Microsoft obtained a net profit of 61,271 million dollars (51,885 million euros) at the end of its fiscal year, which ended last June, which represents an increase of 38.4% compared to the result recorded by the giant Redmond in the preceding year.
Microsoft’s revenue for the fiscal year as a whole totaled a record $ 168,088 million (€ 142,338 million), 17.5% more than a year earlier, including a 16.2% growth in the productivity area, which includes Office and LinkedIn sales, up to $ 53,915 million (€ 45,655 million).
In the case of Microsoft’s cloud business, annual turnover increased by 24.2%, to $ 60,080 million (€ 50,876 million), while the personal computing division, which includes Windows, Bing or the Xbox console , increased its sales by 12%, to 54,093 million dollars (45,806 million euros).
Between April and June, the fourth quarter of its fiscal year, Microsoft obtained a net profit of 16,458 million dollars (13,937 million euros), which implies an improvement of 46.9% compared to its result in the same period of 2020, while its turnover increased by 21.3%, to 46,152 million dollars (39,082 million euros).
In the fourth quarter of its fiscal year, revenue from the productivity business increased by 25%, to $ 14,691 million (€ 12,440 million), while the cloud business increased its turnover by 30%, to $ 17,375 million. dollars (14,713 million euros), including a 51% growth in Azure revenues.
Likewise, the personal computing division increased its sales by 9%, to 14,086 million dollars (11,928 million euros).
“Our results show that when we execute well and meet customer needs in differentiated ways in large and expanding markets, we generate growth, as we have seen in our business cloud, and in the new franchises that we have built, including games and business. security, “said Satya Nadella, president and CEO of Microsoft.