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Carl Icahn buyback push again lights fire under Apple's stock
Benzinga  May 14  Comment 
2015 has seen some of the biggest buybacks being announced by companies and dividend increase across the board, but have shareholders really profited from investing in these companies? Hardeep Walia, Motif Investing CEO, was on CNBC to answer...
Equitymaster  May 14  Comment 
Posted by Equitymaster        As proponents of value and long term investing, we give special importance to fundamentals and management efficiency and quality. Now there are certain ratios such as steady dividends, returns on equity and...
newratings.com  May 13  Comment 
ATLANTA (dpa-AFX) - Delta Air Lines Inc. (DALRQ.PK, DAL) Wednesday said its Board of Directors announced a new $5 billion share repurchase program, to be completed no later than December 31, 2017. In addition, the company's...
Reuters  May 13  Comment 
* Says it may accelerate planned share buyback, but would keep the target to buy back 5 percent to 2017
MarketWatch  May 12  Comment 
American Express Co. shares rose in the extended session Tuesday after the company said its board approved a new stock buyback program and a dividend hike. AmEx shares advanced 1.1% to $79.91 on moderate volume. The company said it plans to buy...
MarketWatch  May 11  Comment 
AmEx shares tick higher in the extended session Tuesday after the charge card and travel services company hikes its dividend and expands its share buyback program.




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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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