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					      MSFT

By Ajinkya Deshpande
    David Zelanis
             What is Microsoft
• Founded in 1975
• World leader in Software, Services, and
  Solutions
• 5 Segments: Windows and Windows Live
  division, Services and Tools, Microsoft Business
  Division, Online Services Division, Entertainment
  and Devices Division
Financials
Financials Continued
Competitors
                   Acquisitions

 VideoSurf - Video Content Discovery Company
 Prodiance - MS Office Security
 Skype- Video Calling Company
Revenue: Sector Wise
Earnings Comparisons
Profit Margins
Margins, Returns Comparisons
e
Trading Compared to Earnings
Trading Compared To Earnings- Competitors
                                          SWOT
          Strengths                                                Weaknesses
•       Large amount of cash and cash                     •       Arguments over wasteful R&D
        equivalents                                               expenditures
•       Different business divisions that help            •       Large amounts of Cash which could be
        give the company diversity                                used for business investment
•       Monopoly like powers with its operating           •       Reliant upon hardware manufacturers
        system and office suite                                   preinstalling their software.
•       Multinational Corporation working in
        over 60 countries
•       World’s largest software company

           Opportunities                                             Threats
    •    Growth in video game market as the x-box             •    Downturn in the economy
         becomes more popular (new-gen system)                •    Increased pressure from competitors
    •    Expansion into operating systems for phones          •    Lawsuits with other firm companies
    •    Improved economic conditions                         •    Strong competition from companies
    •    Increased market share for their search engine            such as Oracle and IBM
         which is second only to google                       •    Decrease in operating market share
                                                                   (Apple and Linux)
                                                              •    Increase in Cyber crime
Mircosoft Nokia Deal
         Microsoft to pay Nokia more than
         $1 bn for Windows based
         handsets

         Nokia smartphone sales beat
         analyst estimates

         More than 1mn Lumia handsets
         sold in the last quarter

         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
         =k3Nfh9bl0Z8

         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
         =p92QfWOw88I
             Recommendation
• Buy
  o Microsoft has strong earnings and gives a good
    dividend
  o The stock is also currently undervalued

				
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