MSFT Stock Overview
Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$232.90|
|52 Week High||US$349.67|
|52 Week Low||US$232.73|
|1 Month Change||-10.93%|
|3 Month Change||-10.28%|
|1 Year Change||-19.44%|
|3 Year Change||68.62%|
|5 Year Change||206.45%|
|Change since IPO||37,688.87%|
Recent News & Updates
Microsoft: Improving Profitability Despite Stiff Competition
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Will Pay A Larger Dividend Than Last Year At $0.68
The board of Microsoft Corporation ( NASDAQ:MSFT ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend by 9.7% on the...
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Microsoft, Novo Nordisk team up to advance drug discovery using AI, big data
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Novo Nordisk (NVO) are undertaking a multi-year collaboration to combine the tech giant's computational services, cloud and artificial intelligence (AI), with the Danish company's drug discovery, development and data science capabilities. Under the partnership, Microsoft is providing AI technology, foundational science models and expertise and is working with Novo's data scientists and domain experts from early research and development areas to accelerate the pharma company's R&D, Novo said in a Sept. 12 press release. Novo added that AI models coming out of from the collaboration will be applied to several use cases of which the first two are in execution. One use case is focused on automated summarization and analysis of information from sources such as literature, patents, scientific reports and discussion forums to get scientific insights. Meanwhile the second use case aims to develop models which predict a person's risk of developing atherosclerosis — a cardiovascular disease caused by build-up of fats, cholesterol in the artery walls. The AI will also be used to identify novel targets and establish biomarkers of the disease, the company added.
|MSFT||US Software||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MSFT exceeded the US Software industry which returned -30.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MSFT exceeded the US Market which returned -21.5% over the past year.
|MSFT Average Weekly Movement||4.1%|
|Software Industry Average Movement||8.9%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.8%|
Stable Share Price: MSFT is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MSFT's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud, and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Security and Compliance, Microsoft Viva, and Skype for Business; Skype, Outlook.com, OneDrive, and LinkedIn; and Dynamics 365, a set of cloud-based and on-premises business solutions for organizations and enterprise divisions.
Microsoft Fundamentals Summary
|MSFT fundamental statistics|
Is MSFT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MSFT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$62.65b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||9.75|
|Net Profit Margin||36.69%|
How did MSFT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.2%Current Dividend Yield
Does MSFT pay a reliable dividends?See MSFT dividend history and benchmarks
|Microsoft dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Nov 16 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Dec 08 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||45 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||67 days|
Does MSFT pay a reliable dividends?See MSFT dividend history and benchmarks
Is MSFT undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MSFT?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MSFT's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does MSFT's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|MSFT PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
META Meta Platforms
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: MSFT is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.9x) compared to the peer average (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MSFT's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Software Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: MSFT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.9x) compared to the US Software industry average (39.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MSFT's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||23.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||48.3x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: MSFT is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (48.3x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MSFT when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: MSFT ($232.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($372.73)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MSFT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Microsoft forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 42 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MSFT's forecast earnings growth (11.3% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: MSFT's earnings (11.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: MSFT's revenue (11.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MSFT's revenue (11.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MSFT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (36.6%)
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How has Microsoft performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MSFT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MSFT's current net profit margins (36.7%) are higher than last year (36.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MSFT's earnings have grown significantly by 27.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MSFT's earnings growth over the past year (18.7%) is below its 5-year average (27.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: MSFT earnings growth over the past year (18.7%) exceeded the Software industry 13.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: MSFT's Return on Equity (43.7%) is considered outstanding.
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How is Microsoft's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MSFT's short term assets ($169.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($95.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: MSFT's short term assets ($169.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($103.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MSFT has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: MSFT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 98.2% to 29.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MSFT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (178.9%).
Interest Coverage: MSFT earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is Microsoft current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
|Microsoft Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.7%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.7%|
|Industry Average (Software)||1.1%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (Microsoft)||1.2%|
Notable Dividend: MSFT's dividend (1.17%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.66%).
