Buybacks

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 

IBM Goes Big With $5 Billion Stock Buyback

IBM announced a $5 billion buyback today in an attempt to build some support after a slide in the stock price. More 

Best Buy Illustrates the Stupidity of Buybacks

Best Buy's repurchase of $3 billion of its stock during the past 28 months is a perfect example of why buybacks are a waste of money. More