stock buyback

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Noun1.stock buyback - a corporation's purchase of its own outstanding stock; increases earnings/share so stock price rises (which can discourage a takeover attempt)
purchase - something acquired by purchase
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M2 EQUITYBITES-March 13, 2018-Novozymes reports on stock buyback programme
CLI), a property developer focused on the Visayas-Mindanao (Vis-Min) market, has set aside P250 million for a two-year stock buyback program.
The analyst believes a "very large" stock buyback is likely to occur.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-September 5, 2017-Novozymes reports on transactions under stock buyback programme
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-October 3, 2016-Sierra Bancorp approves stock buyback plan
Global Banking News-July 12, 2016--Idaho Independent Bank increases stock buyback plan
Nothing about a stock buyback is related to increasing cash flows available to shareholders in the future.
com/topics/detail/153/carl-icahn/) Carl Icahn has decided to drop his $50 billion stock buyback proposal to (http://au.
He adds: "My professors at Wharton [the business school at the University of Pennsylvania] will tell you that a stock buyback is a wash.
announced Thursday that its board of directors has authorized an additional $75 million to the company's stock buyback program.
For example, Ameritech, Texas Instruments, Pharmacia and Upjohn, as well as several banks, recently rescinded stock buyback programs so they would be eligible for pooling accounting treatment in an acquisition.
Bankers Trust assisted in obtaining $78 million in loans for the stock buyback and charged subsequent debtor Kroy advisory fees of $1.