Microsoft reported a strong growth to $3.70 billion profits for the financial period ending June 30, up from $2.69 billion in the same period last year. The company attributed the growth to a strong demand for notebooks, PCs and servers which pushed up fourth-quarter profits.
Revenue rose from $9.29 billion last year to $10.16 billion this year and Microsoft's CFO Chris Liddell expects the company will benefit greatly in the next financial year from the upcoming Xbox 360 console and other new products. Liddell expects Microsoft will post a double digit revenue growth next year, kicking off the strongest multi-year product pipeline in the company's history.
Microsoft's fiscal year ended on June 30 and they reported a record revenue of $39.79, an 8 percent increase over last year's $36.84 billion.
However, lots of investors believe the company won't be able to sustain its superb performance in the future. Read more about Microsoft's financial results at BBC