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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.00
MSFT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 21.46 vs. MSFT: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 3  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 3
Equity to Asset 0.51
MSFT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 1530 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. MSFT: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.51
0.49
0.81
Interest Coverage 46.50
MSFT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. MSFT: 46.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 46.5  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 46.5
46.5
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.20
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
8.27%
76.76%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 28.17
MSFT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1708 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. MSFT: 28.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 24.53  Med: 36.86 Max: 50.86
Current: 28.17
24.53
50.86
Net-margin (%) 21.10
MSFT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1708 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. MSFT: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 22.17  Med: 28.45 Max: 41.04
Current: 21.1
22.17
41.04
ROE (%) 22.25
MSFT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.12 vs. MSFT: 22.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 11.69  Med: 29.33 Max: 52.48
Current: 22.25
11.69
52.48
ROA (%) 11.77
MSFT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. MSFT: 11.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.28  Med: 18.65 Max: 28.22
Current: 11.77
9.28
28.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 208.68
MSFT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.12 vs. MSFT: 208.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 108.69  Med: 378.22 Max: 626.41
Current: 208.68
108.69
626.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
MSFT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1298 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. MSFT: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.1  Med: 13.45 Max: 28.4
Current: 8.3
-1.1
28.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.40
MSFT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. MSFT: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.6  Med: 15.25 Max: 42.4
Current: 3.4
-7.6
42.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.70
MSFT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. MSFT: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.2  Med: 13.40 Max: 47.8
Current: -0.7
-12.2
47.8
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Q2 2014

MSFT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 2,224,366 sh (+439.29%)
John Rogers 1,402,231 sh (+37.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,100 sh (+24.56%)
Glenn Greenberg 4,838,894 sh (+21.45%)
Sarah Ketterer 3,148,133 sh (+15.84%)
RS Investment Management 2,642,585 sh (+9.41%)
Mario Gabelli 402,546 sh (+5.40%)
Ken Fisher 17,687,522 sh (+5.21%)
First Eagle Investment 35,671,805 sh (+4.64%)
Jeff Ubben 74,236,642 sh (+4.14%)
Louis Moore Bacon 35,922 sh (+3.01%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 864,296 sh (+2.06%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 601,869 sh (+1.92%)
Bill Nygren 6,030,000 sh (+1.86%)
Wallace Weitz 1,832,944 sh (+1.34%)
John Buckingham 218,975 sh (+0.92%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 392,575 sh (+0.48%)
James Barrow 40,707,983 sh (+0.36%)
First Pacific Advisors 16,918,200 sh (+0.26%)
Jeff Ubben 69,816,031 sh (+4.20%)
Bernard Horn 85,500 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 3,420,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 90,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 15,350,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 32,936,787 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 14,980,000 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 12,000,000 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 1,400,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 818,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 61,244 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 6,397,776 sh (-0.15%)
Dodge & Cox 85,613,638 sh (-0.27%)
Jeff Auxier 253,682 sh (-0.29%)
PRIMECAP Management 63,897,236 sh (-0.46%)
Murray Stahl 18,480 sh (-0.75%)
Charles Brandes 6,234,462 sh (-1.42%)
Pioneer Investments 14,673,952 sh (-1.63%)
Charles de Vaulx 2,934,704 sh (-2.17%)
John Keeley 61,110 sh (-2.40%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 15,339,112 sh (-3.04%)
Richard Pzena 10,241,463 sh (-4.81%)
Ruane Cunniff 59,976 sh (-6.05%)
Steve Mandel 26,347,204 sh (-6.12%)
Chris Davis 9,651,997 sh (-6.44%)
Bill Frels 175,547 sh (-8.76%)
Jeremy Grantham 40,595,844 sh (-9.96%)
Ray Dalio 781,945 sh (-12.40%)
Brian Rogers 8,146,200 sh (-13.30%)
Chuck Royce 465,000 sh (-13.98%)
John Hussman 507,500 sh (-17.48%)
NWQ Managers 6,361,462 sh (-18.74%)
David Dreman 56,203 sh (-30.16%)
Caxton Associates 25,000 sh (-80.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,315 sh (-91.83%)
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Q3 2014

