Many investors are beginning to question Tim Cook's ability to lead Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), particularly when it comes to driving innovation in the manner in which Steve Jobs was so adept.

While recognizing that Jobs is irreplaceable, Motley Fool analyst Joe Tenebruso believes that Tim Cook has done a lot of things that shareholders have wanted for a long time -- and that Jobs might not have done -- such as initiating a dividend and instituting the largest share buyback in history. But can Cook drive innovation at Apple? Joe thinks we'll have the answer to that question soon. For more, check out the following video.

 

Eric Bleeker, CFA, and Joe Tenebruso have no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Apple. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.