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MSFT Microsoft PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Microsoft stock stands at 39.13 as of Jul 12, 2024. This takes into account the latest EPS of $11.59 and stock price of $453.55. An increase of 15% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 33.9 of the past four quarters.

MSFT PE ratio history

How has MSFT's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Microsoft has been 29.93. The current 39.13 price-to-earnings ratio is 31% more than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, MSFT's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Dec 2017 quarter at 48.06, with a price of $85.54 and an EPS of $1.78. The Mar 2015 quarter saw the lowest point at 16.73, with a price of $40.66 and an EPS of $2.43.

Average
29.93
Median
29.63
Minimum
16.73
Maximum
48.06

Microsoft PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 118.95% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -42.84% in 2019

Year PE ratio Change
2023 35.03 32.29%
2022 26.48 -20.62%
2021 33.36 -4.6%
2020 34.97 33.37%
2019 26.22 -42.84%
2018 45.87 118.95%
2017 20.95 6.02%
2016 19.76 -33.31%
2015 29.63 88.97%
2014 15.68 18.43%

MSFT average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of MSFT for the past years

The current PE ratio of MSFT is above its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
31.24
5-year avg
31.02
10-year avg
29.93
15-year avg
24.21

MSFT PE vs peers

What is MSFT's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer stocks AAPL and GOOGL, MSFT's PE ratio is higher. Microsoft is currently trading at a higher PE ratio (39.13) than its peers average of 25.04.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
HPQ Hp Inc 12.24 $35.94B
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc 15.85 $190.89B
IBM International Business Machines Corp 20.38 $167.95B
GOOGL Alphabet Inc 28.17 $2.29T
AAPL Apple Inc 35.69 $3.54T
ORCL Oracle Corp 37.9 $398.97B
MSFT Microsoft Corp 39.13 $3.37T

Frequently asked questions

What is Microsoft's PE ratio?

As of Jul 12, 2024, MSFT stock has a price to earnings ratio of 39.13.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Microsoft (MSFT)?

Over the last 3 years, the average PE ratio for MSFT stock is 31.24.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Microsoft (MSFT)?

Over the last 5 years, the average PE ratio for MSFT stock is 31.02.

What is the highest PE ratio for MSFT?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 48.06 in the Dec 2017 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for MSFT compare to its historical average?

MSFT's price to earnings ratio is currently 31% above its 10-year historical average.

How is MSFT's PE ratio calculated (Microsoft PE ratio formula)?

To determine the P/E ratio, divide the latest stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jul 12, 2024), Microsoft's share price is $453.55. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $11.59. Therefore, Microsoft's price to earnings ratio for today is 39.13. PE RATIO(39.13) = STOCK PRICE($453.55) / TTM EPS($11.59)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.