Microsoft Reports Fourth Quarter Loss, Continued MBS and Dynamics Revenue Growth

Microsoft Corp. today announced quarterly revenue of $18.06 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, a 7% increase from the prior year period, but also reported its previously disclosed loss per share of $.06 due to a $6 billion write down on an earlier software acquisition.

Non-GAAP earnings were $0.73 per share, according to the company's earnings report.

The Microsoft Business Division (MBD) revenue grew $418 million or 7% for the fourth quarter and 7% for the full year reflecting continued momentum in Office 2010 sales, the company said.  Dynamics CRM revenue grew by "over 25% and added over 360,000 new users" this quarter, according to the earnings conference call. 

From Microsoft earnings conference call, 7/19/2012


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