Microsoft Corp Dividend yield




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   USD per share 
 Price  106.81
 Dividend  1.68
 Earnings  4.24
 Cash-flow  5.71
 Book value  10.79
 Equity  10.12

Microsoft Corp is part of Software and Computer Services business, which is part of Technology industry. Microsoft Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Microsoft Corp paid a total dividend of 12,907 million USD last year, for a market value of 820,621 millions (Market Cap 808,388 millions). Dividend per share of Microsoft Corp is 1.68 USD, and his stock market price 106.81 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Microsoft Corp has a dividend yield of 1.57%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Technology industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Microsoft Corp dividend yield with other Software and Computer Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Microsoft Corp

Microsoft Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Microsoft Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.68 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.57%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Microsoft Corp payout on ernings is currently 39.62%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Technology industry, which are 39.89% and 27.88% respectively. Both figures show that Microsoft Corp is in a good position to keep maintaining his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Microsoft Corp is USD 5.71 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.68, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Microsoft Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Technology industry and Software and Computer Services sector companies.

Microsoft Corp payout

Microsoft Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Microsoft Corp showed a return of -6.60% compared to a worldwide -7.28% average, and a -10.50% of Technology firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 28.40% versus a worldwide performance of a -4.98%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Software and Computer Services firms.

Microsoft Corp stock and market return

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