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Microsoft Plans to Pay Out Billions to Investors

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Microsoft Plans to Pay Out Billions to Investors

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Microsoft Plans to Pay Out Billions to Investors

Microsoft Plans to Pay Out Billions to Investors

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Microsoft unveils plans to return much of its massive cash reserves to investors. This year, the software giant will issue a special one-time dividend of $3 a share, a step worth about $32 billion. All told, the plan will pay shareholders some $75 billion over the next four years. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and NPR's Uri Berliner.