Vista On Steroids (MSFT)

Late word is out the Microsoft’s CFO sees great things ahead. Revenue growth for fiscal 2007 will be as high as 15%. And, the new Vista OS. He also said look for Xbox sales to hit 10 million before Christmas.

Sales in emerging markets such as India and China will help push MSFT revenue up (provided Vista is not boarded by cyber-pirates).

As Microsoft confirms it targets, as Xbox sales rise, and as the company renews its commitment to increasing revenue at its online business (even if it has to spend to get there), for the first time in a long time, the company is setting our ambitious goals–and achieving them.

Even through the stock is up to $30 now, a great run, it is still down from $35 five years ago.

But, that could change

Douglas A. McIntyre can be reached at [email protected]. He does not own securities in companies that he writes about.

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