Another reason IBM is investing about $700M/yr in Silicon R&D is to keep their engineers busy. I guess they didn't want to go over to that sheethole Global Foundries.
You should have asked your model. She would have told you to buy the dip, but was too busy giving lip service to others...
The dividend is likely to be raised a week or two dafter the earnings report.
Asus had announced the ZenFone series at CES earlier this year. Now the company has launched these smartphones in India as well. Currently they are offering ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 6 in India.
All these phones are competitively priced and available exclusively through Flipkart. We managed to spend some time with the ZenFone 5 and here is what we think about it.
What is it?
A 5-inch Android smartphone from Asus, which is available at Rs. 9,999 (for 8GB variant).
Who is it for?
Asus ZenFone 5 is a smartphone targeted for people who are looking a bang for their bucks. For them, it is important to have a smartphone that does not just look good but even performs to the optimum.
From Gizmodo India
Investing the money in R and D is a much better idea than giving it back to shareholders. I think they are choosing the correct strategy regarding the dividend, and as a shareholder I would certainly vote to keep it constant.
"will leave the newbies holding the bag...AGAIN"
[The stock is 68 cents off the low of the day, Lucy. And here you are still repetitively posting your daily mantra. Pretty sure Jimbo is going to want to talk to you about how you blew today's big advantage.
Looks like you gots more 'splaining to do, Lucy. ]
"Its been almost 3 years since the last increase. Give the $$ back to us shareholders!"
[LOL, Lucy gets out of the fetal position to post as backbay_bstn about ancient issues. You got worked today, Lucy. Hahahahahaha. You got totally worked. ]