Microsoft is a multinational corporation, which develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, and personal computers and services. The Company's best-known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. It also offers Dynamics business solutions, such as financial management, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and analytics applications for small and mid-size businesses, large organizations, and LinkedIn online professional network. Its Intelligent Cloud segment licenses server products and cloud services, and enterprise services. Microsoft's flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. 

Redmond, US
Size (employees)
124,000 (est)
Microsoft was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, US
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Key People/Management at Microsoft

Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella

Judson Althoff

Judson Althoff

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Commercial Business
Chris Capossela

Chris Capossela

Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Marketing and Consumer Business
Jean-Philippe Courtois

Jean-Philippe Courtois

Executive Vice President and President, Microsoft Global Sales, Marketing and Operations
Kurt Delbene

Kurt Delbene

Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Core Services Engineering and Operations
Scott Guthrie

Scott Guthrie

Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud + AI Group
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Microsoft Office Locations

Microsoft has offices in Tiranë, Kyiv, Colombo, Hoàn Kiếm and in 87 other locations
Redmond, US (HQ)
1 Microsoft Way
San Nicolas, AR
710 Bouchard
North Ryde, AU
1 Epping Rd
Wien, AT
3 Am Europl.
Bakı, AZ
21 Zərifə Əliyeva
Dhaka, BD
8 Gulshan Ave
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Microsoft Financials and Metrics

Microsoft Financials

Microsoft's revenue was reported to be $89.95 b in FY, 2017 which is a 5.4% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

26.8 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

17.6 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %


Net income (Q3, 2018)

7.4 b

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

8.3 b

Market capitalization (18-Jun-2018)

774.9 b

Closing share price (18-Jun-2018)


Cash (31-Mar-2018)

9.2 b


842.6 b
Microsoft's current market capitalization is $774.9 b.
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


93.6 b85.3 b90 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

33 b32.8 b34.3 b

Gross profit

60.5 b52.5 b55.7 b
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


5.6 b6.5 b7.7 b

Accounts Receivable

17.9 b18.3 b19.8 b


2.9 b2.3 b2.2 b

Current Assets

124.7 b139.7 b159.9 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


6.3 b6.4 b7.4 b5.4 b7.2 b7.2 b13.9 b8.5 b6.7 b6.9 b12.9 b9.2 b

Accounts Receivable

12.9 b16.2 b12.4 b11.4 b14.5 b12.2 b11.1 b14.3 b12.9 b14.6 b18.4 b17.2 b


3.1 b2.1 b2.5 b3.8 b2.7 b2.5 b3.1 b2 b2 b3.2 b2 b2.1 b

Current Assets

112 b116 b118 b122 b128 b128 b158 b145 b146 b161 b167.6 b156.7 b
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

12.2 b16.8 b21.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

6 b6.6 b8.8 b


(272 m)600 m50 m

Accounts Payable

(1.1 b)88 m81 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

4.5 b5.9 b5 b4.6 b5 b3.8 b4.7 b5.2 b4.8 b6.6 b274 m7.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.7 b1.8 b2.2 b2.5 b2.5 b5 b7.7 b


(483 m)1.1 b(430 m)(937 m)1.1 b241 m(867 m)1.1 b(16 m)(1 b)182 m107 m

Accounts Payable

(659 m)137 m(390 m)(135 m)369 m(129 m)(443 m)99 m(425 m)(407 m)531 m138 m
USDY, 2018


101.6 x


26 x


1 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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Microsoft Operating Metrics

Microsoft's Mobile Phones Sold was reported to be 89.3 m in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Monthly Active Users (Xbox Live)

30 m37 m37 m37 m37 m39 m48 m46 m49 m49 m47 m55 m52 m53 m53 m59 m59 m

Consumer Subscribers (Office 365)

7.10 m9.20 m12.40 m15.20 m15.20 m18.20 m20.60 m22.20 m23.10 m23.10 m24 m24.90 m26.20 m27 m28 m29.20 m30.60 m

Units Sold (Xbox console)

2.40 m6.60 m1.60 m1.40 m12.10 m

Mobile Phones Sold

36.10 m163.60 m89.30 m
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Microsoft Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Flipgrid Inc June 18, 2018
GitHub June 01, 2018$7.50 b
PlayFab (24)January 29, 2018
Avere Systems (106)January 03, 2018
Siwng Technologies November 07, 2017
AltspaceVR (33)October 04, 2017
Cycle Computing August 15, 2017
Cloudyn (69)June 28, 2017$70 m
Hexadite (42)May 24, 2017$100 m
Intentional Software April 18, 2017
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Microsoft Revenue Breakdown

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Microsoft revenue breakdown by business segment: 28.4% from Intelligent Cloud, 40.1% from More Personal Computing and 31.5% from Productivity and Business Processes

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Microsoft Online and Social Media Presence

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Microsoft News and Updates

Embedded Analytics Market is Set to Experience Revolutionary Growth by 2025

Persistence Market Research has announced the addition of the “Embedded Analytics Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2017-2025"report to their offering Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Microsoft CEO Blasts “Cruel and Abusive” Immigration Separations

Satya Nadella says "Microsoft is not working with the US government on any projects related to separating children from their families at the border" The post Microsoft CEO Blasts “Cruel and Abusive” Immigration Separations appeared first on Computer Business Review.

Read the letter 100 Microsoft staff reportedly sent to Satya Nadella protesting the firm’s $19 million deal with ICE

Microsoft staff wrote to CEO Satya Nadella calling on the firm to cancel its $19.4 million contract with the US's Immigration, Customs and Enforcement agency. They are dismayed at President Donald Trump's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy, in which families and children are separated after cross…

Microsoft to deliver intelligent cloud from Norway datacenters

Microsoft Cloud to accelerate digital transformation and innovation through a strategic partnership with Equinor and to the benefit of organizations across Norway REDMOND, Washington and OSLO, Norway, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced plans to...

Microsoft employees demand cancellation of contracts with ICE

With pressure mounting on the Trump administration's family separation policy, Microsoft employees have joined the fold. As first reported by the New York Times, more than 100 of the company's staff have signed an open letter to CEO Satya Nadella requesting to stop working with U.S. Immigrations a…

We're so hyped for the adorable new American Girl Xbox gaming set

On Monday, American Girl revealed a brand new mini Xbox One S gaming accessory set for its dolls, and honestly, none of us were ready. Seeing the tiny gaming bundle in action immediately inspired a conflicted mixture of "WOW I NEED THIS" and also "Wait, do I Iook that dead inside while #gaming?"  …
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