MarketWatch  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Panera Bread Co shares rallied in the extended session Wednesday after the bakery-cafe chain said it increased its share buyback authorization and will sell and refranchise 73 company-owned stores. Panera shares jumped 11% to $181.76 on moderate...
Mondo Visione  Apr 14  Comment 
A new exchange-listed equity index fund issued by Amundi has been tradable in Deutsche Börse’s XTF segment on Xetra since Tuesday.  Name: Amundi ETF S&P 500 Buyback UCITS ETF  Asset class: equity ETF  ISIN: FR0012395473  Total...
Financial Times  Apr 14  Comment 
Shareholders on track for $1tn in cash returns this year
The Economic Times  Apr 13  Comment 
Investors will soon be able to use the stock exchange platform for tendering shares while participating in open offers, buybacks and delisting offers by cos.
Forbes  Apr 13  Comment 
Activist hedge fund Jana Partners said it's taken a $2 billion stake in the chip-maker Qualcomm and is speaking with the company's management about a host of strategic changes, including a sale or split of its CDMA chipset business and an...
Benzinga  Apr 10  Comment 
Mark Yusko was recently a weekly guest on #PreMarket Prep, a daily trading idea radio show hosted by Joel Elconin and Dennis Dick.. Yusko is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Morgan Creek Capital. He discussed General Electric Company...


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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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