The current quarterly dividend is $0.62 per share, and it is $2.48 per share annually. Though, one negative about Microsoft is the low dividend yield of 0.72%. The company's lack of dividend yield makes up dividend safety. The payout ratio is an excellent 27%.
The dividend yield is good at about 3.1%. However, Coca-Cola's dividend safety is lagging, with a payout ratio of approximately 73%. This value is high, but Coca-Cola has consistent revenue and earnings even during recessions.
The quarterly dividend per share is $0.78. The annual dividend per share is $3.12. Thus, the dividend yield is nearly 4%. However, the payout ratio is high at approximately 73% due to lower revenue and earnings during the pandemic.