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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.
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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M2 EQUITYBITES-February 20, 2018-Sydbank's board decides on DKK500m share buyback programme
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-February 20, 2018-Sydbank's board decides on DKK500m share buyback programme
Notably, the buyback value offered on oneplusstore.
OnePlus India has extended its buyback offer for customers looking to pick up a OnePlus 5T smartphone.
As a result, a significant portion of the buyback capital never permanently reduces the share count.
BSE), Asias oldest and Worlds fastest exchange with a speed of 6 microseconds, today announced Buyback of its Equity Shares.
Let's illustrate this argument with a hypothetical case using the financials of Store Specialists, Inc (SSI), which recently announced a share buyback program.
The buyback size is Rs 3,500 crore, representing 16.
However, findings indicate that investors perceive earnings associated with buyback firms to be noisy and unclear indicators of stock prices or possessing a strong correlation with long term investment.
Share buyback is a conventional mean to return something extra to stockholders without increasing the dividend requirements.
Summary: In the past seven months, the number of buyback issues has risen to a three-year high, driven by PSUs.
Global Banking News-November 18, 2015--Private Bancorp of America completes share buyback