Microsoft today announced the second quarter fiscal year 2013 results. The company reported quarterly revenue of $21.46 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2012. Operating income, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $7.77 billion, $6.38 billion, and $0.76 per share.
The Windows Division posted revenue of $5.88 billion, a 24% increase from the prior year period while the Server & Tools business reported $5.19 billion of revenue, a 9% increase from the prior year period. The Microsoft Business Division posted $5.69 billion of revenue, a 10% decrease from the prior year period.
The Online Services Division reported revenue of $869 million, an 11% increase from the prior year period. Online advertising revenue grew 15% driven by an increase in revenue per search while the Entertainment and Devices Division posted revenue of $3.77 billion, a decrease of 11% from the prior year period.
“Our big, bold ambition to reimagine Windows as well as launch Surface and Windows Phone 8 has sparked growing enthusiasm with our customers and unprecedented opportunity and creativity with our partners and developers,” said Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer at Microsoft. “With new Windows devices, including Surface Pro, and the new Office on the horizon, we’ll continue to drive excitement for the Windows ecosystem and deliver our software through devices and services people love and businesses need.”