Microsoft announced today its financial results for the second fiscal quarter of 2013, and it was an overall strong showing for the company.
The Redmond, Washington-based software giant posted revenue of $21.46 billion and net income of $6.38 billion, with earnings per share of 77 cents.
This afternoon Microsoft published its fiscal third quarter 2014 financial results, with revenue of $20.40 billion, and earnings per share of $0.68. Analysts had expected the company to report $20.39 billion in revenue, and earnings per share of $0.63. Surface revenue was slightly soft, Office 365 uptake remains solid, and Azure grew quickly.
Telstra's directories and advertising business Sensis this afternoon confirmed it had made some 120 staff redundant, just days after it unveiled a dismal financial picture which saw total revenues sink 17.8 percent in the first half of its financial year, compared with the same period 12 months before.
When Research In Motion announces Q2 2013 quarterly results later today, the struggling BlackBerry smartphone maker will need to strike a careful balancing act. RIM (NASDAQ: RIMM) spent most of this week evangelizing BlackBerry 10 to software developers at the BlackBerry Jam Americas developer conference.
Today Pandora reported its fourth-quarter financial performance, essentially matching revenue expectations, and beating on earnings per share. For the period, Pandora had non-GAAP revenue of $200.8 million, and non-GAAP earnings per share (diluted) of $0.11.
Investors had expected $0.08 in earnings per share and revenue of $201 million.
BlackBerry has cancelled its second-quarter earnings call, which was scheduled to take place along with the release of its financial results on Friday. The company said the cancellation was because of the letter of intent to be acquired by Fairfax Financial Holdings it signed earlier this week.
Today after the bell Google reported its second quarter financial results, including net revenue (ex-TAC) of $12.67 billion, and $6.08 in non-GAAP earnings per share. Google gross revenue for the period came in at $15.96 billion
Analysts had expected that Google would report $12.32 billion in ex-TAC (net) revenue, $15.62 billion in gross revenue, and earnings per share of $6.25.
Today after the close of regular trading, eBay announced its second-quarter financial performance, including revenue of $4.366 billion and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.69.
Its revenue tally for the period was up 13 percent year-over-year. eBay’s second-quarter GAAP earnings totaled $676 million. It’s non-GAAP earnings were much higher at $868 million. Read More