According to a recent survey of analysts by Bloomberg, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) could potentially give investors a very attractive dividend raise this year, by possibly as much as 56%, to a 3.7% yield. While this sounds fantastic and there is no question that Apple could afford the move, in this video Motley Fool tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner raises some concern. In his view, once such a precedent is set, giving anything less the next time there is a dividend increase could cause disappointment -- and a sell-off. Could a dividend increase of this size be a wolf in sheep's clothing?
- Mar 19, 2013 at 7:36PM
- Technology and Telecom