Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Dividends

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Today's Latest Price: $216.54 USD

11.53 (5.62%)

Updated Aug 3 8:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 82 in Software - Application

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past six years, MSFT has issued more dividends than 98.45% of other dividend-issuing US stocks.
  • MSFT has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 65,832,000,000; 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).
  • 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: BWXT, STAR, FUL, ADNT and EHC.
MSFT Ex-Dividend Date
MSFT Dividend Yield
1.00%
MSFT Annual Dividend
$2.04
MSFT Payout Ratio

MSFT Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$216.54$63.72 -68.77%

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. Regarding Microsoft Corp, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of negative 68.77% in comparison to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of MSFT, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Relative to all dividend yielding stocks in our set, Microsoft Corp produces a dividend yield 1% -- which falls in the bottom 14.52%.
  • 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 just 13.51% of them.

MSFT Dividend Chart


MSFT Dividend History

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MSFT Dividends vs. Peers

MSFT's dividend yield currently ranks #13 of 100 vs. its peers in the Software - Application category.
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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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