Employees: 118 000, +100 countries
Fiscal year ends: 30 June
Headquarter: One Microsoft Way, Redmond, Washington
Products: Information technology (IT) products and services worldwide.
Rating (long-term): AAA (S&P), Aaa (Moody’s)
Competitors: HP, Apple, IBM, Oracle, Alphabet
The strategy is to build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for a mobile-first, cloud-first world.
The company offers:
• An array of services, including cloud-based services
• Design, manufacture, and sell devices that integrate with cloud-based services
• Deliver relevant online advertising to a global audience
Revenue and Gross profit are inline with expectation: $77 849 (2013), $86 833 (2014), $93 580 (2015)
Gross, Operating and Net margins are superior and stable.
Profitability is Stable+:
ROA, ROE and Free cash flow margin declined since 2013 but still are attractable.
Financial health is High:
The company manages own financial flows very well and has one of the best financial leverage.
Valuation price: Valuation price: $30.71 => There is -41% downside to the current market price
Last stock splits: 2:1 (14.02.2003), 2:1 (26.03.1999), 2:1 (20.02.1998)
Share repurchase: positive
1975 April 4, Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in Albuquerque
1975 July 29, Bill Gates used the name “Micro-soft” in a letter to Paul Allen to refer to their partnership.
1976 November 26, The name Microsoft was registered with the secretary of state of New Mexico
1981 June 25, Microsoft was incorporated in the state of Washington
1983 May 2, Microsoft Mouse was released
1983 November 10, Bill Gates announces Microsoft Windows
1986 March 13, Microsoft went public at $21.00 per share
1986 September 19, Microsoft was reincorporated in the state of Delaware
1989 August 8, Microsoft introduced Microsoft Office
1993 November 1, Microsoft was reincorporated in the state of Washington
1995 August 24, Microsoft released Microsoft Windows 95 and launched a major online service, MSN
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