Microsoft: Opportunity Or Overvalued?


Microsoft (MSFT) announced fiscal year third-quarter revenue of $17.41 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, a 5% increase from the same period of the prior year and exceeding analysts’ estimates of $17.18 billion. Operating income, net income and diluted earnings per share for Q3 were $6.37 billion, $5.11 billion and $0.60 per share.  Analysts were forecasting EPS of $0.57. EPS was a penny shy of last year’s results but it is important to note prior year results included a $0.05 tax benefit primarily related to an agreement with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to settle a portion of their audit of tax years 2004 to 2006.
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Article sections include:
QUARTERLY NUMBERS BY BUSINESS SEGMENT
EPS TRENDS
OPERATING CASH TRENDS
VALUATION
RECENT TARGET CHANGES
COMPETITION
CONCLUSION

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One Response to Microsoft: Opportunity Or Overvalued?

  1. I am long on MSFT. I believe MSFT is still a great company with a very attractive dividend.

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