Technology giant Microsoft presented its corporate results for the first quarter of this year, which surpassed analysts' forecasts.
Gains increased by 19% to 8,800 million US dollars between January and March. This is equivalent to a $ 1.14 profit. per share, which exceeds $ 1, which the experts expect.
Windows and Office revenue reached $ 30,100 million in its third fiscal quarter, ending in March, a 14 percent jump in 12 months and more than $ 29,800 million predicted by the market.
This rise is explained by a 73% increase from Azure, the company's leading cloud service company, founded by Bill Gates. This division, which allowed him to diversify business from the Windows universe, generated a total revenue of $ 9,650 million. This is an increase of 22%.
After delivering the results on Wednesday, shares of the world's largest software maker jumped 2 percent in off-road operations.