Microsoft earns 20,445 million euros in its third fiscal quarter, 19.9% ​​more

The technology giant Microsoft recorded a net profit of 21,939 million dollars (20,445 million euros) in its third fiscal quarter, ended in March, which is equivalent to an advance of 19.9% ​​compared to the profits of the same period of the year. previous year, as can be seen from the accounts published by the company.

Revenue between January and March amounted to a total of 61,858 million dollars (57,646 million euros), 17% more. Of that figure, income from the sale of products rose 9.6%, to 17,080 million dollars (15,917 million euros), while those from services stood at 44,778 million dollars (41,729 million euros). ), 20.1% more.

By business segments, the productivity and business processes division, which brings together the Office, Dynamics software and the LinkedIn social network, saw an increase of 11.7%, to 19,570 million dollars (18,237 million euros) , while the cloud area, including Azure, provided 26,708 million dollars (24,889 million euros), 21% more.

For its part, the personal computing branch (Windows or Xbox) increased its turnover by 17.5%, to 15,580 million dollars (14,519 million euros).

The expenses incurred by the multinational, including costs associated with the products sold, R&D or the marketing process itself, among others, totaled 34,277 million dollars (31,943 million euros), 12.4% more.

In the first nine months of the fiscal year as a whole, the company posted net profits of 66.1 billion dollars (61.599 million euros), 26.4% more. Revenues experienced an improvement of 15.8% and reached 180,395 million dollars (168,112 million euros).

“Microsoft Copilot and Copilot are leading a new era of AI transformation, driving better business outcomes across all functions and industries,” said President and CEO Satya Nadella.

Looking ahead to the last fiscal quarter, Microsoft anticipates that the productivity area will have a turnover of 19,900 to 20,200 million dollars (18,545-18,825 million euros); that of cloud computing between 28,400 and 28,700 million dollars (26,466-26,746 million euros) and, finally, that of personal computing, of about 15,200 to 15,600 million dollars (14,165-14,538 million euros).

By fiscal year 2025, total revenue is expected to grow at a double-digit rate and capital expenditure (capex) is expected to be higher than in 2024.