Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft is a technology company. Their products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones, and other intelligent devices; server applications for distributed computing environments; cross-device productivity applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; and online advertising. They also design and sell hardware including PCs, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, phones, other intelligent devices, and related accessories. They offer cloud-based solutions that provide customers with software, services, platforms, and content. They also provide consulting and product and solution support services, and they train and certify computer system integrators and developers.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Financial Overview

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) declined -1.36% yesterday to close its trading session at $60.26. The company has 1 year Price Target of $63.9. Microsoft Corporation has 52-Week high of $61.41 and 52-Week Low of $48.04. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 29, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jun 27, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 34.52 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $468.54 Billion.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.76/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.68/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.08 a share with a surprise factor of 11.8%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 0.92 Percent, SMA50 of 2.95 Percent and SMA200 of 10.88 percent. Microsoft Corporation has P/S value of 5.49 while its P/B value stands at 6.67. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 0 percent, Return on Equity of 0 percent and Return on Investment of 13.5 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 60.9 percent and 0 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). On 17-Nov-16 Goldman Upgrade Microsoft Corporation Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 10-Nov-16 where Atlantic Equities Upgrade the stock to Neutral.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.2 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 31 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Microsoft have a median target of 65.00, with a high estimate of 72.00 and a low estimate of 41.00. The median estimate represents a +7.87% increase from the last price of 60.26.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN)

Devon Energy is a leading independent energy company engaged in finding and producing oil and natural gas. Based in Oklahoma City and included in the S&P 500, Devon operates in several of the most prolific oil and natural gas plays in the U.S. and Canada with an emphasis on a balanced portfolio. The Company is the second-largest oil producer among North American onshore independents.

Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN)’s Financial Outlook

The 35 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Devon Energy Corp have a median target of 47.00, with a high estimate of 73.00 and a low estimate of 35.00. The median estimate represents a -2.75% decrease from the last price of 48.33.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Devon Energy Corporation has a Consensus Recommendation of 1.48. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 14.63% and closed its last trading session at $48.33. The company has the market capitalization of $25.31 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $48.71 and 52-Week low of $18.07. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 30, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 19, 2016. The company has volume of 17.46 Million shares. The company has a total of 523.6 Million shares outstanding.

Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.09/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.05/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.04. This shows a surprise factor of 80 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 53.14 percent. Beta for Devon Energy Corporation stands at 2.12 while its ATR (average true range) is 2.04. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.23%% and Monthly Volatility of 3.90%%.

Devon Energy Corporation has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 13.41%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 14.33 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 33.9%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -23.9 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -110.8 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -73% with Gross margin of 83.7 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -68.5% and -64.4% respectively.