Poor earnings have hurt Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) so badly that its share price drop is the largest among the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks so far this year. American Express Co.’s (NYSE: AXP) loss is a very tiny tick …
Microsoft has announced a new $40 billion share repurchase ... In addition, the company stated that it has completed its previous $40 billion stock repurchase program. So, it’s $40 billion dollar repurchase plans all the way down. That makes …
Here's a long view of Microsoft's stock: The long road up, the bubble of the late 1990s, and then a remarkable stability built on solid, consistent, high Windows/Office-driven profits and steady dividends. Advertisement And last week: That's all …
When Morgan Stanley’s share price fell to $20 in 2011, the bank’s chief executive, James P. Gorman, and several of his top lieutenants tried to encourage investors by buying up stock with their own money. Now, that put-your-money-where …
Back in 2003, when Microsoft stopped giving employees stock options and instead started granting actual shares, the company also announced a new executive bonus plan called the Shared Performance Stock Award Program. The first …
Investors are liking the new clarity too. Microsoft’s stock price has surged under its new CEO. Since Nadella took the reins, Microsoft shares are up over 30%, 10 points ahead of the S&P. In comparison, Microsoft’s stock dropped nearly …
According to sources close to the situation, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is working on what is likely to turn into a significant restructuring of the massive software company, which could also move several current execs to more …
The bank pledged to raise the dividend and increase stock buybacks. It gave scant details, but investors still welcomed the news. Until just recently, the bank concentrated its excess capital toward finishing the purchase of Morgan Stanley …
Microsoft repurchased $4.3 billion of its shares during its fiscal fourth quarter, and returned another $2.5 billion to shareholders in the form of dividends. The total is nearly double the amount from last year, said finance chief Amy …
On the surface, it sounds just like any patent-infringement claim against Microsoft: A relatively small technology company files a lawsuit in a plaintiff-friendly court and alleges a giant corporation has violated its patents for years. Added further ...