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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.31
NAS:MSFT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. NAS:MSFT: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:MSFT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.31
Equity to Asset 0.43
NAS:MSFT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NAS:MSFT: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:MSFT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.43
0.43
0.81
Interest Coverage 23.94
NAS:MSFT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 1173 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 613.26 vs. NAS:MSFT: 23.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:MSFT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.25  Med: 125.83 Max: 9999.99
Current: 23.94
23.25
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.86
M-Score: -3.12
WACC vs ROIC
9.05%
68.02%
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

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history
Operating margin (%) 27.94
NAS:MSFT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. NAS:MSFT: 27.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:MSFT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.41  Med: 35.46 Max: 38.83
Current: 27.94
19.41
38.83
Net-margin (%) 22.16
NAS:MSFT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. NAS:MSFT: 22.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:MSFT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.03  Med: 27.80 Max: 33.1
Current: 22.16
13.03
33.1
ROE (%) 17.54
NAS:MSFT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. NAS:MSFT: 17.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:MSFT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.36  Med: 34.26 Max: 52.48
Current: 17.54
14.36
52.48
ROA (%) 8.29
NAS:MSFT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. NAS:MSFT: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:MSFT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 18.65 Max: 26.01
Current: 8.29
7
26.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 126.82
NAS:MSFT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. NAS:MSFT: 126.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:MSFT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 139.05  Med: 316.44 Max: 611.21
Current: 126.82
139.05
611.21
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.40
NAS:MSFT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. NAS:MSFT: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:MSFT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 12.70 Max: 28.4
Current: 9.4
-1.1
28.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
NAS:MSFT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. NAS:MSFT: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:MSFT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.6  Med: 14.70 Max: 42.4
Current: 0.6
-7.6
42.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.60
NAS:MSFT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NAS:MSFT: -9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:MSFT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: 13.00 Max: 48.7
Current: -9.6
-12.1
48.7
» NAS:MSFT's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

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%)
Mairs and Power 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%)
Steve Mandel 2,828,800 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 10,256,000 sh (unchged)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,196,200 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 1,285,540 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 4,980,000 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 40,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 63,149 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 85,500 sh (unchged)
Signature Select Canadian Fund Sold Out
Frank Sands 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%)
Jeff Auxier 245,494 sh (-2.50%)
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%)
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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Q2 2015

MSFT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 6,935,684 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 1,398,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 4,200 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 8,743,400 sh (+419.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 163,188 sh (+148.97%)
Steve Mandel 26,598,524 sh (+83.61%)
Jeremy Grantham 28,542,010 sh (+40.01%)
John Rogers 2,309,359 sh (+19.04%)
Mario Gabelli 315,836 sh (+16.58%)
Richard Pzena 10,623,172 sh (+15.26%)
Charles Brandes 4,435,957 sh (+13.75%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 14,892,942 sh (+8.15%)
Sarah Ketterer 2,994,891 sh (+4.92%)
John Buckingham 203,645 sh (+2.29%)
Ken Fisher 17,987,872 sh (+1.28%)
First Pacific Advisors 16,479,000 sh (+0.85%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 290,555 sh (+0.06%)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,942,488 sh (+0.05%)
Bernard Horn 85,500 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 6,650,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 14,530,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 75,271,429 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 54,450 sh (unchged)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,196,200 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein 154,000 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 40,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 3,500 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 2,828,800 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 4,980,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Glenn Greenberg 6,228,032 sh (-0.03%)
PRIMECAP Management 62,824,927 sh (-0.13%)
Jeff Auxier 244,839 sh (-0.27%)
John Keeley 60,480 sh (-0.34%)
Murray Stahl 17,435 sh (-0.57%)
James Barrow 39,590,668 sh (-1.20%)
First Eagle Investment 33,972,915 sh (-1.37%)
RS Investment Management 2,174,730 sh (-1.56%)
Pioneer Investments 16,489,346 sh (-1.58%)
Dodge & Cox 81,802,094 sh (-1.86%)
Chris Davis 7,422,584 sh (-2.27%)
Mairs and Power 160,857 sh (-3.11%)
David Dreman 31,448 sh (-3.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 981,925 sh (-3.83%)
Ruane Cunniff 60,649 sh (-3.96%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 813,446 sh (-6.09%)
Lee Ainslie 14,800 sh (-7.04%)
Yacktman Fund 9,200,000 sh (-10.30%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,020,436 sh (-12.13%)
Chuck Royce 318,500 sh (-15.74%)
Donald Yacktman 18,129,351 sh (-15.81%)
Charles de Vaulx 1,060,075 sh (-17.54%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 5,900,000 sh (-23.38%)
Ray Dalio 72,365 sh (-27.67%)
NWQ Managers 2,055,978 sh (-28.02%)
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Q3 2015

