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Capitalism: Let's check how poor are IT giants
  • Apple transferred 85 billions US dollars to owners in last 12 months (71.4 billions via buyback and 14 billion as dividends).

    More than total state expenses of Romania, Iran, Egypt per year.

    In last 5 years owners got 275 billions from Apple vast profits and it is expected that they have another 200-300 billions hidden in offshore companies accounts.

    In last year:

    • Cisco owners got 27.1 billions - 21.1 via buyback and 6 via dividends.
    • Oracle owners got 31.8 billions - 28.8 via buyback and 3 via dividends.
    • Qualcomm owners got 26.1 billions - 22.6 via buyback and 3.5 via dividends.
    • Microsoft owners got 29.5 billions - 16.3 via buyback and 13.2 via dividends.
    • Google put 9.7 billions into buyback.
    • Facebook did same for 12,9 billions.
    • Broadcom set new record at 10,3 billions.
    • Intel paid owners 16 billions.
    • Texas Instruments paid 6.1 billions.

    Total is 256 billions only for this ten companies above.