There are a number of specific details that investors in Nike (NYSE:NKE) should know about its stock. The slideshow below covers a handful of them, walking readers through a broad but brief analysis of the apparel giant from a shareholder's perspective.
The slideshow shows, among other things, that Nike rewards investors in multiple ways:
- It pays out more than a quarter of its net income in quarterly dividends.
- It has bought back $2.4 billion worth of its own stock over the past 12 months, translating into a 1.2% decrease in Nike's outstanding share count.
- And its shares have outperformed the S&P 500 over the past decade by a factor of five.
To learn more about Nike, scroll through the slideshow below, which is designed to serve as an owner's manual for the company's shareholders.