MSFT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jana Partners 7,697,273 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 155,569 sh (New)
John Burbank 138,390 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,114,100 sh (+50235.71%)
Ray Dalio 471,008 sh (+550.88%)
Lee Ainslie 33,500 sh (+126.35%)
Sarah Ketterer 3,908,634 sh (+30.51%)
Eric Mindich 10,633,500 sh (+21.62%)
Robert Olstein 181,000 sh (+17.53%)
John Rogers 2,497,152 sh (+8.13%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 15,528,993 sh (+4.27%)
Pioneer Investments 16,983,966 sh (+3.00%)
First Pacific Advisors 16,912,690 sh (+2.63%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,352,600 sh (+2.52%)
Steven Romick 14,663,330 sh (+0.92%)
Glenn Greenberg 6,280,742 sh (+0.85%)
Mario Gabelli 317,185 sh (+0.43%)
John Buckingham 203,750 sh (+0.05%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 290,675 sh (+0.04%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,600 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 775,600 sh (unchged)
Jeff Ubben 75,273,091 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 4,980,000 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 1,060,075 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 3,500 sh (unchged)
Bernard Horn 85,500 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 5,800,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 6,650,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 17,976,307 sh (-0.06%)
First Eagle Investment 33,883,226 sh (-0.26%)
Mairs and Power 160,285 sh (-0.36%)
David Dreman 31,321 sh (-0.40%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 1,389,000 sh (-0.65%)
Charles Brandes 4,399,530 sh (-0.82%)
Yacktman Fund 9,100,000 sh (-1.09%)
Ruane Cunniff 58,749 sh (-3.13%)
Chuck Royce 308,500 sh (-3.14%)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,713,838 sh (-3.29%)
MS Global Franchise Fund 784,804 sh (-3.52%)
Richard Pzena 10,161,006 sh (-4.35%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 974,797 sh (-4.47%)
Steve Mandel 25,339,024 sh (-4.74%)
PRIMECAP Management 59,627,403 sh (-5.09%)
Donald Yacktman 17,111,829 sh (-5.61%)
Dodge & Cox 74,792,774 sh (-8.57%)
Murray Stahl 15,885 sh (-8.89%)
Jeff Auxier 222,839 sh (-8.99%)
Tom Russo 49,450 sh (-9.18%)
NWQ Managers 1,831,708 sh (-10.91%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 5,200,000 sh (-11.86%)
RS Investment Management 1,839,828 sh (-15.40%)
Jeremy Grantham 24,002,703 sh (-15.90%)
Chris Davis 6,202,237 sh (-16.44%)
James Barrow 31,195,685 sh (-21.20%)
Wallace Weitz 30,000 sh (-25.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 73,462 sh (-92.52%)
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Q4 2015

MSFT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Hussman 150,000 sh (+4185.71%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 9,245,000 sh (+45.53%)
Ken Fisher 18,219,161 sh (+1.35%)
Mario Gabelli 308,175 sh (-2.84%)
Jeff Auxier 214,594 sh (-3.70%)
James Barrow 29,239,493 sh (-6.27%)
Yacktman Fund 7,400,000 sh (-18.68%)
Steven Romick 11,584,828 sh (-20.99%)
Donald Yacktman 12,932,358 sh (-24.42%)
Richard Pzena 7,348,676 sh (-27.68%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 3,300,000 sh (-36.54%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Microsoft Corp

Yacktman Fund Comments on Microsoft - Feb 05, 2016

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s shares were strong as investors continued to gain enthusiasm for the company’s cloud-based business prospects, which should return the company to steady growth. Microsoft’s stock is on the more positive side of investor enthusiasm recently after being out of favor for years while its business momentum stalled. We were attracted to the shares because we felt the valuation was too pessimistic and the company had many new business opportunities that we were, in essence, getting for free.


From the Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio) fourth quarter 2015 commentary.

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John Rogers Comments on Microsoft Corp - Jan 22, 2016

Computing giant Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) gained +25.95% after reporting continued growth and operating momentum in cloud-based businesses such as Azure cloud and Office 365. The company also benefitted as it guided to lower-than-expected expenses for the full year. We continue to hold the shares.

From John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio)' fourth quarter 2015 Ariel Global Fund Commentary.

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GAMCO Investors Comments on Microsoft Corp - Oct 19, 2015

Microsoft Corp. (4.4%) (NASDAQ:MSFT)(MSFT – $44.26 – NASDAQ), the world’s largest software company, develops, manufacturers, and licenses a range of software products for a variety of computing devices from PC’s to servers to its Xbox game console. While the company’s core desktop operating system and applications software franchise (Windows/MS Office) is maturing, Microsoft is gaining share in the enterprise market and, with its Internet and Xbox efforts, in the consumer markets also. The company’s latest operating system, Windows 10, was released in July, 2015.





From GAMCO's Growth Fund third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Donald Yacktman Comments on Microsoft - Aug 06, 2015

During the second quarter, top contributors included Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Stryker (NYSE:SYK) and Anthem (NYSE:ANTM).

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares rebounded in the second quarter after declining in the first. The price movement demonstrates the short-term orientation that has overtaken many stocks recently, as we did not think either quarter produced much to be either panicked or excited about. We continue to like the long-term prospects for significant cash flow generation the company has, and believe the new management team is executing well.

