Recent Microsoft financial quarter report
As of June 30 2011, Microsoft had reported returns of $17.37 billion. Compared to the previous year, it was 8% increase (Redmond, 2011). The total quarter earnings per share were: operating income ($ 6.17 billion), diluted earnings ($ 0.69 billion) and the net income ($ 5.87 billion). The percentile increments were 4%, 35% and 30% respectively.
Microsoft’s ended financial year as of June 30, 2011 reported a 12% increment with a figure of $ 69.94 billion worth revenues. For each share, the operating income was $ 27.16 billion, diluted income $ 2.69 billion and net returns $ 23.15 billion. Compared to 2010, the percentile was 13%, 28% and 23% respectively.
There was a Microsoft Business Division revenue for the quarter of 7%, with annual being 16%. There was 12% revenue growth on Server & Tools for the fourth quarter, double growth. On the contrary, there was a 1% drop in the Windows and Windows Live Division (which sold over 400 million licenses) with the annual percentile decrement being 2%.
There was 17% revenue growth in the Online Services Department on the fourth quarter while in the year was 15%. In the Entertainment and Devices Department, the revenue growth was 30% for the fourth quarter while for the full year was 45%.
According to the Microsoft fourth quarter and full year reports, the company registered double-digit growth in the revenues and earnings. I think its sound. With the trend that it has set, and the demand of all its products, be it in small enterprises or international corporations and to cap it all, the features that it has introduced to the social connections such as Facebook; these will help in vouching for it a better position for the year 2012.
Redmond, July 2011. Microsoft Reports Record Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results. Retrieved on September 10, 2011 from http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2011/jul11/07-21fy11Q4earningsPR.mspx