Microsoft Past Performance

How has Microsoft performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MSFT has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: MSFT's current net profit margins (33%) are lower than last year (38.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MSFT's earnings have grown significantly by 26.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: MSFT's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: MSFT had negative earnings growth (-5.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Software industry average (1.3%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: MSFT's Return on Equity (36.8%) is considered high.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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