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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 Openings2
Revenue (FY, 2020)$143 B(+14%)
Share Price (Feb 2021)$234.5 (-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at Microsoft

Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella

Chief Executive Officer, Director
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
Amy Hood

Amy Hood

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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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 (Q1, 2021)

37.2b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

26.2b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

70.4%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

13.9b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

15.9b

Market capitalization (22-Feb-2021)

1.8t

Closing stock price (22-Feb-2021)

234.5

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

17.2b

EV

1.8t
Microsoft's current market capitalization is $1.8 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, 2021

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Gross profit Margin, %

66%62%67%69%67%69%70%
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, 2021

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

164.2b156.9b159.9b165.9b167.1b170.5b177.1b
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, 2021

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

(395.0m)(835.0m)(1.0b)(547.0m)(554.0m)(8.0m)315.0m
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, 2021

Monthly Active Users (Xbox Live)

53 m53 m59 m59 m57 m57 m64 m63 m65 m

Consumer Subscribers (Office 365)

27 m28 m29.20 m30.60 m31.40 m32.50 m33.30 m34.20 m34.80 m35.60 m37.20 m39.60 m42.70 m45.30 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
Smash.ggDecember 02, 2020
ZeniMaxSeptember 21, 2020$7.50 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
MoverOctober 21, 2019
MovereSeptember 04, 2019
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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

45/100

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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 allies with European publishers to push for 'Australian-style' laws on news content, pitting itself against Facebook and Google

Summary List PlacementAs Facebook and Google brace themselves to start paying news publishers in Australia, rival Microsoft is pressing its advantage internationally. Microsoft announced Monday it had struck an alliance with four major European publishers' lobbying groups to push for an "Australia…

UCB and Microsoft Expand Collaboration to Accelerate Drug Discovery and Development

BRUSSELS and ATLANTA, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Through this collaboration with Microsoft, UCB seeks to discover and develop medicines faster for people living with severe diseases in immunology and neurology Microsoft will provide AI technology and applied scientists to work...

Microsoft joins media publishers in Europe in push to get big tech to pay for news

Microsoft Corp. announced today that it’s joining a coalition of European media publishers in an effort to ensure they get paid for content shared online. The move comes after Microsoft gave its support for what’s now being called the Australia model, legislation in the country that will force comp…

Why Microsoft is bullish on Australia's clamp down on media

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Microsoft is adding AI-powered text predictions to Word

Microsoft plans to add AI-powered text predictions to Word in March. The software giant first rolled out the feature to 50% of Windows Beta Channels last year. But an update to the Microsoft 365 roadmap spotted by TechRadar shows the company intends to offer it to all Word users next month. The feat…

MSCI collaborates with Microsoft on investment-solutions-as-a-service bundle

MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools and services, today announced the development of Investment Solutions as a Service for the global investment industry in collaboration with Microsoft Corp.
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Microsoft Blogs

Our partnership with Amadeus will apply the power of Azure and its AI capabilities to create new frictionless experiences for travelers…

The post Our partnership with Amadeus will apply the power of Azure and its AI capabilities to create new frictionless experiences for travelers… appeared first on Stories.

Amadeus and Microsoft form strategic partnership to drive future innovation in travel

REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 25, 2021 — Amadeus and Microsoft today announce a global strategic partnership that will harness cloud technology to innovate and explore new products and solutions and create smoother travel experiences in the future. The partnership will combine Microsoft trusted, secure clou…

Join us March 2 for the latest on Mixed Reality and the cloud at Microsoft Ignite

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Microsoft open sources CodeQL queries used to hunt for Solorigate activity

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AAAI 2021: Experts gather to discuss big questions about artificial intelligence

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How one district shifted to remote learning – in just 3 days

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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, Brad Smith and Bill Gates.

  • 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.