of April 2016, Apple has the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Microsoft stock is 21.14. That's less than the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare MSFT to other companies in the same industry.The current EPS (earnings per share) of MSFT is 2.08.Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for Microsoft is 1.13.Microsoft stock has a dividend yield of 2.59%. When the dividend yield is over 2%, the stock is a good consideration for income investors. That yield is what most investors look for when hunting for dividend stocks.For more info on Microsoft stock, check out all the free content we give you at Money Morning. You'll find MSFT stock news and coverage on dozens of other key stocks, updated daily.

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Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) Profile

Prior Close$59.25
Market Cap$461.54 B
PE Ratio20.77
Microsoft is a technology company. Their products include operating systems for computing devices servers phones and other intelligent devices; server applications for distributed computing environments; cross-device productivity applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; and online advertising. They also design and sell hardware including PCs tablets gaming and entertainment consoles phones other intelligent devices and related accessories. They offer cloud-based solutions that provide customers with software services platforms and content. They also provide consulting and product and solution support services and they train and certify computer system integrators and developers.
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MSFT Earnings

1st Quarter Earnings$0.76 (2016-10-20)
2nd Quarter Earnings$0.69 (2016-07-19)
3rd Quarter Earnings$0.62 (2016-04-21)
4th Quarter Earnings$0.78 (2016-01-28)
PE Ratio20.77
EPS Growth4.73%
Recent Earnings$0.76
Annual EPS$2.85
Market Capitalization$461.54 B
Insider Shareholder %0.0299%
Annual Revenue$85.39 B
Number of Shares Outstanding7,775,350 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %70.87%
Annual Net Income$16.57B
TTM Net Profit Margin$19.75
One Year Return8.88%
Three Year Return42.88%
Five Year Return164.8%
Five Year Revenue Growth21.99%
Five Year Earnings Growth5.28%
Five Year Dividend Growth127.87%
Last Quarter EPS$0.76
Annual EPS$2.85
Annual Dividend$1.56
Annual Dividend Yield2.64%
Change in EPS YTD4.73%
PE Ratio20.77
Recent Earnings$0.76
Dividends per Share$0.39
Stock Split Ratio2-1

MSFT Key Stats

Last Price$59.36
Net Change$0.11 (0.19%)
Ask Price$59.54
Open Price$59.36
Previous Close Price$59.25
High Price$59.36
Low Price$59.36
Number of Trades1
Fifty Two Week High$61.41 (2016-11-29)
Fifty Two Week Low$48.03 (2016-06-27)
Average Daily Volume31,483,533
Share Outstanding7,775,350 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$1.56/yr
Dividend Yield2.64%