MSFT released better than expected earnings and is up 8.3% since it was named the Stock Pick of the Week on October 28, 2010. Overt the same time period, the S&P 500 is up only 3.6%.
Per the post: Stock Pick of the Week: Buy Microsoft Corp (MSFT) — Very Attractive Rating: “As shown in our report on MSFT, the company’s ROIC (a whopping 61.6%) is in the Top Quintile of all the companies we cover and its economic earnings are growing. At the same time, the stock’s valuation implies that MSFT’s profits will decline by over 20% and never grow again. In other words, the stock market is predicting a permanent decline of 20% in MSFT’s profits. The market is setting the performance bar quite low for MSFT.”
MSFT’s performance is another example of our rigorous research translates into superior stock-picking and risk/reward analysis.