|6 Months Ended|
Mar. 27, 2022
|Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract]|
|Capital Stock||Capital StockStock Repurchase Program. On October 12, 2021, we announced a new $10.0 billion stock repurchase program. This was in addition to the then remaining authority of $0.9 billion under the previous program. The stock repurchase programs have no expiration date. During the second quarter of fiscal 2022, we utilized the remaining repurchase authority under the previous program and began repurchases under the new program. At March 27, 2022, $9.1 billion remained authorized for repurchase under our stock repurchase program.
Shares Outstanding. Shares of common stock outstanding at March 27, 2022 were as follows (in millions):
Dividends. On March 9, 2022, we announced a 10% increase in our quarterly dividend per share of common stock from $0.68 to $0.75, which is effective for dividends payable after March 24, 2022. On April 13, 2022, we announced a cash dividend of $0.75 per share on our common stock, payable on June 23, 2022 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 2, 2022.
Earnings Per Common Share. Basic earnings per common share is computed by dividing net income by the weighted-average number of common shares outstanding during the reporting period. Diluted earnings per share is computed by dividing net income by the combination of the weighted-average number of dilutive common share equivalents, comprised of shares issuable under our share-based compensation plans and the weighted-average number of common shares outstanding during the reporting period. The following table provides information about the diluted earnings per share calculation (in millions):
The entire disclosure for shareholders' equity comprised of portions attributable to the parent entity and noncontrolling interest, including other comprehensive income. Includes, but is not limited to, balances of common stock, preferred stock, additional paid-in capital, other capital and retained earnings, accumulated balance for each classification of other comprehensive income and amount of comprehensive income.
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