Buybacks

FAQ: What Is Going to Happen This May?

With May just around the corner, there's some good news and bad news in store for investors. Still, the generally not-so-hot period is no reason to panic. More 

BP to Buy Back $8 Billion in Shares

BP says it will spend $8 billion to repurchase shares over the next 18 months to return profits from the sale of its stake in Russia's TNK to shareholders. More 

3 Stocks Ready for Share Buybacks

Here's a look at three underperforming stocks that could be tempted -- and have the means -- to increase their share buybacks. More 

Know the Difference Between Good and Bad Buybacks

Stock buybacks might sound like a good investment, but that's only true when the company isn't buying high, and when it's actually reducing shares. More 

GE’s Corporate Restructuring a Major Bullish Theme for 2013

Businesses like GE are transforming themselves for the next decade in ways that keep unemployment high, but will help to meet growth goals in a slow revenue growth environment. More 

A Nice Prop for Stocks in 2013: Buybacks

Like 'em or not, repurchases will at least keep a floor under stocks. And lots of big companies still have billions of dollars in authorizations laying fallow. More 

Warren Buffett: A Rare Talent in the Stock Buyback Game

Berkshire's $1.2 billion stock buyback program illustrates just how good Warren Buffett is at understanding value, especially compared to most other CEOs. More 

Berkshire’s Buyback: A $1.2B Bargain

Warren Buffett might have changed the rules a little in a $1.2 billion buyback of Berkshire's A shares, but rest assured, he got the deal he wanted. More 

Morgan Stanley Unchained on Buyback Talk

While we'd generally prefer to see money go toward dividends, a potential restart of Morgan Stanley's buyback program speaks bullish volumes. More 

Don’t Celebrate a Rush Into Stock Buybacks

The pending tax increases are pushing excess cash into share repurchases rather than dividends. That's just plain wrong. More