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Microsoft Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for MSFT

Based on 26 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft Corp.
Min Forecast
$243.00-18.61%
Avg Forecast
$309.89+3.79%
Max Forecast
$411.00+37.65%

Should I buy or sell MSFT stock?

Based on 26 analysts offering ratings for Microsoft Corp.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
18 analysts 69.23%
Buy
8 analysts 30.77%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

MSFT stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDate
Barclays
Top 1%
100
Strong BuyMaintains$345.00+15.55%2021-09-17
Rosenblatt
Top 37%
64
Strong BuyAssumes$349.00+16.89%2021-09-17
Morgan Stanley
Top 4%
97
Strong BuyMaintains$331.00+10.86%2021-09-14
Wedbush
Top 3%
98
BuyMaintains$350.00+17.22%2021-08-20
JP Morgan
Top 10%
91
Strong BuyMaintains$310.00+3.82%2021-07-29
Credit Suisse
Top 1%
100
BuyMaintains$320.00+7.17%2021-07-28
Mizuho
Top 2%
99
Strong BuyMaintains$325.00+8.85%2021-07-28
Citigroup
Top 7%
94
Strong BuyMaintains$411.00+37.65%2021-07-28
Stifel Nicolaus
Top 5%
96
Strong BuyMaintains$325.00+8.85%2021-07-28
Rosenblatt
Top 31%
70
Strong BuyMaintains$349.00+16.89%2021-07-28

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Forecast return on equity

Is MSFT forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
56.82%
Industry
-31.24%
Market
2,556.64%
MSFT's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years (56.82%); 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
24.17%
Industry
16.58%
Market
1,250.14%
MSFT is forecast to generate higher Return on Assets (24.17%) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (16.58%)
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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 15 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$8.61+6.01%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$9.75+20.07%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$10.74+32.2%
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow at a rate of 9.96% 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 11 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$190.1B+13.1%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$213.1B+26.81%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$231.2B+37.56%
MSFT's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 11.5% 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
9.96%
Industry
7.5%
Market
18.71%
MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow faster (9.96% per year) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (7.5%)
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MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow slower (9.96% per year) than the US market average (18.71%)
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MSFT's earnings are forecast to grow faster (9.96% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.3%)
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MSFT revenue growth forecast

How is MSFT forecast to perform vs Software - Infrastructure companies and vs the US market?
Company
11.5%
Industry
11.8%
Market
12.32%
MSFT's revenues are forecast to grow slower (11.5% per year) than the US Software - Infrastructure industry average (11.8%)
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MSFT's revenues are forecast to grow slower (11.5% per year) than the US market average (12.32%)
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Microsoft Stock Forecast FAQ

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

The consensus among 26 Wall Street analysts covering (NASDAQ: MSFT) stock is to Strong Buy MSFT stock.

Out of 26 analysts, 18 (69.23%) are recommending MSFT as a Strong Buy, 8 (30.77%) 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 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 9.96% is forecast to beat the US Software - Infrastructure industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 7.5%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 18.71%.

Microsoft's earnings in 2021 is $61,271,000,000.On average, 15 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's earnings for 2022 to be $64,688,183,863, with the lowest MSFT earnings forecast at $60,870,619,109, and the highest MSFT earnings forecast at $67,258,276,670. On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's earnings for 2023 to be $73,270,189,668, with the lowest MSFT earnings forecast at $65,078,958,208, and the highest MSFT earnings forecast at $78,906,358,104.

In 2024, MSFT is forecast to generate $80,672,357,547 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $71,166,020,119 and the highest earnings forecast at $92,358,013,438.

What is MSFT's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 11.5% is not forecast to beat the US Software - Infrastructure industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 11.8%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 12.32%.

Microsoft's revenue in 2021 is $168,088,000,000.On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's revenue for 2022 to be $1,428,618,220,343,650, with the lowest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,362,081,553,591,248, and the highest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,456,573,796,143,600. On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast MSFT's revenue for 2023 to be $1,601,762,058,671,804, with the lowest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,444,632,633,950,528, and the highest MSFT revenue forecast at $1,671,244,179,533,968.

In 2024, MSFT is forecast to generate $1,737,603,427,218,896 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,544,122,279,182,800 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,878,375,398,577,605.

What is MSFT's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: MSFT) forecast ROA is 24.17%, which is higher than the forecast US Software - Infrastructure industry average of 16.58%.

What is MSFT's Price Target?

According to 26 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year MSFT price target, the average MSFT price target is $309.89, with the highest MSFT stock price forecast at $411.00 and the lowest MSFT stock price forecast at $243.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Microsoft's share price could stay at $309.89 by Sep 17, 2022. The average Microsoft stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current MSFT share price of $298.58.

What is MSFT's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $8.12. On average, analysts forecast that MSFT's EPS will be $8.61 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $8.10, and the highest EPS forecast at $8.95. On average, analysts forecast that MSFT's EPS will be $9.75 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $8.66, and the highest EPS forecast at $10.50. In 2024, MSFT's EPS is forecast to hit $10.74 (min: $9.47, max: $12.29).

What is MSFT's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2024?

(NASDAQ: MSFT) forecast ROE is 56.82%, which is considered strong.
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