Microsoft repurchased $4.3 billion of its shares during its fiscal fourth quarter, and returned another $2.5 billion to shareholders in the form of dividends. The total is nearly double the amount from last year, said finance chief Amy …
Microsoft's surprise deal to acquire Nokia's phone business for more than $7 billion in cash appears to have left investors cold. Microsoft stock dropped by more than 5% in early trading following the acquisition announcement late Monday …
Microsoft reported yesterday (Oct. 22) that its revenue was up for the past quarter—despite poor phone and Windows sales—and Wall Street was pleased. The company’s stock price today hit over $53—a level it has not reached since …
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, whose botched bid for Yahoo helped drive the stock down 20% since February, is about to make it up to shareholders with a buyback of as much as $20 billion. That's the word from Heather Bellini of UBS, …
Members of Congress are personally investing tens of millions of dollars in the tech sector, with Microsoft and Apple leading the way, according to an analysis by Maplight, the California nonprofit that tracks money and politics. The …
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Morgan Stanley announced today that its Global Stock Plan Services (GSPS) group recently launched a new online stock plan portal, StockPlan Connect, which will enable 1.5 million participants in over …
First Tunisia. Then Egypt. Now Nokia. The twittersphere is again afire with buzz about massive protests. They're not political this time, but the outcome could be just the same. Can Nokia CEO Stephen Elop survive the revolution? Nokia …
Well, this isn't surprising: following a somewhat underwhelming presentation from Microsoft after unveiling the Xbox One (where are the games?), Sony's stock jumped up. Here's a comparison, with Sony's graph up top. Mind that the …
Last month it was reported that the online Microsoft Store had sold out of most Surface 2 tablets one week prior to Christmas. It was unclear why the company was struggling to meet demand, that too in a lucrative period such as the …
That means if Bill Gates observed the tradition, he should have turned up with 33 pounds of M&Ms on June 27, 2008. 7. Microsoft's Stock Has Split Nine Times Microsoft has split its stock nines times since it went public back in March …