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Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.46 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MSFT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.52% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of MSFT was $108.22, representing a -6.85% decrease from the 52 week high of $116.18 and a 24.28% increase over the 52 week low of $87.08.

MSFT is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ) and SAP SE ( SAP ). MSFT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.31. Zacks Investment Research reports MSFT's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 13.68%, compared to an industry average of 8.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MSFT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MSFT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MSFT as a top-10 holding:

  • RiverFront Dynamic US Flex-Cap ETF ( RFFC )
  • Buzz US Sentiment Leaders ETF ( BUZ )
  • RiverFront Dynamic US Dividend Advantage ETF ( RFDA )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Technology ( XLK )
  • iShares U.S. Technology ETF ( IYW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYW with an decrease of -5.72% over the last 100 days. RFFC has the highest percent weighting of MSFT at 321%.



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