The following video is part of our nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show, with host Chris Hill talking with Ron Gross, James Early, and Joe Magyer. Shares of Qualcomm rose this past week as the company announced a share-buyback program as well as an increase in its quarterly dividend. In this segment the guys discuss the negative perception tech companies face when it comes to issuing a dividend and how companies such as Intel and Microsoft buck that trend. Joe closes the segment by analyzing why Qualcomm's increased dividend is not the only reason shareholders should be happy.
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