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the act of purchasing back something previously sold

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Total shareholder return, dividends plus buybacks, set a 12-month record, at $923.
Corporations in Standard & Poor's 500 had buybacks worth $126 billion of stock in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Among companies which announced share buybacks this year is Toyota Motor Corp.
But gun buybacks are no substitute for tough gun laws and tougher lobbying to get them.
Tigue says that might be a bit overplayed, though, since many companies have opted for acquisitions and buybacks instead of dividend increases.
Conversely, if a partnership has an IRC section 754 election in place and redeems all or part of a partner's interest, the partnership realizes an increase in the basis of its remaining assets equal to the gain the partner recognizes as a result of the buyback.
Repurchases involving Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages alone are expected to have topped $13 billion in 2010 while additional buybacks could push the industrys total bill above $40 billion for all of last year.
As a whole, 251 companies in the index enacted share buybacks in the first quarter, up from 214 issues in the fourth quarter of 2009, 195 in third quarter of 2009, and 169 in the second quarter of 2009.
Thirty-eight percent of the buybacks never happened last year, according to the study.
10 /PRNewswire/ -- If actions speak louder than words, some big-company CEOs are telling their shareholders-and the world-that their companies' stock buybacks aren't worth very much.
But if the past is a guide, not all the stock buybacks will benefit shareholders.
From a credit perspective, the company remains consistent with its strategy - maintaining its credit profile, strategically investing across its business segments and using excess cash to buyback stock.
7 billion was spent on stock buybacks during the first quarter of 2007, a 17.
28-Sep-05 RDS Buybacks to Continue in October Close Period
The study looked at 1,200 companies announcing buybacks from 1980 to 1990 and tracked their stock performance for four years after the news.