Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Dividends

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Today's Latest Price: $215.23 USD

1.36 (0.64%)

Updated Nov 27 1:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 96 in Software - Application

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past six years, MSFT has issued more dividends than 98.4% of other dividend-issuing US stocks.
  • MSFT has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 68,944,000,000; for context, that's better than 99.58% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • MSFT is producing more trailing twelve month cash flow than 98.1% of US dividend stocks.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with MSFT's price: NYMT, BOTJ, GEL, WABC and GSK.
MSFT Ex-Dividend Date
MSFT Dividend Yield
1.04%
MSFT Annual Dividend
$2.24
MSFT Payout Ratio

MSFT Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$215.23$62.98 -70.35%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. As for MSFT, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 70.35%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Microsoft Corp are:

  • In comparison to stocks we observe that provide shareholders with a dividend, Microsoft Corp's dividend yield of 0.97% is in the bottom 14.92%.
  • Microsoft Corp's dividend growth rate is greater than 67.57% of dividend issuers in the mega-sized market cap class, where it lives.
  • MSFT's market cap of approximately $2 trillion makes it a mega-sized market cap company; out of dividend issuers in this group, the investment opportunity based on the difference between its current share price and its forecasted DDM value is greater than only 16.22% of them.

MSFT Dividend Chart


MSFT Dividend History

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MSFT Dividends vs. Peers

MSFT's dividend yield currently ranks #14 of 114 vs. its peers in the Software - Application category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 MFGP Micro Focus Intl PLC ADS each representing One Ord Sh 23.16%
2 NAP Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP Common Units representing limited partner interests 20.14%
3 MNDO MIND C.T.I. Ltd. - Ordinary Shares 10.00%
4 AMSWA American Software, Inc. - 2.64%
5 TYPE Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. 2.32%
6 CA CA Inc. 2.30%
7 MGIC Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. - Ordinary Shares 2.11%
8 ORCL Oracle Corporation 1.66%
9 PRGS Progress Software Corporation 1.61%
10 OTEX Open Text Corporation 1.57%
11 EGOV NIC Inc. 1.51%
12 CDK CDK Global, Inc. 1.28%
13 SAP SAP SE ADS 1.05%
14 MSFT Microsoft Corporation 1.04%
15 QADA QAD Inc. - 0.51%
16 LOGM LogMeIn, Inc. 0.37%
17 LINX Linx S.A. American Depositary Shares, each representing one common share 0.30%
18 GSB GlobalSCAPE, Inc. 0.11%
19 DWCH Datawatch Corporation 0.00%
20 YAYO YAYYO, INC. 0.00%
21 PLUS ePlus inc. 0.00%
22 API Agora Inc. ADR 0.00%
23 QH Quhuo Ltd. ADR 0.00%
24 NCNO nCino Inc. 0.00%
25 PBTS Powerbridge Technologies Co., Ltd. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
26 APPN Appian Corporation - 0.00%
27 VERX Vertex Inc. Cl A 0.00%
28 SEAC SeaChange International, Inc. 0.00%
29 BNFT Benefitfocus, Inc. 0.00%
30 BIGC BigCommerce Holdings Inc. 0.00%
31 NSIT Insight Enterprises, Inc. 0.00%
32 IBEX IBEX Ltd. 0.00%
33 EGAN eGain Corporation 0.00%
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35 PVTL Pivotal Software, Inc. 0.00%
36 NTWK NETSOL Technologies Inc. 0.00%
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38 DOCU DocuSign, Inc. 0.00%
39 CPAH CounterPath Corporation 0.00%
40 IMMR Immersion Corporation 0.00%
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44 BSQR BSQUARE Corporation 0.00%
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80 MULE MuleSoft, Inc. 0.00%
81 UPLD Upland Software, Inc. 0.00%
82 ATTU Attunity Ltd. - 0.00%
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84 MOBL MobileIron, Inc. 0.00%
85 INS Intelligent Systems Corporation 0.00%
86 AYX Alteryx, Inc. 0.00%
87 ZI ZoomInfo Technologies Inc. Cl A 0.00%
88 PAYC Paycom Software, Inc. 0.00%
89 RHT Red Hat, Inc. 0.00%
90 AWRE Aware, Inc. 0.00%
91 DAVA Endava plc American Depositary Shares (each representing one Class A Ordinary Share) 0.00%
92 TTD The Trade Desk, Inc. - 0.00%
93 PCTY Paylocity Holding Corporation 0.00%
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96 BILL BILL.COM HOLDINGS, INC. 0.00%
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104 DCT Duck Creek Technologies Inc. 0.00%
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109 MDB MongoDB, Inc. - 0.00%
110 BSY Bentley Systems Inc. 0.00%
111 MIME Mimecast Limited - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
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Looking for More Information on MSFT dividends?

Want to see what other sources are saying about Microsoft Corp's dividends? Try the links below:

Microsoft Corp Common Stock (MSFT) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Microsoft Corp (MSFT) - Dividend Investor
Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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