1 The company declared a large dividend at the end of the year.
2 The company raised its quarterly dividend, committed an additional $30 billion to buying back its stock, struck a $3 billion deal to buy headphone maker Beats Electronics and previewed its latest software for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers.
3 The peace dividend has not materialised despite military spending going down in most countries.
4 In the report they found that dividends are irrelevant to a company's value.
5 In particular the economists say that the proposed abolition of taxes on the dividends is not credible as a short term stimulus.
6 In well managed private business which must pay dividends, the urge is always to keep personnel at a minimum.
7 Investors will still pay tax on their foreign share dividends.
8 The company reaped rich dividends with its new strategy for packaging holidays.