Microsoft Corporation: Dividend Policy

            
 
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Case Code : FINC071
Case Length : 19 pages
Period : 2002-2010
Pub. Date : 2011
Teaching Note : Available
Organization : Microsoft Corporation
Industry : Information and Technology
Countries : US, Global

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The management of the company decided to raise a debt of $6bn in order to pay for the dividends and the share buyback. During the financial year ending June 2010, the company paid a dividend of $0.52 per share to its ordinary shareholders (Refer to Exhibit -I for Quarterly Dividends Declared and Paid Date).

Background Note

MSFT (originally Micro-soft), was founded by Bill Gates (Gates) in the year 1975. He left Harvard Business School (HBS) before completing his studies and formed the company with his friend Paul Allen (Paul).

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Prior to establishing MSFT, Gates and Paul ran a small company named Traf-O-Data and sold a computer to the city of Seattle, which was used to count the city traffic. While in school, Gates wrote a version of a programming language for Micro Instrumentation Telemetry Systems (MITS8), the language called "Basic"...

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8] Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS) was an American electronics company and founded in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The company began manufacturing of electronic calculators in 1971 and personal computers in 1975. www.en.wikipedia.org.


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