Microsoft Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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Microsoft
Updated on : Jul 26, 2017
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MSFT 74.1 (0%)
NASDAQ 6422.8 (0%)
Closing Price On: Jul 26, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Computer-Software
Sector :
Computer and Technology
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q4
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
24.8%
Sector Average:
6%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
86.19B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 1.19
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$11.01B
Net Income:
$6.51B
Dividend Yield
MSFT dividend yield:
2.07%
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
Cash Flow
ROIC
ROE
FCF Margin
High Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
MSFT PS :
6.4
Industry PS :
2.8
Sector:   Computer and Technology.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
55.8%
Return on Equity:
30%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
37.4%
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View Microsoft stock analysis video. This is our MSFT analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for MSFT stock.

Microsoft Corporation Stock Rating (4.1/5)

Our Microsoft stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Microsoft stock analysis is based on latest Q4 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy MSFT stock?

  • The TTM operating margin was good at 24.8% for Microsoft.
  • Net margins came in at average 23.6% for Microsoft over the last twelve months.
  • The company has an operating cash flow which is 1.7 times the net income. We see this as a positive signal.
  • MSFT stock is trading at an earnings multiple of 22.4 which is better than the industry average of 26.8.
  • Microsoft has an attractive ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of 55.8%
  • The LTM ROE of 30% for Microsoft is attractive.
  • The company has a healthy free cash flow margin of 37.4%.

Should you sell MSFT stock?

  • Microsoft is debt laden and has a high debt/equity ratio of  1.19.
  • MSFT stock is trading at a PS multiple of 6.4, which is a negative when compared to the Computer-Software industry average multiple of 2.8.

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Mike-Zaman on Microsoft stock analysis ($43.34)
bullish
Keep a close eye on Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), which reported third quarter fiscal 2015 profit and revenue numbers that exceeded Wall Street estimates

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