Cloud focus fuels Microsoft

Microsoft recently surpassed Apple as the world’s most valuable company (based on market cap). That’s because it continues to expand in the fast-growing field of cloud-computing, which lets users run computer programs over the Internet.
That strategy relies on a subscription model and has cut the… Read More

Shift to cloud paying off in two ways

In 2014, Microsoft shifted its focus from its traditional desktop software to cloud-computing services that lets its clients access software and store data files online for an ongoing subscription fee.
Since then, the stock has soared over 140%. As a result, its dividend yields just 1.8%…. Read More