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44. Microsoft
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 44 (Previous rank: 49)
Compare tool: Microsoft vs. Top 10
CEO: Steven A. Ballmer
Address: 1 Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: 425-882-8080
Strong sales of the long-delayed Vista operating system, released early in 2007, helped drive revenue up 15.4%. Even though the company took charges related to malfunctions of some older Xbox 360 video game consoles, profit rose 11.6%. The world's largest software maker is currently in a takeover bid for Yahoo, which would give it considerable heft in its battle with Google for online ad dollars.
Revenues 51,122.0 15.4
Profits 14,065.0 11.6
Assets 63,171.0
Stockholders' equity 31,097.0
Market value (3/28/2008) 259,757.8
Revenues 27.5
Assets 22.3
Stockholders' equity 45.2
2007 $ 1.42
% change from 2006 18.3
1997-2007 annual growth rate % 15.8
2007 20.8
1997-2007 annual rate 10.0
1 Microsoft 44 51,122.0
2 Oracle 137 17,996.0
3 Symantec 461 5,199.4
4 CA 553 3,964.0
5 Adobe Systems 651 3,157.9
6 Electronic Arts 660 3,091.0
7 Intuit 724 2,724.9
8 Autodesk 842 2,171.9
From the May 5, 2008 issue
Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2007.
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