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Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT)

$68.62 USD -$0.06 (-0.09%)
Last Price $68.62
Net Change $-0.06 (-0.09%)
Bid $68.62
Ask Price $68.63
Open Price $68.87
Previous Close Price $68.68
High Price $68.88
Low Price $68.45
Number of Trades 45,647
Volume 8,973,489
Fifty Two Week High $69.71 (2017-05-02)
Fifty Two Week Low $48.03 (2016-06-27)
Average Daily Volume 23,029,805
Share Outstanding 7,727,530 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 1.56/yr
Dividend Yield 2.28%
1st Quarter Earnings $0.73 (2017-04-27)
2nd Quarter Earnings $0.83 (2017-01-26)
3nd Quarter Earnings $0.76 (2016-10-20)
4th Quarter Earnings $0.69 (2016-07-19)
PE Ratio $22.74
EPS Growth $8.49
Recent Earnings $0.73
Annual EPS $3.01
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $530.26B
Insider Shareholders % 0.0299%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 7,727,530
Inst. Shareholder % 72.64%
Annual Net Income $17.81B
TTM Net Profit Margin $20.76
1-Year Return 36.45%
3-Year Return 84.78%
5-Year Return 171.09%
5-Year Revenue Growth 21.99%
5-Year Earnings Growth 5.28%
5-Year Dividend Growth 127.87%
Annual Dividend $1.56
Annual Dividend Yield 2.28%
Change in EPS YTD 8.49%
Dividends per Share $0.39
Stock Split Ratio 2-1
Beta 1.03
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.

Today's Microsoft Stock Update

For your one quick stop for Microsoft stock daily numbers today (May 24, 2017), look no further. We've put the most important MSFT data here. Microsoft shares closed up 0.34% or $0.23 from the day before, taking the Microsoft closing price to $68.68. Just looking at the Microsoft stock price in a short time frame is not as helpful as looking at a year's worth of share price data, so let's do that... MSFT is now trading at a higher price than it was one-year ago, with the stock price having risen by 37.28% since then.

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The Microsoft stock price 52-week high is $69.71. That was hit on 5/02/2017. The MSFT stock 52-week low is $48.03, reached on 6/27/2016. And, take note - MSFT trading volume yesterday was 16,237,500. That's greater than Microsoft stock's average daily trading volume of 15,425,825. The market cap of Microsoft is 530,726,760,000. That means Microsoft has a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of April 1, 2016, the company with the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies is Apple.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Microsoft stock is 22.49. That's lower 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 2.26. 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 1.03. Microsoft stock has a dividend yield of 2.28%. Generally a dividend yield of 2% or more is decent for those investors who want income from dividend stocks. Every day we publish Microsoft stock news and coverage on a handful of other key stocks we're watching now so you can maximize profits. To get new info and stock news on MSFT and other companies you are interested in, sign up for Money Morning - it's free.

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