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the act of purchasing back something previously sold

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This new stock buyback continues the company's previous program announced in May.
Stock buybacks are generally valuable to shareholders for a number of reasons.
In fact, CEOs have been doing it for years, thanks to Wall Street's best-kept secret: the stock buyback plan.
Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has decided to drop his $50 billion stock buyback proposal to Apple Inc after respected proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services Inc (ISS) criticised his attempts of micromanagement.
Over the past ten quarters, S&P 500 issues have spent over $965 billion on stock buybacks with 58% of the issues posting fewer shares now then they did when the buyback trend began.
Indeed, in nearly every year since 1994, stock buybacks have leap-frogged corporate stock issues by ever-increasing amounts.
For the long term, corporate restructuring, increased productivity from technological advances, and stock buyback programs provide a bright future for the market.
According to some analysts, stock buybacks may not be the best way to use Apple Inc's vast resources despite helping the company deliver its first quarter of earnings-per-share (EPS) growth after four consecutive lows.
What stock buybacks suggest about management's short- and medium-term sentiment.
But if the past is a guide, not all the stock buybacks will benefit shareholders.
Among Bill Martin and his team's two model portfolios, roughly 33% of the stocks that they own have active stock buybacks in place.
Companies are launching stock buybacks and declaring stock splits as their shares reach records even while concern mounts that U.
Although IBM's core leverage remained unchanged over the past year on a TTM basis, core interest coverage weakened slightly for the latest twelve months ending June 30, 2005 due to rising interest expense associated with higher core debt balances stemming from pension funding, stock buybacks, and debt-financed acquisitions, primarily software companies.
In November, in an effort to bolster the stock market, the Japanese government suspended a tax that had strongly discouraged stock buybacks.
Under the two previous stock buybacks, announced on May 13 and November 1, 2004, the Company repurchased 5.