Microsoft stock will climb to $300 as the company gains cloud market share, Wedbush says – Business Insider

Microsoft stock will climb to $300 as the company gains cloud market share, Wedbush says – Business Insider


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  • Microsoft stock will climb to $300 per share, according to analysts at Wedbush.
  • Analyst Daniel Ives said “recent field checks” have made Wedbush believe Azure is gaining market share in the cloud business.
  • Microsoft saw total revenue growth of 17% year-over-year and cloud revenue growth of 50% year-over-year in its most recent earnings release.
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Microsoft stock will climb to $300 as the company continues to gain cloud market share Wedbush analysts said in a note to clients on Monday.

Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives lifted the firm’s price target for Microsoft to $300 from $285 after “recent field checks” in the industry have led him to believe Microsoft’s Azure cloud business is gaining market share from the competition.

Ives had already raised his price target for the tech giant to $285 from $275 after Microsoft outperformed in its latest earnings report, but recent updates have the analyst seeing even more upside ahead.

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Microsoft beat analyst revenue and earnings estimates for the quarter that ended in December on Jan 26,
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