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Microsoft Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for MSFT

Based on 21 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corp.
Min Forecast
$215.00-15.97%
Avg Forecast
$269.29+5.25%
Max Forecast
$300.00+17.26%

Should I buy or sell MSFT stock?

Strong Buy
Strong Buy
16 analysts 76.19%
Buy
5 analysts 23.81%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

MSFT stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Keith Weiss
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyMaintains$290.00+13.35%2021-03-05
Brent Bracelin
Piper Sandler
Strong BuyReiterates$300.00+17.26%2021-02-02
Joseph Bonner
Argus Research
Strong BuyMaintains$275.00+7.48%2021-01-28
Brad Sills
Bank of America
Strong BuyMaintains$280.00+9.44%2021-01-27
Raimo Lenschow
Barclays
Strong BuyMaintains$269.00+5.14%2021-01-27
Gregg Moskowitz
Mizuho
Strong BuyMaintains$270.00+5.53%2021-01-27
Walter Pritchard
Citigroup
Strong BuyMaintains$292.00+14.13%2021-01-27
Brent Thill
Jefferies
Strong BuyMaintains$300.00+17.26%2021-01-27
Robert Majek
Raymond James
Strong BuyMaintains$275.00+7.48%2021-01-27
Kash Rangan
Goldman Sachs
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$285.00+11.39%2021-01-22

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Forecast return on equity

Is MSFT forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
55.47%
Industry
19.8%
Market
32,279.67%
MSFT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (55.47%); analysts are confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is MSFT forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
23.75%
Industry
18.65%
Market
11,627.87%
MSFT is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (23.75%) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (18.65%)
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MSFT earnings per share forecast

What is MSFT's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$7.37+8.69%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$8.06+18.91%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$8.97+32.24%
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 9.49% per year, which is not exceptional
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MSFT revenue forecast

What is MSFT's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$163.5B+6.67%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$180.6B+17.84%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$200.5B+30.8%
MSFT's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 9.23% per year, which is not exceptional
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MSFT earnings growth forecast

How is MSFT forecast to perform vs Software - Infrastructure companies and vs the US market?
Company
9.49%
Industry
8.19%
Market
23.11%
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow faster (9.49% per year) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (8.19%)
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MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow slower (9.49% per year) than the US market average (23.11%)
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MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow faster (9.49% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.7%)
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MSFT revenue growth forecast

How is MSFT forecast to perform vs Software - Infrastructure companies and vs the US market?
Company
9.23%
Industry
10.92%
Market
15.02%
MSFT's revenues are forecast to grow slower (9.23% per year) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (10.92%)
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MSFT's revenues are forecast to grow slower (9.23% per year) than the US market average (15.02%)
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Microsoft Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Microsoft Stock a good buy in 2021, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 21 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: MSFT) stock is to Strong Buy MSFT stock.

Out of 21 analysts, 16 (76.19%) are recommending MSFT as a Strong Buy, 5 (23.81%) are recommending MSFT as a Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending MSFT as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending MSFT as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending MSFT as a Strong Sell.

What is MSFT's earnings growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 9.49% is forecast to beat the US Software - Infrastructure industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 8.19%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 23.11%.

Microsoft's earnings in 2021 is $51,310,000,000.On average, 16 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's earnings for 2021 to be $55,716,318,994, with the lowest MSFT earnings forecast at $54,964,805,695, and the highest MSFT earnings forecast at $56,930,534,647. On average, 16 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's earnings for 2022 to be $60,951,962,452, with the lowest MSFT earnings forecast at $54,662,385,856, and the highest MSFT earnings forecast at $64,717,845,495.

In 2023, MSFT is forecast to generate $67,785,138,709 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $58,745,053,679 and the highest earnings forecast at $74,924,515,053.

What is MSFT's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 9.23% is not forecast to beat the US Software - Infrastructure industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.92%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 15.02%.

Microsoft's revenue in 2021 is $153,284,000,000.On average, 13 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's revenue for 2021 to be $1,236,248,109,751,941, with the lowest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,202,958,074,123,559, and the highest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,251,405,732,292,911. On average, 13 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's revenue for 2022 to be $1,365,598,571,270,163, with the lowest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,275,531,274,929,990, and the highest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,399,982,104,112,029.

In 2023, MSFT is forecast to generate $1,515,841,903,922,014 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,363,233,028,170,390 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,586,993,466,868,914.

What is MSFT's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2024?

(NASDAQ: MSFT) forecast ROA is 23.75%, which is higher than the forecast US Software - Infrastructure industry average of 18.65%.

What is MSFT's Price Target?

According to 21 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year MSFT price target, the average MSFT price target is $269.29, with the highest MSFT stock price forecast at $300.00 and the lowest MSFT stock price forecast at $215.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Microsoft's share price could stay at $269.29 by Mar 5, 2022. The average Microsoft stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current MSFT share price of $255.85.

What is MSFT's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2021-2023?

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $6.78. On average, analysts forecast that MSFT's EPS will be $7.37 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $7.27, and the highest EPS forecast at $7.53. On average, analysts forecast that MSFT's EPS will be $8.06 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $7.23, and the highest EPS forecast at $8.56. In 2023, MSFT's EPS is forecast to hit $8.97 (min: $7.77, max: $9.91).

What is MSFT's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2024?

(NASDAQ: MSFT) forecast ROE is 55.47%, which is considered strong.
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