Published: June 28, 2010
The Amazing Non-Producing Stock Machine
How can you consistently increase company performance year after year, without any benefit to your company’s stock value?
This has got to be the question that is driving Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer crazy.
Even worse, when he announced a 6% revenue jump at the end of last quarter – with a 35% bump in net income – the stock immediately dropped 4.5%. Microsoft, in the eyes of the investment community, has real problems. Newsweek recently called for Ballmer’s ouster, and theirs is not the only voice in this choir.