|Bid||105.07 x 800|
|Ask||105.08 x 2200|
|Day's Range||104.96 - 105.82|
|52 Week Range||71.28 - 105.82|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||71.11|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.68 (1.65%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
“If you strip out a handful of outperforming tech stocks, the lack of breadth in the equity markets is troubling,” says BlackRock CEO Larry Fink. Amazon, Netflix, Microsoft and Apple are responsible for 83 percent of the S&P 500’s gain in 2018. “We are at a pivotal point.
Microsoft (MSFT) has continued to generate strong free cash flow in the last five years. Strong growth in revenue across all its segments coupled with a large number of contract wins, particularly in the cloud domain, has helped the company to maintain such free cash flow growth. In the last five quarters, Microsoft also generated free cash flow at an average of $8.5 billion every year.
Microsoft has been hiring and training people to help it better address key industries, including retail. The company has seen an increase in cloud partners. Microsoft MSFT has made progress in important ways following changes instituted in its sales organization last year, according to executives there.
The PC industry benefited in the second quarter from improving demand from business customers owing to migration to Windows 10.
How is the gaming business performing? Microsoft’s (MSFT) gaming business is mainly driven by its Xbox gaming consoles and Xbox Live. The launch of Xbox One X last November has helped the company boost its gaming business.
SEATTLE (AP) — Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill Gates.
Microsoft (MSFT) continues to maintain strong growth in unearned revenue mainly triggered by its higher number of contract wins. The company expects unearned revenue in fiscal Q4 2018 to grow in the range of 38% to 39% as compared to Q3 2018. In the graph above, we can see the growth of unearned revenue for Microsoft in the last five quarters.