MSFT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Frank Sands 4,400 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 163,351 sh (+354.74%)
David Abrams 4,980,000 sh (+45.61%)
Ruane Cunniff 63,309 sh (+5.56%)
Murray Stahl 19,180 sh (+3.79%)
Bill Nygren 6,150,000 sh (+1.99%)
First Eagle Investment 36,286,262 sh (+1.72%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 285,800 sh (+0.67%)
Tom Gayner 818,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 90,000 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2,310 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 85,500 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 74,237,469 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 15,946,778 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Glenn Greenberg 4,833,947 sh (-0.10%)
PRIMECAP Management 63,751,297 sh (-0.23%)
John Keeley 60,940 sh (-0.28%)
Jeff Auxier 252,882 sh (-0.32%)
Ken Fisher 17,602,653 sh (-0.48%)
Chuck Royce 461,000 sh (-0.86%)
Sarah Ketterer 3,117,733 sh (-0.97%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 595,418 sh (-1.07%)
Richard Pzena 10,131,902 sh (-1.07%)
Bill Frels 171,978 sh (-2.03%)
Tom Russo 59,850 sh (-2.28%)
Dodge & Cox 83,135,795 sh (-2.89%)
Chris Davis 9,372,850 sh (-2.89%)
James Barrow 39,459,770 sh (-3.07%)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,192,972 sh (-3.20%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,778 sh (-3.29%)
John Buckingham 210,542 sh (-3.85%)
John Rogers 1,331,896 sh (-5.02%)
First Pacific Advisors 16,053,200 sh (-5.11%)
Steven Romick 14,198,300 sh (-5.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,600 sh (-7.04%)
Mario Gabelli 372,116 sh (-7.56%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 789,357 sh (-8.67%)
John Hussman 456,500 sh (-10.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 36,301,641 sh (-10.58%)
Yacktman Fund 13,520,000 sh (-11.92%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 10,500,000 sh (-12.50%)
Donald Yacktman 28,228,587 sh (-14.29%)
Steve Mandel 22,335,690 sh (-15.23%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 12,762,500 sh (-16.80%)
Charles de Vaulx 2,319,467 sh (-20.96%)
Wallace Weitz 1,443,400 sh (-21.25%)
NWQ Managers 4,865,012 sh (-23.52%)
Brian Rogers 6,196,200 sh (-23.94%)
RS Investment Management 1,997,804 sh (-24.40%)
George Soros 1,534,700 sh (-31.01%)
Charles Brandes 3,984,231 sh (-36.09%)
David Dreman 34,939 sh (-37.83%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 200,190 sh (-49.01%)
Ray Dalio 14,645 sh (-98.13%)
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Q4 2014

