Apple's Dividend Yield Could Reach 4.9% by 2015

In case you missed it, Apple boosted its share repurchase program by a whopping $50 billion. This means Apple could reduce shares outstanding by 15% by the time the program ends in 2015. What would this do to Apple's dividend yield? In the following video, Fool contributor Daniel Sparks says that investors who buy shares today could be rewarded with a nice 4.9% dividend yield at cost basis by the end of fiscal 2015.

There's no doubt that Apple is at the center of technology's largest revolution ever and that longtime shareholders have been handsomely rewarded, with more than 1,000% gains. However, there is a debate raging as to whether Apple remains a buy. The Motley Fool's senior technology analyst and managing bureau chief, Eric Bleeker, is prepared to fill you in on both reasons to buy and reasons to sell Apple and what opportunities are left for the company (and your portfolio) going forward. To get instant access to his latest thinking on Apple, simply click here now.


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