MICROSOFT CORP

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MICROSOFT CORP: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
8
StockScouter

MICROSOFT CORP, a large-cap growth company in the technology sector, is expected to significantly outperform the market over the next six months with less than average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like MSFT

Con

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for MSFT. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: B

The most recent quarterly earnings report was approximately equal to or higher than analysts’ consensus forecast, but not to a degree that is predictive of future returns. Neutral

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated rapidly compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for MSFT. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: C

Insider trading information is unavailable or inconsistent.

Shares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like MSFT

VALUATION
Grade: F

The price-to-earnings multiple is close to the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like MSFT

The ratio of MSFT's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

TECHNICAL
Grade: A

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is very high. Very positive

Previous day's closing price for MSFT was slightly above its 50-day moving average. Positive

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