Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) got a price objective of $243 from the analysts of UBS Group. The company has a rating of ‘buy’ and the target price indicates a potential 11.06% upside from the earlier close.
On Thursday, Microsoft’s trade declined by $0.47, reaching $218.81 and the market cap being $1.65T. They have 738,633 trading shares as compared to 38,141,242 trading volume. Their lowest in 52 weeks is $132.52 while the highest is $232.86. Their current, quick, and debt-to-equity quotient are 2.53, 2.49, and 0.46. Their 50-day rolling average is $213.32 while the 200-day is $208.29.
According to the 27th October report, the company had quarterly EPS earnings of $1.82, surpassing the $1.53 consensus estimate by almost $0.29. Their net margin was 32.28% with a 40.74% equity return. Their quarterly revenue was $37.15B that surpassed the $35.67B estimate.
MSFT Stock Undertakings
Piper Sandler increased the price objective of Microsoft stock to $245 from $218 and gave a rating of ‘overweight’. KeyCorp issued it $250 with a rating of ‘overweight’. BidaskClub demoted the rating to ‘sell’ from ‘hold’. Morgan Stanley promoted it to $249 from $245 and gave a rating of ‘overweight’. Tigress Financial reassigned a rating of ‘buy’. The company has the consensus ‘buy’ recommendation with a $233.99 price objective.
Satya Nadella, CEO, sold off 104,500 MSFT shares at $222.52 EPS worth $23,253,340. Kathleen Hogan, EVP, sold off 30,000 MSFT shares at $212.43 worth $6,372,900. Insiders own 0.05% Microsoft stock.
DC Management increased its holdings on MSFT stock in Q2, owning $30,797,000 worth of shares. Monte Group increased its stake by approximately 18.9% in Q2 priced at $4,268,000. Arcus Partners lifted their position and now own $1,085,000 worth of shares. Donald Hagan raised their stake by almost 2.6% in Q2, owning $1,288,000 worth of shares. K.J. Harrison&Partners own $11,826,000 worth of shares. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 63.89% MSFT stock.