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Microsoft 2024 Q1: Earnings outperform on rising cloud revenue growth

by Jason Gumpert

Microsoft reported Q1 2024 earnings per share of $2.99 on revenue of $56.5 billion, exceeding analyst estimates.

“Consistent execution by our sales teams and partners drove a strong start to the fiscal year with Microsoft Cloud revenue of $31.8 billion, up 24% (up 23% in constant currency) year-over-year,” said Amy Hood, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Microsoft.

Revenue in Intelligent Cloud was $24.3 billion and increased 19%. Azure and other cloud services grew 29%.

Microsoft Cloud includes Azure, other cloud services, Office 365 Commercial, and commercial portions of LinkedIn, Dynamics 365, and other cloud properties.

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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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