|Bid||203.72 x 800|
|Ask||203.80 x 1300|
|Day's Range||202.08 - 205.42|
|52 Week Range||132.52 - 232.86|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.89|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||35.45|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.24 (1.11%)|
|Ex-Dividend Date||Nov. 18, 2020|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
At its (virtual) Ignite conference, Microsoft today announced the launch of Azure Orbital, a new service that is meant to give satellite operators a complete platform to communicate with their satellites and process data from them -- including the ground stations to receive those signals. The company is specifically positioning the services as a solution for working with geospatial data and itis already partnering with Amergint, Kratos, KSAT, KubOS, Viasat, US Electrodynamics and Viasat to bring the service to market. "Microsoft is well-positioned to support customer needs in gathering, transporting, and processing of geospatial data," Yves Pitsch, Principal Product Manager, Azure Networking, writes in today's blog post.
Yahoo Finance’s Dan Howley joins Akiko Fujita to discuss how Microsoft is buying Bethesda Studios for $7.5 billion to boost Xbox.
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq edged higher on Tuesday, led by a bounce in shares of Amazon.com, while uncertainty over more U.S. fiscal stimulus kept trading in Dow constituents muted. Amazon.com Inc jumped 2.7% after Bernstein upgraded its stock to "outperform", saying the company will continue to receive a boost from premium subscribers and third-party merchants even beyond the pandemic. Seven of the 11 major S&P 500 indexes were trading higher, with real estate and consumer discretionary leading gains.