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How does Nordstrom’s dividend announcement impact its balance sheet?

Nordstrom, Inc., is a luxury department store chain headquartered in Seattle, Washington. It was founded in 1901 as a shoe store. It would begin selling clothes more than sixty years later in 1967. Its stock ticker symbol, JWN, represents the initials of Nordstrom’s founder, John W. Nordstrom. Nordstrom had a history of declaring dividends regularly […]

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How would Microsoft’s $40 billion stock buyback and cash dividend impact its balance sheet?

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) recently announced plans to buy back up to $40 billion of its own stock. In the same announcement on September 20, 2016, Microsoft also stated that it would be increasing the cash dividend by 8% for the dividend to be paid on December 8, 2016, to shareholders of record on November 17, […]

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What do the dates mean in the press release for Pier 1’s quarterly cash dividend announcement?

Pier 1 declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per common share on September 27, 2013. The press release read: “Sep. 27, 2013– Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a $0.05 per share quarterly cash dividend on the Company’s outstanding shares of common stock. The $0.05 quarterly cash dividend will be paid on November 6, […]

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