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buy·back

 (bī′băk′)
n.
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.

buy•back

(ˈbaɪˌbæk)

n.
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.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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McArthur also commented that, "As with each of our previous stock repurchase programs, we believe that purchasing stock in our Company represents an investment that will enhance shareholder value through increased earnings per share, over the long-term.
The Company has no shares remaining under previously authorized stock repurchase programs.
Pediatrix's Board of Directors has authorized two $50 million stock repurchase programs this year.
Since August 1996, the Company has expended an aggregate of $84,414,000 through its several stock repurchase programs by which it has purchased 10,602,000 shares of its Class A Common Stock.
stated, "The corporation's previous stock repurchase programs have been very successful.
Since August 1996, the Company has expended an aggregate of $60,284,000 through its several stock repurchase programs by which it has purchased 4,549,000 shares of its Class A Common Stock.
Completion of the third stock repurchase programs is dependent upon market conditions and there is no guarantee as to the exact number of shares to be repurchased by the Company.
Completion of both the second and third stock repurchase programs is dependent upon market conditions and there is no guarantee as to the exact number of shares to be repurchased by the Company.
Vicor has recently completed two stock repurchase programs which authorized the repurchase of its common stock for approximately $30 million.
The corporation has completed twelve similar stock repurchase programs since converting to stock form on March 18, 1993.
The Company rescinded its stock repurchase programs in order to be eligible to account for future acquisitions using the pooling-of-interests accounting method.
The corporation has completed 11 similar stock repurchase programs since converting to stock form on March 18, 1993.