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.
The company's mobile growth is soaring, and its ad business is strong. Now, about all those other initiatives.
With $145 billion in the bank, Apple has been under increasing pressure to return more money to shareholders. Now it responds -- big time.
The company could raise its quarterly dividend to $4.14 a share as a way to spend some of its cash on investors, say analysts polled by Bloomberg.
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.
The Apple CEO has chosen to forego a huge dividend to which he's entitled.
Apple has begun a new dividend program for restricted stock units, but according to a new filing, CEO Tim Cook will not participate.
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.
This report inaccurately described Apple's dividend history. The company last paid a regular dividend to stockholders in 1995.
The maker of iPads, iPhones, and Macs will begin paying a regular dividend and will buy back stock. It plans to spend $45 billion in the first three years of its new programs.