Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Given a $330.00 Price Target by UBS Group Analysts

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFTGet Rating) has been given a $330.00 price target by analysts at UBS Group in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, Stock Target Advisor reports. UBS Group’s price objective suggests a potential upside of 30.05% from the company’s current price.

MSFT has been the subject of several other research reports. Credit Suisse Group set a $400.00 price objective on Microsoft in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus cut their price objective on Microsoft from $350.00 to $320.00 in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. Jefferies Financial Group cut their price objective on Microsoft from $325.00 to $320.00 in a research report on Monday, June 13th. William Blair reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Microsoft in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft cut their price objective on Microsoft from $390.00 to $350.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $353.36.

MSFT opened at $253.74 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $1.90 trillion, a PE ratio of 26.49, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.23 and a beta of 0.94. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $268.18 and a 200-day moving average of $294.40. Microsoft has a 52-week low of $241.51 and a 52-week high of $349.67. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a quick ratio of 1.95 and a current ratio of 1.99.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFTGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The software giant reported $2.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.18 by $0.04. Microsoft had a return on equity of 44.85% and a net margin of 37.63%. The company had revenue of $49.36 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $49.05 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.95 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 18.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, research analysts predict that Microsoft will post 9.28 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. University of Texas Texas AM Investment Managment Co. lifted its stake in shares of Microsoft by 1,316.7% in the 1st quarter. University of Texas Texas AM Investment Managment Co. now owns 85 shares of the software giant’s stock valued at $26,000 after purchasing an additional 79 shares during the period. Monumental Financial Group Inc. acquired a new stake in Microsoft during the 1st quarter worth $28,000. Shore Point Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Microsoft during the 4th quarter worth $40,000. Tobam raised its stake in Microsoft by 15,400.0% during the 1st quarter. Tobam now owns 155 shares of the software giant’s stock worth $48,000 after buying an additional 154 shares during the period. Finally, Macroview Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in Microsoft during the 4th quarter worth $62,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 69.99% of the company’s stock.

Microsoft Company Profile (Get Rating)

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide. Its Productivity and Business Processes segment offers Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Security and Compliance, and Skype for Business, as well as related Client Access Licenses (CAL); Skype, Outlook.com, OneDrive, and LinkedIn; and Dynamics 365, a set of cloud-based and on-premises business solutions for organizations and enterprise divisions.

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