Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Receives ‘Analyst’ Rating

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) has an average broker rating of 1.65, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 23 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 15 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. 2 other analysts advise a Buy. Nevertheless, the majority of 5 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 1 considers that the stock is a Sell.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) : Currently there are 21 street experts covering Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $65 and $36 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $59. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $7.91.


Also, Equity Analysts at the UBS maintains the rating on Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). The brokerage firm has issued a Buy rating on the shares. The Analysts at the ratings agency raises the price target from $62 per share to $64 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 29, 2016.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): After opening at $56.15, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $55.98 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $57.35 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $57.19 for the day, a gain of 1.65% for the day session. The total traded volume was 27,062,614. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $56.26.

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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