Microsoft Shares Outstanding History
Below is a table of the Microsoft shares outstanding history going back to 1/25/2010:

Date MSFT Shares Outstanding
1/25/20108.77B
4/19/20108.76B
7/20/20108.65B
10/22/20108.56B
1/21/20118.40B
4/21/20118.43B
7/20/20118.38B
10/17/20118.41B
1/17/20128.39B
4/17/20128.40B
7/18/20128.38B
10/15/20128.42B
1/18/20138.38B
4/11/20138.35B
7/18/20138.33B
10/16/20138.35B
1/17/20148.30B
4/17/20148.26B
7/22/20148.24B
10/16/20148.24B
1/22/20158.20B
4/16/20158.09B
7/27/20158.00B
10/15/20157.99B
1/22/20167.91B
4/15/20167.86B
7/25/20167.79B
10/14/20167.78B
1/20/20177.73B
4/21/20177.72B
7/31/20177.70B
10/20/20177.71B
1/26/20187.70B
4/20/20187.68B
7/31/20187.67B
10/19/20187.68B

Also see: MSFT Market Cap History
and MSFT YTD Return
Microsoft Historical Shares Outstanding:
-1.51% CAGR
Microsoft Historical Shares Outstanding: +-1.51% CAGR

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1/25/2010 ...10/19/2018
Microsoft is a technology company. Co. develops and supports software, services, devices, and solutions. Co.'s products include operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; and video games. Co. also designs, manufactures, and sells devices, including personal computers, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, other devices, and related accessories. Co. provides an array of services, including cloud-based solutions as well as solution support and consulting services. Co. also delivers releavant online advertising. We show 36 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of MSFT's shares outstanding history.

Understanding the changing numbers of Microsoft shares outstanding — and comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like Microsoft versus peers — is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies. Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history. With this page we aim to empower investors researching Microsoft by allowing them to research Microsoft shares outstanding history as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.
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