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Microsoft stock carries risk from Windows slowdown, analyst warns

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Microsoft stock carries risk from Windows slowdown, analyst warns

Analysts are generally positive on Microsoft Corp.'s stock , but Guggenheim analyst John DiFucci just became one of only three analysts tracked by FactSet to set a neutral rating on the shares. The other 43 analysts surveyed by FactSet who cover Microsof rate the name at the equivalent of buy. DiFucci anticipates continued "hyper growth rates" for Microsoft's Azure cloud-computing business, but he's more worried about the near-term landscape for the company's Windows business. "Despite evidence