Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Closes 0.71% Up on the Day for January 12

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Dow Jones component Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) saw its stock move 0.71% to $52.67, representing a per-share move of $0.37, on volume of 25.89 million shares for Tuesday.

Microsoft Corporation currently has a total float of 7.99 billion shares and moves 37.59 million a day, on average. The stock opened at $52.76 on January 12 and traded between a low of $52.06 and a high of $53.10. The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $54.37 and 200-day SMA of $47.35, and it has a high of $56.85 and low of $39.72 over the last year.

Microsoft Corp is engaged in designing, manufacturing, selling devices, and online advertising. Its products include operating systems for computing devices, servers, phones and other devices.

Based out of Redmond, WA, Microsoft Corporation has 118,000 employees and is helmed by CEO Satya Nadella.

For a deeper dive into the fundamentals of Microsoft Corporation, check out equities.com’s E.V.A. report for MSFT.

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