Analysis of Microsoft Corporation

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Microsoft Corporation, founded in 1981, develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of software products for various computing devices. The company's software products include scalable operating systems for servers, personal computers (PCs) and intelligent devices; server applications for client/server environments; information worker productivity applications; business solutions applications, and software development tools.

A complete and comprehensive analysis of Microsoft Corporation, the world's leading computer software company, includes an overview of the computer software industry in the United States, a PEST Framework Analysis of the US Software Industry, and then moves on to analyzing the company itself.

Company analysis includes a history of Microsoft Corporation, a business segment analysis of the segments Microsoft Corporation operates through, a look at the organization structure of the company, a geographical operating segments analysis, an analysis of the company’s major competitors namely IBM Corporation, Oracle Corporation, and SAP AG.

A financial analysis of Microsoft Corporation is presented in the report which includes a ratio analysis, basic profit and loss analysis, presentation of the company balance sheet, and much more.

A SWOT Framework Analysis of Microsoft Corporation completes this in-depth company analysis.
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A. Executive Summary

B. Looking at the Industry
B.1 Industry Definition
B.2 Brief Profile of the US Computer Software Industry
B.3 Impacts on the Industry
B.4 Challenges Facing the Industry
B.5 Future Perspective

C. Global Software Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Framework Analysis
C.1 Introduction
C.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
C.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
C.4 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
C.5 Threat of New Entrants
C.6 Threat of Substitutes

D. Looking at Microsoft Corporation
D.1 Company Profile
D.2 History of the Company
D.3 Ownership Pattern in the Company
D.3.1 Major Holders
D.3.2 Major Direct Holders
D.3.3 Top Institutional Holders
D.3.4 Top Mutual Fund Holders
D.4 Organizational Divisions
D.5 Profiling the Key Executives
D.6 Products & Services

E. Looking at Business
E.1 Business Segments
E.2 Geographical Segments
E.3 Company Subsidiaries

F. Microsoft Corporation: SWOT Framework Analysis
F.1 Strengths to Build Upon
F.2 Weaknesses to Overcome
F.3 Opportunities to Exploit
F.4 Threats to Overcome

G. Profiling the Competition
G.1 Apple Inc.
G.1.1 Corporate Profile
G.1.2 Business Segments
G.1.3 Financial Analysis
G.1.4 SWOT Analysis
G.2 Google Inc
G.2.1 Corporate Profile
G.2.2 Business Segments
G.2.3 Financial Analysis
G.2.4 SWOT Analysis
G.3 Oracle Corporation
G.3.1 Corporate Profile
G.3.2 Business Segments
G.3.3 Financial Analysis
G.3.4 SWOT Analysis
G.4.1 Corporate Profile
G.4.2 Business Segments
G.4.3 Financial Analysis
G.4.4 SWOT Analysis

H. Microsoft Corporation - Financial Analysis
H.1 Current Financials
H.2 Balance Sheet
H.3 Profit & Loss Statement
H.4 Ratio Analysis

I. Microsoft Corporation: Future Perspective

J. Appendix

K. Glossary of Terms
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