Mondo Visione  Sep 23  Comment 
Thomson Reuters (NYSE / TSX: TRI), the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it intends to purchase up to 6.5 million of its common shares through private agreements with two...  Sep 23  Comment 
BETHESDA (dpa-AFX) - Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) board of directors has authorized the purchase of up to an additional $2.0 billion of Lockheed Martin common stock under its share repurchase program. With this increase, the total remaining...
SeekingAlpha  Sep 22  Comment 
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 22  Comment 
Bharat Electronics (BEL) has fixed September 27 (Tuesday) as the record date to identify eligible shareholders for the proposed buyback offer. That means investors who wish to participate in the buyb...
MarketWatch  Sep 21  Comment 
Target shares gain premarket as retailer announces new $5 billion share buyback
MarketWatch  Sep 21  Comment 
Shares of Target Corp. climbed 1.3% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the discount retailer approved a new $5 billion stock buyback program. The company said it will begin purchases under the new program after uses up the $1.2 billion remaining...
MarketWatch  Sep 21  Comment 
Microsoft shares look headed for higher open after buyback plan, dividend hike


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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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