Microsoft Corporation Share Price and Company Fundamentals
Last traded: Last Wednesday at 8:00 PM
Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide. Its Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Security and Compliance, and Skype for Business, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CAL); Skype, Outlook.com, OneDrive, and LinkedIn; and Dynamics 365, a set of cloud-based and on-premises business solutions for small and medium businesses, large organizations, and divisions of enterprises. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses SQL and Windows Servers, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs; GitHub that provides a collaboration platform and code hosting service for developers; and Azure, a cloud platform. It also offers support services and Microsoft consulting services to assist customers in developing, deploying, and managing Microsoft server and desktop solutions; and training and certification to developers and IT professionals on various Microsoft products. Its More Personal Computing segment provides Windows original equipment manufacturer (OEM) licensing and other non-volume licensing of the Windows operating system; Windows Commercial, such as volume licensing of the Windows operating system, Windows cloud services, and other Windows commercial offerings; patent licensing; Windows Internet of Things; and MSN advertising. It also offers Surface, PC accessories, PCs, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, and other devices; Gaming, including Xbox hardware, and Xbox content and services; video games and third-party video game royalties; and Search, including Bing and Microsoft advertising. It sells its products through OEMs, distributors, and resellers; and directly through digital marketplaces, online stores, and retail stores. It has a strategic collaboration with DXC Technology and Dynatrace, Inc. The company was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.
|Industry / Sector||Software—Infrastructure / Technology|
|Full time employees||163000|
|Mailing address||One Microsoft Way Redmond WA 98052-6399 United States|
|Phone / Fax||425-882-8080 /|
5Y Avg. yield
Microsoft Corporation paid $2.19 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 18 May 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 29.16%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.MSFT dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.
MSFT's forward dividend amount is $2.24 and the forward dividend yield is 0.90%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.
As of May 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Microsoft Corporation.
|Mr. Satya Nadella||CEO & Director||53||13.6M|
|Mr. Bradford L. Smith||Pres & Chief Legal Officer||61||4.27M|
|Ms. Amy E. Hood||Exec. VP & CFO||48||4.83M|
|Mr. Jean-Philippe Courtois||Exec. VP and Pres of Microsoft Global Sales, Marketing & Operations||59||3.47M|
|Ms. Alice L. Jolla||Corp. VP of Fin. & Admin. and Chief Accounting Officer||54|
|Mr. J. Kevin Scott||CTO and Exec. VP of Technology & Research||48|
|Mr. Nick Coleman||Chief Technology Officer|
|Mr. Vikas Mehta||Director of Investor Relations|
|Mr. Frank X. Shaw||Corp. VP for Corp. Communications|
|Mr. Christopher C. Capossela||Exec. VP of Marketing & Consumer Bus. and Chief Marketing Officer||50|
Profitability and management effectiveness
Return on assets
Return on equity
Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.
The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.
Valuation and Trading Info
The market capitalization of Microsoft Corporation is 1.8T and its enterprise value is 1.82T. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of MSFT is 11.39.
The MSFT's stocks Beta value is 0.79 making it 21% less volatile compared to NASDAQ market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Microsoft Corporation's Stock Symbol?
Microsoft Corporation trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MSFT".
2. What is Microsoft Corporation's stock price today?
One share of MSFT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $239.
3. How can I contact Microsoft Corporation?
Microsoft Corporation's mailing address is One Microsoft Way Redmond WA 98052-6399 United States. The company can be reached via phone at 425-882-8080.
4. What is Microsoft Corporation's official website?
The official website of Microsoft Corporation is http://www.microsoft.com.