Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Xbox SmartGlass app now adds support for tablets of the 7-inch variety

The Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Xbox SmartGlass app is said to now work on 7-inch Android tablets, so Nexus 7 can be used to control users console. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) Play had already made the app available, but wasn’t compatible with tablets of this size. Not on the record, anyway. SmartGlass has been made available for iOS devices, too.

The update is aimed to also fix some bugs that led the app to crash on the achievements and settings screens. The Xbox SmartGlass app allows using your mobile device as a controller for your Xbox 360. This would help navigate the Xbox dashboard, pause and rewind films, and will let you to surf the web on your TV. Users can also have the device’s keyboard for typing, which will be a lot more intuitive when compared with using the controller for each individual keystroke.

Where the stock is moving now?

Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) traded down -1.50% during last trading session, closing at $26.95. The share price of MSFT traded yesterday in a range of $26.86 to $27.36. The company now has a market value of $226.82 billion.

Is current price trend good or bad?

The stock, after recent close, is -6.35% down their SMA 50 and 16.44% off the 52-week high. The worst hit in its 52 week range is $25.14 per share, with $32.95 as its 52 week best price that compares with a latest closing price of $26.95. Its most recent closing price has a distance of -3.21% from SMA20 and is -9.62% down than SMA200.

Now compare performances of this stock in different time periods.

With recent gain, the year-to-date (YTD) performance reflected a 6.73% gain above last year. During the past month the stock advanced 11.41%, bringing three-month performance to -11.29% and six-month performance to -6.78%.

How much risky is this stock?

For this company, beta value at 0.98 represents it is more volatile to the shift in the market. If we take a look on its volatility, 1.81% was seen in a week and for the month it was 1.79%.

Not enough? See what Wall Street analysts think about this company.

For the stock, mean recommendation this week is 1.9. Sharing price target summary; nearly 32 brokerages have a mean PT as $35.44 and median PT of $36.00 while the highest price target set by those rating agencies was $40.00 and lowest PT was $29.00.


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