Jefferies analyst Katherine Egbert is forecasting $16.8 billion in revenue for Microsoft's current quarter. A big number, but well below Apple's $18 billion in guidance, and Apple usually offers conservative guidance.
Unless something drastically changes in the coming months, Apple will have bigger quarterly sales by quite a bit than Microsoft.
Why does this matter? Like it or not Microsoft bulls, it's a mindshare game. The bigger Apple grows, the more doubts form about Microsoft's future.
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