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$GMCR repurchased 9.5MM shares in FY15 at a cost of $1.03Bil. This includes 1.99MM shares repurchased in the 4Q15 at a cost of $115MM. From the end of the company's FY15 through Nov. 18, 2015, $GMCR repurchased an additional 4.4MM shares at a cost of $235MM. As of Nov. 18, 2015, $GMCR has $914MM remaining on its share repurchase authorization.
The U.S. Treasury will be receiving $10 billion as dividends from the combined government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. This is a sign that a recovered housing market is allowing the once-ailing firms to subsidize federal government spending.
$CSCO shift from hardware to becoming a software behemoth seems to be working for the company so far. Stock has seen a steady rise since the change. But is it sustainable?
Heard about the next generation iPhone. Going by the reports, it is believed that $AAPL will release three iphones this year.
Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee arrested under $36 million bribery charges. Stocks are also down. This is going to impact the sale of its Galaxy 8, set for April release. Here’s an opportunity for $AAPL to capitalize on a rival’s fall.