Ben Reitzes, Barclays analyst, and Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance, discuss whether it's time for other big tech companies to get serious about returning cash to shareholders.
David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors, and Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors, debate whether or not it's time to leave dividend stocks behind.
Transocean said shareholders voted out Chairman Michael Talbert at the annual meeting and backed a nominee of Carl Icahn to the board.
Wall Street's stocks-are-cheap meme looks as if it will start coming under stress if what Citigroup calls a "profitless rally" continues.
Verizon Wireless said on Monday it would pay its parents Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group Plc a dividend of $7 billion in June.
Glass Lewis advised Goldman Sachs shareholders to vote against the company's executive compensation proposal as well as director James Johnson due to disappointing performance.
Investors are still on the hunt for yield, but is there a bubble forming in dividend-paying stocks? Barbara Marcin, Gamco Investors and the "Fast Money" traders discuss.
Michael Karsch, Karsch Capital, says cheap money has caused him to change the way he invests.
"Equities are a better risk-reward," said John Burbank, Passport Capital, discussing where he is seeing the best investment opportunities now, with Jeffrey Kronthal, KLS Diversified Asset Management.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Richard Anderson, Delta Air Lines CEO, about the company's buyback program and its rare move to provide a dividend.
Facebook wants to invest every penny in its business, explains Mad Money host Jim Cramer. Just because it doesn't pay bountiful dividends, and return cash with legitimate buybacks doesn't mean it's bad.
Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James strategist, shares where he is putting money to work as the S&P 500 hits another record high.
Jon Ogg, 24/7 Wall St., lists five companies that he believes "really need" to start paying dividends.
Christopher Kettenmann, chief energy strategist at Phoenix Partners Group, gives his estimates ahead of Exxon Mobil's quarterly results and questions how sustainable buybacks are for large oil companies.
Brian White, Topeka Capital Markets analyst, breaks down the tech company's better-than-expected second quarter; and discusses Apple's plans to raise its dividend by 15 percent and buy back $60 billion in stock.
John Bright, Avondale Partners, discusses the tech giant's better-than-expected second quarter earnings and plans to unlock more cash for investors.
Tom Forte, senior research analyst at Telsey Advisory Group, says innovation is what drives Apple's shares higher and that the buyback program will only help the stock on a short-term basis.
Even if the stock market should run into a wall later, investors can take comfort that this likely will be another huge year for dividend payouts.
Mary Deatherage, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, discusses how investing in non-traditional asset classes can change risk profiles and boost return.
"You need to squeeze out as much dividend income as you can," said Luciano Siracusano, WisdomTree. "Earnings are not likely to be great, but it's the long-term picture that really counts," adds Chris Mier, Loop Capital Market.