Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Dividends
Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights
- Over the past 6 years of historical data, MSFT has returned more capital to shareholders through its dividend issuances than 98.51% of other dividend-paying US stocks.
- In terms of debt burden relative to earnings, MSFT has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 64,426,000,000, ranking above 99.53% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
- If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with MSFT that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: SAL, INSW, GBCI, CHH and TSQ.
MSFT Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model
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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 DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of negative 66.63% in comparison to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Microsoft Corp are:
- Compared to other US stocks that pay a dividend, MSFT offers a dividend yield in the bottom 1.1% of its fellow sector mates.
- MSFT's market cap of approximately $1 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 13.16% of them.
MSFT Dividend Chart
MSFT Dividend History
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