106.94 +0.07 (0.07%)
After hours: 4:21PM EDT
|Bid||106.75 x 800|
|Ask||106.98 x 1100|
|Day's Range||106.48 - 107.90|
|52 Week Range||71.70 - 111.15|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||50.17|
|Earnings Date||Oct 24, 2018 - Oct 29, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.68 (1.56%)|
|1y Target Est||121.64|
Microsoft really, really wants app creators and users alike to focus on Windows 10, and it's now giving them a not-so-gentle nudge in that direction. The software maker has warned that it will stop accepting new Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x apps for the Microsoft Store on October 31st, 2018. Microsoft will stop delivering Windows Phone app updates on July 1st, 2019, and Windows 8 apps are going away on July 1st, 2023.
The data also show Microsoft accounts for 2.4 percent of the gain, while J.P. Morgan Chase and General Electric have added about 2 percent and 1.7 percent, respectively. Barring a 20 percent decline between now and then, it would mark the longest bull market in history, according to S&P.
On August 16, cybersecurity company Symantec (SYMC) announced that activist investor Starboard Value has purchased a 5.8% stake in the company for ~$670 million, according to the Wall Street Journal. Starboard is also seeking five seats on Symantec’s board. Reportedly, Starboard privately named its five nominees to Symantec’s 11-person board in July.
Recent optimism related to global trade war concerns, a robust U.S. economy and strong earnings results are likely to pave the way for further upside of the Dow 30.
In the below table, we can see that Cisco (CSCO) repurchased shares worth $1.62 billion in fiscal Q1, $4.01 billion in Q2, and $6.01 billion each in Q3 and Q4. Share repurchases amounted to $17.6 billion in fiscal 2018.
Bill Gates is the second richest man in the world (after Amazon's Jeff Bezos), with a net worth of over just under $95 billion as of August 17, 2018, according to Forbes. Gates has since retired from the day to day functioning of Microsoft and focuses his efforts on his philanthropic causes through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Foundation has a substantial portfolio of investments.
Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide. Microsoft’s insiders have divested from 442.88k shares in the large-cap stock within the past three months. It isRead More...
U.S. technology giants plan to intensify lobbying efforts against stringent Indian data localisation requirements, which they say will undermine their growth ambitions in India, sources told Reuters. U.S trade groups, representing companies such as Amazon, American Express and Microsoft, have opposed India's push to store data locally. The issue could further undermine already strained economic relations between India and the United States.
Finance and shipping products are considered the most lucrative areas for blockchain adoption. Here are four: Xbox Blockchain Videogames have long been important testing grounds for new technology. Now, Microsoft has built a blockchain that can calculate the royalties due to Xbox game publishers nearly instantly.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust disclosed a 5% stake in the Templeton Dragon Fund (TDF), a closed-end fund that invests at least 45% of its total assets in the equity securities of “China companies." Microsoft (MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates and his spouse Melinda French Gates are co-trustees of the trust, which owned 1,697,739 shares of Templeton Dragon as of Aug. 8. Templeton Dragon, which bears a Sept. 20, 1994, inception date, defines "China companies" as ones organized under the laws of or having a principal office in China or Hong Kong, or having principal business activities in China or Hong Kong, according to a Templeton regulatory filing.
The "golden handcuff" bonuses were unexpected and unprecedented, said sources who work at and with Microsoft.
The startup, Visual Vocal, was incubated in the offices of NBBJ and now the company is working with McKinstry on ways to use augmented and virtual reality to teleport people to job sites.
Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) is one of the leading homebuilders in the U.S. Vantage Energy Acquisition (NASDAQ:VEAC) is an interesting venture if you’re interested in getting into the U.S. energy exploration and production (E&P) sector with a literal “ground floor” opportunity.
To keep readers up-to-date on the latest price fluctuations and trends pertaining to cryptocurrencies, we compile a list of the week's top stories each Friday.
This roundup discusses Microsoft's new tablet/laptop, Azure's share gains in the IaaS space, Nadella's stock sale and its deal with Starbucks.
Maddening, that may be the only way to describe International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) to a would-be buyer of IBM stock. Fiscal progress is evident, but is unfurling so slowly it’s difficult to determine if Big Blue is doing better, if it’s just inflation at work or a bit of both.
On Thursday after the close, Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) reported its second-quarter earnings results. NVDA stock fell about 5% after issuing the report, despite beating earnings and revenue estimates. Earnings of $1.76 per share came in 10 cents per share above expectations and grew 91% year-over-year (YoY).
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) finds itself still recovering from its second-quarter earnings report. A disappointment on the revenue front sparked the largest single-day market cap loss in stock market history. Facebook stock has seen little movement since.
Cisco (CSCO) expects revenue to rise between 5% and 7% in fiscal Q1 2019 and non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) gross margin to come in between 63% and 64%. Operating margin is estimated between 30% and 31% with EPS (earnings per share) in the range of $0.70 and $0.72.
The longlist for the 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year award was released earlier this month. The annual award, established in 2005, looks to celebrate “a work which provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues” and generates enough buzz that bookseller Barnes and Noble uses it as a category on its website.
The disaffected teenage youth is one of popular culture’s stock characters. The US has James Dean from Rebel without a Cause. The UK has Kevin the Teenager. He conforms to the rule that British versions ...