Stocks Movement Analysis: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

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Microsoft Corporation (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 (MSFT)‘s Financial Overview

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) declined -0.09% yesterday to close its trading session at $89.39. The company has 1 year Price Target of $104.55. Microsoft Corporation has 52-Week high of $97.24 and 52-Week Low of $64.85. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Obsolete and 52-Week Low on Obsolete. The stock traded with the volume of 52.21 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $708.89 Billion.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.96/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.87/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.09 a share with a surprise factor of 10.3%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of -4.09 Percent, SMA50 of SMA50 Percent and SMA200 of 10.24 percent. Microsoft Corporation has P/S value of 7.17 while its P/B value stands at 8.8. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 4.7 percent, Return on Equity of 14.2 percent and Return on Investment of 11.7 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 63.7 percent and 27.6 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 1.8 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 32 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Microsoft Corp have a median target of 105.00, with a high estimate of 120.00 and a low estimate of 62.00. The median estimate represents a +17.46% increase from the last price of 89.39.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)

Twitter is a public, real-time, global platform where any user can create a Tweet and any user can follow other users.  The platform is unique in its simplicity: Tweets are limited to 140 characters of text.  This constraint makes it easy for anyone to quickly create, distribute and discover content that is consistent across our platform and optimized for mobile devices. As a result, Tweets drive a high velocity of information exchange that makes Twitter uniquely live.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR)‘s Financial Outlook

The 30 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Twitter Inc have a median target of 21.00, with a high estimate of 32.00 and a low estimate of 14.00. The median estimate represents a -26.19% decrease from the last price of 28.45.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Twitter, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.94. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged1.35% and closed its last trading session at $28.45. The company has the market capitalization of $21.48 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $36.8 and 52-Week low of $14.12. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Obsolete and 52-Week low on Obsolete. The company has volume of 47.81 Million shares. The company has a total of 755.02 Million shares outstanding.

Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.19/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.14/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.05. This shows a surprise factor of 35.7 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 18.49 percent. Beta for Twitter, Inc. stands at 0.79 while its ATR (average true range) is 1.71. The company has Weekly Volatility of 6.69%% and Monthly Volatility of 5.21%.

Twitter, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -15.19%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 29.7%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -1.5 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -2.2 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 4.6% with Gross margin of 64.8 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -0.7% and -4.4% respectively.

 

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