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Dividend increase Microsoft (MSFT) – September 2018

A new dividend increase for my Vrijheid Fonds by Microsoft.

Yesterday Microsoft (MSFT) announced a 9.5% increase in its quarterly. The dividend is raised from $0.42 to $0.46. The dividend pay date is December 13, 2018 to shareholders of record on November 15, 2018 (ex dividend November 14, 2018).

 

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Vrijheid Fonds

The new dividend amount represents an annualized dividend amount of $1.68 per share, up from $1.56. The dividend yield on current price is 2.23%.

 

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My Vrijheid Fonds consist of 32 shares of Microsoft, so my annual dividends will increase by € 3.72 ($ 4.35). For 2018 my dividends will increase by € 0.94 ($ 1.10) after taxes.

My projected annual total amount from my shares of MSFT will be € 39 (€ 46) after taxes.

This is the 22nddividend increase in 2018 for my Vrijheid Fonds. I’m happy! 🙂

Cheers,

Pollie

 

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4 thoughts on “Dividend increase Microsoft (MSFT) – September 2018

  1. DutchIndependence

    Solid increase from a wonderful company. It might’ve been a little low compared to their cash flow but I prefer slow and steady anyway. Really bummed I have no MSFT shares myself, can’t wait for the stock market recession to load up on some shares!

    DI

  2. DivvyDad

    I enjoyed this increase as well and have been quite happy with my investment in MSFT thus far. It does seem as though there was a general disappointment with the increase because people were expecting 15%+ I think given their cash flow, but as DI stated I would prefer that they take a more gradual approach so it can be sustained–and still provide them opportunities for strategic acquisitions.

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