MSFT Microsoft

  • STOCK
  • MSFT
  • Price as of: Dec 18, 10:30 PM EST
  • $47.52
  • +$1.78
  • +3.9%
  • Industry
  • Application software
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MSFT Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.61% Technology Average 3.14%
  • Annual Payout
    $1.24 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    46.4% EPS $2.67
  • Dividend Growth
    10 yrs Since 2004
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Growth History

MSFT Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for MSFT 20.8% 16.9% 10 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

MSFT Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.9700 2013 16.9%
Historical Dividend Data

MSFT Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3100 2014-12-03 2015-02-17 2015-02-19 2015-03-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2014-09-16 2014-11-18 2014-11-20 2014-12-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2014-06-10 2014-08-19 2014-08-21 2014-09-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2014-03-11 2014-05-13 2014-05-15 2014-06-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2013-11-19 2014-02-18 2014-02-20 2014-03-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2013-09-17 2013-11-19 2013-11-21 2013-12-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2013-06-12 2013-08-13 2013-08-15 2013-09-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2013-03-11 2013-05-14 2013-05-16 2013-06-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2012-11-28 2013-02-19 2013-02-21 2013-03-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2012-09-18 2012-11-13 2012-11-15 2012-12-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2012-06-13 2012-08-14 2012-08-16 2012-09-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2012-03-13 2012-05-15 2012-05-17 2012-06-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2011-12-14 2012-02-14 2012-02-16 2012-03-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2000 2011-09-20 2011-11-15 2011-11-17 2011-12-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2011-06-15 2011-08-16 2011-08-18 2011-09-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2011-03-14 2011-05-17 2011-05-19 2011-06-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2010-12-15 2011-02-15 2011-02-17 2011-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2010-09-21 2010-11-16 2010-11-18 2010-12-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2010-06-16 2010-08-17 2010-08-19 2010-09-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2010-03-08 2010-05-18 2010-05-20 2010-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2009-12-09 2010-02-16 2010-02-18 2010-03-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2009-09-18 2009-11-17 2009-11-19 2009-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2009-06-10 2009-08-18 2009-08-20 2009-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2009-03-09 2009-05-19 2009-05-21 2009-06-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2008-12-10 2009-02-17 2009-02-19 2009-03-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2008-09-22 2008-11-18 2008-11-20 2008-12-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2008-06-11 2008-08-19 2008-08-21 2008-09-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2008-03-17 2008-05-13 2008-05-15 2008-06-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2007-12-19 2008-02-19 2008-02-21 2008-03-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2007-09-12 2007-11-13 2007-11-15 2007-12-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2007-06-27 2007-08-14 2007-08-16 2007-09-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2007-03-26 2007-05-15 2007-05-17 2007-06-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2006-12-20 2007-02-13 2007-02-15 2007-03-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2006-09-13 2006-11-14 2006-11-16 2006-12-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2006-06-22 2006-08-15 2006-08-17 2006-09-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2006-03-27 2006-05-15 2006-05-17 2006-06-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2005-12-14 2006-02-15 2006-02-17 2006-03-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2005-09-23 2005-11-15 2005-11-17 2005-12-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2005-06-15 2005-08-15 2005-08-17 2005-09-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2005-03-23 2005-05-16 2005-05-18 2005-06-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2004-12-08 2005-02-15 2005-02-17 2005-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$3.0000 2004-11-09 2004-11-15 2004-11-17 2004-12-02 Yes Special N/A
$0.0800 2004-09-15 2004-11-15 2004-11-17 2004-12-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2004-07-15 2004-08-23 2004-08-25 2004-09-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2003-09-12 2003-10-15 2003-10-17 2003-11-07 Yes Regular Annual
$0.0800 2003-01-16 2003-02-19 2003-02-21 2003-03-07 Yes Regular Annual
2-for-1 2003-01-16 2003-02-18 2003-01-27 2003-02-14 NM Stock Split NM
2-for-1 1999-01-25 1999-03-29 1999-03-12 1999-03-26 NM Stock Split NM
2-for-1 1998-01-24 1998-02-23 1998-02-06 1998-02-20 NM Stock Split NM
2-for-1 1996-11-12 1996-12-09 1996-11-22 1996-12-06 NM Stock Split NM
2-for-1 1994-04-20 1994-05-23 1994-05-06 1994-05-20 NM Stock Split NM
Company Profile

MSFT Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Technology

Microsoft (MSFT) is a software company that focuses on developing and licensing products. The company also designs and sells hardware, and delivers online advertisements to customers. MSFT has five segments: Windows & Windows Live Division (Windows Division), Server and Tools, Online Services Division (OSD), Microsoft Business Division (MBD), and Entertainment and Devices Division (EDD). The company was founded in 1981, and is based in Redmond, WA.

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