Can Anything Stop the King of Tech?

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology and media editor/analyst Andrew Tonner and consumer goods editor/analyst Austin Smith discuss topics across the investing world.

Apple absolutely dominated tech headlines coming into this year, and the tech powerhouse shows no signs of letting up. And one of the central story lines surrounding Apple has been its cash hoard of nearly $100 billion and what Apple intended to do with its spare cash. CEO Tim Cook went on record earlier this year telling analysts the company has by far more cash on its books than it needs to run the company. Well, Apple recently announced that it plans to begin paying dividends to its shareholders and also intends to buy back a substantial amount of stock. But is this the right move? In this video, Andrew gives his opinions on the recent announcements coming out of Cupertino and discusses whether this company still remains a buy today.

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At the time this article was published Andrew Tonner has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Austin Smith has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Amazon.com, Google, Intel, and Microsoft.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendApple, Amazon.com, Google, Intel, and Microsoft. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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