Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Under Pressure After Net Loss and Revenue Below Estimates – (MSFT, IBM, ADBE, SAP)

  on Jul 23,2012 Posted in Business News ,Finance
 
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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) traded down Friday after reporting an increase in revenue but because of several certain costs, it posted a net loss during the quarter ending June 30, as the Windows division’s revenue lost 13 percent.

Revenue in its final fiscal quarter moved to US$18.06 billion, 4 percent higher as compared to a year ago but it failed to meet the $18.13 billion forecasted by financial analysts surveyed by Thomson Financial. The software giant suffered a net loss of $492 million or a loss-per-share of $0.06 per share as compared to $5.87 billion or $0.69 earnings per share, in the fourth quarter last year. Excluding certain charges, revenue would have been $18.59 billion and would have earned $0.73 a share.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) total value after the recent close was $252.39 billion and the enterprise value according to yahoo data was $202.15 billion. The previous 12 month price to sales ratio was 3.49. The company showed 23.03% as a profit margin in the last twelve months and an operating margin at 29.52%. Return on equity was 27.51% for the last twelve months. Return on assets was 14.77%.

Taking a look at some competitors, total value of International Business Machines Corp (NYSE:IBM) in the stock market was $221.13 billion and the takeover value of the company was $242.37 million. The last twelve month price to sales ratio for the company was 2.12. It had a 15.34% as profit margin in the last twelve months and an operating margin at 20.07%. Return on assets was 14.32%

The total value Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) after the latest trading session was $15.43 billion and their enterprise value was $13.94 billion. The prior 52 week price to sales ratio was 3.62. The company recorded a profit margin of 17.94% for the prior 12 months and had an operating margin of 25.71%. Return on equity for this stock was 13.54% while return on assets appeared at 8.79%.

SAP AG (ADR) (NYSE:SAP) market capitalization after the most recent trading session was $73.24 billion and the enterprise value was $72.59 billion. Price to sales ratio for the prior 52 weeks was 4.21.

 



 

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