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Apple boosts capital return program to $200 billion

The company gives shareholders even more to be happy about with a dividend increase and new funds to buy back shares.

By April 27, 2015


Activist investor Icahn says Apple 'still undervalued'

Apple plans to boost the amount of cash it's returning to shareholders by 54 percent to $200 billion, but that doesn't seem to be enough for Carl Icahn.

By April 28, 2015


Strong iPhone demand pushes Apple's sales -- again

Revenue in China helps boost the company to a record second quarter, but the iPad remains a weak spot for Apple.

By April 27, 2015


Qualcomm feels investor pressure to spin off chip business

Activist investor Jana Partners has asked the chipmaker to divide its chip and patent licensing businesses in hopes of boosting Qualcomm's sagging share prices.

By April 13, 2015


After rough 2014, Samsung eyes growth and acquisitions

Samsung has a hefty $56 billion in cash, but dividends may not be a priority. For 2015, its investor relations chief says, "our primary objective is growth."

By February 17, 2015


Dell accepts founder's new buyout deal with added dividend

A special committee of Dell's board agrees to Michael Dell's new offer, which increases the purchase price to $13.75 per share and includes a special dividend of 13 cents per share.

By August 2, 2013


iPhone 6 promises happy holidays for Apple

The electronics giant is projecting stronger-than-expected sales this holiday even after delivering better-than-anticipated revenue in the September quarter. The only negative was another drop in iPad sales.

By October 20, 2014


Apple investors shrug at thinner iPad Air, beefed up iMac

Shares in Apple briefly flipped positive early in the company's presentation but were largely stuck in negative territory after the event, down about 1 percentage point at $96.58.

By October 16, 2014


Icahn to Apple: You need to start buying back more stock

In an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, activist investor Carl Icahn says the stock is worth double its current trading price.

By October 9, 2014


Carl Icahn says he's sending an 'interesting' letter to Apple on Thursday

The billionaire activist investor has a history with Apple, including getting CEO Tim Cook to take steps such as boosting the company's share repurchases.

By October 8, 2014