Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Price Target and June Short Interest Disclosure

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) : The highest level Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is projected to reach is $65 for the short term and the lowest estimate is at $36. The consolidated price target from 20 rating analysts who initiate coverage on the stock is $57.65 and the possibility the share price can swing is $7.92.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) has shown a rise of 13.1% or 5,274,117 shares in the short positions. The bets have increased to 45,515,209 shares on June 30,2016 from 40,241,092 shares on June 15,2016. With respect to the floated shares, the shorts are 0.6%. The days to cover are calculated to be 1, using the standard per day volume of 44,280,247 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 12th.

Also, Equity analysts at the Brokerage firm Citigroup maintains its rating on Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The rating major has initiated the coverage with sell rating on the shares. The Analysts at Citigroup raises the price target from $36 per share to $37 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on July 7, 2016.


Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): stock turned positive on Thursday. Though the stock opened at $53.84, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $53.99 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $53.58 and closed the trading day at $53.74, in the green by 0.43%. The total traded volume for the day was 24,545,520. The stock had closed at $53.51 in the previous days trading.

Microsoft Corporation is engaged in developing, licensing and supporting a range of software products and services. The Company also designs and sells hardware, and delivers online advertising to the customers. The Company operates in five segments: Devices and Consumer (D&C) Licensing, D&C Hardware, D&C Other, Commercial Licensing, and Commercial Other. The Companys products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones, and other intelligent devices; server applications for distributed computing environments; productivity applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; and online advertising. It also offers cloud-based solutions that provide customers with software, services and content over the Internet by way of shared computing resources located in centralized data centers. It provides consulting and product and solution support services.

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