Inside Microsoftâ€™s New $40 Billion Stock Repurchase Program
Jared Sperli stashed this in economics
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As a final note, at $0.28 per share quarterly, Microsoft currently has a dividend yield of 3.4 percent. Apple almost yields 3 percent. Some tech companies are all grown up.
"All grown up" = "Don't know how to invest the money in new research and development so they'll just buy back their own stock instead" ?
stock owners/institutional funds don't want R&D...it is riskier than buybacks and dividends!!!