The Hindu Business Line  Aug 16  Comment 
Shares of State-owned NMDC will turn ex-date for its buyback. The mining major plans to buy back over 80.08 crore shares worth ₹7,527.76 crore through the tender offer route at a price of ₹94 a shar...
Clusterstock  Aug 16  Comment 
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The value of stock buyback announcements from U.S. companies slowed to their lowest level in four years, TrimTabs Investment Research said on Tuesday, potentially undercutting one of the main drivers of the current bull...
MarketWatch  Aug 16  Comment 
Athletic apparel marker Wolverine Worldwide said Tuesday its board has approved a $300 million share buyback program. The four-year program replaces the company's 2014 program. Shares were not yet active in premarket trade, but are up 45% in the...
MarketWatch  Aug 11  Comment 
SL Green Realty Corp. said Thursday its board has approved a $1.0 billion share buyback program. Shares were not yet active in premarket trade, but are up 4% in the year so far, while the S&P 500 has gained 6.4%. Market Pulse Stories are...  Aug 11  Comment 
mybet Holding SE: First half-year characterised by negative revenue trend and sale of AG. New IT platform started and convertible bond mandatory buyback completed DGAP-News: mybet Holding SE / Key word(s): Half Year Results mybet...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 10  Comment 
The board of Mayur Uniquoters on Wednesday approved a proposal to buy back up to five lakh fully paid-up equity shares at ₹500 apiece for an aggregate amount not exceeding ₹25 crore. The buyback, whi...


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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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