Microsoft (MSFT) announced its Q1 2019 earnings on Wednesday, beatingÂ analystsâ projections. Its stock was up nearly 4% in after-hours trading.
The tech giant reported earnings of $1.14 per share on $29.1Â billion in revenue. Analysts predicted earnings of $0.96 per share on $27.9Â billion in revenue.
Microsoftâs cloud business, the cornerstone of the companyâs pivot to cloud computing, raked in $8.57 billion of revenue in the quarter. Thatâs an increase of 24%.Â
Microsoftâs Productivity and Business processes segment, which includes the companyâs Office line of software, saw revenue of $9.8 billion. Thatâs an increase of 19%.
Microsoftâs More Personal Computing business, which includes Windows, saw $10.7Â billion in revenue.
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