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Microsoft Corp

Microsoft Corp (MSFT)

Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a wide range of software products for various computing devices. Founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, Microsoft is the worlds best-known computer company. Its seven core business units are: Client, Server and Tools, Information Worker, Microsoft Business Solutions, MSN, Mobile and Embedded Devices, and Home and Entertainment. The group also sells the Xbox video game console, games and peripherals, while its online businesses include the MSN subscription and the MSN network of Internet products and services.

Microsoft are cash rich and consistently increase their dividend. Even when most other companies cut their dividend in the 2008/09 downturn Microsoft continued to increase their dividend payout.

Microsoft dividends are paid quarterly like clockwork in mid-February, May, August and November every year.

Sept. 17, 2013 — Microsoft board of directors approved a new share repurchase program authorizing up to $40 billion in share repurchases. The new share repurchase program, which has no expiration date, replaces the previous $40 billion share repurchase program that was set to expire Sept. 30, 2013.

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Annual Dividends

Year Amount Change
2006 35.0c
2007 40.0c 14.3%
2008 44.0c 10.0%
2009 52.0c 18.2%
2010 52.0c 0%
2011 64.0c 23.1%
2012 80.0c 25.0%
2013 92.0c 15.0%
2014 112.0c 21.7%
2015 124.0c 10.7%
2016 144.0c 16.1%
2017 156.0c 8.3%
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Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
17 Nov 2009 10 Dec 2009 2010 Interim Quarterly Paid 13c
16 Feb 2010 11 Mar 2010 2010 Interim Quarterly Paid 13c
18 May 2010 10 Jun 2010 2010 Interim Quarterly Paid 13c
17 Aug 2010 09 Sep 2010 2010 Final Quarterly Paid 13c
16 Nov 2010 09 Dec 2010 2011 Interim Quarterly Paid 16c
15 Feb 2011 10 Mar 2011 2011 Interim Quarterly Paid 16c
17 May 2011 09 Jun 2011 2011 Interim Quarterly Paid 16c
16 Aug 2011 08 Sep 2011 2011 Final Quarterly Paid 16c
15 Nov 2011 08 Dec 2011 2012 Interim Quarterly Paid 20c
14 Feb 2012 08 Mar 2012 2012 Interim Quarterly Paid 20c
15 May 2012 14 Jun 2012 2012 Interim Quarterly Paid 20c
14 Aug 2012 13 Sep 2012 2012 Final Quarterly Paid 20c
13 Nov 2012 13 Dec 2012 2013 Interim Quarterly Paid 23c
19 Feb 2013 14 Mar 2013 2013 Interim Quarterly Paid 23c
14 May 2013 13 Jun 2013 2013 Interim Quarterly Paid 23c
13 Aug 2013 12 Sep 2013 2013 Final Quarterly Paid 23c
19 Nov 2013 12 Dec 2013 2014 Interim Quarterly Paid 28c
18 Feb 2014 13 Mar 2014 2014 Interim Quarterly Paid 28c
13 May 2014 12 Jun 2014 2014 Interim Quarterly Paid 28c
19 Aug 2014 11 Sep 2014 2014 Final Quarterly Paid 28c
18 Nov 2014 11 Dec 2014 2015 Interim Quarterly Paid 31c
17 Feb 2015 12 Mar 2015 2015 Interim Quarterly Paid 31c
19 May 2015 11 Jun 2015 2015 Interim Quarterly Paid 31c
18 Aug 2015 10 Sep 2015 2015 Final Quarterly Paid 31c
17 Nov 2015 10 Dec 2015 2016 Interim Quarterly Paid 36c
16 Feb 2016 10 Mar 2016 2016 Interim Quarterly Paid 36c
17 May 2016 09 Jun 2016 2016 Interim Quarterly Paid 36c
16 Aug 2016 08 Sep 2016 2016 Final Quarterly Paid 36c
15 Nov 2016 08 Dec 2016 2017 Interim Quarterly Paid 39c
14 Feb 2017 09 Mar 2017 2017 Interim Quarterly Paid 39c
16 May 2017 08 Jun 2017 2017 Interim Quarterly Paid 39c
15 Aug 2017 14 Sep 2017 2017 Final Quarterly Paid 39c
15 Nov 2017 14 Dec 2017 2018 Interim Quarterly Paid 42c
14 Feb 2018 08 Mar 2018 2018 Interim Quarterly Paid 42c
16 May 2018 14 Jun 2018 2018 Interim Quarterly Paid 42c
15 Aug 2018 13 Sep 2018 2018 Final Quarterly Paid 42c
14 Nov 2018 13 Dec 2018 2019 Interim Quarterly Paid 46c
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