Shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) opened at $110.99, and ended 2.1% higher at $112.83. Nearly 24474119 shares were traded by the close, higher than its average daily volume of 22374820 shares.

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Analyst Opinion

Microsoft Corporation is currently rated as outperform by 34 stock analysts, with the company still having around 0.52% shares outstanding that can be sold short legally. The value of their shares went up by 7.18% last month. Over the course of a year, the stock has grown by 11.09%. Financial analysts are becoming more bullish than ever, with the 31 analysts who cover the activities of MSFT advising investors to buy. Experts on Wall Street have set a price target of $125.45 for the stock. The decision was arrived after looking at their 11.18% gain from current levels. At the moment, Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) trading price is around -2.88% below its 52-week high.

Microsoft Corporation Earnings Surprise

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) was successful in overcoming the expected $1.09 as the stock recorded an earnings of $1.1 a piece during their last financial report presentation. Revenue, meanwhile, had a distance of 11.79% from the previous quarter, with the company recording $32.51 billion in revenue.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Intraday View

The shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) have struggled and recovered 29.57% ever since it recorded its 52 week low. During the course of 5 days, the stock price volatility has remained at 1.44%, increasing the time frame to a month, the volatility recorded was 1.42%. The price of their shares has been successful in staying above its 20 day-moving average, staying at a distance of 2.91% and while its 50-day moving average is around 6.24%. In a look at the previous five trading session MSFT stock has returned 0.51% and has spiked 6.02% when compared to its 200-day moving average that is $107.88. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) will look to keep its 19.49% increase that it witnessed in the past year.

As the normal trading session ended, the stock of Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ), fetched in a $0.06 spike to $9.74. The session began with the stock price at $9.68, hitting a high of $9.78 before down again. For the week, analysts seem to be okay with their bullish with the consensus call staying at 0. Cousins Properties Incorporated gets 3 buy analyst recommendations while 2 recommend a hold and 0 rated it as a sell. The shares of the company tumbled -1.42% from its high $9.88, with their overall market value now roughly $4.08 billion.

Cousins Properties Incorporated (CUZ) Consensus Price Target

The mean recommendation of CUZ on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 1.83 to 1.83 within 30 days. This figure implies that the majority of analysts rate it as a buy. The price target for Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) is now around $10.25 a share, implying the stock has what it takes to grow by 5.24%. The recent trading session also indicated the stock needs to add 12.94% more meet analysts’ high consensus price target.

Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) Intraday Trading

The current trading volume of the company was 6305408 shares during the last session. That compares with the recent average volume of 5790460 shares. By the end of the regular trading session, the price volatility over a 1-week span was 2.09 % while over a month it stood at 1.64%. The stock price of CUZ dropped to $9.63 during the day and at a certain time in 12 months it traded as low as $7.53. It has made a 29.35% recovery since its 52-week low point and has returned 23.29% year-to-date. [T3]