Buybacks


Shell buys BG Group for $70 billion

Shell buys BG Group for $70 billion

Royal Dutch Shell announced today to buy the BG Group for £47 billion ($70 billion)....

Apr 8 2015, 1:43am CDT

Apple Watch will not be Sold to Walk-in Customers

Apple Watch will not be Sold to Walk-in Customers

Forget about camping in front of an Apple Store for the Apple Watch launch. You need an appointment to get an Apple Watch on la...

Mar 30 2015, 3:36am CDT

Samsung Electronics to buy back $2 billion in shares

Samsung Electronics to buy back $2 billion in shares

Samsung's plan comes amid mounting pressure for the tech giant to return more capital to shareholders as it heads for its...

Nov 26 2014, 6:17am CST

Apple is making a Euro bond offering

Apple is making a Euro bond offering

Why Apple shareholders may be laughing all the way to the bank...

Nov 14 2014, 6:26am CST

Carl Icahn Says Apple is Dramatically Undervalued

Carl Icahn Says Apple is Dramatically Undervalued

Major Apple Shareholder publishes open letter saying that Apple share price is dramatically undervalued. He says the stock pric...

Oct 9 2014, 9:48am CDT

Tim Cook is hopeful regarding iPad Sales

Tim Cook is hopeful regarding iPad Sales

Tim Cook recently spoke in an interview about how he was hopeful regarding the popularity of the iPad....

Jul 23 2014, 7:58am CDT

Samsung May Acquire Speech Recognition Company Nuance Communications

Samsung May Acquire Speech Recognition Company Nuance Communications

Nuance Communications is reportedly holding talks with potential buyers, and one of them is Samsung....

Jun 17 2014, 2:20am CDT

Apple Stock Split: The Price To Watch Is Now $100

Apple Stock Split: The Price To Watch Is Now $100

What a difference a month and a half makes. In April, Apple announced it would undergo a 7-to-1 stock split that would bring it...

Jun 9 2014, 10:40am CDT

 Xbox One Lowers Price

Xbox One Lowers Price

The Company Will Start Selling A Kinect-Free Version of The Console This Summer...

May 13 2014, 3:27pm CDT

Tim Cook, Dr. Dre And The Battle For Apple's Cash

Tim Cook, Dr. Dre And The Battle For Apple's Cash

The news that Apple is nearing a $3.2 billion acquisition to buy Beats Electronics is one of the biggest business stories in th...

May 12 2014, 9:56am CDT

The Alibaba Success and the Setbacks

The Alibaba Success and the Setbacks

BEIJING (AP) — Even before Alibaba went online, its founder talked about making the fledgling e-commerce company a global playe...

May 9 2014, 4:10am CDT

What If Apple Would Spin Out iTunes

What If Apple Would Spin Out iTunes

Apple’s Tim Cook has shown the world in the past year that he’s quite happy to engage in some financial engineering and spend s...

May 7 2014, 4:31am CDT

Alibaba Is aiming to raise $1B in IPO

Alibaba Is aiming to raise $1B in IPO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — China's Alibaba Group is aiming to raise $1 billion in a long-awaited IPO likely to have ripple effects ac...

May 7 2014, 2:08am CDT

Apple Fans Are Bulls In A China Mobile Shop

Apple Fans Are Bulls In A China Mobile Shop

Apple upset the shortsellers’ apple cart ( you should excuse the pun) this week when it made several surprising announcements.&...

Apr 28 2014, 1:30am CDT

Is Apple Rotting From The Core?

Is Apple Rotting From The Core?

Apple released results on April 23: The company announced higher dividends, increasing stock buybacks from $60 billion to $90 b...

Apr 25 2014, 5:46am CDT

HTC One M8 survey results show Samsung and iPhone users upgrading to HTC

HTC One M8 survey results show Samsung and iPhone users upgrading to HTC's latest flagship

CompareMyMobile conducted a survey of all HTC One M8 purchases since its launch...

Apr 24 2014, 10:48am CDT

Is Apple Back after Surprise Earnings?

Is Apple Back after Surprise Earnings?

Apple’s quarter came in well ahead of expectations on strong overall revenues and iPhone sales. With the company forecasting mo...

Apr 24 2014, 7:27am CDT

Apple Stock Split is 7-For-1

Apple Stock Split is 7-For-1

Talk about burying the lede. Apple announced a 7-for-1 stock split Wednesday, but not until the last sentence of a press releas...

Apr 24 2014, 1:12am CDT

Apple announces its second quarter results

Apple announces its second quarter results

Apple exceeded Wall Street expectations, amassing $45.6 billion in Q2 this year....

Apr 23 2014, 10:53pm CDT

Apple Q2 Earnings: Everyone's Mind Is Made Up

Apple Q2 Earnings: Everyone's Mind Is Made Up

At this point Wall Street and the technology press expect so little from Apple's earnings, it will be difficult to disappoint t...

Apr 23 2014, 8:39am CDT

Apple Q2: Analysts Expect Almost No Revenue Or EPS Growth

Apple Q2: Analysts Expect Almost No Revenue Or EPS Growth

Sell-side analysts are projecting that Apple’s revenue will be almost flat year over year at $43.53 billion vs. $43.6 billion a...