MSFT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 836,500 sh (+5201.69%)
Ray Dalio 601,045 sh (+4004.10%)
Paul Tudor Jones 130,471 sh (+1876.83%)
Louis Moore Bacon 254,953 sh (+56.08%)
John Rogers 1,606,672 sh (+20.63%)
Robert Olstein 102,000 sh (+13.33%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 889,749 sh (+12.72%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 634,485 sh (+6.56%)
Glenn Greenberg 5,120,165 sh (+5.92%)
RS Investment Management 2,078,363 sh (+4.03%)
Chuck Royce 479,500 sh (+4.01%)
Sarah Ketterer 3,230,385 sh (+3.61%)
Pioneer Investments 16,286,645 sh (+2.13%)
Murray Stahl 19,505 sh (+1.69%)
James Barrow 39,780,091 sh (+0.81%)
Ken Fisher 17,621,737 sh (+0.11%)
John Keeley 60,985 sh (+0.07%)
David Abrams 4,980,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 6,196,200 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 1,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 818,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 6,150,000 sh (unchged)
Frank Sands 4,400 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 74,238,243 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 85,500 sh (unchged)
Frank Sands 4,400 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 36,228,679 sh (-0.16%)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,181,868 sh (-0.18%)
Ruane Cunniff 63,149 sh (-0.25%)
PRIMECAP Management 63,532,691 sh (-0.34%)
Jeff Auxier 251,794 sh (-0.43%)
Tom Russo 59,550 sh (-0.50%)
Dodge & Cox 82,070,749 sh (-1.28%)
Charles Brandes 3,918,781 sh (-1.64%)
David Dreman 34,312 sh (-1.79%)
Bill Frels 164,303 sh (-4.46%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 190,315 sh (-4.93%)
John Buckingham 198,276 sh (-5.83%)
Mario Gabelli 344,376 sh (-7.45%)
Jeremy Grantham 32,442,547 sh (-10.63%)
Steven Romick 12,561,100 sh (-11.53%)
First Pacific Advisors 14,119,800 sh (-12.04%)
NWQ Managers 4,161,108 sh (-14.47%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 10,814,879 sh (-15.26%)
Richard Pzena 8,451,927 sh (-16.58%)
Chris Davis 7,797,416 sh (-16.81%)
Donald Yacktman 21,990,391 sh (-22.10%)
John Hussman 353,500 sh (-22.56%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 7,983,000 sh (-23.97%)
Yacktman Fund 10,256,000 sh (-24.14%)
Charles de Vaulx 1,285,540 sh (-44.58%)
Steve Mandel 5,449,944 sh (-75.60%)
Wallace Weitz 40,000 sh (-97.23%)
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Q1 2015

MSFT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Eric Mindich 1,684,400 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 15,920 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 14,486,109 sh (+165.80%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 290,385 sh (+52.58%)
Robert Olstein 154,000 sh (+50.98%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 866,236 sh (+36.53%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,161,357 sh (+30.53%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 13,770,245 sh (+27.33%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,020,984 sh (+22.05%)
Glenn Greenberg 6,229,600 sh (+21.67%)
John Rogers 1,940,065 sh (+20.75%)
First Pacific Advisors 16,339,600 sh (+15.72%)
Steven Romick 14,530,000 sh (+15.67%)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,938,734 sh (+12.24%)
Richard Pzena 9,216,540 sh (+9.05%)
Bill Nygren 6,650,000 sh (+8.13%)
RS Investment Management 2,209,284 sh (+6.30%)
Pioneer Investments 16,753,716 sh (+2.87%)
Dodge & Cox 83,350,600 sh (+1.56%)
Jeff Ubben 75,271,429 sh (+1.39%)
Bill Frels 166,017 sh (+1.04%)
Ken Fisher 17,760,972 sh (+0.79%)
James Barrow 40,072,368 sh (+0.73%)
John Buckingham 199,082 sh (+0.41%)
Jeff Ubben 75,269,727 sh (+1.40%)
Wallace Weitz 40,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 6,196,200 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 4,980,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 63,149 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 2,828,800 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 85,500 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 10,256,000 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 1,285,540 sh (unchged)
Frank Sands Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
Charles Brandes 3,899,783 sh (-0.48%)
John Keeley 60,685 sh (-0.49%)
PRIMECAP Management 62,903,823 sh (-0.99%)
Donald Yacktman 21,534,992 sh (-2.07%)
Chris Davis 7,595,242 sh (-2.59%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 7,700,000 sh (-3.55%)
First Eagle Investment 34,443,595 sh (-4.93%)
David Dreman 32,502 sh (-5.28%)
Tom Russo 54,450 sh (-8.56%)
Murray Stahl 17,535 sh (-10.10%)
Sarah Ketterer 2,854,344 sh (-11.64%)
Chuck Royce 378,000 sh (-21.17%)
Mario Gabelli 270,911 sh (-21.33%)
NWQ Managers 2,856,486 sh (-31.35%)
Jeremy Grantham 20,385,510 sh (-37.16%)
Paul Tudor Jones 65,545 sh (-49.76%)
Tom Gayner 318,000 sh (-61.12%)
Jeff Auxier 89,580 sh (-64.42%)
Louis Moore Bacon 45,311 sh (-82.23%)
Ray Dalio 100,045 sh (-83.35%)
John Hussman 3,500 sh (-99.01%)
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Bernard Horn Comments on Microsoft - Oct 30, 2014

Microsoft (MSFT) announced strong earnings, promoting its cloud strategy and game console sales. The company has also spent extensive time and resources developing an integrated operating system for laptops, tablets, phones, etc. that may stem attrition from Microsoft products.

