Microsoft reports profit growth, beats earnings estimates

Microsoft announced increases in  revenue, operating income, and net income in the quarter ended March 31, 2013, beating Wall Street's average estimate of 68 cents  per share by delivering 72 cents.

The Microsoft Business Division (MBD) posted $6.32 billion of revenue, an 8% increase from the prior year period. During the quarter, Microsoft launched the new Office 2013.


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