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Microsoft Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for MSFT

Based on 22 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corp.
Min Forecast
$203.00-4.54%
Avg Forecast
$244.27+14.87%
Max Forecast
$272.00+27.91%

Should I buy or sell MSFT stock?

Strong Buy
Strong Buy
21 analysts 91.3%
Buy
2 analysts 8.7%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

Forecast return on equity

Is MSFT forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
57.77%
Industry
43.21%
Market
62.25%
MSFT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 4 years (57.77%); 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
23.68%
Industry
18.86%
Market
19.66%
MSFT is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (23.68%) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (18.86%)
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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
$6.73+7.46%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$7.39+18.12%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$8.29+32.36%
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 9.42% 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
$157.3B+6.96%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$173.1B+17.66%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$190.0B+29.17%
MSFT's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 8.83% 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
9.42%
Industry
8.82%
Market
20.47%
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow faster (9.42% per year) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (8.82%)
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MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow slower (9.42% per year) than the US market average (20.47%)
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MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow faster (9.42% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.1%)
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MSFT revenue growth forecast

How is MSFT forecast to perform vs Software - Infrastructure companies and vs the US market?
Company
8.83%
Industry
10.01%
Market
14.48%
MSFT's revenues are forecast to grow slower (8.83% per year) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (10.01%)
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MSFT's revenues are forecast to grow slower (8.83% per year) than the US market average (14.48%)
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Microsoft Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Microsoft Stock a good buy in 2020, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 23 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: MSFT) stock is to Strong Buy MSFT stock.

Out of 23 analysts, 21 (91.3%) are recommending MSFT as a Strong Buy, 2 (8.7%) 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 Price Target?

According to 22 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year MSFT price target, the average MSFT price target is $244.27, with the highest MSFT stock price forecast at $272.00 and the lowest MSFT stock price forecast at $203.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Microsoft's share price could reach $244.27 by Jan 15, 2022. The average Microsoft stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 14.87% from the current MSFT share price of $212.65.

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

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 9.42% is forecast to beat the US Software - Infrastructure industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 8.82%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 20.47%.

Microsoft's earnings in 2020 is $47,496,000,000.On average, 16 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's earnings for 2021 to be $50,906,844,528, with the lowest MSFT earnings forecast at $49,265,420,607, and the highest MSFT earnings forecast at $55,622,249,072. On average, 15 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's earnings for 2022 to be $55,955,225,801, with the lowest MSFT earnings forecast at $51,308,686,899, and the highest MSFT earnings forecast at $61,297,988,774.

In 2023, MSFT is forecast to generate $62,705,572,219 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $54,865,483,779 and the highest earnings forecast at $67,352,111,122.

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

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 8.83% is not forecast to beat the US Software - Infrastructure industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.01%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 14.48%.

Microsoft's revenue in 2020 is $147,114,000,000.On average, 13 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's revenue for 2021 to be $1,190,754,645,363,122, with the lowest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,169,051,025,398,800, and the highest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,204,868,726,740,155. On average, 13 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's revenue for 2022 to be $1,309,939,957,408,846, with the lowest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,240,693,995,734,445, and the highest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,352,362,282,443,305.

In 2023, MSFT is forecast to generate $1,438,019,304,919,489 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,326,738,209,605,395 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,502,941,775,660,289.

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

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $6.26. On average, analysts forecast that MSFT's EPS will be $6.73 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $6.51, and the highest EPS forecast at $7.35. On average, analysts forecast that MSFT's EPS will be $7.39 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $6.78, and the highest EPS forecast at $8.10. In 2023, MSFT's EPS is forecast to hit $8.29 (min: $7.25, max: $8.90).

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

(NASDAQ: MSFT) forecast ROE is 57.77%, which is considered strong.

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

(NASDAQ: MSFT) forecast ROA is 23.68%, which is higher than the forecast US Software - Infrastructure industry average of 18.86%.
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