From Bernard Horn (Trades, Portfolio)’s Polaris Global Value Fund Q3 2014 Shareholder Letter.

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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Microsoft Corp - Oct 17, 2014

Shares of software provider Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) advanced following strong quarterly earnings driven by growth in the cloud computing business. Investors also responded favorably to the announcement of a significant cost-cutting program focused on the newly-acquired Nokia division.

From Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio)'s Select Fund Third Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Wallace Weitz Comments on Microsoft - Oct 17, 2014

Microsoft (MSFT) reported strong fiscal fourth quarter results in late July with attractive growth across its core franchises accompanied by sound cost discipline. Investors appear to have finally taken notice of Microsoft’s numerous strengths after several years of disproportionate focus on its flaws.

From Wallace Weitz (Trades, Portfolio)'s Value Fund Q3 2014 Commentary.

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Yacktman Funds Comments on Microsoft - Mar 12, 2014

Microsoft Corp’s shares were up solidly during the quarter on stronger than expected earnings and anticipation of positive changes at the company after a new Chief Executive Officer is hired.





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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on Microsoft Corp - Jan 15, 2014

Software provider Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) reported a number of noteworthy events during the quarter. Investors reacted positively to the announcement that Microsoft will appoint a new CEO within the next 12 months to replace Steve Ballmer. However, shares retreated after the company announced the purchase of Nokia's phone business along with certain patent rights for $7.2 billion as many investors question whether that market will ever prove profitable.

From Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio) Large Cap Fund third quarter 2013 commentary.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.40
MSFT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.20 vs. MSFT: 18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.6  Med: 15.89 Max: 40.66
Current: 18.4
8.6
40.66
Forward P/E 15.31
MSFT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 19.61 vs. MSFT: 15.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.40
MSFT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. MSFT: 18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.59  Med: 15.89 Max: 40.5
Current: 18.4
8.59
40.5
P/B 4.00
MSFT's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. MSFT: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MSFT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.04  Med: 4.84 Max: 10.8
Current: 4
3.04
10.8
P/S 3.89
MSFT's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. MSFT: 3.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MSFT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.27  Med: 4.04 Max: 8.64
Current: 3.89
2.27
8.64
PFCF 14.05
MSFT's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.46 vs. MSFT: 14.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MSFT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.73  Med: 13.70 Max: 26.68
Current: 14.05
7.73
26.68
POCF 11.62
MSFT's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.25 vs. MSFT: 11.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MSFT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.13  Med: 11.49 Max: 22.62
Current: 11.62
7.13
22.62
EV-to-EBIT 10.73
MSFT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.85 vs. MSFT: 10.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MSFT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.2  Med: 10.40 Max: 28
Current: 10.73
5.2
28
PEG 2.30
MSFT's PEG is ranked lower than
57% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. MSFT: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MSFT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.09 Max: 12.52
Current: 2.3
0.31
12.52
Shiller P/E 18.01
MSFT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 30.78 vs. MSFT: 18.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.24  Med: 17.98 Max: 38.42
Current: 18.01
11.24
38.42
Current Ratio 2.91
MSFT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1574 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. MSFT: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.45  Med: 2.87 Max: 4.71
Current: 2.91
1.45
4.71
Quick Ratio 2.85
MSFT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1574 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. MSFT: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.82 Max: 4.69
Current: 2.85
1.41
4.69
Days Inventory 27.03
MSFT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
60% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.87 vs. MSFT: 27.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 4.38  Med: 27.66 Max: 46.97
Current: 27.03
4.38
46.97
Days Sales Outstanding 47.86
MSFT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 68.77 vs. MSFT: 47.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.9  Med: 66.00 Max: 82.15
Current: 47.86
26.9
82.15

