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Strengths + Opportunities = 16

Threats + Weaknesses = 18

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Company Description: Microsoft (MSFT) Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports software produced for various computers and related devices worldwide. Microsoft operates in three main divisions: Platforms / Services, Business, and Entertainment. The Platforms division includes the windows operating systems for personal computer, servers, and devices. The Business division includes the Microsoft Office platform and various business services. The Entertainment (and device) division includes the Xbox video game system and various computer peripherals. Update

Market Research Update

Technology Industry Research & Analysis: The technology industry broadly includes companies whose primary function is to create innovative products and processes. Information technology deals with the management and processing of information. Technology Trading Strategy: The technology industry tends to be sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued technology investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell technology investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase discretionary investments, because business significantly increase technology investments that they postponed during the recession. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: Business Services. Microsoft is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks.

Market Challenges: improve Quality services Opportunities: to lead quality Solutions: Productivity

Strategy Analysis Update

Microsoft possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits.

Strategy: Microsoft targets customers who have very specific needs and with solutions that are difficult to replicate. (read more). To Improve my performance Competitive Advantages: Knowing weakness

Financial Analysis Update

Microsoft has consistent operating results. This lowers the risk that Microsoft will suddenly have difficulty and it increases investor confidence in the value they place on each share.

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