Factor Report

Data as of market close on 12/2/2020.

Validea's factor report analyzes any stock using the major investing factors, including value, quality, momentum, and low volatility.
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MICROSOFT CORPORATION (MSFT)

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Latest Close: $215.37 Market Cap ($ mil): $1,628,304 Sector: Technology Industry: Software & Programming 52 Week High: $232.86 52 Week Low: $132.52 Relative Strength: 79 Twelve Minus One Return: 35.5% Standard Deviation: 32.3%
PE Ratio: 34.8 Price/Sales: 11.1 Price/Book: 13.2 Price/Cash Flow: 27.2 EV/EBITDA: 22.81 Yield: 1.04% Shareholder Yield: 2.17% F Score: 8 G Score: 6
Return on Equity: 41.4% Return on Assets: 16.4% Return on Tangible Capital: 31.2% Return on Invested Capital: 89.1% WACC: 6.0% Debt/Equity: 0.60 LT EPS Growth: 27.6% LT Sales Growth: 11.5% Beta: 0.83
Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. The Company's segments include Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud and More Personal Computing. The Company's products include operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games, and training and certification of computer system integrators and developers. It also designs, manufactures, and sells devices, including personal computers (PCs), tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, phones, other intelligent devices, and related accessories, that integrate with its cloud-based offerings. It offers an array of services, including cloud-based solutions that provide customers with software, services, platforms, and content, and it provides solution support and consulting services.

Factor Profile

MSFT's exposure to the major factors (100 is highest).

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