High Dividend: MSFT's dividend (1.17%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.7%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MSFT's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MSFT's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (25.6%), MSFT's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (31.1%), MSFT's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Satya Nadella (55 yo)
Mr. Satya Nadella is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Microsoft Corporation since February 2014 and has been its Chairman since June 2021. Before being named CEO in February 2014, he held leadership...
CEO Compensation Analysis
|Satya Nadella's Compensation vs Microsoft Earnings|
|Date||Total Comp.||Salary||Company Earnings|
|Jun 30 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Mar 31 2022||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2021||US$50m||US$3m|
|Mar 31 2021||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2020||US$44m||US$3m|
|Mar 31 2020||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2019||US$43m||US$2m|
|Mar 31 2019||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2018||US$26m||US$2m|
|Mar 31 2018||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2017||US$20m||US$1m|
|Mar 31 2017||n/a||n/a|
|Dec 31 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Sep 30 2016||n/a||n/a|
|Jun 30 2016||US$18m||US$1m|
Compensation vs Market: Satya's total compensation ($USD49.86M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.04M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Satya's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MSFT's management team is seasoned and experienced (7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MSFT's board of directors are considered experienced (6.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MSFT insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
|12 Sep 22||SellUS$1,331,251||Christopher Capossela||Individual||5,000||US$266.25|
|02 Sep 22||SellUS$19,551,087||Amy Hood||Individual||75,351.4||US$259.47|
|08 Feb 22||SellUS$8,487,170||Bradford Smith||Individual||27,860||US$304.64|
|31 Jan 22||BuyUS$1,000,761||Emma Walmsley||Individual||3,300||US$311.53|
|07 Dec 21||SellUS$552,578||Teri List-Stoll||Individual||1,650||US$334.90|
|23 Nov 21||SellUS$285,338,535||Satya Nadella||Individual||838,584||US$349.22|
|02 Nov 21||SellUS$18,194,837||Judson Althoff||Individual||54,757||US$332.28|
|01 Nov 21||SellUS$18,073,050||Bradford Smith||Individual||55,000||US$328.60|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
|State or Government||3,243,834||0.04%|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
Microsoft Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Microsoft Corporation
- Ticker: MSFT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1975
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Implied Market Cap: US$1.737t
- Shares outstanding: 7.46b
- Website: https://www.microsoft.com
Number of Employees
- Microsoft Corporation
- One Microsoft Way
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MSFT||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 1986|
|MSFT||BVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)||Yes||Common Stock||PE||USD||Mar 1986|
|MSFT *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Mar 1986|
|MSF||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 1986|
|4338||SEHK (The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Ltd.)||Yes||Common Stock||HK||HKD||Mar 1986|
|MSFT||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Mar 1986|
|MSF||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 1986|
|MSFTCL||SNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CL||CLP||Mar 1986|
|MSFT||SNSE (Santiago Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CL||USD||Mar 1986|
|0QYP||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Mar 1986|
|MS-U||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Mar 1986|
|MSFT||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Mar 1986|
|MSF||ENXTBR (Euronext Brussels)||Yes||Common Stock||BE||USD||Mar 1986|
|MSFT_KZ||KAS (Kazakhstan Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||KZ||USD||Mar 1986|
|MSFT||UKR (PFTS Ukraine Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||UA||UAH||Mar 1986|
|MSF||BUL (Bulgaria Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||BG||EUR||Mar 1986|
|MSFT||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EAC 10 REP 1(USD)||AR||ARS||Dec 1999|
|MSFTD||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EAC 10 REP 1(USD)||AR||USD||Dec 1999|
|MSFT34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 24 REP 1 COM||BR||BRL||Dec 2011|
|MSFT||NEOE (Aequitas Neo Exchange)||MICROSOFT CDR CAD HDG REG S||CA||CAD||Oct 2021|
|MSF0||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||MICROSOFT CDR CAD HDG REG S||DE||EUR||Oct 2021|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/09/30 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/09/30 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.