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Which company is worth more: Zynga or THQ?

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Source: Dean TakahashiZynga CEO Marc Pincus THQ and Zynga have both been giants in their time. THQ’s revenues peaked at $1.03 billion in its 2008 fiscal year. Zynga’s sales last year were above $1 billion. But times have changed, and now the stock market values both companies at virtually zero....
Which company is worth more: Zynga or THQ?
Apple Goes Blue Chip With New Quarterly Shareholder Dividend

Adobe to repurchase $2.0B in stock by fiscal 2015

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The big tech players are making financial news of late, with Apple declaring a dividend and stock buyback program, Google splitting 2:1, and now, Adobe announcing that it intends to repurchase $2 billion of its own stock by the end of its fiscal 2015. For Adobe, a company with a...
Adobe to repurchase $2.0B in stock by fiscal 2015

Red Hat announces yet another $300 million stock buyback program

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Today Red Hat announced the creation of a new, $300 million stock buyback program. According to the company, the stock may be purchased either from the public market, or “in privately negotiated transactions.” The sum and timing of the news come on the end of a prior $300 million buyback...
Red Hat announces yet another $300 million stock buyback program

InterDigital sells wireless patents to Intel for $375m

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Intel is to buy $375 million worth of wireless technology patents from InterDigital, whose shares rose by more than 29 percent following the news that it would increase its stock buyback program....
InterDigital sells wireless patents to Intel for $375m

DealBook: Pleased by Apple's Move, Einhorn Raises His Bet

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David Einhorn said Tuesday that his firm had raised the size of its Apple holdings. The move came after Apple agreed to quintuple the size of its stock buyback program and increase its dividend.    ...
DealBook: Pleased by Apple's Move, Einhorn Raises His Bet

Best Buy cuts profit estimates, ceases stock buyback program

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Electronics retailer Best Buy has suspended profit forecasts and share buyback programs for the remainder of calendar year 2012 to give its CEO time to build a turnaround plan for the beleaguered company. The move comes just days after the naming of a new CEO, and weak quarterly earnings induced...
Best Buy cuts profit estimates, ceases stock buyback program

Apple's Stock Continues Surge With New Record High

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After setting a record high close yesterday, Apple's stock today has extended its strong run that has been in place since last month's disappointing earnings numbers, pushing through to set a new all-time intraday high. The stock hit a new high of $644.13 per share just minutes ago, besting the...
Apple's Stock Continues Surge With New Record High

Einhorn to Apple: No Hard Feelings Over That "Depression-Era Grandmother" Comment, Okay?

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Apple’s new capital allocation plan isn’t quite what Greenlight Capital founder and famous Apple bull David Einhorn was looking for earlier this year when he called for the company to abandon its Depression-era grandmother mentality about its cash hoard. Certainly, it’s not even close to the perpetual preferred iPrefs...
Einhorn to Apple: No Hard Feelings Over That "Depression-Era Grandmother" Comment, Okay?

New iPad Has 'Record Weekend'

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Apple execs announce dividend payments and a stock buyback program by the cash-rich company....
New iPad Has 'Record Weekend'

Apple Talking With Investors About $15-16 Billion Bond Offering

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Following up on yesterday's initial filing from Apple addressing the company's efforts to issue a bond offering to raise cash in support of its stock buyback program, the company today filed a prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Commission outlining its general plans, which include six different chunks of debt...
Apple Talking With Investors About $15-16 Billion Bond Offering
Apple Reportedly Preparing to Announce Larger Dividend or Stock Buyback

Apple says it will pay dividends to employees with RSUs, Tim Cook declines $75M share

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In a Form 8-K filing today, Apple announced that it would be paying out dividends to employees with restricted stock units. It originally announced plans to pay out a dividend and institute a $45M stock buyback program in March. The payout will be to the tune of $2.65 per share...
Apple says it will pay dividends to employees with RSUs, Tim Cook declines $75M share

Court Throws Out Shareholder Lawsuit Accusing Netflix Of Issuing Misleading Guidance

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Netflix succeeded in getting a shareholder lawsuit dismissed that had accused the company of inflating its share price by concealing rising costs, even as insiders like CEO Reed Hastings were selling millions of dollars in stock, reports Reuters. The lawsuit was filed in January 2012 by shareholders led by the...
Court Throws Out Shareholder Lawsuit Accusing Netflix Of Issuing Misleading Guidance

The day Apple became normal

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Finally, Apple shares some of its wealth. Tim Cook FORTUNE -- Mark it down: March 19, 2012, is the day Apple took the extraordinarily normal step of issuing a dividend and initiating a stock buyback program. It is the day Apple overtly began behaving like other companies. For weeks, I've...
The day Apple became normal

Red Hat to repurchase another $300M of its own stock

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Pioneering open-source solution vendor Red Hat (RHT) announced today that its board has authorized a $300 million stock buyback program. The new program replaces a previous $300 million buyback program, the final $179 million of which the company completed in February, at an average price of $49.15 per share. The...
Red Hat to repurchase another $300M of its own stock

Chart of the day: Apple's shrinking diluted share count

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Buying back shares will boost EPS and save Apple $1.5 billion a year in dividends. FORTUNE -- By the time it decided in April to increase its stock buyback program five fold -- from $10 billion to $60 billion -- Apple (AAPL) already spent $1.95 billion of the original $10...
Chart of the day: Apple's shrinking diluted share count

IBM Increases Dividend 13%

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IBM's board approved a 13% rise in the tech heavyweight's quarterly dividend and the addition of $7 billion to its stock-buyback program....
IBM Increases Dividend 13%

News Corp. Board Approves Split

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News Corp.’s board approved the company’s separation into two publicly traded entities, moving a step closer to splitting its entertainment businesses from the publishing division. The media company on Friday also outlined the terms of the share distribution, named the board directors for both firms and announced a $500 million...
News Corp. Board Approves Split

Today in Tech: Mike Daisey responds to Apple backlash

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Fortune’s curated selection of tech stories from the last 24 hours. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day. * Off-broadway performer Mike Daisey took to his blog in response to mounting criticism that he “partially fabricated” his observations of Foxconn iPad factories. “In the last forty-eight hours I...
Today in Tech: Mike Daisey responds to Apple backlash
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