In this post, we will compare apple and microsoft revenues, net profits, and net profit margins for the years 1995 to 2015 in the race of revenues and profits, microsoft kept winning from 1995 to 2010 but, apple has come back strongly from then on now, both the companies hold strong position in their respective markets. Over the past several days i have seen many articles in which a comparison is made between microsoft (nasdaq:msft) and apple (nasdaq:aapl) the question raised is if apple will follow microsoft's fate for those who have not noticed, microsoft's fate has been that it has done nothing for investors for. Going back 20 years in a time machine, which stock would you buy it turns out to be not even close between apple and microsoft. Below i've summarised the 2013 end of year financial statements, and other public documents, to compare how google, yahoo, and bing are according to their official 2013 annual earning releases and income statements, google turned over $59,858,000,000, microsoft's online services division. See the phenomenal growth for apple, amazon, google (alphabet) & facebook through december 2016 a comparison of financial performance microsoft quarterly revenue apple microsoft 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 $0b $20b $40b $60b $80b accompany. Microsoft just overtook ibm, its sometimes ally, sometimes rival, in annual revenue for the first time ever, but apple easily eclipses both mind you, it wasn' t by much: microsoft revenue stands at $9358 billion compared to ibm's $9279 billion, according to company earnings reports microsoft eclipsed ibm. Barron's, the us investment magazine, declared on its cover last week that apple would hit the $1tn valuation this year and that “we don't think the peak [of apple's rise] is near” apple earned revenue of $229bn in its latest financial year, and made profits of $48bn – roughly as much as microsoft and jp. Indeed, it's service that's going to make the difference going forward switching between a pc and mac was simple because even my handwritten notes from the windows 10 computer were stored in microsoft's office 365 cloud service i didn't need to worry about syncing my music between computers.
Apple has $2318 billion in assets compared to microsoft's $1724 billion, and apple's $1828 billion of revenues eclipse microsoft's revenues of $827 billion who has the higher are apple's financial reporting controls so superior to microsoft's that the auditors have less work to do without background. I've been providing analysis of apple's operating and financial performance for some time recently we've begun to look at comparisons of financial performance for comparable companies now it's time to dig deeper and do comparisons of operating performance as well to start, microsoft whereas apple. Most spreadsheet programs have preinstalled formulas called functions that make it easy to use complex formulas and calculations when creating financial and business apple numbers may be hard for the die-hard excel person to adapt to because of the difference in the apple and microsoft excel user interfaces.
It's a testament to the scope of apple's operations that it can put microsoft's $356 billion net-cash balance to shame this first category isn't a fair fight for microsoft, given apple's status as the most profitable and largest company in the world with more than twice the net cash as microsoft and nearly double. The top five companies on the moody's cash ranking are tech companies, with cisco and oracle following apple, microsoft and google technology companies overall held $777 billion in cash, or 46 percent of the total cash across all non- financial industries the bulk of apple's cash reserves are held. Free essay: apple incorporated vs microsoft corporation a financial analysis of competitors alex trenchovska columbia college figure 1 figure 2 figure 3. Amazon, google owner alphabet and microsoft all wowed wall street and silicon valley with their latest earnings reports last week and hopes are high for apple and facebook when they release their financial results later this week so is it any wonder that this tech quintet continues to dominate the market.
So, in a nutshell, comparing the success of apple vs microsoft - apple is dominant has more success but microsoft is still not far behind i would still if it is in financial terms, then no company is more successful or has a longer runway than apple does right now, which is why the stock market continues to increase its value. Now that most companies have reported first-quarter earnings, benzinga took a look at some of the largest, most popular tech companies in the world to. The statistic shows a comparison of apple inc's, google inc's / alphabet inc's, and microsoft corp's revenues during the fiscal years from 2008 to 2017 in the fiscal year 2017, hardware-focused apple's 2292 billion us dollar revenue was more than double the amount of online-based google's 1096 billion us dollars,.
Take a look at surface book and macbook with a side-by-side comparison to see how we stack up surface book works well with itunes, icloud, iphone, and more. Now that both apple and microsoft (msft) have reported their quarterly results - investors see how the rivalry is shaping up it's more valuable, has more financial firepower and has also been growing faster but microsoft's stock is blowing away apple's but the comparisons are telling apple vs.
I began comparing microsoft and apple's financial performance with a review of “ top line” or revenues by product lines over a four year period this post is about the “bottom line” for the same companies and products before i jump in i would like to make sure there is no confusion about the terms i will be. The original article compared apple & microsoft and tried to reach a conclusion that shows that microsoft would be a better investment at that time than apple maybe the article completely ignored dividend performance over the same time period it speaks to the financial community's inability to give credit.
It is not appropriate to compare a retailer like walmart to a pharmaceutical company like merck as their business models are different in evaluating apple's performance, we will use microsoft's performance as the benchmark be aware that apple and microsoft are not exactly identical – microsoft is more of a software. Given a choice between buying google in hopes it moves higher, or grabbing apple stock on the dip, financial advisors instead say investors should consider doing both – and while they're at it, take a close look at yahoo, ibm and microsoft stock all these tech stocks remain strong choices for long-term. The largest tech firms announced their q1 earnings in the last week of april the market reacted by lowering the share prices of apple, google (alphabet), and microsoft, while raising the prices of amazon and facebook if you step back and look and their income statements you get a different perspective.