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Microsoft (WKN: 870747) today (25.01.2022) has reported its results in the second quarter of the year 2021 (until the end of December 2021). So much can be anticipated, they fell very well.

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. Sales increased by 20.1% to $ 51,728 million. Analysts , on the other hand, had expected $ 50.900 million so that expectations were exceeded. The profit improved by 21.4% to $ 18,765 million. The earnings per share reached $ 2.48, which also lay over the analyst expectations of $ 2.31.

Intelligent Cloud has already increased to the most valuable segment after sales and profit. Here sales improved by 25.5% to $ 18,327 million. Microsoft met exactly the analyst expectations. The operational division profit rose by 26.3% to 8,197 million US dollars. This strongly growing area is the main reason why the Microsoft share has increased so enormously in recent years. He also promises further growth potential in the future.

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In the Productivity and Business Processes segment, Microsoft increased its sales of 19.3% to $ 15.936 million. The Group also met the expectations. The operational profit grew by 24.4% to $ 7,688 million.

also in third division More Personal Computing sales increased by 15.5% to $ 17,465 million. Microsoft exceeded the analyst expectations of $ 16,700 million. Operational profits improved by 21.8% to $ 6.362 million.

Even with closer consideration of the individual products and services, no weakness is recognizable. Except for Surface (+ 8.0%), they allocated all percentage double-digit. The strongest grew azure and other closed services with 46%.

40.5% Profit margin and good prospects

Even more impressive are the results after the first two business quarters 2021. During this period, sales increased by 21% to $ 97,045 million. The profit increased by 33.8% to $ 39,270 million. This corresponds to a very good profit margin of 40.5%.

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Microsoft also expects further increasing income in the future. "Digital technology is the most impressive resource available to the world to overcome restrictions and redesign the work and life life. As the technology share continues to increase in global GDP, we develop and invest in various and growing markets with a common underlying technology package and an operating model that strengthens a common strategy, culture and objective, "so the Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Why the share still falls

and yet the stock does not benefit from this message. Responsible, it gives you 4.78%. From high, it has already lost more than 16% (25.01.2022). The reason is less the very good business development than the share valuation. It is already very clear about the internal value of the company.

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