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Microsoft Corp (NAS:MSFT)
Dividends Per Share
$1.07 (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

Microsoft Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.28. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $1.07. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.51. As of today, Microsoft Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 2.40%.

Warning Sign:

Microsoft Corp stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

During the past 12 months, Microsoft Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 20.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 20.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 20.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Microsoft Corp was 62.00% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 10.10% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Microsoft Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=0.28/0.551
=0.51

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Microsoft Corp was 0.41. The lowest was 0.12. And the median was 0.28.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Microsoft Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2802014-08-192014-08-212014-09-11Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802014-05-132014-05-152014-06-12Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802014-02-182014-02-202014-03-13Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802013-11-192013-11-212013-12-12Cash Dividendquarterly

Microsoft Corp's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.12/46.25
=2.42 %

Current Share Price is $46.25.
Microsoft Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.12.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Microsoft Corp was 3.14%. The lowest was 0.59%. And the median was 1.98%.

Warning Sign:

Microsoft Corp stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Microsoft Corp Annual Data

Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14
Dividends Per Share 0.320.340.390.430.500.520.610.760.891.07

Microsoft Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
Dividends Per Share 0.200.200.200.230.230.230.230.280.280.28
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