Microsoft reported fiscal second-quarter results that surpassed analyst expectations.
The tech behemoth’s earnings for the quarter came in at $1.51 per share, compared to analysts’ estimate of $1.32.
Revenue increased +14% year-over-year to $36.9 billion, also exceeding analysts’ forecast of $36.67 billion.
Microsoft’s personal computing segment raked in $13.2 billion in revenue in the quarter.
In late October, Microsoft won the 10-year $10 billion contract – Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure - from the Pentagon . It did so after beating cloud competitor Amazon Web Services.