Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, markets, and supports software, services, and devices worldwide. The company’s Devices and Consumer (D&C) Licensing segment licenses Windows operating system and related software; Microsoft Office for consumers; and Windows Phone operating system. Its Computing and Gaming Hardware segment provides Xbox gaming and entertainment consoles and accessories, second-party and third-party video games, and Xbox Live subscriptions; surface devices and accessories; and Microsoft PC accessories. The company’s Phone Hardware segment offers Lumia Smartphones and other non-Lumia phones. Its D&C Other segment provides Windows Store, Xbox Live transactions, and Windows Phone Store; search advertising; display advertising; Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal; first-party video games; and other consumer products and services, as well as operates retail stores. The company’s Commercial Licensing segments licenses server products, including Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Windows Embedded; Windows operating system; Microsoft Office for business, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, and related CALs; Microsoft Dynamics business solutions; and Skype. Its Commercial Other segment offers enterprise services, including premier support services and Microsoft consulting services; commercial cloud comprising Office 365 Commercial, other Microsoft Office online offerings, Dynamics CRM Online, and Microsoft Azure; and other commercial products and online services. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as online. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is based in Redmond, Washington.

Redmond, US
118,000 (est)
Microsoft was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Redmond, US

Key People at Microsoft

Charles W. Scharf

Charles W. Scharf

Chief Executive Officer
Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella

Chief Executive Officer
G. Mason Morfit

G. Mason Morfit

Teri L. List-Stoll

Teri L. List-Stoll

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Maria M. Klawe

Maria M. Klawe


Microsoft Locations

Redmond, US
Mississauga, CA
Unterschleißheim, DE
Singapore, SG
México, MX
Berkshire, GB
Gurgaon, IN

Microsoft Metrics

Microsoft Summary

Market capitalization

$461 B

Closing share price

Microsoft's latest market capitalization is $461 B.

Microsoft Financials

Microsoft's revenue was $85.3 B in H1, 2016
FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014Y, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016


$86.8 B$93.6 B$85.3 B

Cost of goods sold

$16.7 B$21.4 B$17.9 B

Microsoft Market Value History

16% of current employees of Microsoft are female and 84% are male.

Market Position – hardware, Technology, software, manufacturer, devices, cloud platforms, big tech, mobile, cloud storage

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