Microsoft Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Microsoft Corporation is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Microsoft buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding MSFT positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Microsoft available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from MSFT buy-and-hold prospective. Please see also Microsoft Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Microsoft Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.1186, jensen alpha of 0.1212, total risk alpha of 0.0999, sortino ratio of 0.1264 and treynor ratio of 0.1523
Macroaxis provides buy or sell recommendations on Microsoft to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Microsoft. Our advice engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Microsoft is not overpriced, please verify all Microsoft Corporation fundamentals including its Cash per Share, Beta and the relationship between Revenue and Cash Flow from Operations . Given that Microsoft has Price to Earning of 27.88 , we recommend you check Microsoft market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your last-minute risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Microsoft Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Microsoft has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations
About 75.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
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Microsoft current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price160.00
Target Mean Price160.38
Recommendation Mean1.60
Target High Price174.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions32
Target Low Price133.00

Microsoft Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.18Value At Risk1.45
Potential Upside1.84Standard Deviation0.97
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares618.1 M85.9 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares511.5 M71.1 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares313.9 M43.6 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares243.2 M33.8 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares190 M26.4 B
Capital World InvestorsCommon Shares180.5 M25.1 B
Geode Capital Management LlcCommon Shares107.6 M14.9 B

Microsoft Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.14
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.13

Microsoft Volatility Alert

Microsoft Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.08 and kurtosis of -0.48. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Microsoft Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Microsoft Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsMicrosoftPeer Average
Return On Equity0.32 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.16 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.22 (1.27) 
Operating Margin43.36 (5.51) 
Current Valuation1010 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding7.64 B571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders1.41 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions74.70 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted62.71 M4.71 M
Price to Earning27.88 28.72 
Price to Book10.54 9.51 
Price to Sales8.63 11.42 
Revenue125.84 B9.43 B
Gross Profit82.93 B27.38 B
EBITDA54.56 B3.9 B
Net Income39.24 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents133.83 B2.7 B
Cash per Share17.53 5.01 
Total Debt86.46 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity84.40 48.70 
Current Ratio2.53 2.16 
Book Value Per Share7.88 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations30.93 B971.22 M
Short Ratio2.73 4.00 
Earnings Per Share5.06 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth1.92 4.89 
Number of Employees144 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization1090 B19.03 B
Total Asset193.47 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings(11.29 B)9.33 B
Working Capital80.3 B1.48 B
Current Asset139.66 B9.34 B
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