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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 20, 2019

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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