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Last Updated: Feb-17-2017 00:00:00

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Today's Microsoft Stock Update

Here we've put together some of the most important Microsoft stock numbers for you. That includes recent closing price, 52-week highs and lows, and more great information for investors, as of February 18, 2017.First, MSFT shares went up 0.15% or $0.10 from the day before. That brought the Microsoft stock closing price to $64.62.So how does this current Microsoft share price level stack up against the past year's highs and lows?Microsoft is currently trading above where it was one-year ago, with shares having risen by 23.27% from then.

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The Microsoft stock price 52-week high is $65.91. That was hit on 1/27/2017. The MSFT stock 52-week low is $48.03, reached on 6/27/2016.Another number to note - MSFT trading volume yesterday was 20,546,301. That's lower than Microsoft stock's average daily trading volume of 21,248,819.The market cap of Microsoft is 499,352,988,000. 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 22.25. 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 2.12.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 1.08.Microsoft stock has a dividend yield of 2.42%. Most stocks considered "dividend stocks" have a yield of 2% or more.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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Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) Profile

Prior Close$64.52
Market Cap$499.35 B
PE Ratio22.25
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$0.83 (2017-01-26)
2nd Quarter Earnings$0.76 (2016-10-20)
3rd Quarter Earnings$0.69 (2016-07-19)
4th Quarter Earnings$0.62 (2016-04-21)
PE Ratio22.25
EPS Growth6.41%
Recent Earnings$0.83
Annual EPS$2.9
Market Capitalization$499.35 B
Insider Shareholder %0.0299%
Annual Revenue$85.69 B
Number of Shares Outstanding7,727,530 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %72.29%
Annual Net Income$16.77B
TTM Net Profit Margin$19.92
One Year Return27.97%
Three Year Return86.52%
Five Year Return135.96%
Five Year Revenue Growth21.99%
Five Year Earnings Growth5.28%
Five Year Dividend Growth127.87%
Last Quarter EPS$0.66
Annual EPS$2.9
Annual Dividend$1.56
Annual Dividend Yield2.42%
Change in EPS YTD6.41%
PE Ratio22.25
Recent Earnings$0.83
Dividends per Share$0.39
Stock Split Ratio2-1

MSFT Key Stats

Last Price$64.62
Net Change$0.1 (0.15%)
Ask Price$0
Open Price$64.47
Previous Close Price$64.52
High Price$64.69
Low Price$64.3
Number of Trades59,912
Fifty Two Week High$65.91 (2017-01-27)
Fifty Two Week Low$48.03 (2016-06-27)
Average Daily Volume24,668,139
Share Outstanding7,727,530 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$1.56/yr
Dividend Yield2.42%