Posted by Ovunc Kutlu | 22 July 2017 | 1,355 times
Net income at Microsoft more than doubled in the April-June period, the software giant announced Thursday.
The tech company’s net income for the fourth quarter of its 2017 fiscal year rose 109 percent to $6.51 billion, from $3.12.
Revenue increased 13 percent to $23.32 billion, from $20.61 billion.
“Innovation across our cloud platforms drove strong results this quarter,” CEO Satya Nadella said in a statement.
Revenues from the company’s intelligent cloud jumped 11 percent to $7.4 billion.
Microsoft stock increased 4 percent to $77.20 in after-hours trading, after it closed Thursday at $74.22.
During trading hours, shares reached an all-time high of $74.30, Microsoft a market capitalisation of $570.5 billion.
Microsoft is currently the world’s third most valuable company behind Apple and Google’s parent company, Alphabet. (Anadolu Agency)
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