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1. An act of buying something that one previously sold or owned.
2. The repurchase of stock by the company that issued it, as to reduce holdings of a single investor or increase the value of shares by reducing their number.



1. the buying of something that one previously sold.
2. any arrangement to take back something as a condition of a sale.
3. a repurchase by a company of its own stock.
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Noun1.buyback - the act of purchasing back something previously sold
purchase - the acquisition of something for payment; "they closed the purchase with a handshake"
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While many companies will opt to increase dividend payouts, increase capital expenditures and pay down debt, some will respond by increasing stock buybacks.
At first glance, it will appear that stock buybacks create value for the company because dividing the same net income with fewer shares available in the market increases the Earnings per Share (EPS) of the stock.
The Indian IT companies have been under pressure to return excess cash on their books to shareholders through generous dividends and buybacks.
This paper extends prior corporate stock buy back studies by evaluating the effect of stock buybacks on growth and non-growth industries.
The purpose of the study is to highlight the two-way relation between share buybacks and share prices.
Things looked more impressive in terms of the amount raised through buybacks - a massive Rs 26,353 crore, the highest in over a decade.
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companies in the value of stock buybacks in the last quarter of 2013.
Oriflame said that accumulated share buybacks in the period from 2 January 2013 to 12 April 2013 totalled 1,613,409 shares, corresponding to 2.
MI) (OTCBB: ISNPY) is expected to consider further buybacks of its own bonds in the future.
This article examines the concept of share buybacks, applicable law in the UAE, and the potential to exploit share buybacks under existing market conditions.