WallStreetZen

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

Analyst price target for MSFT

Based on 25 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corp.
Min Forecast
$215.00-17.27%
Avg Forecast
$281.88+8.46%
Max Forecast
$302.00+16.2%

Should I buy or sell MSFT stock?

Strong Buy
Strong Buy
18 analysts 72%
Buy
7 analysts 28%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

MSFT stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Brent Thill
Jefferies
Strong BuyMaintains$290.00+11.59%2021-05-18
John McPeake
Rosenblatt
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$301.00+15.82%2021-05-13
Keith Weiss
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyMaintains$300.00+15.43%2021-04-28
Gregg Moskowitz
Mizuho
Strong BuyMaintains$285.00+9.66%2021-04-28
Robert Majek
Raymond James
Strong BuyMaintains$290.00+11.59%2021-04-28
Raimo Lenschow
Barclays
Strong BuyMaintains$288.00+10.82%2021-04-28
Michael Turits
KeyBanc
Strong BuyMaintains$295.00+13.51%2021-04-26
Brad Sills
Bank of America
Strong BuyMaintains$300.00+15.43%2021-04-21
Tyler Radke
Citigroup
Strong BuyMaintains$302.00+16.20%2021-04-21
Joseph Bonner
Argus Research
Strong BuyMaintains$300.00+15.43%2021-04-13

1 of 3

Forecast return on equity

Is MSFT forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
53.64%
Industry
36.86%
Market
61.34%
MSFT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (53.64%); analysts are confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
Forecast

Forecast return on assets

Is MSFT forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
23.36%
Industry
17.75%
Market
18.93%
MSFT is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (23.36%) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (17.75%)
Forecast

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
$7.71+3.86%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$8.29+11.77%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$9.30+25.35%
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 7.37% per year, which is not exceptional
Forecast

MSFT revenue forecast

What is MSFT's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$166.0B+3.78%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$184.7B+15.44%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$206.1B+28.83%
MSFT's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 8.7% per year, which is not exceptional
Forecast

MSFT earnings growth forecast

How is MSFT forecast to perform vs Software - Infrastructure companies and vs the US market?
Company
7.37%
Industry
6.62%
Market
19.57%
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow faster (7.37% per year) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (6.62%)
Forecast
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow slower (7.37% per year) than the US market average (19.57%)
Forecast
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow faster (7.37% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.5%)
Forecast

MSFT revenue growth forecast

How is MSFT forecast to perform vs Software - Infrastructure companies and vs the US market?
Company
8.7%
Industry
10.46%
Market
14.55%
MSFT's revenues are forecast to grow slower (8.7% per year) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (10.46%)
Forecast
MSFT's revenues are forecast to grow slower (8.7% per year) than the US market average (14.55%)
Forecast

Microsoft Stock Forecast FAQ

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

The consensus among 25 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: MSFT) stock is to Strong Buy MSFT stock.

Out of 25 analysts, 18 (72%) are recommending MSFT as a Strong Buy, 7 (28%) 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 7.37% is forecast to beat the US Software - Infrastructure industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 6.62%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 19.57%.

Microsoft's earnings in 2021 is $56,015,000,000.On average, 14 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's earnings for 2021 to be $58,041,326,120, with the lowest MSFT earnings forecast at $57,315,282,333, and the highest MSFT earnings forecast at $58,670,965,752. On average, 16 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's earnings for 2022 to be $62,460,100,909, with the lowest MSFT earnings forecast at $54,980,494,222, and the highest MSFT earnings forecast at $66,353,171,794.

In 2023, MSFT is forecast to generate $70,053,434,371 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $58,670,965,752 and the highest earnings forecast at $77,499,902,130.

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

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 8.7% is not forecast to beat the US Software - Infrastructure industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.46%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 14.55%.

Microsoft's revenue in 2021 is $159,969,000,000.On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's revenue for 2021 to be $1,250,309,280,142,152, with the lowest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,246,968,153,166,135, and the highest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,254,587,093,981,927. On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's revenue for 2022 to be $1,390,891,624,717,564, with the lowest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,299,580,720,349,601, and the highest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,422,102,642,883,122.

In 2023, MSFT is forecast to generate $1,552,163,679,073,769 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,385,056,559,928,900 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,614,002,342,234,890.

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

(NASDAQ: MSFT) forecast ROA is 23.36%, which is higher than the forecast US Software - Infrastructure industry average of 17.75%.

What is MSFT's Price Target?

According to 25 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year MSFT price target, the average MSFT price target is $281.88, with the highest MSFT stock price forecast at $302.00 and the lowest MSFT stock price forecast at $215.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Microsoft's share price could stay at $281.88 by Jun 2, 2022. The average Microsoft stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current MSFT share price of $259.89.

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

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $7.42. On average, analysts forecast that MSFT's EPS will be $7.71 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $7.61, and the highest EPS forecast at $7.79. On average, analysts forecast that MSFT's EPS will be $8.29 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $7.30, and the highest EPS forecast at $8.81. In 2023, MSFT's EPS is forecast to hit $9.30 (min: $7.79, max: $10.29).

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

(NASDAQ: MSFT) forecast ROE is 53.64%, which is considered strong.
WallStreetZen does not provide financial advice and does not issue recommendations or offers to buy stock or sell any security.

Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes and is not advice. WallStreetZen does not bear any responsibility for any losses or damage that may occur as a result of reliance on this data.