Microsoft has released their financial statement for Q2 of fiscal year 2014, as well as releasing their sales figures for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013.
According to Microsoft’s official figures, their revenue was up from the $21.46 billion reported during the same period last year. For the six months which ended in December 31, 2013, Microsoft reported $43.05 billion comapared to $37.46 billion year-over-year. Net income came in at respectable $6.56 billion with an operating income of $7.97 billion.
The Devices and Consumer Hardware Division, which is what the Xbox One and Xbox 360 call home, reported $4.7 billion, compared to $2.8 billion year-over-year. On the same six month basis as previous, the Divison reported $6.2 billion compared to $3.9 billion year-over-year.
Microsoft also revealed that the Xbox One sold 3.9 million units, only just beating the Xbox 360, which brought in 3.5 million sales
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s chief executive officer, had this to say,
““Our Commercial segment continues to outpace the overall market, and our Devices and Consumer segment had a great holiday quarter. The investments we are making in devices and services that deliver high-value experiences to our customers, and the work we are doing with our partners, are driving strong results and positioning us well for long-term growth.”
Amy Hood, who servers as CFO, said this,
“We delivered record revenue as demand for our business offerings remains high and we made strong progress in our Devices and Consumer segment. These results reflect our focus on execution, cost discipline, and long-term shareholder value as we continue to drive the strategic transformation of the company.”
There will be a call to investors taking place soon, which should bring about even more information, so keep your eyes peeled.