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    Please obtain industry standards for ratios for Microsoft and two of its competitors, Oracle Corp and Apple.

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    INDUSTRY: Application Software
    GROWTH RATES % COMPANY INDUSTRY S&P 500
    Sales (Qtr vs year ago qtr) 4 9.6 4.3
    Net Income (YTD vs YTD) NA NA NA
    Net Income (Qtr vs year ago qtr)-108.4 -141.2 0.7
    Sales (5-Year Annual Avg.) 7.6 14.13 8.34
    Net Income (5-Year Annual Avg.)3.84 10.97 7.94
    Dividends (5-Year Annual Avg.) 14.87 7.13 5.24

    PRICE RATIOS COMPANY INDUSTRY S&P 500
    Current P/E Ratio 15.4 20.1 22
    P/E Ratio 5-Year High 19.1 17 112.9
    P/E ...

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    This solution compares industry standards and ratios for Microsoft and two of its competitors, Oracle Corp. and Apple. The fully formatted solution is provided in an Excel document.

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