Microsoft’s Dividend Increase and the Strategy of Dividend Growth Investing

September 18, 2015

This week, the board of directors of Microsoft (ticker: MSFT) declared a quarterly dividend on the company’s common stock of $0.36 per share for the first quarter of FY16, a 16.1% increase over the dividend paid for the same quarter a year ago. This is the sixth consecutive year the company has raised its dividend. …