Forbes  May 20  Comment 
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Tenneco Inc (NYSE: TEN) is the #79 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have...
The Hindu Business Line  May 20  Comment 
The Board of National Aluminium Co (Nalco) will meet on May 25 to discuss buyback of 25 per cent of the Centre’s stake in the aluminium maker, which will raise about ₹3,250 crore. The Centre holds 80...
Reuters  May 19  Comment 
* Approved a new three-year share repurchase program of up to $600 million.
Reuters  May 18  Comment 
* C&F Financial Corporation declares quarterly dividend and reauthorizes share repurchase program
Wall Street Journal  May 18  Comment 
Burberry announced a cost-cutting program and share buyback on as it reported an 8% fall in full-year profit and warned that results would remain under pressure, sending its shares sharply lower.


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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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