This excerpt taken from the MLAB 8-K filed Nov 10, 2005.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS.
On November 9, 2005, the Company issued a press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, announcing that its Board of Directors has authorized a 300,000 common stock repurchase program. Pursuant to the authorization, Mesa Laboratories, Inc. may purchase shares from time to time in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. This plan will continue until the maximum is reached or the plan is terminated by further action of the Board.
In the same press release, the Board of Directors also announce that the Company would pay a special one time dividend of $.25 per common share of stock payable December 15, 2005, to shareholders of record on December 1, 2005.