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Microsoft’s foray into cloud computing continues to pay off. In March, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella reorganized the company to deemphasize the once mighty Windows operating system in favor of the faster growing Azure cloud computing business. The tweaks were important, both strategically and symbolically. Microsoft may have missed out on the rise of mobile, but it’s going full steam ahead in the cloud. Buoyed by strong growth over the past year, the company’s shares have soared 40% during the 12 months ending in May

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CEO

Satya Nadella

CEO Title

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Sector

Technology

Industry

Computer Software

HQ Location

Redmond, Wash.

Years on Fortune 500 List

24

Employees

124,000

Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$89,9505.4%
Profits ($M)$21,204.026.2%
Assets ($M)$241,086
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$72,394
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$702,760
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues23.6%
Profits as % of Assets8.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity29.3%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)2.71
EPS % Change (from 2016)29.0%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)6.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)6.7%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)40.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)29.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.9%
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