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      Microsoft Dividend Yield, History, and Stock Split

      Microsoft Corporation



      0.53 (0.17%)

      At Close: 4:00 PM


      -0.14 (-0.04%)

      After Market: 1:52 AM


      Frequently Asked Questions


      Is Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) a dividend paying company?

      In a company, dividends are a portion of profits paid out to shareholders - investors getting a little bit back on their investment. In particular, dividends benefit investors, especially income-seeking investors, because they provide mutual benefits both to companies and investors. Dividends are a strong indicator for a company's ability to produce profits consistently and reflect favorably on its management. Microsoft Corporation is also among the companies that regularly pay dividends.


      What is MSFT's dividend yield?

      Many factors affect dividend yields, including global market conditions, interest rates, and the financial status of an individual company.However, the average dividend yield for a good company is between 2% and 6%. MSFT's annual dividend yield for the trailing 12 months is 0.86%.


      When did MSFT last pay a dividend?

      MSFT last paid dividends on Dec. 13, 2023, with the ex-dividend date being Nov. 14, 2023.


      When was the last time MSFT stock split?

      MSFT stock split took place on Feb. 18, 2003.


      How did MSFT's stock split work?

      Its last split took place on Feb. 18, 2003, when Microsoft Corporation went through a 2 : 1 split leaving the shareholder with 2 share(s) who previously owned 1 MSFT share(s).