Microsoft is at its 30th year being publicly traded

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) pulled off its IPO on March 13, 1986.

If you had bought one share of Microsoft stock for $21 at its 1986 IPO, it would be worth $14,990 today. That’s a whopping 71,283% increase over thirty years.

Financial highlights (Gurufocus)
P/E 37.80
P/B 5.48
Net-margin (%) 12.95
Dividend Yield 2.52%
Dividend Payout 92%

Revenue: $88 Billion
Profit: $11 Billion
Free Cash Flow: $$24 Billion
Debt: $44.5 Billion

18 amazing facts you probably didn’t know about Microsoft…

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