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MSFT: Share Price & Live Data

173.17 USD
-5.42 (-3.03%)
Price open 167.77
Previous close 178.59
Market cap 1.32T
Volume 53.75M
Day high 174.55
Day low 164.00
Year high 190.70
Year low 108.80

About Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation is an international technology company based in Redmund, Washington. Established in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Aleen, Microsoft Corporation currently owns more than 60 subsidiary companies spread across the world. Some of its subsidiaries include Skype, Microsoft Research, Obsidian Entertainment, Microsoft Operations Pte Ltd, and others.

The company specializes in manufacturing and distribution of computer products, including consumer electronics, PC, computer software, and related services. The company is popularly known for its products such as Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office Suite, and others. In addition, the firm manufactures hardware products such as Xbox video game consoles and Microsoft Surface used in PC.

In 2018, the company became the most valuable publicly traded tech giant ahead of Apple Inc. Also, Fortune 500 rankings placed Microsoft Corporation at No.30 in 2018. Furthermore, the company attained the third position after Apple and Amazon as the US-based public company valued at $1 trillion and above. It is listed on NASDAQ and a component of the S&P 100 and S&P 500.

Latest Microsoft Corporation News

Microsoft’s quarterly earnings report sends stock 4% higher in extending trading on Wednesday

Microsoft traded 4% higher in the stock market in extended trading on Wednesday as it announced the quarterly earnings report that beat analysts’ estimates for earnings and revenue. Following the second-quarter performance results, Microsoft also announced its guidance for the upcoming quarter. Analysts were expecting the American multina...

Amazon seeks restraining order on Pentagon’s $10 billion contract with Microsoft

The U.S Department of Defense had announced its plans of increasing efforts towards ensuring better, easier, and efficient access for the U.S military to technology and data from remote locations in 2019. The contract worth $10 billion was named Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud (JEDI). Thanks to Amazon’s impeccable cloud comp...

Amazon to launch its first stores in Germany in 2020

The leading U.S retailer, Amazon, is known for its consistent efforts towards expanding business and catering to its valuable customers. In the spirit of that, Jeff Bezos, the founder and president of the online retail giant, announced on Saturday that Amazon intends to launch its first stores in Germany. He was also cited quoting that Ge...

Apple surges further to mark 2019 as the decade’s best year

Though people feared that the iPhone-inventing Apple would lose its luster after the demise of the legendary Steve Jobs, and the company did suffer for a while, it has now marked 2019 as its best year in a decade. Stock prices have substantially increased and saw a hike of 1.6% on the day after Christmas alone. The positivity stems from h...

Google pays an additional $326.75 million to settle a tax dispute with the Australian Taxation Office

The tax dispute between Google and Australia’s tax office has gone on for quite some time. As of Wednesday, however, Alphabet Inc’s subsidiary announced that the dispute has been settled. The company also announced that it had to pay an additional $326.75 million above the previous tax bill to settle the dispute. Settlement With Google Wi...

FSB sees Big Tech’s penetration into financial services as a threat

In an attempt to ensure fair competition, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) announced on Sunday that Google, Amazon, Alibaba and a range of other tech giants could be pushed to share the financial services customers’ data with fin-tech firms and banks. Following Facebook’s scrutiny for its upcoming Libra cryptocurrency, regulators from...

Overview

Name
Microsoft Corporation
Exchange
NASDAQ Stock Exchange
Sector
Technology
Industry
Software—Infrastructure
Country
United States
Full time employees
144,000

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