On 1/23/13, AAPL announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of $2.65 per share, payable on 2/14/13 to shareholders, with an ex-dividend date of 2/7/13.
because aapl has no leadership or new products!! AND they're getting killed by samsung and everyone else!!! any more questions?
Because there is no innovation or growth left at AAPL. Bunch of high paid engineers scratching their heads during the day and planning the evening's entertainment with collegues.