Yahoo News:

“The day Microsoft declares a cash dividend is the day people no longer think about it as a growth stock,” he said.

Duh.

It said personal computers sales continue to be weak, and lowered estimates for Xbox (news - web sites) video-game console sales, saying the video-game industry is softening.

yeah, tell that to Sony, who just sold 10 million PS2s over Christmas!

And said its MSN service isn’t generating as many paying subscribers as the company had forecast.

Because MSN sucks!