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. Microsoft's flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup.
Company Growth (employees)
Redmond, US
Size (employees)
124,000 (est)
Microsoft was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Redmond, US

Key People/Management at Microsoft

Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella

Chief Executive Officer
John Thompson

John Thompson

Kevin Scott

Kevin Scott

Chief Technology Officer
Chris Capossela

Chris Capossela

Chief Marketing Officer
Peggy Johnson

Peggy Johnson

Executive Vice President, Business Development
Brad Smith

Brad Smith

President and Chief Legal Officer
Rajesh Jha

Rajesh Jha

Executive Vice President, Office Product Group
Harry Shum

Harry Shum

Executive Vice President, Artificial Intelligence and Research Group
Judson Althoff

Judson Althoff

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Commercial Business
Phil Spencer

Phil Spencer

Executive Vice President, Gaming
Terry Myerson

Terry Myerson

Executive Vice President, Windows and Devices Group
Kurt DelBene

Kurt DelBene

Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Operations
Amy Hood

Amy Hood

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Weiner

Jeff Weiner

CEO of LinkedIn
Bill Gates

Bill Gates

Founder and Technology Advisor
Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman

Partner at Greylock Partners
Hugh Johnston

Hugh Johnston

Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, PepsiCo
Teri List-Stoll

Teri List-Stoll

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Gap, Inc.

Microsoft Office Locations

Microsoft has offices in Redmond, Singapore, Mississauga, Unterschleißheim and in 87 other locations
Redmond, US (HQ)
1 Microsoft Way
Mississauga, CA
1950 Meadowvale Blvd
Unterschleißheim, DE
Gurgaon, IN
10th Floor, Tower B & C, DLF Building No.5 (Epitome), Cyber City, DLF Phase III
México, MX
Av. Vasco de Quiroga 1700 Piso 7, Col. Centro de Ciudad Santa Fe, Del Álvaro Obregón
Berkshire, GB
Thames Valley Park, Reading
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Microsoft Financials and Metrics

Microsoft Financials

Microsoft's revenue was reported to be $90 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

24.5 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

16.3 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %


Net income (Q1, 2018)

6.6 b

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

7.7 b

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

666.9 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

6.9 b


737.3 b
Microsoft's current market capitalization is $666.9 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
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018


23.2 b26.5 b21.7 b20.4 b23.8 b20.5 b20.5 b24.1 b22.1 b24.5 b

Cost of goods sold

8.3 b10.1 b7.2 b7.2 b9.9 b7.7 b7.8 b9.9 b8.1 b8.3 b

Gross profit

14.9 b16.3 b14.6 b13.2 b13.9 b12.8 b12.6 b14.2 b14 b16.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %

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, 2018


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

Accounts Receivable

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


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

Current Assets

112 b116 b118 b122 b128 b128 b158 b145 b146 b161 b
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

12.2 b16.8 b21.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

6 b6.6 b8.8 b

Accounts Receivable

1.5 b(530 m)(925 m)


(272 m)600 m50 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Accounts Receivable

6.6 b(3.4 b)3.7 b6.4 b(3.1 b)2.3 b7.2 b(2.7 b)1.5 b7.9 b


(483 m)1.1 b(430 m)(937 m)1.1 b241 m(867 m)1.1 b(16 m)(1 b)
USDY, 2017


95.7 x


59.3 x


197.9 k


0.9 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.8 x
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Microsoft Operating Metrics

Microsoft's Mobile Phones Sold was reported to be 89.3 m in FY, 2016, which is a 45% decrease from the previous period
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Jan, 2016Mar, 2016Q3, 2016May, 2016Q4, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017May, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Nov, 2017

Monthly Active Users (Xbox Live)

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

Consumer Subscribers (Office 365)

7.1 m9.2 m12.4 m15.2 m15.2 m18.2 m20.6 m22.2 m23.1 m23.1 m24 m24.9 m26.2 m27 m28 m

Units Sold (Xbox console)

2.4 m6.6 m1.6 m1.4 m12.1 m

Mobile Phones Sold

36.1 m163.6 m89.3 m
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Microsoft Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Mojang Synergies
Skype Communications S.á r.l.
Microsoft Operations
Microsoft Operations Puerto Rico
Microsoft Regional Sales Corporation
Microsoft Ireland Research
Microsoft Capital Group
Microsoft Global Finance
Microsoft Ireland Operations
Microsoft Online
Avere SystemsJanuary 03, 2018
Siwng TechnologiesNovember 07, 2017
AltspaceVROctober 04, 2017
Cycle ComputingAugust 15, 2017
CloudynJune 28, 2017$70 m
HexaditeMay 24, 2017$100 m
Intentional SoftwareApril 18, 2017
Deis.comApril 10, 2017
Open Build ServiceApril 01, 2017
Donya LabsJanuary 17, 2017
MaluubaJanuary 13, 2017
GeneeAugust 22, 2016
MixerAugust 11, 2016
Wand LabsJune 16, 2016
LinkedInJune 13, 2016$26.2 b
SolairMay 03, 2016
XamarinFebruary 24, 2016
Groove (dba Zikera)February 09, 2016
SwiftKeyFebruary 02, 2016$250 m
MinecraftEduJanuary 19, 2016
Event ZeroJanuary 13, 2016
TalkoDecember 21, 2015
MetanautixDecember 18, 2015
Secure Islands TechnologiesNovember 09, 2015$77.5 m
Mobile Data LabsNovember 05, 2015
HavokOctober 02, 2015
AdxstudioSeptember 30, 2015
Double LabsSeptember 10, 2015
VoloMetrixSeptember 03, 2015$250 m
FantasySalesTeamAugust 03, 2015
AdallomJuly 19, 2015$320 m
FieldOne SystemsJuly 16, 2015
BlueStripeJune 10, 2015
6Wunderkinder / WunderlistJune 02, 2015
Datazen SoftwareApril 14, 2015
LiveLoop March 26, 2015
N-TrigFebruary 12, 2015
SunriseFebruary 04, 2015$100 m
Revolution Analytics January 23, 2015

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Microsoft Revenue Breakdown

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