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, Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer. 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 Revenue

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Microsoft's revenue was reported to be $110.36 b in FY, 2018

Revenue (FY, 2018)

110.4 b

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

72 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %


Net income (FY, 2018)

16.6 b

EBIT (FY, 2018)

35.1 b

Market capitalization (16-Aug-2018)

825.4 b

Closing stock price (16-Aug-2018)


Cash (30-Jun-2018)

11.9 b


889.7 b
Microsoft's current market capitalization is $825.4 b.
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018


93.6 b85.3 b90 b110.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

33 b32.8 b34.3 b38.4 b

Gross profit

60.5 b52.5 b55.7 b72 b
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018


5.6 b6.5 b7.7 b11.9 b

Accounts Receivable

17.9 b18.3 b19.8 b


2.9 b2.3 b2.2 b2.7 b

Current Assets

124.7 b139.7 b159.9 b169.7 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, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

12.2 b16.8 b21.2 b16.6 b

Depreciation and Amortization

6 b6.6 b8.8 b


(272 m)600 m50 m(465 m)

Accounts Payable

(1.1 b)88 m81 m1.1 b
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


25.4 x


890 k

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
Bonsai June 21, 2018
Flipgrid (26)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
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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

Human Capital Metrics

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

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Microsoft News and Updates

Microsoft shuts down domains used by Russian hackers to target conservatives

Microsoft Corp. said Monday that it had shut down six domains relating to an effort by Russian state-sponsored hackers to hack conservative organizations and senators. The domains were being used as part of a phishing campaign that attempted to gain login details for sites with similar names to tho…

UPDATE 5-Russian hackers targeted U.S. Senate, think tanks -Microsoft

Microsoft Corp said that hackers linked to Russia's government sought to launch cyber attacks on U.S. political groups, warning that Moscow is broadening attacks ahead of November's congressional elections.

How Microsoft Tackles Russia's Fancy Bear Hackers—And Why It's Never Enough

Microsoft has once again taken down Russian phishing sites, but that won't deter them for long.

Russia calls Microsoft's hacking allegations a "witch-hunt"

Russian foreign ministry on Tuesday denounced as a "witch-hunt" accusations put forward by Microsoft Corp over alleged attempts by hackers linked to Russia's government to launch cyber attacks on U.S. institutions.

Microsoft Offers Free Cybersecurity Tools to Political Candidates—But You’ve Got to Be a Microsoft Customer

Microsoft joins other tech giants in attempting to improve electoral process security.

Microsoft president: Russians targeting all political sides - MSNBC

There is no evidence that the latest Russian hacking attacks against U.S. Senate offices or American-based think tanks were successful, Microsoft Corp's Brad Smith said on Tuesday, adding that the hackers are targeting "everyone across the political spectrum."
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Microsoft Company Life and Culture

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