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Microsoft Price to Book Value:

6.260 for Aug. 30, 2016
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Aug. 30, 2016 6.260
Aug. 29, 2016 6.288
Aug. 26, 2016 6.281
Aug. 25, 2016 6.296
Aug. 24, 2016 6.272
Aug. 23, 2016 6.266
Aug. 22, 2016 6.242
Aug. 19, 2016 6.236
Aug. 18, 2016 6.234
Aug. 17, 2016 6.230
Aug. 16, 2016 6.217
Aug. 15, 2016 6.291
Aug. 12, 2016 6.271
Aug. 11, 2016 6.31
Aug. 10, 2016 6.280
Aug. 9, 2016 6.299
Aug. 8, 2016 6.284
Aug. 5, 2016 6.273
Aug. 4, 2016 6.212
Aug. 3, 2016 6.166
Aug. 2, 2016 6.124
Aug. 1, 2016 6.124
July 29, 2016 6.135
July 28, 2016 6.084
July 27, 2016 6.082
July 26, 2016 6.143
   
July 25, 2016 6.140
July 22, 2016 6.135
July 21, 2016 6.052
July 20, 2016 6.063
July 19, 2016 5.758
July 18, 2016 5.852
July 15, 2016 5.824
July 14, 2016 5.828
July 13, 2016 5.803
July 12, 2016 5.771
July 11, 2016 5.703
July 8, 2016 5.672
July 7, 2016 5.572
July 6, 2016 5.572
July 5, 2016 5.549
July 1, 2016 5.548
June 30, 2016 5.549
June 29, 2016 5.311
June 28, 2016 5.195
June 27, 2016 5.089
June 24, 2016 5.236
June 23, 2016 5.455
June 22, 2016 5.358
June 21, 2016 5.379
June 20, 2016 5.261

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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MSFT Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Oracle 3.597
Salesforce.com 9.682
Adobe Systems 6.990

MSFT Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 3.053 Jan 10 2013
Maximum 6.310 Aug 11 2016
Average 4.131

MSFT Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("MSFT", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("MSFT", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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