Barclays Believes Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) Still Has Room to Grow

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released today, Raimo Lenschow from Barclays reiterated a Buy rating on Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT), with a price target of $95. The company’s shares opened today at $88.67, close to its 52-week high of $89.42.

According to, Lenschow is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 15.3% and a 72.1% success rate. Lenschow covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Cornerstone Ondemand, Coupa Software Inc, and Informatica Corp.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Microsoft Corp is Strong Buy and the average price target is $100.67, representing a 13.5% upside.

In a report issued on January 3, Piper Jaffray also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $115 price target.

The company has a one-year high of $89.42 and a one-year low of $62.03. Currently, Microsoft Corp has an average volume of 21.99M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 92 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock.

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