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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com/topics/detail/153/carl-icahn/) Carl Icahn has decided to drop his $50 billion stock buyback proposal to (http://au.
NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program to repurchase from time to time up to $20 million of its common stock in the open market.
Auto Business News-27 October 2008-Daimler likely to start EUR6bn stock buyback programme(C)2008 ENPublishing - http://www.
org/fasb_staff_positions), contains reformation for nonpublic entities with certain stock buyback agreements with their major stockholders.
He adds: "My professors at Wharton [the business school at the University of Pennsylvania] will tell you that a stock buyback is a wash.
Toyota Motor advanced 30 yen to 4,000 yen after announcing a massive stock buyback plan aimed at helping to bolster the value of its shareholders' equity.
Bankers Trust assisted in obtaining $78 million in loans for the stock buyback and charged subsequent debtor Kroy advisory fees of $1.
In fact, CEOs have been doing it for years, thanks to Wall Street's best-kept secret: the stock buyback plan.
NASDAQ:VMED) (LSE:VMED) today announced the repurchase of an additional 1,063,514 shares of common stock as a part of the US$194 million collared accelerated stock buyback transaction, previously announced on 28 July 2010.
com/topics/detail/260/apple-inc/) Apple Inc to allow a stock buyback.
4 million accelerated stock buyback transaction with Goldman, Sachs & Co.
announced Thursday that its board of directors has authorized an additional $75 million to the company's stock buyback program.