NASDAQ: MSFT
Microsoft Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for MSFT

Based on 20 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corp.
Min Forecast
$203.00-5.24%
Avg Forecast
$233.40+8.95%
Max Forecast
$260.00+21.37%

Should I buy or sell MSFT stock?

Strong Buy
Strong Buy
17 analysts 80.95%
Buy
2 analysts 9.52%
Hold
2 analysts 9.52%
Sell
0 analysts 0.00%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0.00%

Forecast return on equity

Is MSFT forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
51.86%
Industry
44.49%
Market
-1.26%
MSFT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (51.86%); 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
20.36%
Industry
14.50%
Market
11.45%
MSFT is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (20.36%) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (14.50%)
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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 14 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$6.36+9.31%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$7.14+22.68%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$8.09+39.00%
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 11.27% 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 12 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$155.3B+8.56%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$171.1B+19.63%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$186.4B+30.30%
MSFT's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 9.27% 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
11.27%
Industry
10.05%
Market
14.77%
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow faster (11.27% per year) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (10.05%)
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MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow slower (11.27% per year) than the US market average (14.77%)
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MSFT revenue growth forecast

How is MSFT forecast to perform vs Software - Infrastructure companies and vs the US market?
Company
9.27%
Industry
9.83%
Market
5.69%
MSFT's revenues are forecast to grow slower (9.27% per year) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (9.83%)
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MSFT's revenues are forecast to grow faster (9.27% per year) than the US market average (5.69%)
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Microsoft Stock Forecast FAQ

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

Out of 21 analysts, 17 (80.95%) are recommending MSFT as a Strong Buy, 2 (9.52%) are recommending MSFT as a Buy, 2 (9.52%) are recommending MSFT as a Hold, 0 (0.00%) are recommending MSFT as a Sell, and 0 (0.00%) are recommending MSFT as a Strong Sell.
According to 20 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year MSFT price target, the average MSFT price target is $233.40, with the highest MSFT stock price forecast at $260.00 and the lowest MSFT stock price forecast at $203.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Microsoft's share price could reach $233.40 by Oct 14, 2021. The average Microsoft stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 8.95% from the current MSFT share price of $214.22.
(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 11.27% is forecast to beat the US Software - Infrastructure industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 10.05%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 14.77%.

Microsoft's earnings in 2020 is $44,281,000,000.On average, 14 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's earnings for 2021 to be $48,246,605,195, with the lowest MSFT earnings forecast at $46,713,991,922, and the highest MSFT earnings forecast at $50,050,705,630. On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's earnings for 2022 to be $54,145,763,364, with the lowest MSFT earnings forecast at $50,354,043,240, and the highest MSFT earnings forecast at $58,392,489,902.

In 2023, MSFT is forecast to generate $61,350,031,598 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $54,221,597,766 and the highest earnings forecast at $66,734,274,174.
(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 9.27% is not forecast to beat the US Software - Infrastructure industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 9.83%, and while it is forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 5.69%.

Microsoft's revenue in 2020 is $143,015,000,000.On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's revenue for 2021 to be $1,177,400,716,356,443, with the lowest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,152,235,494,569,427, and the highest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,189,106,181,050,341. On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's revenue for 2022 to be $1,297,483,317,234,449, with the lowest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,235,501,668,481,487, and the highest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,331,755,166,326,157.

In 2023, MSFT is forecast to generate $1,413,184,069,835,815 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,317,751,661,400,449 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,490,560,443,544,999.
(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $5.82. On average, analysts forecast that MSFT's EPS will be $6.36 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $6.16, and the highest EPS forecast at $6.60. On average, analysts forecast that MSFT's EPS will be $7.14 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $6.64, and the highest EPS forecast at $7.70. In 2023, MSFT's EPS is forecast to hit $8.09 (min: $7.15, max: $8.80).
(NASDAQ: MSFT) forecast ROE is 51.86%, which is considered strong.
(NASDAQ: MSFT) forecast ROA is 20.36%, which is higher than the forecast US Software - Infrastructure industry average of 14.50%.
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