Stocks Favored by Analysts: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT)

In the most recent session, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares have traded +0.72%. Following the stock price relative to moving averages may offer enhanced perspective on stock performance. After a recent review, the stock has been noted $2.04 away from the 50-day moving average of $73.27 and $5.74 away from the 200-day moving average of $69.57. From a different angle, the stock has been recently recorded -0.24% off of the 52-week high of 75.49 and +33.72% removed from the 52-week low of 56.32. 

Currently, Microsoft Corporation has a price to earnings ratio of 27.79. Analysts and investors may also opt to evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. If a company has a PEG Ratio below one, it may be viewed as undervalued. If a company has a PEG Ratio above one, it may show that the company is overvalued. A PEG Ratio near one may be viewed as fair value. The stock currently has a PEG Ratio of 2.37.

Price Target Update

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have set a consensus target price of $80.54 on shares. Target prices may vary from one analyst to another due to the various ways they may proceed to calculate future price targets. This is a near-term estimation for the next 12-18 months.

In the most recent session, Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) shares have traded +0.00%. Following the stock price relative to moving averages may offer enhanced perspective on stock performance. After a recent review, the stock has been noted $0.33 away from the 50-day moving average of $4.09 and $-0.48 away from the 200-day moving average of $4.90. From a different angle, the stock has been recently recorded -37.66% off of the 52-week high of 7.09 and +30.38% removed from the 52-week low of 3.39. 

Currently, Weatherford International plc ( has a price to earnings ratio of N/A. Analysts and investors may also opt to evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. If a company has a PEG Ratio below one, it may be viewed as undervalued. If a company has a PEG Ratio above one, it may show that the company is overvalued. A PEG Ratio near one may be viewed as fair value. The stock currently has a PEG Ratio of 0.18.

Price Target Update

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have set a consensus target price of $5.98 on shares. Target prices may vary from one analyst to another due to the various ways they may proceed to calculate future price targets. This is a near-term estimation for the next 12-18 months.

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