Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reported its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 today. The results came in above the analysts’ expectations.
Microsoft posted a 22% jump in earnings for the third quarter of 2020 helped by higher revenue. In the latest quarter, COVID-19 had a minimal net impact on total company revenue.
In the Productivity and Business Processes and Intelligent Cloud segments, cloud usage increased, particularly in Microsoft 365 including Teams, Azure, Windows Virtual Desktop, advanced security solutions, and Power Platform, as customers shifted to work and learn from home.
In the final weeks of the quarter, there was a slowdown in transactional licensing, particularly in small and medium businesses, and a reduction in advertising spend on LinkedIn. The effects of COVID-19 may not be fully reflected in the financial results until future periods.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST), which operates a chain of membership warehouses, on Tuesday reported results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2024. The company posted revenues of $78.9 billion
Shares of McCormick & Company Inc. (NYSE: MKC) were down on Tuesday. The stock has fallen 19% over the past three months. The spices and seasonings maker is scheduled to report its
Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) reported first quarter 2024 earnings results today. Revenue was $2.34 billion, up 8.1% from the same period last year. Organic revenue growth was also 8.1%. Net