MSFT should announce a dividend hike this week
MSFT $Microsoft(MSFT)$ should announce a dividend hike this week
4-year CAGR 10.3%
last year 9.7%
FY23 dividend (FCF) payout 32%
Current quarterly dividend $0.68
$0.74 (+$0.06) +8.9%
$0.75 (+$0.07) +10.3%
$0.76 (+$0.08) +11.8%
Any guess on next dividend hike?
>=9% and <11%
I´ll tweet a specific %
MSFT previous 4 dividend hikes
MSFT FCF/share growth since FY18
FY23 marked the first decline since FY15
FY18 to FY23 FCF/share growth 14% CAGR
for your particular case, you´d rather see MSFT going for lower dividend increase and higher buybacks, or even sit on more cash for a share price drop/M&A?
I doubt we´re getting a special dividend any time soon Current dividend bill is up to $20 B and coming close to aristocracy (regular and increasing dividend has replaced need for a special) Buybacks increasing ATVI $Activision Blizzard(ATVI)$ $70 B deal coming soon AI cycle may need Capex or acquisitions
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