At Ballmer's Microsoft, Stock Price Defies Sales Growth

Total sales at Microsoft are up almost four-fold since CEO Steve Ballmer took over the company in 2000. The company's stock has plummeted during his tenure, however. He announced his resignation in August 2013.

Published Oct. 24, 2013

1 — Change from Jan. 13, 2000, the day Ballmer was appointed CEO.

2 — Change from 2002, the first data available.

Sources: Data compiled by Bloomberg, Microsoft filings, Goldman Sachs

GRAPHIC: ALEX TRIBOU / BLOOMBERG VISUAL DATA