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MSFT Microsoft Corp Dividend

Microsoft's last quarterly dividend was on Aug 18, 2021 (ex-date) with a distribution of $0.56 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $2.24 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 0.74% based on its recent close price.

MSFT next dividend date: Nov 17, 2021

MSFT
DPS
$2.24
Dividend yield
0.74%
Payout ratio
27.6%
Technology sector
Dividend yield
1.61%
Payout ratio
41.7%

Dividend yield

Microsoft's dividend yield of 0.74% is lower than the Technology sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

Microsoft has been paying dividends since 2003. MSFT has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 10% since one year ago. But with the stock price up by 38% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 20%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Jun 16, 2021 Aug 18, 2021 Sep 9, 2021 $0.56 normal
Mar 16, 2021 May 19, 2021 Jun 10, 2021 $0.56 normal
Dec 2, 2020 Feb 17, 2021 Mar 11, 2021 $0.56 normal
Sep 15, 2020 Nov 18, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 $0.56 normal
Jun 17, 2020 Aug 19, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 $0.51 normal
Mar 9, 2020 May 20, 2020 Jun 11, 2020 $0.51 normal
Dec 4, 2019 Feb 19, 2020 Mar 12, 2020 $0.51 normal
Sep 18, 2019 Nov 20, 2019 Dec 12, 2019 $0.51 normal
Jun 12, 2019 Aug 14, 2019 Sep 12, 2019 $0.46 normal
Mar 11, 2019 May 15, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 $0.46 normal
Nov 28, 2018 Feb 20, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 $0.46 normal
Sep 18, 2018 Nov 14, 2018 Dec 13, 2018 $0.46 normal
Jun 13, 2018 Aug 15, 2018 Sep 13, 2018 $0.42 normal
Mar 12, 2018 May 16, 2018 Jun 14, 2018 $0.42 normal
Nov 29, 2017 Feb 14, 2018 Mar 8, 2018 $0.42 normal
Sep 19, 2017 Nov 15, 2017 Dec 14, 2017 $0.42 normal
Jun 13, 2017 Aug 15, 2017 Sep 14, 2017 $0.39 normal
Mar 14, 2017 May 16, 2017 Jun 8, 2017 $0.39 normal
Nov 30, 2016 Feb 14, 2017 Mar 9, 2017 $0.39 normal
Sep 20, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 Dec 8, 2016 $0.39 normal
Jun 14, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $0.36 normal
Mar 15, 2016 May 17, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $0.36 normal
Dec 2, 2015 Feb 16, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 $0.36 normal
Sep 15, 2015 Nov 17, 2015 Dec 10, 2015 $0.36 normal
Jun 9, 2015 Aug 18, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 $0.31 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

Microsoft's payout ratio of 27.6% is below the Technology sector, the industry and its peers average.

Total amount of dividends paid per year (from cash flow)