Apple on Monday hosted a conference call to reveal the fate of at least some of the $100 billion in cash and cash equivalents the company has amassed over the past few years. Apple announced that it plans to repurchase $10 billion of stock over the next three years, in addition to paying out a $2.65 quarterly dividend. The company’s press release follows below. Developing… Apple Announces Plans to Initiate Dividend and Share Repurchase Program Expects to Spend $45 Billion Over Three Years CUPERTINO, Calif.
Apple now has $145 billion in cash and it needs to do something about it. That’s why Apple CEO Tim Cook just announced that the company will initiate a stock buyback. It means that Apple will used part of its cash to repurchase exis... Read Post
Apple this morning gave what amounts to a partial answer on how it will spend its large cash pile. With the new $2.65 a share quarterly dividend asnd a $10 billion three-year stock repurchase plan, the company will be giving back ab... Read Post