Microsoft (MSFT) - All you need to know

This page helps you learn about Microsoft. With a rundown of the methods you can use to invest, and links to additional learning resources, this page is a hub for Microsoft investing.
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Updated: Sep 13, 2022

Ways to invest in Microsoft

Perhaps the simplest way to get started is by purchasing shares via an online stockbroker. This is a service that enables you to trade stocks almost instantly, with low transaction fees. 

There are plenty of other ways to get involved too. For example, you could invest in an ISA or mutual fund that holds Microsoft shares.

What is Microsoft?

Microsoft is one of the world’s largest technology companies. Its breakthrough came in the 1980s and 1990s, as Microsoft became the dominant provider of operating systems and other software for personal computers. The company has expanded into other ventures since then through a series of acquisitions, in the process growing into a behemoth with a market capitalisation of about $1.6 trillion and annual revenue of $143 billion. 

If you require preliminary information about the stock market before investing in Microsoft, check out our introductory guide to the stock market. If you feel ready to make an investment, keep reading this page for more guidance. 

How to invest in Microsoft

We’ve provided a list of the different investment approaches you can take below. Follow the links to our guides on each investing method for more in-depth information.

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