Microsoft Corporation, a technology company, develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. The Company's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

Company Growth (employees)
Redmond, US
Size (employees)
114,000 (est)
Microsoft was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Redmond, US

Key People at Microsoft

Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella

Chief Executive Officer
Scott Guthrie

Scott Guthrie

Executive Vice President
Rajesh Jha

Rajesh Jha

Executive Vice President
Judson Althoff

Judson Althoff

Executive Vice President
Terry Myerson

Terry Myerson

Executive Vice President
Harry Shum

Harry Shum

Executive Vice President
Peggy Johnson

Peggy Johnson

Executive Vice President, Business Development
Brad Smith

Brad Smith

President and Chief Legal Officer
Chris Capossela

Chris Capossela

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Jean-Philippe Courtois

Jean-Philippe Courtois

Executive Vice President and President
Kurt DelBene

Kurt DelBene

Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Operations
Kathleen Hogan

Kathleen Hogan

Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Amy Hood

Amy Hood

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Microsoft Office Locations

Microsoft has offices in Redmond, Singapore, Mississauga, Unterschleißheim and in 5 other locations
Redmond, US (HQ)
1 Microsoft Way
Berkshire, GB
Thames Valley Park, Reading
México, MX
Av. Vasco De Quiroga 1700 Piso 7, Col. Centro De Ciudad Santa Fe, Del Álvaro Obregón
Gurgaon, IN
10th Floor, Tower B & C, Dlf Building No.5 (Epitome), Cyber City, Dlf Phase Iii
Unterschleißheim, DE
Konrad Zuse Str.1
Mississauga, CA
1950 Meadowvale Blvd
Singapore, SG
1 Marina Boulevard, #22 01 One Marina Boulevard

Microsoft Data and Metrics

Microsoft Financial Metrics

Microsoft's revenue was reported to be $85.3 b in FY, 2016 which is a 9% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

85.3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

52.5 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

16.8 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

20.2 b

Market capitalization (25-May-2017)

537.5 b

Closing share price (25-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

6.5 b
Microsoft's current market capitalization is $537.5 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


86.8 b93.6 b85.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

26.9 b33 b32.8 b

Gross profit

59.9 b60.5 b52.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %



27.8 b18.2 b20.2 b

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

27.8 b18.5 b19.8 b

Net Income

22.1 b12.2 b16.8 b
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


8.7 b5.6 b6.5 b


2.7 b2.9 b2.3 b

Current Assets

114.2 b124.7 b139.7 b


20.1 b16.9 b17.9 b

Total Assets

172.4 b176.2 b193.7 b

Accounts Payable

7.4 b6.6 b6.9 b

Current Liabilities

45.6 b49.9 b59.4 b

Retained Earnings

17.7 b9.1 b2.3 b

Total Equity

89.8 b80.1 b72 b

Financial Leverage

1.9 x2.2 x2.7 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

22.1 b12.2 b16.8 b

Accounts Receivable

(1.1 b)1.5 b(530 m)


(161 m)(272 m)600 m

Accounts Payable

473 m(1.1 b)88 m

Cash From Operating Activities

32.5 b29.7 b33.3 b

Purchases of PP&E

(5.5 b)(5.9 b)(8.3 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(3.9 b)(1.5 b)(2.8 b)
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


739.8 k

Financial Leverage

2.7 x

Microsoft Operating Metrics

Microsoft's Windows 10 Monthly Active Devices was reported to be 500 m in May, 2017
Jan, 2016Mar, 2016May, 2017

Windows 10 Monthly Active Devices

200 m270 m500 m

Virtual Assistant Monthly Active Users

140 m

Commercial Office 365 Monthly Active Users

100 m

Microsoft Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
HexaditeMay 24, 2017$100 m
MaluubaJanuary 13, 2017
LinkedInJune 13, 2016$26.2 b

Microsoft Market Value History

Microsoft Revenue Breakdown

Microsoft's employees are reported to be approximately 26% female and 74% male.

Microsoft Online and Social Media Presence

Microsoft Company Life and Culture

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