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.73
MSFT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. MSFT: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.06 Max: 3.14
Current: 2.73
0.59
3.14
Dividend Payout 0.49
MSFT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. MSFT: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.31 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.49
0.18
1.14
Dividend growth (3y) 20.60
MSFT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. MSFT: 20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 10.25 Max: 62
Current: 20.6
0
62
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.11
MSFT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. MSFT: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.32  Med: 4.61 Max: 7.03
Current: 6.11
1.32
7.03
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
MSFT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. MSFT: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 12.6  Med: 1.40 Max: -14.2
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 40.36
MSFT's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
84% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.57 vs. MSFT: 40.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.55  Med: 19.82 Max: 1579.7
Current: 40.36
6.55
1579.7
Price/Net Current Asset Value 11.29
MSFT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. MSFT: 11.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 5.54  Med: 12.64 Max: 117.84
Current: 11.29
5.54
117.84
Price/Tangible Book 5.87
MSFT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. MSFT: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.03  Med: 6.92 Max: 18.44
Current: 5.87
4.03
18.44
Price/Projected FCF 0.93
MSFT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. MSFT: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.15 Max: 5.45
Current: 0.93
0.64
5.45
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.09
MSFT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
63% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. MSFT: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.96
MSFT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1521 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. MSFT: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.69 Max: 7.3
Current: 0.96
0.68
7.3
Price/Graham Number 2.16
MSFT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
51% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. MSFT: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.35  Med: 2.69 Max: 7.28
Current: 2.16
1.35
7.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.30
MSFT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. MSFT: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.6  Med: 9.60 Max: 19.4
Current: 9.3
3.6
19.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.65
MSFT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 11.09 vs. MSFT: 10.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MSFT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -1.5  Med: 18.60 Max: 36.8
Current: 10.65
-1.5
36.8

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17
Revenue(Mil) 93,425 97,475 107,391
EPS($) 2.60 2.90 3.22
EPS without NRI($) 2.60 2.90 3.22

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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Traded in other countries:MSFT.Argentina, MSF.Germany, MSFT.Switzerland, 0QYP.UK, MSF.Netherlands, MSFT.Mexico, 04338.Hongkong, MSFT34.Brazil, MSFT.Chile,
Microsoft Corp was founded in 1975. It was incorporated in the State of Washington. The Company generates revenue by developing, manufacturing, licensing, and supporting software products and services for different types of computing devices. The Company's software products and services include operating systems for personal computers, servers, and intelligent devices; server applications for distributed computing environments; information worker productivity applications; business solutions applications; high-performance computing applications; software development tools; and video games. It provides consulting and product and solution support services, and it trains and certifies computer system integrators and developers. It also designs and sells hardware including the Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console and accessories, and Microsoft personal computer hardware products. The Company operates its business in five segments namely Windows & Windows Live Division, Server and Tools, Online Services Division, Microsoft Business Division, and Entertainment and Devices Division. Windows Division offerings consist of premium and standard edition Windows operating systems and online software and services through Windows Live. Premium Windows operating systems are those that include additional functionality and are sold at a price above its standard editions. Product and services include Windows operating system: Windows 8, including Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, Enterprise, and Starter Edition; Windows Vista, including Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate, Business, Enterprise and Starter Edition; and Windows XP Home Windows Live suite of applications and web services. Server and Tools division develops and markets server software, software developer tools, services, and solutions that are designed to make information technology professionals and developers and their systems more productive and efficient. Server and Tools offers enterprise consulting and product support services that assist customers in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions. Products and services division include Windows Server operating system; Windows Azure; Microsoft SQL Server; Visual Studio; Silverlight; System Center products; Microsoft Consulting Services; product support services; and other products and services. The Online Services Division consists of online information offerings such as Bing, MSN portals and channels, as well as an online advertising platform with offerings for both publishers and advertisers. Products and services include Bing; Bing Ads; and MSN. Microsoft Business Division's offerings consist of the Microsoft Office system and Microsoft Dynamics business solutions. Microsoft Office system products are designed to increase personal, team, and organization productivity through a range of programs, services, and software solutions. Products and services include Microsoft Office; Mic
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