Back in 2003, when Microsoft stopped giving employees stock options and instead started granting actual shares, the company also announced a new executive bonus plan called the Shared Performance Stock Award Program. The first …
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 Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was the beneficiary late last week on news that Steve Ballmer has decided to retire. The news drove shares up roughly 7% to $34.75 on massive trading volume, and shares are currently giving back some …
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8— Sometimes no news is not good news. Shares of the Microsoft Corporation fell today in heavy trading after the Federal Trade Commission said on Friday that it was not yet taking action in its long-running …
The recent drop in Microsoft Corp.'s stock price may have rattled some investors, but it has been good news for one of …
When will Microsoft get more Surface 2s and Surface Pro 2s in stock? It's a question I'm getting increasingly regularly on Twitter and via email -- along with questions about when Microsoft will replenish supplies of its Surface docks and …
Bill Gates sold 4.6 million Microsoft shares recently, an SEC filing released today indicates. That action lowered his holdings to 330,141,164 shares in the company. Former CEO Steve Ballmer owns 333,252,990 shares. The sale …
Hedge fund manager Jeffrey W. Ubben disclosed yesterday that his fund, ValueAct Capital, has taken a $2 billion position in Microsoft stock, causing an almost immediate 4 percent jump in the stock. Microsoft stock, which is down a penny …
Bill Gates has been selling Microsoft stock for years, but he's finally prepared to stop doing this as soon as this year, he said in a recent interview with CNBC. Gates explained that he would stop selling Microsoft shares at the end of this …
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 …