3 Critical Takeaways From Microsoft’s Latest Earnings

Oct 24, 2019 - Fortune
Financial Results

Wall Street is getting a bit jaded about Microsoft consistently posting quarterly sales growth.

The Windows and cloud-computing titan said Wednesday that it had $33.1 billion in sales for its latest quarter ending Sept. 30. Although that figure beat analyst expectations of $32.23 billion, Microsoft shares were flat in after-hours trading at $137.24.

Part of the tepid response to a seemingly solid earnings is partly due to the company’s Azure cloud computing unit not growing as fas...