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$GRMN ended 4Q15 with cash and marketable securities of about $2.4Bil. Inventory balance rose YoverY to $501MM. As a result, the company grew its product offerings. Free cash flow was $131MM. During 4Q15, the company paid dividends of $97MM, repurchased $23MM of stock with $161MM remaining for purchase for Dec. 2016.
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.