The Hindu Business Line  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Tuesday will see two mining majors — NMDC and MOIL — considering buyback proposals. Analysts will closely monitor the respective boards’ pronouncements on Tuesday to elaborate on the number of shares...
The Hindu Business Line  12 hrs ago  Comment 
NTPC Ltd said on Monday that the company will add 4,500 MW of capacity in 2016-17, more than double that of the 2,200 MW it added in 2015-16. The company's Chairman and Managing Director, Gurdeep ...
The Hindu Business Line  12 hrs ago  Comment 
The Economic Times  Jun 3  Comment 
NMDC climbed over 4% on Friday after the mining company informed stocks exchanges that it will consider a proposal of buyback of company's shares.
The Economic Times  Jun 2  Comment 
As per the proposal, buyback will be followed by an additional divestment that will bring down the Centre’s stake in the company below 75% .
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 1  Comment 
Shares of Sobha will turn ex-date for buyback on Friday. Its board had approved buyback of up to 22.75 lakh shares from shareholders for about ₹75 crore at ₹330 a share on proportionate basis. That m...
Forbes  Jun 1  Comment 
When in doubt, focus on strong, dividend-paying stocks, actively repurchasing their shares.
Reuters  May 31  Comment 
South Korea's Samsung C&T Corp said it plans to appeal against a court ruling ordering it to pay five shareholders more for a buyback offered during a merger last year that...


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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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