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Microsoft’s foray into cloud computing continues to pay off. In March, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella reorganized the company to deemphasize the once mighty Windows operating system in favor of the faster growing Azure cloud computing business. The tweaks were important, both strategically and symbolically. Microsoft may have missed out on the rise of mobile, but it’s going full steam ahead in the cloud. Buoyed by strong growth over the past year, the company’s shares have soared 40% during the 12 months ending in May

Key Metrics & Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Previous Rank28
Revenues ($M)$89950
Revenue Percent Change5.4%
Profits ($M)$21204.0
Profits Percent Change26.2%
Assets ($M)$241086
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$702760
Employees124000

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Company Facts

Employees124000
SectorTechnology
IndustryComputer Software
HQ LocationRedmond, Wash.
CEOSatya Nadella
CEO Title-
Websitewww.microsoft.com
Years on Fortune 500 List24

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