03/19/2012, 06:03 pm
Riding on a stock incentives plan and reports of record third-generation sales, Apple stock on Monday finally surged past the once elusive $600 barrier it has been tickling for the past few days.
03/19/2012, 11:03 am
With a higher-than-expected 1.8 percent yield, Apple's new $2.65 quarterly dividend is expected to expand its shareholder base to investors who previously passed on the stock because it did not pay out a dividend.
03/19/2012, 09:03 am
Following Apple's announcement on Monday that it will pay a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share as well as initiate a $10 billion share buyback program, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and investors.
03/19/2012, 08:03 am
Later this year, Apple will initiate a dividend and share repurchase program, spending $45 billion over the next three years, the company announced on Monday.
03/19/2012, 07:03 am
Apple's most likely use for its $100 billion cash balance is seen as an ongoing dividend, though other options include a special dividend or share buyback.
03/18/2012, 06:03 pm
Apple will host a conference call on Monday at 9 a.m. Eastern, 6 a.m. Pacific to discuss what it plans to do with its $100 billion cash balance.
03/15/2012, 03:03 pm
Record sales of 60 million iPads and 134 million iPhones in calendar 2012 will help push Apple's stock price up to $718, a new forecast predicts.
03/15/2012, 09:03 am
Apple's stock catapulted to new heights on Thursday, briefly breaching the $600 barrier for the first time in the company's history as investors remain upbeat about this Friday's iPad launch.
03/14/2012, 12:03 am
With shares of Apple on a chart-topping climb, investment bank Morgan Stanley has lifted its price target for the stock to $720, with a 12-month bull case estimate of $960.
03/13/2012, 10:03 pm
Apple's stock price has gained 5.83 percent since last week's unveiling of the new iPad, crushing advisors who thought that the release would provide a good opportunity to sell.
02/28/2012, 04:02 pm
With Apple's iPad media event now official, the company's stock was sent to new heights on Tuesday, propelling its total market capitalization to nearly $500 billion.
02/24/2012, 08:02 am
Availability of Apple shares could become an issue, boosting the company's price-to-earnings multiple later this year, if the company does decide to pay out a dividend to investors.
02/23/2012, 03:02 pm
Apple's chief executive Tim Cook addressed two stock related issues that have been topics of interest to company investors: the payment of dividends and a possible stock split, while speaking to shareholders this morning.
02/23/2012, 02:02 pm
Tim Cook met with shareholders for the first time following the passing of Apple's cofounder and former chief executive Steve Jobs, revealing his own very distinct personality but also strong commonality with Jobs' wit, passion and analytical focus.
02/23/2012, 02:02 pm
Investors at Thursday's Apple shareholder meeting had the opportunity to ask the company's executives about a range of topics, including the prospect of an Apple television set, a stock dividend, and its relationship with Facebook.
02/23/2012, 01:02 pm
At its annual shareholders meeting on Thursday, Apple announced that it has adopted a measure approved by shareholders last year that requires a majority vote for new board members to be approved.
02/22/2012, 09:02 pm
Apple's annual shareholder meeting will be held tomorrow at the company's Cupertino California campus, and activists are gearing up to use the event as a springboard for their "high impact communications programs," including a continuation of issues related to working conditions among Apple's Chinese suppliers that Apple addressed at last year's meeting.
02/15/2012, 06:02 pm
The rapid escalation of Apple's profits and corporate valuation are overshadowing the performance of other companies so much that analysts are highlighting how different the market would look like without Apple.
02/14/2012, 04:02 pm
Apple's chief executive Tim Cook is speaking at Goldman Sachs' Technology Conference today. The presentation is being broadcast via QuickTime on Apple's Investor website.
02/14/2012, 02:02 pm
Apple's stock crossed the $500 mark for the first time ever this week, but a new analysis sees that threshold as just the beginning, with new iPad and Mac models on the horizon that could help push the price toward $630.