Cash dividends declared per common share


Notes to Financial Statements

In fiscal year 2012, our Board of Directors declared the following dividends:

 

Declaration Date   

Dividend

Per Share

    Record Date     Total Amount     Payment Date  


                 (In millions)        

September 20, 2011

   $   0.20        November 17, 2011      $   1,683        December 8, 2011   

December 14, 2011

   $ 0.20        February 16, 2012      $ 1,683        March 8, 2012   

March 13, 2012

   $ 0.20        May 17, 2012      $ 1,678        June 14, 2012   

June 13, 2012

   $ 0.20        August 16, 2012      $ 1,676        September 13, 2012   

The dividend declared on June 13, 2012 will be paid after the filing date of this report on Form 10-K and was included in other current liabilities as of June 30, 2012.

In fiscal year 2011, our Board of Directors declared the following dividends:

 

Declaration Date   

Dividend

Per Share

    Record Date     Total Amount     Payment Date  


                 (In millions)        

September 21, 2010

   $   0.16        November 18, 2010      $   1,363        December 9, 2010   

December 15, 2010

   $ 0.16        February 17, 2011      $ 1,349        March 10, 2011   

March 14, 2011

   $ 0.16        May 19, 2011      $ 1,350        June 9, 2011   

June 15, 2011

   $ 0.16        August 18, 2011      $ 1,341        September 8, 2011