From Yacktman Focused Fund (Trades, Portfolio)'s 2nd Quarter 2015 Commentary.

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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.





From Yacktman Funds' 2013 Annual Report - Portfolio Manager's Comments



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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 35.17
MSFT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.40 vs. MSFT: 35.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MSFT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.6  Med: 15.94 Max: 39.82
Current: 35.17
8.6
39.82
Forward P/E 15.80
MSFT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. MSFT: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 35.27
MSFT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. MSFT: 35.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MSFT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.59  Med: 15.95 Max: 39.94
Current: 35.27
8.59
39.94
P/B 5.11
MSFT's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. MSFT: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MSFT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 4.86 Max: 10.8
Current: 5.11
3.04
10.8
P/S 6.08
MSFT's P/S is ranked lower than
81% of the 1725 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. MSFT: 6.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MSFT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.03  Med: 5.33 Max: 10.24
Current: 6.08
3.03
10.24
PFCF 16.71
MSFT's PFCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.26 vs. MSFT: 16.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MSFT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.73  Med: 13.72 Max: 26.68
Current: 16.71
7.73
26.68
POCF 13.13
MSFT's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.54 vs. MSFT: 13.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MSFT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.13  Med: 11.57 Max: 22.62
Current: 13.13
7.13
22.62
EV-to-EBIT 17.70
MSFT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.49 vs. MSFT: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MSFT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 12.90 Max: 23.8
Current: 17.7
6.9
23.8
EV-to-EBITDA 14.25
MSFT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
57% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. MSFT: 14.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MSFT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 11.30 Max: 22.3
Current: 14.25
6.2
22.3
PEG 29.83
MSFT's PEG is ranked lower than
96% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. MSFT: 29.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MSFT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.32 Max: 36.14
Current: 29.83
0.32
36.14
Shiller P/E 23.16
MSFT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 32.28 vs. MSFT: 23.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MSFT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.06  Med: 19.89 Max: 37.43
Current: 23.16
13.06
37.43
Current Ratio 3.00
MSFT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. MSFT: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MSFT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 2.84 Max: 4.71
Current: 3
1.45
4.71
Quick Ratio 2.93
MSFT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. MSFT: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MSFT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 2.80 Max: 4.69
Current: 2.93
1.41
4.69
Days Inventory 41.99
MSFT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. MSFT: 41.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MSFT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.45  Med: 29.13 Max: 46.97
Current: 41.99
21.45
46.97
Days Sales Outstanding 80.34
MSFT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. MSFT: 80.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MSFT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.85  Med: 78.17 Max: 82.15
Current: 80.34
69.85
82.15
Days Payable 104.44
MSFT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
80% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 44.10 vs. MSFT: 104.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MSFT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 72.82  Med: 100.00 Max: 138.8
Current: 104.44
72.82
138.8

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.62
MSFT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 1354 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. MSFT: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MSFT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.21 Max: 3.14
Current: 2.62
0.92
3.14
Dividend Payout 0.92
MSFT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. MSFT: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MSFT' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.31 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.92
0.18
1.14
Dividend Growth (3y) 16.80
MSFT's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. MSFT: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
MSFT' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.40 Max: 62
Current: 16.8
0
62
Forward Dividend Yield 2.87
MSFT's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. MSFT: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.23
MSFT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. MSFT: 6.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MSFT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 5.25 Max: 7.46
Current: 6.23
2.19
7.46
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.00
MSFT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. MSFT: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MSFT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: 1.10 Max: 12.6
Current: 1
-14.2
12.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 15.99
MSFT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. MSFT: 15.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
MSFT' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.54  Med: 12.64 Max: 117.84
Current: 15.99
5.54
117.84
Price/Tangible Book 7.15
MSFT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. MSFT: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MSFT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.02  Med: 6.66 Max: 18.44
Current: 7.15
4.02
18.44
Price/Projected FCF 1.32
MSFT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. MSFT: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MSFT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.14 Max: 5.45
Current: 1.32
0.64
5.45
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 3.00
MSFT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
74% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. MSFT: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.14
MSFT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MSFT: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MSFT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.69 Max: 7.33
Current: 1.14
0.68
7.33
Price/Graham Number 3.35
MSFT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. MSFT: 3.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MSFT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 2.71 Max: 7.57
Current: 3.35
1.36
7.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.70
MSFT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. MSFT: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MSFT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 7.80 Max: 14.5
Current: 5.7
4.2
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.35
MSFT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. MSFT: 8.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MSFT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 19.20 Max: 36.9
Current: 8.35
2.6
36.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $92374
EPS $ 1.40
Beta1.02
Short Percentage of Float0.57%
52-Week Range $39.72 - 56.85
Shares Outstanding(Mil)7909.30

Analyst Estimate

Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 90,044 97,572 104,704
EPS($) 2.78 3.25 3.50
EPS without NRI($) 2.78 3.25 3.50

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Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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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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