The company's market value was nearly $ 1,003.6 billion, taking into account the number of remaining shares updated on Wednesday by a group with an American police officer. The performance that investors welcomed, the value of the company shortly exceeded $ 1000 billion in the stock market, bringing Microsoft to a very closed club "trillionaire company". Microsoft is the third company to beat this financial phase, behind Apple and Amazon. Shares at the start of the meeting rose by 4.7% and reached a market capitalization of $ 1,003 billion, which surpassed apple, which weighs nearly $ 976 billion. After a period when technical giants were almost in handkerchief, Apple lowered to fourth place in the list of the world's largest capitalizations at the end of December. Multiplied Acquisitions (linkedin, Minecraft or Github) and embarked on a strategic shift cloud and open source,
Jump Microsoft the observed Thursday was achieved thanks to the financial results for the third quarter of its activity shifted above expectations.
On Wednesday, after the closing of the US stock exchange, the group formed Bill Gates Announces that its analysts' expectations of slightly less than $ 30 billion have finally increased by 14% to $ 30.57 billion, largely due to the company's 73% growth in revenue. division "intelligent cloud"up to $ 9.65 billion."
Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft,
This segment generated total group earnings for the quarter ending March at $ 8.8 billion, 19% more than in the previous year.
These results were qualified of "excellent" analysts of Canaccord Genuity, adding that "business growth continues to be significantly better than expected“.