Surface RT loss of 900 million is just a little money, Microsoft 2013 fiscal year revenue of $ 77.8 billion




Microsoft 18 announced fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 revenue, total revenue reached $ 19.9 billion, EPS 0.59 dollars.

Microsoft announced at the 18th fiscal year 2013 fourth quarter revenue, total revenue of $ 19.9 billion (approximately NT $ 5,962 one hundred million 8,360 million), operating income of 6 billion 370 million (approximately NT $ 1,818 one hundred million $ 81.5 million) and EPS of $ 0.59 (about NT 17.68 yuan). In Microsoft’s fourth quarter earnings report, including a $ 900 million (approximately NT $ 26.9 billion $ 67.6 million) because Surface RT to pay the cost of inventory adjustment.

Microsoft also released the 2013 fiscal year statistics, Microsoft’s total revenue in the 2013 fiscal year was $ 77.85 billion (approximately NT $ 2 trillion 3,326 one hundred million 9,740 million), the annual EPS of $ 2.58 (approximately NT $ 77.31 yuan ).

From Microsoft’s earnings view, Microsoft Surface RT on overly optimistic sales, production too Surface RT, caused $ 900 million in losses. While these losses are recognized in income under Windows, but Microsoft’s Windows revenue is still small with growth.

Although Microsoft has not released Windows 8 gains, MIcrosoft or right after Windows 8.1 and expressed optimism about their devices. According to Microsoft Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood said that, Microsoft received in the fourth quarter despite the impact of declining global PC market, but Microsoft is still in the corporate side and saw strong demand for cloud services, while customers for Office 365, Xbox Live, and demand for services such as Skype also increased. Next, Microsoft will put focus on investments with long-term growth opportunities, such as cloud services.

And Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has announced that Microsoft will try in the next few months, the introduction of exciting new devices and high value experience, including the new Windows 8.1 tablet and computer. Steve Ballmer and said last week that Microsoft products and strategies restructuring will allow the company to obtain long-term growth, because Microsoft will focus energy and resources for individuals and companies to create a range of devices and services to meet customers at home, work and action the platform’s movements.


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