Originally Posted by SolipsismX
Can't argue with the WSJ but they don't list how they came to these numbers. While my data looks to be incorrect I have shown my work (gold star for the day?) So what am I missing here? Is it stock buybacks that i'm not accounting for?
I worked at MSFT when it was at its web-bubble-peak and there were about 10 Billion shares outstanding. Made rule of thumb calculations pretty simple.