MICROSOFT CORPORATION Last 5 Year Stock Graph
The above graph shows the monthly share price for Microsoft Corporation over the graph period. The share price tells us how much it would cost to buy one share in the company and the graph highlights recent trends.
The business’s title is Microsoft Corporation, and the firm was founded in 1993. An official description for the company is as follows Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. The Company develops and supports software, services, devices, and solutions. The Company’s segments include Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud, and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment consists of products and services in its portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services. This segment primarily comprises: Office Commercial, Office Consumer, LinkedIn, and Dynamics business solutions. The Intelligent Cloud segment consists of server products and cloud services, including Azure and other cloud services, SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related Client Access Licenses (CALs), and Nuance and GitHub; and Enterprise Services, including enterprise support services, industry solutions and Nuance professional services. The More Personal Computing segment primarily comprises Windows, devices, gaming, and search and news advertising. The company is a giant in the industry, boasting a market capitalization among the largest in the world, which is2429532828000. This is calculated by multiplying the number of shares outstanding by the current share price and gives an indication of market value
Microsoft Corporation – Financial Overview
The company is currently trading at -12.17% below its 52-week high. The 52 week high provides interested parties with the idea of how much the security has moved in the last year and whether it is trading near this high.
The price to earnings ratio of the company is 33.7646, this number indicates the amount a company earns compared to the price it costs to buy the company. Some investors would see a low price to earnings ratio provides as providing value. Analysts will usually compare price to earnings ratio of companies within the same industry group. Companies with high price to earnings ratio are considered as growth stocks, whilst companies with low price to earnings ratio are considered as value stocks. The beta of Microsoft Corporation is 0.9052, this is a technical term for the level of volatility a company has when compared to the overall market. The S&P 500 has a beta of 1, so stocks with beta values greater than 1 tend to move with more momentum when compared to the overall stock market and is therefore more volatile than the overall stock market. Whilst betas of less than 1 signal that the stock is less volatile than the market and may be safer, in times of uncertainty, certain investors will increase the number of stocks that have betas less than one.
Microsoft Corporation – Investment Profits
If you would have invested $100 in MICROSOFT CORPORATION 5 years ago today, you would have made a profit of $201.66.
Microsoft Corporation – Key Metrics Updated Daily
Official Name Microsoft Corporation
52 Week High: 366.78
52 Week Low: 213.431
Number of Employees: 221000
Exchange: Nasdaq Stock Market
Headquarters: One Microsoft Way, REDMOND, WA, 98052-6399 US
Industry: Software & It Services
Year incorporated: 1993
Microsoft Corporation – What to look out for in 2023