Business
5:03 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Business News

Originally published on Wed April 24, 2013 6:20 am

Transcript

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

How you like them apples? Apple is at the start of our business news.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

INSKEEP: As it's so often is. Apple is saying it will pay out $100 billion to its shareholders in stock buy-backs and increased dividends by the end of 2015. This move is seen as an effort to win back investor confidence after the company announced its first profit decline in a decade. Slowing sales of the Apple iPhone are blamed for the disappointing profit results. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

Related program: