Here's a long view of Microsoft's stock: The long road up, the bubble of the late 1990s, and then a remarkable stability built on solid, consistent, high Windows/Office-driven profits and steady dividends. Advertisement And last week: That's all …
Microsoft stock dropped by more than 5% in early trading following the acquisition announcement late Monday night. The stock opened on Tuesday below $32 a share, effectively erasing the remainder of the stock's gains from after Steve …
Microsoft Corp. plans to stop awarding its employees stock options, ending a program that, in its heyday, made many of them millionaires and reverberated throughout the regional economy. The company announced this afternoon that it will …
Though I'd love to take credit if it were due, I have to say I'm skeptical that my single-sourced report about Windows 8 possibly being released to manufacturing in April 2012 is the reason Microsoft stock has been up this week. It's not as …
2017 is clearly the year of Big Tech. Amazon and Google owner Alphabet’s stocks are trading at records. Amazon briefly topped the $1,000 mark Tuesday and Alphabet is flirting with it. Apple, Netflix and Facebook have soared more than …
Microsoft has announced a new $40 billion share repurchase ... In addition, the company stated that it has completed its previous $40 billion stock repurchase program. So, it’s $40 billion dollar repurchase plans all the way down. That …
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's longtime CEO, says he will retire from the company within the next year. His departure is a surprise since he announced a major reorganization at Microsoft just two months ago. Ballmer will leave a company …
Poor earnings have hurt Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) so badly that its share price drop is the largest among the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks so far this year. American Express Co.’s (NYSE: AXP) loss is a very tiny tick …
The bank pledged to raise the dividend and increase stock buybacks. It gave scant details, but investors still welcomed the news. Until just recently, the bank concentrated its excess capital toward finishing the purchase of Morgan Stanley