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Wall Street Journal  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Johnson & Johnson said its board approved an additional $5 billion in stock buybacks.
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HOUSTON (dpa-AFX) - Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co. (HAL, HAL.TO, HAL.F) Monday said second-quarter profit increased from the prior year, with strong performance in the North America market. In separate statements, the company raised...
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Wall Street Journal  Jul 16  Comment 
Target said its offer to repurchase as much as $1 billion in debt was oversubscribed, as the struggling discount retailer aims to improve its balance sheet.
SeekingAlpha  Jul 16  Comment 
By Crunching Numbers: After the bell, the board of Sirius XM Holdings (NASDAQ:SIRI) announced that it had authorized its third $2 billion share repurchase program in just over a year and a half. The shares responded favorably to the news, trading...
Wall Street Journal  Jul 15  Comment 
Sirius XM Holdings has authorized a $2 billion increase to its stock buyback, citing a desire to return value to shareholders and confidence in its long-term growth prospects.
Motley Fool  Jul 13  Comment 
Why did the domestic-merchandise chain initiate a 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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