Microsoft declares quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share

Microsoft announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share, payable on March 12, 2015 to shraeholders of record on February 19, 2015. The company also amended its guidelines to highlight its commitment to diversity.

Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.31 per share. The dividend is payable March 12, 2015, to shareholders of record on Feb. 19, 2015. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 17, 2015.

The board also amended the Microsoft Corporate Governance Guidelines to make clear its commitment to diversity on the board by actively seeking out highly qualified women and individuals from minority groups to include in the pool from which board nominees are selected.

Source: Microsoft