News tagged with stock performance

New Yahoo! chief gets plump pay package

Yahoo! chief Marissa Mayer will be paid one million dollars a year and be eligible for many times that amount in stock and bonuses if she hangs on to the post, the company revealed on Thursday.

dateJul 20, 2012 in Business
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Bazaarvoice, Proto Labs surge in market debuts

(AP) -- A splashy Wall Street debut by Bazaarvoice Inc. and Proto Labs Inc. is the latest sign that investor appetite for initial public offerings has rebounded after a dismal IPO market in 2011.

dateFeb 24, 2012 in Business
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Microsoft raises dividend 25 pct to support stock

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is trying to lift its stock price by boosting its dividend 25 percent, the largest increase since the world's largest software maker started the quarterly payments seven years ago.

dateSep 21, 2011 in Business
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Ambitious goals = satisfaction

Consumers who set ambitious goals have a greater level of satisfaction compared to those who set conservative goals, according to a recently published paper by the Cecile K. Cho, a University of California, Riverside assistant ...

dateAug 17, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Cisco's 4Q results, outlook top analyst views

(AP) -- Cisco Systems Inc. provided a small measure of comfort to the battered stock market late Wednesday with quarterly results that underscored the technology bellwether's resolve to improve its financial performance.

dateAug 11, 2011 in Business
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