Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday January 28, 2016

Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights Second Quarter Results

Microsoft Corp. today announced the following results for the quarter ended December 31, 2015:

  • Revenue was $23.8 billion GAAP, and $25.7 billion non-GAAP

  • Operating income was $6.0 billion GAAP, and $7.9 billion non-GAAP

  • Net income was $5.0 billion GAAP, and $6.3 billion non-GAAP

  • Earnings per share was $0.62 GAAP, and $0.78 non-GAAP

During the quarter, Microsoft returned $6.5 billion to shareholders in the form of share repurchases and dividends. "Businesses everywhere are using the Microsoft Cloud as their digital platform to drive their ambitious transformation agendas," said Satya Nadella, chief executive officer at Microsoft. "Businesses are also piloting Windows 10, which will drive deployments beyond 200 million active devices."

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