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-August 27, 2019-Novozymes reports on stock buyback programme
Quotient Technology Inc (NYSE:QUOT) said on Friday that its board of directors has reported a stock buyback programme of up to USD50.0m of its common stock.
(FPH) has earmarked an additional P5 billion for an ongoing stock buyback program that would run until July 2020.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-July 3, 2019-Katahdin Bankshares announces stock buyback program
"We believe our current financial strength and expectation of accelerated growth in the future support the stock buyback program at this time," said Gary Fields, president of the Tulsa-based manufacturer of air conditioning and heating equipment.
Boeing (BA) up 2.0% after announcing new $20B stock buyback and raising dividend by 20%...
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-September 11, 2018-Novozymes reports on stock buyback programme
Thought of another way, the $22.8 billion Apple spent on its first quarter stock buyback is enough to buy any of 275 companies in the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index.
Baker and Wurgler (2014) find a steady downhill fall in stock prices in the years following a stock buyback.
Stock buyback are necessary corporate event when stock prices are higher managers buy fewer shares and when prices fall this causes an increase in the repurchase activity (Ikenberry, Lakonishok, and Vermaelen, 2000).
Nothing about a stock buyback is related to increasing cash flows available to shareholders in the future.