|| Print ||
|Tuesday, December 13, 2011|
Electro Scientific Industries will begin paying a quarterly dividend to shareholders, nearly unheard of for Oregon's big tech companies.
ESI, based in Washington County, makes production equipment for computer chip companies and other electronics manufacturers. The company had $203 million in cash and short-term investments at the start of October, a huge trove for a company that reported less than $82 million in revenue during the prior quarter.
"Our strong cash balance and our history of cash generation provide us the means to fund our growth strategy as well as return cash to shareholders," Nick Konidaris, ESI's chief executive, said in a written statement.
Read more at OregonLive.com.
|A Taste of Heaven|
|A Good Leap Forward|
|Fast Food Slows Down|
|Startup or Grow Up?|
|U.S. retail sales driven by car, health purchases|
|New iPhones face shipping delays|
|New York, nation pause to remember 9/11|
|Nine in 10 U.S. children eat too much salt|
|Apple unveils bigger iPhones, wearables|
|Krispy Kreme Doughnuts profit rises|
|Twitter tests 'Buy' button feature|
Is your business ready to join us in the call for action? This opening panel includes Oregon businesses who will discuss why they signed the Oregon Climate Declaration, the investments they are making to reduce carbon emissions, and how their actions are affecting their companies.
Get ready for two days of special events produced with the EPA, Portland Timbers and ISOS before and after the GoGreen Conference on October 16.
First Call Resolution targets employee well-being and client satisfaction.
How six leading foundations are working together for a better Oregon.
Vigilant enters a New Year with a new president.
Sussman Shank is proud to announce that eight attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Lane Powell Shareholder William T. Patton has been appointed to the board of directors for Cascade AIDS Project, an organization that provides educational services and outreach to thousands of Oregonians living with HIV/AIDS.