Are Things Looking Up For Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT)?

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The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the Software – Infrastructure industry segment. The current market capitalization of Microsoft Corporation is $3042.34B. A total of 19.24 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 20.72M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Hogan Kathleen T sold 21,955 shares of MSFT for 403.96 per share on Mar 11 ’24. After the transaction, the EVP, Chief Human Resources Off now owns 159,764 company shares. In a previous transaction on Mar 11 ’24, Althoff Judson sold 10,000 shares at 403.65 per share. MSFT shares that EVP, Chief Commercial Officer owns now total 129,949.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Nadella Satya disposed of 1,276 shares on Mar 01 ’24 at a per-share price of $410.94. This resulted in the Chief Executive Officer holding 801,331 shares of MSFT after the transaction. In another insider transaction, MICROSOFT CORP sold 1,000,000 shares at $1.95 per share on Feb 22 ’24. Company shares held by the 10% Owner now total 11,677,398.


The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Microsoft Corporation pays an annual dividend of $2.86, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.70%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 35.47. MSFT’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/15/2024 when it declared a $0.75 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/13/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/14/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 2/14/2024. The MSFT stock dividend was $0.75 per share in cash.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, MSFT has a high of $430.82 and a low of $306.09.

As of this writing, MSFT has an earnings estimate of $2.93 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 31.0 estimates, with a high estimate of $3.31 per share and a lower estimate of $2.86. The company reported an EPS of $2.69 in the last quarter

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. MSFT’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $104.75B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $61.27B in debt and $95.08B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $34.06, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $166.54B.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for MSFT is Buy with a score of 4.86.

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