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Microsoft is a technology company that develops and supports software, services, and devices. It operates in three segments: Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud, and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment consists of productivity, communication, and information services, including Office Commercial, Office Consumer, LinkedIn, and Dynamics business solutions. The Intelligent Cloud segment provides public, private, and hybrid server products and cloud services, such as SQL Server, Windows Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related CALs, GitHub, and Azure, as well as Premier Support and Microsoft Consulting Services. The More Personal Computing segment specializes in Windows licensing, Windows cloud services and IoT, and MSN advertising; devices, including Surface and PC accessories; gaming including Xbox hardware, content, and services, video games, and third-party video game royalties; and search solutions.
TypePublic
Founded1975
HQRedmond, WA, US
Websitemicrosoft.com
Employee Ratings4.4
Overall CultureA-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)163,000(+14%)
Job Openings11,284
Revenue (FY, 2020)$143 B(+14%)
Share Price (May 2021)$252.5
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at Microsoft

Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella

Chief Executive Officer, Board Member
Amy Hood

Amy Hood

EVP & CFO
Brad Smith

Brad Smith

President
Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Co-Founder
Chris Capossela

Chris Capossela

Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Marketing and Consumer Business
Kevin Scott

Kevin Scott

Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Technology & Research
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Microsoft Office Locations

Microsoft has offices in Redmond, Albany, Alpharetta, Atlanta and in 169 other locations
Redmond, WA, US (HQ)
Microsoft Corporation One Microsoft Way
Albany, NY, US
54 State St 7th Floor Suite 701
Alpharetta, GA, US
8000 Avalon Blvd #800
Atlanta, GA, US
84 Peachtree St
Austin, TX, US
10900 Stonelake Blvd #225
Bellevue, WA, US
700 Bellevue Way NE 22nd Floor
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Microsoft Financials and Metrics

Microsoft Revenue

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Microsoft's revenue was reported to be $143.02 b in FY, 2020 which is a 13.6% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

43.1b

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

28.9b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

67%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

15.5b

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

17.9b

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

1.9t

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

252.5

Cash (30-Dec-2020)

14.4b

EV

2.0t
Microsoft's current market capitalization is $1.9 t.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

110.4b125.8b143.0b

Revenue growth, %

23%14%14%

Cost of goods sold

38.4b42.9b46.1b

Gross profit

72.0b82.9b96.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

29.1b32.5b30.6b33.1b36.9b35.0b37.2b43.1b

Cost of goods sold

9.9b12.4b10.2b10.4b12.4b11.0b11.0b14.2b

Gross profit

19.2b20.0b20.4b22.6b24.5b24.0b26.2b28.9b

Gross profit Margin, %

66%62%67%69%67%69%70%67%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

11.9b11.4b13.6b

Accounts Receivable

26.5b29.5b32.0b

Inventories

2.7b2.1b1.9b

Current Assets

169.7b175.6b181.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Cash

15.1b6.6b11.2b13.1b8.9b11.7b17.2b14.4b

Accounts Receivable

17.4b19.7b19.3b19.1b23.5b22.7b22.9b27.3b

Inventories

3.6b2.0b2.0b2.6b1.8b1.6b2.7b1.9b

Current Assets

164.2b156.9b159.9b165.9b167.1b170.5b177.1b174.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

16.6b39.2b44.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

10.3b11.7b12.8b

Inventories

(465.0m)597.0m168.0m

Accounts Payable

1.1b232.0m3.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

8.8b17.2b26.1b10.7b22.3b33.1b13.9b15.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.8b5.8b8.8b3.0b6.2b9.3b2.6b2.8b

Inventories

(956.0m)698.0m710.0m(561.0m)238.0m419.0m(808.0m)788.0m

Accounts Payable

(395.0m)(835.0m)(1.0b)(547.0m)(554.0m)(8.0m)315.0m33.0m
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

23.6 x

EV/CFO

18.9 x

Revenue/Employee

842.4k

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x

P/E Ratio

46.3
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Microsoft Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Monthly Active Users (Xbox Live)

