Microsoft Q1 2023 Quick Take: Snooze, You Lose

Oct. 25, 2022 6:41 PM ETMicrosoft Corporation (MSFT)ADBE, AMZN, ATVI, CSCO, GOOG, GOOGL, ZM30 Comments


  • Microsoft delivered a sales and earnings beat Tuesday evening, assuaging investors' concerns over potential weakness ahead of a looming economic downturn.
  • More Personal Computing sales were down slightly as expected, given the global slowdown in PC demand, with added pressure from FX headwinds that have impacted consolidated results.
  • Yet, consolidated growth underscores the tremendous value of Microsoft's moat in the provision of mission-critical software and public cloud solutions.
  • With continued resilience demonstrated across every arm of the business under tough macro conditions over coming months, and a checkbook that keeps growing to sustain favorable shareholder returns over the long run, Microsoft stock makes an attractive investment for both growth and income investors alike at current levels.
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