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International Business Machines Corp. declares $0.95 dividend

  • International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) declares $0.95/share quarterly dividend.
  • Forward yield 2.12%
  • Payable Dec. 10; for shareholders of record Nov. 8; ex-div Nov. 6.
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  • brianhutch
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    More debt to buyback shares and subsidise an increase in the dividend .
    Total debt at present $36B plus $15B in the works = $50B
    Only Wall st could se that as positive !
    29 Oct 2013, 02:08 PM Reply Like
  • Joseph Harry
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    A lot of that debt is from its Global Financing, its not 'Core debt'. IBM has more cash and ST investments than core debt on its books if you look a little closer at its balance sheet.
    29 Oct 2013, 02:57 PM Reply Like
  • stoj
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    idk why they increased dividend ? I certainly didn't buy IBM for the dividend, to get taxed why IBM borrows for distribution, why o why
    29 Oct 2013, 04:35 PM Reply Like
  • Joseph Harry
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    the dividend wasn't raised, it was $0.95 last time. It will probably be raised 2 quarters from now if history is any indication.
    29 Oct 2013, 04:38 PM Reply Like
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