Apr 23 2014, 4:25am CDT

Apple June Quarter Guidance Could Be Ugly

Apple June Quarter Guidance Could Be Ugly

Apple is scheduled to release its March quarter results on Wednesday, April 23, and if it maintains its usual practice will pro...

Apr 16 2014, 12:25pm CDT

Apple March Quarter will be Not Exciting

Apple March Quarter will be Not Exciting

Apple is scheduled to release its March quarter results after the close on Wednesday, April 23. It appears from my modeling tha...

Apr 14 2014, 2:26pm CDT

Chicken Nugget Recall Issued by Tyson Foods

Chicken Nugget Recall Issued by Tyson Foods

There was a recall of 75,320 pounds of chicken nuggets products by Tyson Foods after issues cropped up at Sam’s Club outlets na...

Apr 7 2014, 6:31am CDT

I4U news

Ahead of the Bell: Apple to hold annual meeting

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple stockholders will get a chance to grill CEO Tim Cook about the company's product strategy, acqui...

Feb 28 2014, 5:46am CST

I4U news

Just How Big Was Apple's $14 Billion Buyback?

“Whether it is stocks or socks, I like to buy quality merchandise when it is marked down” - Warren Buffett A couple of wee...

Feb 27 2014, 8:21am CST

Apple Loop: No Tesla, Healthy Wearables, Unhealthy iOS, Steve Jobs Goes Postal

Apple Loop: A No-Go On Tesla, Healthy Wearables, Unhealthy iOS, Samsung Gets Nasty, Steve Jobs Goes Postal

Keeping you in the loop on a few of the very many things that happened around Apple over the past two weeks. The rubber does no...

Feb 23 2014, 2:41pm CST

No, Apple Is Not Like Microsoft

No, Apple Is Not Like Microsoft

Barclays has lost faith in Apple and thinks you should too. It believes the time has come to dump the most valuable company bec...

Feb 22 2014, 7:36am CST

The Folly Of Stand-Pat Apple

The Folly Of Stand-Pat Apple

The speed and size of Facebook’s (FB) move to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion has sent shock waves through the entire tech landsca...

Feb 21 2014, 12:32am CST

Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion

Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comcast Corp. has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion in stock, or $158.82 per share, in...

Feb 12 2014, 11:28pm CST

AOL's Dilemma: Turn-around or Benefits?

AOL's Dilemma: Turn-around or Benefits?

For someone who came up through sales, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong sure seems to put his foot in his mouth a lot. He is in a firestor...

Feb 11 2014, 3:18am CST

Icahn backs off plan for $50B Apple share buyback

Activist investor Carl Icahn is backing off his proposal that Apple spend $50 billion buying back its own stock during the curr...

Feb 10 2014, 11:26am CST

Apple Loop: A $14 Billion Bet, A Sapphire iPhone 6, Flappy Bird Flies Away

Apple Loop: A $14 Billion Bet, A Sapphire iPhone 6, Flappy Bird Flies Away, Woz's Android iPhone

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the things that happened around Apple this week. Apple’s big buyback. There are many r...

Feb 9 2014, 5:35pm CST

Apple buys $14B In Own Stock

Apple buys $14B In Own Stock

Report says Apple repurchased $14 billion of its stock in 2 weeks since posting 1Q results NEW YORK (AP) — Apple has reportedly...

Feb 7 2014, 7:37am CST

Can The Galaxy S5 Release Realign Samsung Owners' Loyalty?

Can The Galaxy S5 Release Realign Samsung Owners' Loyalty?

As we await the announcement of the latest and greatest from Samsung – the suspected Galaxy S5 – later this month, I thought it...

Feb 6 2014, 5:36pm CST

With Yahoo On The Ropes, Mayer can still Lead A Big Turnaround!

With Yahoo On The Ropes, Mayer can still Lead A Big Turnaround!

Yahoo! (YHOO) is very much on the ropes and its shares have suffered a shellacking after the Internet giant posted disappointin...

Jan 31 2014, 2:15am CST

Nintendo CEO on $1.2B Stock Buyback: 'Wii U Isn't In Good Shape

Nintendo CEO on $1.2B Stock Buyback: 'Wii U Isn't In Good Shape

After another disappointing holiday season and continuing struggles to market its Wii U home video game console, Nintendo plans...

Jan 30 2014, 5:55am CST

Comcast 4Q: gains video subs but earnings fall short

Comcast 4Q: gains video subs but earnings fall short

Comcast gains 43,000 video subscribers in 4th quarter as revenue beats, earnings come up short PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp...

Jan 29 2014, 2:40am CST

Big Viking Rush in To Save 'YoVille' From Zynga's Axe

Big Viking Rush in To Save 'YoVille' From Zynga's Axe

I get a lot of social media messages from people who are all attempting to sell me on one video game-related cause or another....

Jan 29 2014, 12:47am CST

 Icahn Continues To Buy Stocks as Apple Looks to the iPhone 6, iWatch To Increas

Icahn Continues To Buy Stocks as Apple Looks to the iPhone 6, iWatch To Increase Sales

What’s next? That’s the question now on the minds of Apple watchers after the company delivered disappointing holiday sales of...

Jan 28 2014, 6:00pm CST