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Synonyms for buyback

the act of purchasing back something previously sold

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While stock buybacks help lift the market, shareholders should ask themselves if the price appreciation has been worth the cost in lost capital.
In fact, stock buybacks lead to lower valuation because cash is spent to buy the shares.
Further, while corporate boards justify stock buybacks for a number of reasons, questions remain as to their genuine efficacy (Yamate, 2013).
The total stock buybacks made by companies in 2013 reached $447.
24 December 2013 -- New York-based S&P Dow Jones Indices said that its preliminary results show that S&P 500 stock buybacks increased 8.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-July 27, 2011--Oneida Financial unveils stock buyback plan(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
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.
However, due to an approximate $500 million of debt-financed stock buybacks since June 30, 2006, along with the company's announcement that its Board of Directors authorized a second share repurchase program of up to $1 billion, incremental to the $1 billion program announced June 12, 2006, Fitch expects leverage to increase significantly.
Since Mr Icahn has dropped his proposal, shareholders will no longer need to vote on additional stock buybacks.
This plan allows for stock buybacks in periods when Polonia would usually not be active in the market due to its internal trading blackout period, the company added.
In March 2000, The Wall Street Journal proclaimed: "Now stock buybacks have suddenly gotten even more popular.
Stock buybacks - which could reach 9 percent of the outstanding shares - also should boost shareholder value.