Microsoft Posts Record Revenues, Quarterly Loss

LOS ANGELES-     Microsoft reported its 4th quarter revenues for investors this Thursday. The good news came quick, as Microsoft, once again, posted record quarterly revenues of 18 Billion. Still, the company took a hit with a reported quarterly loss of 192 Million. Nonetheless, investors remained surprisingly happy with the Software giant’s results. Riding a wave of Office and Windows announcements, it hardly seemed surprising that shareholders were not shedding tears.


Revenue: 18 Billion (  7% increase)

Quarterly Loss: 192 Million

Operating Income: 6 Billion ( 12 % increase)

Earnings per Shares: .06 ( 6% Increase)

“We delivered record fourth quarter and annual revenue, and we’re fast approaching the most exciting launch season in Microsoft history,” —Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft.


Revenue: 74 Billion

Operating Income: 23 Billion

Earnings per Share: $2.00


Server and Tools Division: Grew by 12% for 2012

Office Division: Grew by 7% for 2012

Adoption Rate: 1 Billion PCs

Windows Division: Declined by 1% for 2012 ( Adjusted)

Windows 7: 50% Adoption Rate

Online Services Division: Grew by 10% for 2012

Bing Search: Grew to 15.6% market share

Entertainment and Interactive Division: Grew by 8% for 2012

Xbox: Best-selling console in the U.S. for 18 consecutive months

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