If You Invested $1000 In This Stock 20 Years Ago, You Would Have $11,000 Today

If You Invested $1000 In This Stock 20 Years Ago, You Would Have $11,000 Today

Microsoft MSFT has outperformed the market over the past 20 years by 4.66% on an annualized basis producing an average annual return of 12.46%. Currently, Microsoft has a market capitalization of $1.76 trillion.

Buying $1000 In MSFT: If an investor had bought $1000 of MSFT stock 20 years ago, it would be worth $10,689.67 today based on a price of $235.40 for MSFT at the time of writing.

Microsoft's Performance Over Last 20 Years

Finally -- what's the point of all this? The key insight to take from this article is to note how much of a difference compounded returns can make in your cash growth over a period of time.

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