When did microsoft start paying dividends?

Answer According to, Microsoft began paying dividends to their shareholders in 2003. Many companies fall into "free cash" and decide to share their profits as dividends. Other companies ch... Read More »

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Reasons for Paying Dividends?

A dividend is a payment to a company's stockholders either in the form of cash or additional shares. Not all companies pay dividends. Small or high-growth companies generally do not pay dividends; ... Read More »

What Are the Benefits of Paying Dividends?

Dividends are cash payments to investors. The board of a corporation makes the decision on whether to make these payments, which generally occur quarterly. Depending on the size of the corporation,... Read More »

When did Microsoft start?

Following the launch of the Altair 8800, William Henry Gates III, (known as Bill Gates) called the creators of the new microcomputer, Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems (MITS), offering to... Read More »

When did Microsoft Excel start?

Microsoft released the first version of Excel for the Macintosh computer in 1985. It was a graphical version of its earlier spreadsheet program Multiplan, released for the CP/M and MS-DOS operating... Read More »