During the December quarter, the company's cash and short-term investments balance increased by $74.3 million to $1,111.8 million. The company announced that it would again pay a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share, which is the per share rate that the dividend was raised to in the previous quarter. That marks the 20th consecutive year the company had increased its dividend. This cash dividend will be paid on May 30 to stockholders of record on May 18.

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