(AP)—Microsoft Corp. says it is increasing its quarterly dividend by 15 percent.
AOL said Monday it was launching a share buyback worth some $600 million and paying a special dividend as part of its plan to distribute proceeds from a billion-dollar patent sale.
Spanish telecom giant Telefonica said Monday it has completed its sale of a 4.56 percent stake in China Unicom for 1.14 billion euros ($1.4 billion).
Apple on Tuesday reported a rise in its quarterly profit to $8.8 billion on hot iPad sales but missed lofty Wall Street expectations due, in part, to iPhone lovers waiting for a rumored new model.
Business software giant Oracle on Monday shook off rumors of a looming management shake-up and announced plans to buy back an additional $10 billion in stock.
Struggling computer maker Dell announced Tuesday it will use some of its cash stockpile to pay shareholder dividends as it pursues a shift to services.
(AP) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook is giving up $75 million in dividends on restricted stock that the company is awarding to all of its employees.
(AP) -- Struggling Internet company Yahoo Inc. has secured a lifeline after agreeing to sell half of its prized stake in Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba for about $7.1 billion, with most of the cash going to shareholders.
(AP) -- Intel Corp. is raising its quarterly dividend by 7 percent to 22.5 cents.
(AP) -- IBM Corp. is raising its quarterly dividend and repurchasing $7 billion more of its stock under a new buyback program.