|Bid||238.48 x 1100|
|Ask||238.46 x 1100|
|Day's range||236.97 - 241.45|
|52-week range||235.20 - 349.67|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.94|
|PE ratio (TTM)||24.82|
|Earnings date||24 Oct 2022 - 28 Oct 2022|
|Forward dividend & yield||2.72 (1.14%)|
|Ex-dividend date||16 Nov 2022|
|1y target est||332.31|
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Meanwhile, Microsoft just raised its dividend by 9.7% this week, and the stock now yields over 1.1%, along with even more shareholder returns via share repurchases. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Azure cloud infrastructure platform grew 40% last quarter, and appears to have many years of strong growth ahead of it; in fact, a recession might even accelerate cloud adoption among enterprises as they seek efficiencies. Microsoft actually has a higher bond rating than that of the U.S. government, with a Standard & Poor's AAA rating.
If you'd invested $5,000 in an S&P 500 index fund 10 years ago, your investment would be worth around $12,500 today. For example, a $5,000 investment in Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) would have grown over the past decade to around $44,000, while the same investment in Google (whose parent company is now called Alphabet) would be worth nearly $27,000 today. Not every stock will be the next Amazon or Alphabet, but some lucrative long-term buying opportunities have emerged in the growing cloud, semiconductor, and ad-tech markets as the grueling bear market drags on.