Securities and Exchange Commission nor the United States Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that Cook will not take a dividend of U.S. $ 75 million is theirs . " At the request of Cook , who owned no shares will receive dividends, " the letter said.
Just so you know , Apple will pay a quarterly dividend of U.S. $ 2.65 per share starting in July. This is the first time Apple announced a dividend since 1995 .
Cook 's unwillingness to receive these dividends may be understood . So- called Cook as CEO with the largest salary in the United States . Revenue of U.S. $ 300 million .
Cook 's basic salary of U.S. $ 900,000 . Compare with predecessor Steve Jobs who only received a salary of U.S. $ 100.000 per year .
Based on the daily Wall Street Journal , Cook has earned money of U.S. $ 378 million last year . This money comes from the bonus and a million Apple shares .
Note , earlier this year , Apple 's stock price has peaked at U.S. $ 644 per share . This surge makes Apple the most valuable companies in the world.