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Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. The company’s Windows & Windows Live Division segment offers PC operating system that primarily includes Windows 7 and Windows Vista operating systems; Windows live suite of applications and Web services; and Microsoft PC hardware products. Its Microsoft’s Server and Tools segment provides Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Azure, Windows Intune, Windows Embedded, Visual Studio, Silverlight, system center products, Microsoft consulting services, and product support services. This segment also offers enterprise consulting services; and training and certification to developers and information technology professionals, as well as builds standalone and software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. The company’s Online Services Division segment provides online information and content through Bing, MSN portals, and adCenter, as well as Atlas online tools for advertisers. Its Microsoft Business Division segment offers Microsoft office; Microsoft Exchange; Microsoft SharePoint; Microsoft Lync; Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM; and Microsoft Office Web Apps, as well as office 365, an online service, offering Microsoft Office, Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync. The company’s Entertainment and Devices Division segment provides Xbox 360 entertainment platform, which includes the Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console, Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 video games, Xbox LIVE, and Xbox 360 accessories; Mediaroom, an Internet protocol television software; and Windows Phone that provide Microsoft Office and Xbox LIVE functionality. It markets and distributes its products and services through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as through online. Microsoft was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.
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90,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/28/11
Founded in 1975
LAST $31.38 USD
CHANGE TODAY +1.33 4.43%
VOLUME 72.7M
As of 2:56 PM 02/16/12 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

Snapshot of MICROSOFT CORP (MSFT)

OPEN
$30.31
PREVIOUS CLOSE
$30.05
DAY HIGH
$31.55
DAY LOW
$30.30
52 WEEK HIGH
02/16/12 - $31.55
52 WEEK LOW
06/16/11 - $23.65
MARKET CAP
263.3B
AVERAGE VOLUME 10 D
44.2M
EPS TTM
$2.71
SHARES OUTSTANDING
8.4B
EX-DATE
02/14/12
P/E TTM
11.6x
DIVIDEND
$0.80
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.29%
K = Thousands  M = Millions  B = Billions

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Key developments for MICROSOFT CORP (MSFT)

GE Healthcare Ltd. and Microsoft Corporation Share Plans for New Joint Venture, Caradigm

GE Healthcare Ltd. and Microsoft Corporation announced several developments for their planned 50-50 joint venture, including the intention to demonstrate future product capabilities at HIMSS12. The new company, to be named Caradigm(TM), is expected to launch in the first half of 2012, pending regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. Caradigm will be aimed at driving a paradigm shift in the delivery of care by enabling health systems and professionals to use real-time, systemwide intelligence to improve healthcare quality and the patient experience. Upon formation, the new company will develop and market an open, interoperable technology platform and collaborative clinical applications focused on enabling better population health management to improve outcomes and the economics of health and wellness. The two parent companies bring complementary expertise to this new venture and will contribute intellectual property, including Microsoft Amalga, Microsoft Vergence, Microsoft expreSSO, GE Healthcare eHealth, and GE Healthcare Qualibria.

Microsoft Corporation Appoints Mandeep Mason as Director of Mobile Advertising Sales for EMEA

Microsoft Corporation has appointed Mandeep Mason, the sales director at the Nokia-owned Navteq, as the director of mobile advertising sales for EMEA to 'refine' the company's mobile strategy and expand its revenue streams. Mason will be responsible for developing Microsoft's mobile advertising proposition across products including MSN Mobile, Windows Messenger and Windows Phone, as well as in-app ads and advertising on Skype mobile. He replaces Paul Lyonette, who left Microsoft in August last year to join YuMe.

Microsoft Corporation Presents at Cloud Connect, Feb-13-2012 through Feb-16-2012

Microsoft Corporation Presents at Cloud Connect, Feb-13-2012 through Feb-16-2012. Venue: Santa Clara Convention Center, Sillicon Valley, California, United States. Presentation Date & Speakers: Feb-13-2012, Marc Mercuri, Sr. Director, Cloud Strategy Team, Mark Kottke, Delivery Architect. Feb-14-2012, Rolf Harms, Director, Corporate Strategy.

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Industry Analysis

Valuation MSFT Industry Range
Price/Earnings 10.9x
Price/Sales 3.5x
Price/Book 3.9x
Price/Cash Flow 10.7x
TEV/Sales 2.6x

MSFT

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MSFT transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
February 7, 2012
Microsoft Corporation, Interactive Self-Service Assets
Merger/Acquisition
December 20, 2011
Ciao GmbH
Merger/Acquisition
November 22, 2011
VideoSurf, Inc.
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