Gilt stock dividends could increase Apple’s earnings growth, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.
In a report titled “Apple Stock Earnments: Gilt Stocks Are Increasing Earnings,” the WSJ reports that Apple stock earnings could boost its earnings growth.
The WSJ notes that earnings growth in the S&P 500 has averaged 1.4% per year over the last five years.
The report says Apple stock’s stock dividend could increase earnings growth by as much as 2% annually over the next five years, which would give Apple stock its highest annual growth rate ever.
Apple stock is trading around $230 a share at the time of this writing.
Apple’s stock has increased nearly 25% over the past five years as the company has pushed its smartphone and digital media businesses to new heights.