|Bid||104.440 x 1300|
|Ask||104.450 x 800|
|Day's Range||104.180 - 105.310|
|52 Week Range||71.280 - 106.500|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||70.46|
|Earnings Date||Jul 19, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.68 (1.65%)|
|1y Target Est||113.47|
Microsoft is scheduled to report Q4 2018 earnings after the bell.
Microsoft Corp. said it identified and stopped attempts to launch cyberattacks on three 2018 congressional candidates using a phony version of its website. The targets, who it didn’t identify, were “all people who because of their positions might have been interesting from an espionage standpoint, as well as an election disruption standpoint,” Tom Burt, Microsoft’s corporate vice president for customer security and trust, said at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado on Thursday. Burt said the attackers tried to use a phony Microsoft web page to make “phishing” attacks on the candidates.
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Melania Trump is listening to teens talk about their best practices for being civil online. The first lady's spokeswoman tweeted Thursday that Mrs. Trump is meeting with students at Microsoft's office in the nation's capital. Microsoft created a teen council in 2017 to help improve online safety and promote civility.
The computer giant's cloud business helped the company top Wall Street expectations, in the first second-quarter earnings report from the leading cloud computing providers. "Similar to several of its peers, IBM doesn't make it clear and obvious from its earnings call material what the scale and trajectory are for the key cloud market segments," John Dinsdale of Synergy Research Group wrote in an email.
Microsoft (MSFT) reports its fiscal Q4 results this afternoon, after the closing bell, which most people expect to include healthy results for cloud computing, but also the impact of a rising U.S. dollar reducing some of the profit potential for Microsoft. Credit Suisse’s Brad Zelnick, reiterating an Outperform rating, expects some upside to consensus revenue, at $29.306 billion.
Ryan McQueeney discusses what's causing stocks like Domino's (DPZ), Comcast (CMCSA), and Square (SQ) to move this morning. Later, he is joined by Dave Bartosiak to preview the upcoming earnings report from Microsoft (MSFT), which is due out this afternoon.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Nadella has done a great job repositioning how investors think about the company.