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The S&P 500 stock index is a key element in the portfolio. S&P 500 is a highly diversified financial instrument and is represented as futures contract in the portfolio.
S&P 500 is recovering from the plunge in March caused by the coronavirus pandemic. S&P 500 has significant potential that will be released as the US economy recovers along with the US Federal Reserve support and interest rates close to zero.
One of the largest software producers for the computing industry, including PC’s, game consoles, personal digital assistants, mobile phones and others. Microsoft is the producer of the famous and widely used operating systems – the Windows OS Family.
The return on equity (ROE) for 2019 was at 42.7%. Company’s debt is at a reasonable level as D/E multiplier shows it at the level below one. Operating performance indicators are impressive. Earnings rose by more than 13% yoy for the last three years. EPS demonstrates strong growth as well. The company’s assets grew by more than 10% in average.
The stock has high growth potential with dividend yield of 1.13%.
The $10 billion contract with US defense ministry to develop cloud technology will serve as one of the major drivers for the Company and its stocks.