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microsoft corp (MSFT) Snapshot

Open
$43.01
Previous Close
$43.28
Day High
$43.21
Day Low
$42.88
52 Week High
11/14/14 - $50.05
52 Week Low
03/14/14 - $37.51
Market Cap
353.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
29.7M
EPS TTM
$2.63
Shares Outstanding
8.2B
EX-Date
02/17/15
P/E TM
16.3x
Dividend
$1.24
Dividend Yield
2.74%
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Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, markets, and supports software, services, and devices worldwide. The company’s Devices and Consumer (D&C) Licensing segment licenses Windows operating system and related software; Microsoft Office for consumers; and Windows Phone operating system. Its Computing and Gaming Hardware segment provides Xbox gaming and entertainment consoles and accessories, second-party and third-party video games, and Xbox Live subscriptions; surface devices and accessories; and Microsoft PC accessories. The company’s Phone Hardware segment offers Lumia Smartphones and other non-Lumia phones. Its D&C Other segment provides Windows Store, Xbox Live transactions, and Windows Phone Store; search advertising; display advertising; Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal; first-party video games; and other consumer products and services, as well as operates retail stores. The company’s Commercial Licensing segments licenses server products, including Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Studio, System Center, and related Client Access Licenses (CALs); Windows Embedded; Windows operating system; Microsoft Office for business, including Office, Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, and related CALs; Microsoft Dynamics business solutions; and Skype. Its Commercial Other segment offers enterprise services, including premier support services and Microsoft consulting services; commercial cloud comprising Office 365 Commercial, other Microsoft Office online offerings, Dynamics CRM Online, and Microsoft Azure; and other commercial products and online services. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as online. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is based in Redmond, Washington.

128,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/31/14
Founded in 1975

microsoft corp (MSFT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $4.5M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.2M
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $3.6M
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.6M
Executive Vice President of Technology and Re...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.6M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

microsoft corp (MSFT) Key Developments

Libelium Sensors Connect with Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform

Libelium and Microsoft (MSFT) announced that Microsoft Azure Cloud integrates with Waspmote wireless sensors to speed time-to-market for Smart Cities and Internet of Things (IoT) projects with scalable Cloud infrastructure. For Libelium customers, Microsoft Azure provides a scalable infrastructure for data, virtual machines, server and frontend applications. With sensor technology to measure energy use, monitor environmental conditions or water quality, businesses can reduce costs and increase productivity. A customer integration of Libelium and Microsoft Azure demonstrates a complete industrial IoT solution in a Smart Factory, from sensor integration on the factory floor to business processes and data visualization in real time.

Microsoft Corp. Introduces Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft Corp. introduced Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, two new smartphones that give people greater flexibility and freedom to choose when and where they get things done. Both phones are upgradeable to Windows 10, which offers more personal computing and greater productivity, and will be available later this year. In a competitive marketplace, Microsoft continues to deliver innovative smartphone experiences at all price points. Both devices offer the seamless integration of hardware essentials with a choice of screen sizes and camera capabilities and Microsoft services to offer incredible productivity with affordability. With Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, people are prepared for anything for work, at home and on the go: smoothly and quickly access important documents or run popular websites, apps and games, thanks to the onboard 1 GB of memory and powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor featuring quad-core CPU running at 1.2GHz. Enjoy photos and videos on a crisp high-definition (HD) display either 5 inches on Lumia 640 or 5.7 inches on Lumia 640 XL. Power through the day with battery to spare with a long-lasting battery 2500 mAh for Lumia 640 and 3000 mAh for Lumia 640 XL. Capture detail-rich photos even in low light with the 8MP camera on Lumia 640 or 13MP ZEISS optics on Lumia 640 XL. Both feature LED flash, a front-facing camera for Skype video calling, and Lumia Camera software right out of the box. Enjoy the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update, complete with one-swipe Action Center, Word Flow and Live Folders. People can also upgrade Lumia 640 and 640 XL to Windows 10 and enjoy its benefits as it becomes available later this year. Have the best of both worlds with LTE support available on dual-SIM models for the first time. In addition, all dual-SIM models will feature Smart Dual SIM to help ensure people never miss a call. Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL customers will be able to access new Windows 10 features and innovation through the Windows Insider Program, as well as upgrade to Windows 10 later this year. Key features and improvements of Windows 10 include new universal apps such as Office, Mail and Calendar, and Photos; Internet Protocol-based messaging from Skype and others integrated directly into the messaging experience; an entirely new browsing experience with the new Project Spartan browser; and extended integration of the Cortana personal assistant. Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL also come with a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal, which includes the latest Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote) on the Lumia, as well as on one PC or Mac and one tablet, plus 1TB of OneDrive storage, and 60 free minutes of Skype Unlimited Worldwide calling per month. Lumia 640 XL will begin rolling out globally in March and will be available in matte cyan, orange and black, as well as both matte and glossy white. Lumia 640 will be available starting in April and will be available in glossy cyan, orange and white, as well as matte black. Both Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL will be available in single-SIM and dual-SIM LTE and dual-SIM 3G variants. Lumia 640 XL will also be available as a single-SIM 3G variant. Pricing will vary by market and operator; Lumia 640 is estimated to be around €139 for the 3G model and €159 for the LTE model, before taxes and subsidies. Lumia 640 XL will be around €189 for 3G and €219 for LTE, before taxes and subsidies. In addition to expanding its device family, Microsoft announced a new service for small and medium-size businesses together with AT&T. Fully integrated, the AT&T Mobile Office Suite offers businesses easy and highly secure access to voice calls, email, calendars, instant messaging, HD videoconferencing, desktop sharing, file sharing and more.

Microsoft reportedly Mulls Acquisition of Prismatic

Microsoft Corporation (NasdaqGS:MSFT) is reportedly is seeking acquisition of Prismatic. According to multiple sources, “Prismatic — an app that recommends news articles to users based on what their connections are reading and liking — is on the block, and Microsoft is the front runner to get it. It’s not clear what stage talks are at presently. Microsoft is one of several large companies that are talking to the startup, with the “most serious interest” otherwise coming from Apple Inc. (NasdaqGS:AAPL)and Yahoo! Inc. (NasdaqGS:YHOO). Google Inc. (NasdaqGS:GOOGL) and Facebook, Inc. (NasdaqGS:FB) have also showed early interest.” Another source resolutely names Microsoft as the final buyer, and a price of $30 million. According to CrunchBase, Prismatic has raised $15 million to date, with investors including Accel Partners, Jim Breyer, Yuri Milner and Javelin’s Alex Gurevich. We have contacted both Microsoft and Prismatic about these rumors. Microsoft declined to comment for this article, and we have not had any replies from multiple attempts to contact Prismatic.

 

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