17 - Information Economy Slides

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Information Economy – Microsoft Case Bin Gu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of IM Bin.Gu@mccombs.utexas.edu Ph: 512-471-1582; Fax: 512-471-0587
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Today’s Agenda § Microsoft in 2005 case discussions § Economic principles related to Microsoft case
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Microsoft’s Extraordinary Performance § 1990-2001 § Sales growth: 32% CAGR § Operating profit: 36% CAGR § Net income: 35% CAGR § Mkt Cap: 40% CAGR § PC unit growth: 15% CAGR
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Microsoft’s Stock Price from IPO through 2000 § $25,000 invested in MSFT IPO becomes $14,000,000
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Microsoft’s Ordinary Performance § 2001-2005 § Sales growth: 12% CAGR § Operating profit: 5% CAGR § Net income: 13% CAGR § Mkt Cap: -2.6% CAGR § PC unit growth: 5-7% CAGR
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Microsoft’s Stock Price from 2000
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Microsoft in 2005 Case – Discussion Goals § What are the important drivers of Microsoft’s business model before 2000, which have produced a spectacular financial performance? Please relate to principles/concepts to explain the growth. §
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