MSFT - Microsoft Corporation

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
128.07
-0.86 (-0.67%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close128.93
Open128.30
Bid128.07 x 1800
Ask128.16 x 800
Day's Range127.92 - 130.46
52 Week Range93.96 - 131.37
Volume25,770,539
Avg. Volume25,083,922
Market Cap981.377B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.03
PE Ratio (TTM)28.45
EPS (TTM)4.50
Earnings DateJul 17, 2019 - Jul 22, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.84 (1.41%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-05-15
1y Target Est143.16
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