microsoft he has exceeded $50 billion in revenue for the first time in a quarter. It has done so during the last quarter, whose figures it has just communicated, and which corresponds to the second of its fiscal year 202, when it entered 51,700 million dollars, a figure 20% higher than that of the same period of the year 2021. In addition, the The company’s profits in those three months were 18.8 billion dollars, an amount 21% higher than that of the second quarter of fiscal year 2021 of those of Redmond. As for its earnings per share in the period, they were 2.48 dollars per share.
The income of all its divisions rose with remarkable power. Thus, its company products area of Office company products and cloud services had 14% more revenue, those of Office 365 rose 19%, those of LinkedIn 37%, those of Dynamics cloud products and services increased 29% and those of Dynamics 365 did 45%. In total, Microsoft’s Productivity and Enterprise area had revenue of $15.9 billion, up 19%. In another order of things, the company has confirmed that Microsoft 365 already has 56.4 million subscribers.
On the other hand, Windows OEM revenue improved 25%, despite PC component shortages caused by missing chips. They did so largely because of strong demand from businesses, and in fact sales of Windows business licenses outperformed consumer licences. Even revenue from the sale of Surface devices increased 8%. Above all, for the sale of Surface laptops.
collected by Azure and other cloud services improved by 46%, a slightly lower growth than that of other quarters when its revenues rose above 50%. The company’s Intelligent Cloud division grew revenue 26% to $18.3 billion. In addition, gross margins had a very slight year-on-year decrease: from 71% down to 70%. This was due to a change in the company’s accounting estimate of the useful life of server and network equipment.