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Microsoft Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0.36. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $1.29. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was 0.58. As of today, Microsoft Corp's Dividend Yield is 2.57%.
During the past 12 months, Microsoft Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 16.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 18.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.70% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividend per share growth rate.
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 10.40% per year.
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Dividends paid to per common share.
1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the companys earnings paid out as dividends.
Microsoft Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as
|Dividend Payout Ratio||=||Dividends Per Share (Q: Dec. 2015 )||/||Earnings per Share (Q: Dec. 2015 )|
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Microsoft Corp was 1.14. The lowest was 0.18. And the median was 0.31.
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|
Microsoft Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
|Dividend Yield||=||Most Recent Full Year Dividend||/||Current Share Price|
Current Share Price is $50.16.
Microsoft Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.29.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Microsoft Corp was 3.14%. The lowest was 0.92%. And the median was 2.21%.
* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.
Microsoft Corp Annual Data
|Dividends Per Share||0.34||0.39||0.43||0.50||0.52||0.61||0.76||0.89||1.07||1.21|
Microsoft Corp Quarterly Data
|Dividends Per Share||0.23||0.28||0.28||0.28||0.28||0.31||0.31||0.31||0.31||0.36|