Microsoft Attracts Big Money Inflows
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What’s Big Money? Said simply, it’s when a stock rises due to institutional demand. Top stocks tend to attract savvy investors.
You see, fund managers are always looking to bet on the next outperforming stocks…the best in class. They spend countless hours sizing up companies, reading reports, speaking to analysts…you name it. When they find a company firing on all cylinders, they pounce in a big way.
The year-to-date action tells the story. Each green bar signals unusual buying volumes in MSFT shares, pushing the stock higher:
Very few stocks have charts this strong. Recent green bars suggest strong demand. But, what about the fundamental story?
Microsoft Fundamental Analysis
Next, I want to make sure the fundamental story is healthy too. As you can see, MSFT has had positive sales growth and earnings growth the last 3 years:
3-year sales growth rate (+16.5%)
3-year EPS growth rate (+24.3%)
The forward estimates have EPS growth at +14.5%, giving a healthy forward outlook.
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Check this out. Microsoft has been a top-rated stock at MAPsignals. That means the stock has had buy pressure and growing fundamentals. We have a ranking process that showcases stocks like this on a weekly basis.
It’s made the rare Top 20 report numerous times. The blue bars below show when MSFT was a top pick:
Tracking unusual volumes reveals the power of the MAPsignals process.
Microsoft Price Prediction
The MSFT rally has been in place all year. Big Money buying in the shares is signaling to take notice. Given the historical gains in share price and strong fundamentals, this stock could be worth a spot in a diversified portfolio.
Disclosure: the author holds a long position in MSFT in personal accounts at the time of publication.
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This article was originally posted on FX Empire