53 m53 m59 m59 m57 m57 m64 m63 m65 m

Consumer Subscribers (Office 365)

27 m28 m29.2 m30.6 m31.4 m32.5 m33.3 m34.2 m34.8 m35.6 m37.2 m39.6 m42.7 m45.3 m47.5 m

Subscribers (Xbox Game Pass)

10 m

Console and PC Titles (Xbox Game Pass)

100
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Microsoft Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
NuanceApril 13, 2021$19.7 b
Marsden GroupMarch 16, 2021
Smash.ggDecember 02, 2020
ZeniMaxSeptember 21, 2020$7.5 b
Orions SystemsAugust 08, 2020
ADRM SoftwareJune 18, 2020
SoftomotiveMay 19, 2020
Metaswitch NetworksMay 14, 2020
CyberXMay 05, 2020$165 m
Affirmed NetworksMarch 26, 2020
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Microsoft Revenue Breakdown

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Microsoft revenue breakdown by business segment: 24.7% from Office Products and Cloud Services, 5.6% from LinkedIn, 5.4% from Search Advertising, 8.1% from Gaming, 15.6% from Windows, 28.9% from Server Products and Cloud Services and 11.6% from Other

Microsoft revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 51.2% from United States and 48.8% from Other Countries

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Microsoft Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

40/100

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Microsoft Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Microsoft Online and Social Media Presence

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Microsoft Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    75/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    82/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    82/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    74/100

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Microsoft News and Updates

Microsoft reportedly shelves Windows 10X, its Chrome OS competitor

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Microsoft Fights Google With Windows 10’s Perfect Weapon

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Microsoft Will Soon Kill Flash on Windows 10 for Good

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This Bengaluru startup conducts team engagement activities for the likes of Amazon, Walmart, SAP, Microsoft

Vipul Kasera launched Team Activators in Bengaluru in 2018 to disrupt the team engagement space. In three years, the startup claims to have conducted engagement activities for 1,000+ teams across a range of clients.

Report: Microsoft likely to scrap Windows 10X operating system project

Microsoft Corp. is likely to abandon its efforts to develop a simplified version of Windows for personal computers and folding handsets, according to a report published today. In 2019, Microsoft announced plans to develop a new edition of Windows called Windows 10X that would feature both interface…

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Microsoft Blogs

Imagine Cup World Championship coming May 25; meet the judges

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Today, we are announcing the EU Data Boundary for the Microsoft cloud. Commercial and public sector customers in the EU will be able to use…

The post Today, we are announcing the EU Data Boundary for the Microsoft cloud. Commercial and public sector customers in the EU will be able to use… appeared first on Stories.

Answering Europe’s call: storing and processing EU data in the EU

The post Answering Europe’s call: storing and processing EU data in the EU appeared first on Stories.

New study shows digital preparedness helped organizations adapt to COVID-19

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How Microsoft Software and Systems Academy helped this soldier land a rewarding and flexible tech career

The post How Microsoft Software and Systems Academy helped this soldier land a rewarding and flexible tech career appeared first on Stories.

Humans and AI: Meet Juan Lavista Ferres

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Microsoft Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Microsoft founded?

    Microsoft was founded in 1975.

  • Who are Microsoft key executives?

    Microsoft's key executives are Satya Nadella, Amy Hood and Brad Smith.

  • How many employees does Microsoft have?

    Microsoft has 163,000 employees.

  • What is Microsoft revenue?

    Latest Microsoft annual revenue is $143 b.

  • What is Microsoft revenue per employee?

    Latest Microsoft revenue per employee is $877.4 k.

  • Who are Microsoft competitors?

    Competitors of Microsoft include Salesforce, Zoom and Slack.

  • Where is Microsoft headquarters?

    Microsoft headquarters is located at Microsoft Corporation One Microsoft Way, Redmond.

  • Where are Microsoft offices?

    Microsoft has offices in Redmond, Albany, Alpharetta, Atlanta and in 169 other locations.

  • How many offices does Microsoft have?

    Microsoft has 177 offices.