Microsoft's fiscal Q4 report is out - 17% growth year-over-year

22 July 2018

Microsoft published its financial report for the fiscal Q4 (ending in June) and the company has seen a 17% revenue growth ($30.1 billion) over last year.

The company's operating income grew 35% to around $10.4 billion with net income of $8.9 billion GAAP and $8.8 billion non-GAAP. That translates into $1.14 GAAP earnings per share and $1.13 non-GAAP. Microsoft returned $5.3 billion to shareholders this in Q4, through dividends and share repurchases.

Most of the Microsoft operations have seen significant growth in revenue - double digits in most of them. Here are some of them:

  • Productivity and Business Processes - $9.7 billion (13% increase)
  • Office commercial products and cloud services - 10% increase mostly thanks to Office 365 and LinkedIn
  • Intelligent Cloud - $9.6 billion ($23 increase)
  • Server products and cloud services - 26% growth thanks to Azure
  • Windows OEM - 7% gains thanks to the 14% growth of the OEM Pro
  • Windows commercial products and cloud services - 23% increase
  • Gaming - 39% growth thanks to Xbox
  • Surface - 25% increase
  • Search advertising - 17% increase

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