Friday, October 24, 2008

Microsoft | Microsoft profit up, but forecast is cut | Seattle Times Newspaper

Another MSFT snapshot

Microsoft reduced its forecast for sales, operating income and earnings per share, even as it reported strong sales and profit in its fiscal first quarter, ended Sept. 30.

"We continue to forecast outgrowing the market regardless of the economic conditions," Liddell said.

The Seattle Times article included the following:

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Which looks kind of stark, from a year-to-year stock price perspective, but could be worse, e.g.,

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Microsoft | Microsoft profit up, but forecast is cut | Seattle Times Newspaper

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