- A 75 percent boost in order accuracy
- An 80 percent reduction in late or overdue payments
- A 30 reduction in days sales outstanding
Alphabet's cloud unit will be hard pressed to match the torrid second-quarter growth of Microsoft Azure.
Either way, the status quo may not be able to be maintained.
Stock prices are out of control.
While earnings beat estimates, revenue missed expectations due to a variety of pressures. And earnings quality continues to decline.