Microsoft Retained Earnings

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Retained Earnings Analysis

Retained Earnings is a balance sheet account that refers to the portion of company income that is retained by the firm. In other words it is a part of earnings that is not paid out as dividends or otherwise distributed to owners. Retained Earnings are calculated by adding net income to last period retained earnings and subtracting any dividends paid to owners.
Retained Earnings 
Beginning RE + Income 
2.28 B

Retained Earnings Over Time Pattern

 Microsoft Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit 

About Retained Earnings

Retained Earnings shows how the firm utilizes its profits over time. In simple terms, investors can think of retained earnings as the amount of profit the company has reinvested in the business since its inceptions. However the methodology to make a decision over how much profit to retain is different between companies in different industries. For example growing industries tend to retain more of their earnings than more matured industries as they need more assets investment to sustain their growth.
Compare to competition

Microsoft Retained Earnings Assessment


Microsoft Earnings Growth Over Time

Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit

Earnings per Basic Share

Based on latest financial disclosure Microsoft Corporation has Retained Earnings of 2.28 B. This is 83.89% lower than that of the Technology sector, and significantly higher than that of Software Providers industry, The Retained Earnings for all stocks is 94.03% higher than the company.

Peer Comparison

Microsoft Retained Earnings Comparison
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Microsoft is currently under evaluation in retained earnings category among related companies.

Current Microsoft financial ratios

Return On Equity15.41 %
Return On Asset6.90 %
Profit Margin11.57 %
Operating Margin35.34 %
Current Valuation738.88 B
Shares Outstanding7.68 B
Shares Owned by Insiders1.40 %
Shares Owned by Institutions74.56 %
Number of Shares Shorted54.94 M
Price to Earning71.08 times
Price to Book10.20 times
Price to Sales8.14 times
Revenue99.26 B
Gross Profit55.69 B
Net Income11.48 B
Cash and Equivalents132.27 B
Cash per Share17.22 times
Total Debt88.62 B
Debt to Equity111.80 %
Current Ratio3.40 times
Book Value Per Share10.30 times
Cash Flow from Operations14.92 B
Short Ratio2.22 times
Earnings Per Share1.48 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.21 times
Number of Employees124 K
Market Capitalization807.66 B
Total Asset193.47 B
Retained Earnings2.28 B
Working Capital80.3 B
Current Asset139.66 B
Current Liabilities59.36 B
Z Score5.4
Five Year Return2.39 %
Last Dividend Paid1.68