Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

259.58 1.36%
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Pros
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Company’s profitability is declining
Forward P/B ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers

Pros

  1. MSFT forward dividend yield is 0.95%, higher than the industry (0.12%) and sector (0.32%) forward dividend yields. See MSFT forward dividend chart.
  2. MSFT average analyst rating is Strong Buy. See MSFT analyst rating chart.
  3. MSFT average analyst price target ($356.13) is above its current price ($264.99). See MSFT price target chart.

Cons

  1. MSFT profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -8.56 percentage points. See MSFT profitability chart.
  2. MSFT Price/Book ratio is 13.50, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See MSFT forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  3. MSFT Price/Sales ratio is 10.65, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See MSFT forward Price/Sales ratio chart.