Dividends and Stock History

Dividend Information

  • American Stock Transfer, Microsoft's transfer agent, administers a direct stock purchase plan and a dividend reinvestment program for the company. To find out more about these programs you may contact AST directly at (800) 285-7772, Option 1, between the hours of 5 A.M. and 5 P.M. Pacific Time, Monday through Fridays. Alternatively, you can view the program online by going to AST's Web site.

  • Microsoft pays a quarterly dividend of $0.46 per share. Read the press release

  • Click here to download the dividends file

Quarterly Dividend

Annual Dividend

Dividend PeriodAmountAnnouncement DateEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2003$0.08Jan 16, 2003Feb 19, 2003Feb 21, 2003Mar 7, 2003
2004$0.16Sep 12, 2003Oct 15, 2003Oct 17, 2003Nov 7, 2003

Special Dividend

Dividend PeriodAmountAnnouncement DateEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
Special$3.00Jul 20, 2004Nov 15, 2004Nov 17, 2004Dec 2, 2004

Stock Information

Microsoft Stock Split Information

Lookup Microsoft closing stock prices by date. Prices display split-adjusted cost basis per share on that date.

Microsoft 2-for-1 Common Stock Split

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the ninth common stock split effective February 18, 2003.

Investment Results Calculator

Interested in the value of your investment in Microsoft stock?

Use this Investment Calculator to find the current value and return of Microsoft stock purchased at any prior date. Dividends and stock splits are included in the calculation.

Direct Stock Purchase and Dividend Reinvestment Program

American Stock Transfer, Microsoft's transfer agent, administers a DSPP and DRIP for the company. View the programs online by going to AST's Web site

Dividend FAQ


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