Buybacks

The Gun Stocks Trade Is Still Firing

Gun stocks continue to fire as Smith & Wesson (SWHC) announces additional share buybacks and Sturm, Ruger (RGR) keeps hitting the bull's-eye. More 

3 Stocks That Are Filling Up the Piggy Bank

These companies more than doubled their cash piles year-over-year. Will they return more of it to shareholders through dividend hikes and share buybacks? More 

3 Stocks Going All Out on Stock Buybacks

Exxon Mobil, Apple and AT&T shelled out billions on stock buybacks during the past year -- a trend that bodes well for future total returns. More 

Disney Stock Buybacks Could Double

Disney's chief financial officer says the company could spend up to $8 billion next year on share repurchases. More 

AIG to Resume Dividends

American International Group (AIG), which received a $182.3 billion federal bailout during the financial crisis, will resume paying quarterly dividends. More 

Morgan Stanley Soars on Stock Buyback, Earnings

After announcing a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and a $500 million share re-purchase, Morgan Stanley shares surged in Thursday trading. More 

3 Share Repurchase Superstars to Watch

It can be hard to execute share buybacks properly but, as Factset's Buyback Quarterly shows, these three S&P 500 companies have sure made it look easy. More 

Are You Missing the Boat on Share Buybacks?

While dividend-paying stocks have received the most attention in recent years, investors are missing the stronger returns of companies executing share buybacks. More 

Buybacks Are Boosting the Market

Everyone wants to know why the market is going up, and Wade Hansen looks closely at one of the reasons. More 

This Rally Has Been Buoyed by Buybacks

It's as simple as supply and demand. Many companies are using buybacks as a tactic to maintain or increase share prices, though historically it may not be the best move long-term. More