For Microsoft Corporation [MSFT], Analyst sees a rise to $347. What next?

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Microsoft Corporation [NASDAQ: MSFT] price plunged by -2.50 percent to reach at -$8.48. The company report on September 14, 2023 at 4:00 PM that Microsoft and Oracle Expand Partnership to Deliver Oracle Database Services on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in Microsoft Azure.

Microsoft Joins Oracle as the Only Other Hyperscaler to Offer Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Database Services to Simplify Cloud Migration, Multicloud Deployment, and Management .

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Oracle Corp and Microsoft Corp today announced Oracle Database@Azure, which gives customers direct access to Oracle database services running on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and deployed in Microsoft Azure datacenters.

A sum of 36811776 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 25.40M shares. Microsoft Corporation shares reached a high of $337.3975 and dropped to a low of $329.65 until finishing in the latest session at $330.22.

The one-year MSFT stock forecast points to a potential upside of 14.65. The average equity rating for MSFT stock is currently 1.80, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on Microsoft Corporation [MSFT]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MSFT shares is $386.90 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MSFT stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

HSBC Securities have made an estimate for Microsoft Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on September 15, 2023.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Microsoft Corporation is set at 6.10, with the Price to Sales ratio for MSFT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 11.87. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 11.90, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 14.60. Price to Free Cash Flow for MSFT in the course of the last twelve months was 42.31 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.70.

MSFT Stock Performance Analysis:

Microsoft Corporation [MSFT] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.21. With this latest performance, MSFT shares gained by 3.06% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 19.56% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 30.93% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for MSFT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.73, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.36, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.07 for Microsoft Corporation [MSFT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 332.27, while it was recorded at 334.94 for the last single week of trading, and 292.66 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Microsoft Corporation Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Microsoft Corporation [MSFT] shares currently have an operating margin of +41.77 and a Gross Margin at +68.92. Microsoft Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +34.15.

Return on Total Capital for MSFT is now 33.37, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 28.06. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 38.82, with Return on Assets sitting at 18.63. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Microsoft Corporation [MSFT] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 38.52. Additionally, MSFT Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 27.81, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 19.28. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 34.23, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 24.71.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Microsoft Corporation [MSFT] managed to generate an average of $327,425 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.56 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.55.Microsoft Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.70 and a Current Ratio set at 1.80.


The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for MSFT. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Microsoft Corporation go to 14.40%.

Microsoft Corporation [MSFT] Institutonal Ownership Details

There are presently around $1.62 trillion, or 72.4% of MSFT stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MSFT stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.31 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2089%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $170.67 trillion in MSFT stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $150.98 trillion in MSFT stock with ownership which is approximately 5.7381%.

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