MSFT Stock: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Business Software & Services. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $64.75, up from yesterday’s close by 0.53%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.
Money managers are always interested in a company that can find the right recipe of fundamental data because it reflects something important going on underneath the surface. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) currently trades with a market capitalization of $498.82 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 1.24 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.
The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. For MSFT, the company currently has $7.37 Billion of cash on the books, which is offset by $25.72 Billion current liabilities. You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $27.87 Billion over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to fall in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.7 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 6.89% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.
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