Microsoft (MSFT)
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Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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MSFT Analyst Ratings

Strong Buy
29Ratings
26 Buy
3 Hold
0 Sell
Based on 29 analysts giving stock ratings to
Microsoft
in the past 3 months
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MSFT Stock 12 Months Forecast

Average Price Target

$295.38
▲(15.83% Upside)
Based on 29 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Microsoft in the last 3 months. The average price target is $295.38 with a high forecast of $411.00 and a low forecast of $234.00. The average price target represents a 15.83% change from the last price of $255.02.
Highest Price Target$411.00Average Price Target$295.38Lowest Price Target$234.00
The highest, average, and lowest price target of all analysts. Click on ‘Top Analysts’ to focus on the best performers.

Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

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Oppenheimer
$265.00
Buy
3.91%
Upside
Reiterated
Microsoft price target lowered to $265 from $275 at OppenheimerMicrosoft price target lowered to $265 from $275 at Oppenheimer
Cowen & Co.
$285.00
Buy
11.76%
Upside
Reiterated
Microsoft To $365? These Analysts Slash Price Targets On Microsoft Following Q1 ResultsCowen Co. cut price target on Microsoft from $310 to $285. Cowen Co. analyst J. Derrick Wood maintained an Outperform rating on the stock.
Credit Suisse
$365.00
Buy
43.13%
Upside
Reiterated
Microsoft To $365? These Analysts Slash Price Targets On Microsoft Following Q1 ResultsCredit Suisse lowered the price target on Microsoft from $400 to $365. Credit Suisse analyst Phil Winslow maintained the stock with an Outperform.
J.P. Morgan
$275.00
Buy
7.83%
Upside
Reiterated
Microsoft slides on Q1 results, but still a brick house in growing macro storm, says analystJ.P. Morgan, which has an overweight rating on the software giant, lowered its Microsoft price target to $275 from $305.
Goldman Sachs
$315.00
Buy
23.52%
Upside
Reiterated
Microsoft (MSFT) PT Lowered to $315 at Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs analyst Kash Rangan lowered the price target on Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) to $315.00 (from $330.00) while maintaining a Conviction Buy rating.
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MSFT Financial Forecast

MSFT Earnings Forecast
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for MSFT is $2.29 with a range of $2.23 to $2.39. The previous quarter’s EPS was $2.35. MSFT beat its EPS estimate 75.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 62.75% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MSFT has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for MSFT is $2.29 with a range of $2.23 to $2.39. The previous quarter’s EPS was $2.35. MSFT beat its EPS estimate 75.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 62.75% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MSFT has Outperformed its overall industry.
MSFT Sales Forecast
Next quarter’s sales forecast for MSFT is $53.00B with a range of $52.57B to $53.48B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $50.12B. MSFT beat its sales estimates 75.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 67.11% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MSFT has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for MSFT is $53.00B with a range of $52.57B to $53.48B. The previous quarter’s sales results were $50.12B. MSFT beat its sales estimates 75.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 67.11% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year MSFT has Outperformed its overall industry.
MSFT Analyst Recommendation Trends
In the current month, MSFT has received 0 Buy ratings 0 Hold ratings, and 0 Sell ratings. The MSFT average analyst price target in the past 3 months is $295.38
In the current month, MSFT has received 0 Buy ratings 0 Hold ratings, and 0 Sell ratings. The MSFT average analyst price target in the past 3 months is $295.38

MSFT Stock Forecast FAQ

What is MSFT’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Microsoft’s 12-month average price target is $295.38.
    What is MSFT’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Microsoft has 15.83% upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target.
      Can I see which stocks the top-ranking analysts are rating?
      Yes, go to the Analysts’ Top Stocks tool to see stocks with a Strong Buy or Strong Sell analyst rating consensus, according to the top performers.
        How can I follow the stock ratings of top Wall Street analysts?
        Head over to our Expert Center to see a list of the top 100 Wall Street analysts and follow the analysts of your choice. Visit their profiles for more details about their stock ratings and see how they perform on a stock-by-stock basis.
          Is MSFT a Buy, Sell or Hold?
          Microsoft has a conensus rating of Strong Buy which is based on 26 buy ratings, 3 hold ratings and 0 sell ratings.
            What is Microsoft’s price target?
            The average price target for Microsoft is $295.38. This is based on 29 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
            The highest analyst price target is $411.00 ,the lowest forecast is $234.00. The average price target represents 15.83% Increase from the current price of $255.02.
              What do analysts say about Microsoft?
              Microsoft’s analyst rating consensus is a ‘Strong Buy. This is based on the ratings of 29 Wall Streets Analysts.

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