Microsoft's Q3 2016 earnings were disappointing according to investors and the company's stock has taken a quick dive. However, its future outlook is considered stable and encouraging.
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The SEC accused a former Microsoft employee of profiting from stock trades before key public announcements, such as a drop in Windows revenue and the Nokia acquisition in 2013.
The Surface Book went on sale today, albeit with lengthy lead times for web orders, and limited in-store inventory - but Microsoft has now said that it will deliver new stock to stores 'nearly daily'.
A result of Microsoft's strong showing since he took over, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella has been granted a total of over $18.3 million in cash and stock options.
Microsoft's Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Turner, sold off over 44,000 shares of Microsoft stock yesterday for a gain of $1.8 million to his bank account.
Microsoft's shares have rallied and are back near their all time high, despite mixed financial results where Windows and Office have continued their slow decline in importance and revenue.
Twitter published its latest financial results and they are very mixed. On one hand the company beat analysts' estimates on revenue, while on the other user growth is barely existent.
Microsoft announced their earnings yesterday and their future guidance was not as strong as they hoped, so the stock price tumbled but recommendations for the stock price are all over the place.
According to a supposed leak Microsoft Stores are receiving fresh inventory for the Band wearable today with the devices being available for purchase tomorrow. The Band has been sold out for weeks.
Microsoft's board approved a dividend rate of $0.31 per share, an amount equal to last quarter's payout. It's been a great fiscal year for the company so high dividend were expected by investors.
Although Apple remains in a solid first place, Microsoft has overtaken oil giant Exxon Mobil in being the second largest publicly traded company in terms of share values.
Netflix stock is down nearly 20 percent after hours, following lower-than-expected subscriber figures during Q3 2014 and rising threats from many of Netflix's competitors.
Following the sentencing of his partner, former senior Microsoft manager Brian Jorgenson has received two years in prison for his role in a $400,000 insider trading scheme.
Ahead of an anticipated announcement from Microsoft about layoffs, the company's stock has hit the highest price in the past decade and is likely a factor of many different reasons.
A Microsoft VP explains that, amid 'unprecedented demand', the company is working 'unbelievably hard' to increase supply and honor all orders for the Xbox One before Christmas.
Microsoft has announced that they will be repurchasing $40 billion dollars worth of stock and will increase the dividend the company is paying out by 22% which will appease many shareholders.
Facebook shares hit an all-time high on the stock market today exceeding $45 per share for the first time. It's hard not to yawn at the accomplishment, but maybe the bumpy road is finally in the past.
Twitter has filed an S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is planning for an IPO. Once happily a private company, Twitter is now officially going public.
Microsoft's stock has risen steeply following Ballmer's announcement that he would retire within the next 12 months and that a committee has formed to find his replacement.
BlackBerry may go private in the near future. The tech company has reportedly discussed in its private meetings the idea of retreating from the stock market and working out of sight
David Einhorn blasts Microsoft this week by comparing them to a sinking ship. He claims that "decades of mismanagement" will eventually do the company in and withdraws his stake from them.
Apple have avoided paying almost $10 billion in tax due to a stock buyback deal which was paid for with 'debt' rather than cash in hand, according to a new report published today.
The chief executive of ValueAct Capital has said the investment firm won't do any public campaigning to impact Microsoft's strategy after taking a $2 billion stake in the tech giant today.
BlackBerry's former CEO, Jim Balsillie, has dumped all of his 26.8 million shares in the company for $362 million, causing some analysts to predict the end for BlackBerry.
Following in David Einhorn's wake, another investor sues Apple in a bid to get them to release some of their $127 billion cash hoard and be more transparent about their executive pay.
Dell is reportedly nearing a $23 billion deal to buy back shares from shareholders, making the company a private entity. Microsoft is said to be contributing a $2 billion investment to see it happen.
According to Reuters, Apple has cut orders substantially for it's 9.7-inch iPad screen. This comes only a week after similar reports regarding iPhone 5 screens had a profound effect on Apple's stock.
Over the past three months, Apple's stock has been on collision course with the X axis as the price has plummeted from a high of over $700 to a $490 and the bleeding does not appear to be letting up.
Microsoft's stock has continued to drop after the release of Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and the Surface tablet. But are the investors fears warranted or are they only panicking about the short term?
A new article from The Wall Street Journal makes a bold proclamation: Microsoft may be a better long-term investment than Apple, despite Apple's clear success over the last decade.
Apple finally revealed the iPad Mini, but also a refreshed iPad and new iMac and MacBook Pro hadware. But their stock price has taken a slight dip following the announcements.
If you're looking to pre-order a Surface RT tablet online from Microsoft in the United States, initial stock for every model is now sold out, listing 1-3 weeks before more units arrive
Save the date! September 21st is when the iPhone 5 hits the stores! But after reports of pre-order stock shipping dates slipping, it's been reported in the UK that all pre-order stock is now gone.
After an IPO that had analysts in a kerfuffle for a while, Facebook prepares to explain the last few months to shareholders.
The Wall Street Journal thinks that Best Buy founder Richard Schulze's abrupt resignation from the company's board could be part of a plan to buy-out the company and take it private again.
Camp Nokia is having a rough morning with its stock down over 9% as the company's future has been called in to question time and time again. We also keep hearing acquisition rumors, but are they true?
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is facing a class action suit from disgruntled Facebook investors who claim that he dumped $1 billion of stock on insider knowledge that it was grossly overvalued.
Yahoo's board of directors will consider a deal that would sell its Asian assets back to the majority holders in a complicated tax-free deal that is estimated to be worth $17 billion.
Apple's stock price went down only slightly in trading today, proving that investors, at least for now, have confidence in the company's future after the passing of its founder Steve Jobs.
After publicly calling out Steve Ballmer's for poor stock performance while he has been CEO, hedge fund manager David Einhorn has purchased more stock in Microsoft.
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Cisco Systems has boosted its stock buyback effort by $10 billion, a sign the Internet networking supplier still believes its shares are undervalued. The move, announced Friday, is a way for the San Jose-based company...
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