Yahoo  1 hr ago  Comment 
Last week, Hilton reaffirmed its 2017 forecast for a key revenue metric and said it felt more confident about achieving it, as U.S. economic growth gains steam. Hilton's board also declared a quarterly dividend of 15 cents per share, payable on...
Financial Times  2 hrs ago  Comment 
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The Times of India  11 hrs ago  Comment 
Infosys is expected to consider a buyback of up to $2.5 billion (Rs 17,000 crore), representing 25% of the paid up equity capital and free reserves of the company.
The Economic Times  Feb 23  Comment 
The company will also ask shareholders to approve independent director DN Prahlad’s appointment to the board and the revision to chief operating officer UB Pravin Rao’s compensation.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 23  Comment 
Many firms have high cash to m-cap
The Economic Times  Feb 23  Comment 
Infosys founders agree with the board on share buyback and won't oppose it. Sources also said that board has given a nod to adopt new Articles of Association.
MarketWatch  Feb 22  Comment 
Aetna Inc. said Wednesday it has entered an accelerated share buyback with two dealers to repurchase shares worth $3.3 billion. The health insurer said it will execute the deal under its existing authorization and fund it with available cash. The...
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 22  Comment 
Opportunities to invest in or acquire other firms have reduced drastically
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 21  Comment 
Opportunities to invest in or acquire other firms have reduced drastically


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See also Capital Allocation.

A buyback, also known as a share repurchase, is when a company uses excess capital in the form of cash or debt to purchase its own shares on the public market, thereby reducing the number of shares outstanding. In doing so, the company's management signals to the marketplace that it believes its stock is under-priced and that a buyback is the best way to allocate the company's resources.

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