Microsoft: $492m Q4 Net loss after aQuantive write-down

Microsoft has just announced that for the quarter ending June 30, 2012, they had revenue of $18.06 billion and operating income of $192 million and a loss of $0.06 per share, this is mostly due to the write-off that they previously announced which took the company back in to the red to $492 million.

Beyond the write-down, the news was relatively good for the company who actually had a record quater for the company. With Steve Ballmer saying "We delivered record fourth quarter and annual revenue, and we’re fast approaching the most exciting launch season in Microsoft history".

For Microsoft's Fiscal year 2012, the company did quite well with revenue at $73.72 billion, operating income at $21.76 billion and earnings per share hitting $2.00. 

On the Server and Tools side of the company, revenue climbed 13% in the fourth quarter and 12% over the entire year. The Business Division revenue climbed 7% in the fourth quarter and 7% for the year and the Windows and Windows Live Division revenue dropped 13% in the fourth quarter and down 3% for the full year. The Online Services Division revenue grew by 8% for the fourth quarter and ended the year up 10%. Finally, the Entertainment and Devices Division grew 20% in the fourth quarter and 8% for the entire year. 

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