Microsoft Quarterly Results Impress Analysts, But Not Investors
02 February, 2018, 00:42 | Author: Tracy Craig
Intelligent Cloud revenue was up 15 percent to $7.8 billion, with Microsoft citing factors including a 98 percent increase in Azure cloud revenue. The company reported $28.9 billion in revenue, a 12% year-over-year increase.
Microsoft's coyness around Azure makes it hard to make a direct comparison with Amazon Web Services (AWS), but it does clump together a bunch of its cloud services under a "Commercial Cloud" heading to at least give us something; this includes Office 365, Dynamics 365, Azure and other cloudy things. Analysts expectedearnings of 86 cents a share on sales of $28.35 billion, according to Zacks Investment Research. Beasley is impressed by the increase of active users and believes ad revenue will just continue to grow.
Microsoft (MSFT) shares failed to get a bounce Thursday from the software company's beat-and-raise quarterly results posted late Wednesday. LinkedIn witnessed a growth of over 20% and contribution of $1.3 billion.
By unit, Microsoft reported second quarter revenue of $9 billion, up 25 percent from a year ago, for its productivity and business processes division.
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Dynamics products and cloud services revenue grew 10% driven by Dynamics 365revenue growth of 67%.
Microsoft's Q2 star was unquestionably the Intelligent Cloud division, which brought in revenue of $7.8 billion.
This came despite Xbox playing second fiddle to Sony in the console market, while Nintendo's Switch was the unexpected hit of the year. All three of the company's operating groups saw growth. That's above the FactSet consensus estimate of $12.02 billion in revenue for More Personal Computing. Earlier this month, a KeyBanc analysis concluded its Azure cloud services had grabbed back market share from its biggest competitor, Amazon, though it still trails by 42 percentage points in the no. 2 spot. "Strong execution from our sales teams and partners is driving growth across our businesses". Microsoftsaid that gaming revenue was up 8 percent in the gaming industry's all-important holiday quarter.
Android users can send SMS text messages by voice using Alexa, but Amazon does not now have plans to add support for iOS . Earlier this month, Amazon that it would be rolling out Alexa Onboard, which lets users access Alexa from inside a auto .
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Most DOE funds go to clean up nuclear waste sites across the USA , and to maintain the country's stockpile of nuclear weapons. The plan would also chop spending on more efficient building technologies and research into geothermal, hydro and windpower.
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The news service is expected to continue to supply Eikon and other products, according to a report by Reuters . The Thomsons, descended from company founder Roy Thomson, remain some of the richest people in Canada.
Bill Nelson , Marco Rubio and a bipartisan group of Florida House members as well as representatives from other states. In a reversal, FEMA said it would not withdraw aid from Puerto Rico beginning January 31.
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Kyrie Irving (quad) ruled out Wednesday for Celtics
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Ozil agrees new Arsenal deal
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Facebook user growth, time spent fall on news feed changes
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Trump to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open
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