Market Overview

Microsoft Authorizes $40B Buyback Plan, Raises Qtr. Dividend from $0.23 to $0.28/Share

Related MSFT
Upcoming Earnings: Verizon To Report Q4 Results Tomorrow Morning
Upcoming Netflix Earnings: Subscriber Growth And Price Hikes In Focus
The Intelligent Investor: Portfolio Policy For 2018 (Seeking Alpha)

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced on Tuesday that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.28 per share, reflecting a 5 cent or 22 percent increase over the previous quarter's dividend. The dividend is payable Dec. 12, 2013, to shareholders of record on Nov. 21, 2013. The ex-dividend date will be Nov. 19, 2013.

The board of directors also 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.

Posted-In: News Dividends Buybacks


Related Articles (MSFT)

View Comments and Join the Discussion!