The Fortune 500 company known as Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is a pioneer in the creation of computer hardware, software, services, and solutions. It is also recognized as one of the world’s most valuable brands. The goods and services offered by Microsoft are utilized by millions of people all over the world, including regular consumers, commercial enterprises, governmental organizations, and educational establishments. The stock of Microsoft is traded publicly on the NASDAQ exchange, and it is also included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
The cash flow from operations for Microsoft was $54.8 billion for the fiscal year that ended in June of 2020. The price-to-earnings ratio (P/E ratio) of the company is 27.3. This ratio compares the current share price of the company to its earnings per share and indicates how expensive the company’s shares are currently. There is a dividend payment of $0.46 per share of Microsoft stock, which results in a yield of 1.4%. The earnings per share ratio for the company comes in at $4.97.
It is anticipated that Microsoft will bring in $124.5 billion in revenue over the next year. This is an increase from the reported revenue of $125.8 billion for the fiscal year that will end in June of 2019. The revenue that Microsoft brought in for the three years prior to 2019 was $90.0 billion in 2017, $110.4 billion in 2018, and $125.8 billion in 2019.
The statement of cash flows for Microsoft for the past three years shows that the company generated a net cash flow of $30.7 billion from operating activities in 2017, $41.8 billion in 2018, and $48.3 billion in 2019. In 2017, net cash flow from investing activities was a negative $22.6 billion, and in 2018, it was a negative $6.1 billion, and in 2019, it is projected to be a negative $14.7 billion. In 2017, the net cash flow from financing activities was a negative $7.2 billion, and in 2018, it was a negative $25.9 billion, and in 2019, it is projected to be a negative $21.7 billion.
The yearly ending trade volume average for Microsoft was 35.3 million for the year ending in June 2020. The price of the company’s stock is currently $176.82, with a high over the past 52 weeks of $189.16 and an estimated price over the next year of $182.28. The stock is currently given a “buy” recommendation by analysts. The total value of the company’s stock on the market is $1.04 trillion.