Microsoft has announced a dividend payment of $0.25 per share for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018. This compares to a payout of $0.50 per share for the same period in 2017. The $0.25 dividend is a result of the companyâ€™s decision to reduce its payout ratio from 93.8% to 80.0%. This reduction in payout percentage was caused by the strong economic performance and lower than expected stock prices.
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) announced a dividend of $0.25 per share on its common stock. This is a decrease of 7.4% from the $0.30 per share dividend announced in the first quarter of 2018. The company’s payout ratio is 97.2%.
As of September 30, 2018, Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) had a cash dividend of $0.14 per share. This is a $0.14 cash dividend for the fiscal year 2018. This is an increase of $0.02 from the $0.12 cash dividend paid in fiscal year 2017. This increase is due to the increase in the company’s stock price and the increase in the dividend payout.
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) paid out a dividend of $0.63 per share on May 3, 2018. This amounted to a dividend of $0.30 per share, which was a decrease of 0.01 per share from the previous year. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) has a dividend payout ratio of 100%.