ZURICH, March 6- Computer accessories maker Logitech raised its guidance for the fiscal year starting in April on Thursday, sending its shares up more than 6 percent. Chief Executive Officer Bracken Darrell said in a statement he was confident Logitech was on the right track with its turnaround strategy.» Read More
Apple repurchased $14 billion in shares over the past 2 weeks. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Abhey Lamba, Mizuho Securities USA senior equity research analyst, analyze Apple's buyback plan and whether Tim Cook is being evasive about product innovation.
CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss Apple's stock buyback and product innovation.
Feb 6- Apple Inc has repurchased $14 billion of its stock in the two weeks since it reported disappointing first-quarter results, a company spokesman said. Apple bought $12 billion of shares via an accelerated share repurchase program and $2 billion of shares from the open market, the spokesman said.
*Foreigners seen buying back after Japan shares underperformed. *Sony jumps 5 pct on restructuring plan. TOKYO, Feb 7- Japan's Nikkei average jumped 2 percent on Friday morning, moving away from a four-month low hit earlier this week, as investor sentiment was brightened by a rally on Wall Street and hopes for an upbeat U.S. jobs report later in the day.
Feb 6- Outerwall Inc raised its share buyback program by $500 million to about $650 million, and named a Warner Bros Home Entertainment executive to run its Redbox video-rental business. Outerwall shares rose 10 percent in extended trading after the company reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by cost cuts.
CalPERS and Carl Icahn are fighting over Apple's buyback program. CNBC's Josh Lipton provides all the details.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team dissect Herbalife's buyback and plans to raise $1 billion via a convertible note issue.
Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co hiked its dividend and tripled its share buyback program, but signaled that it was in no hurry to fall in line with activist shareholder Daniel Loeb's demands to spin off its slow-growing petrochemical businesses. Shares of Dow Chemical, the largest U.S. chemical maker by sales, rose as much as 6 percent in early trading on Wednesday.
BOSTON, Jan 29- Auction house Sotheby's said on Wednesday it will return $450 million to investors through a special dividend and by buying back shares, months after it said it would review its finances amid pressure from several prominent hedge funds.
Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co reported a quarterly profit that comfortably beat market expectations, hiked its dividend and tripled its share buyback program, joining rival DuPont in increasing shareholder returns amid investor activism.
Jan 29- Sotheby's will pay investors a special dividend and buy back shares, months after activist investor Daniel Loeb called for a management shakeup at the auction house. The company said it would pay shareholders a $300 million special dividend in March and buy back stock worth $150 million under a new share repurchase program.
Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and tripled its share buyback program to $4.5 billion, joining rival DuPont in increasing shareholder returns amid investor activism.
Jan 29- Dow Chemical Co raised its dividend 15 percent and expanded its share buyback program to $4.5 billion from $1.5 billion after posting a fourth-quarter profit. Net income available for common stockholders was $963 million, or 79 cents per share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31.
Jan 29- Praxair Inc, the largest industrial gas supplier in the Americas, raised its dividend by 8 percent and said it would buy back stock worth $1.5 billion, after reporting a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit. The company's net income rose to $474 million, or $1.59 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $414 million, or $1.38 per share, a year earlier.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg urges Apple to focus on R&D, and Peter Misek of Jefferies & Co., discusses the case for a bigger iPhone.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports activist investor Carl Icahn says the dip in Apple's stock price is "completely misinterpreted" and says the long-term picture remains unchanged.
Jan 28- Carl Icahn said on Tuesday he bought another half-billion dollars' worth of Apple Inc stock, raising the activist investor's stake to roughly over $4 billion. He is trying to get the company to tack on an additional $50 billion in share buybacks. "My buying seems to be going neck-and-neck with Apple's buyback program, but hope they win that race.
Jan 28- DuPont's quarterly profit doubled, beating market estimates, as its strong push into agriculture paid off, and the chemical maker said it would buy back $5 billion in stock. DuPont shares were up about 2 percent at $61.30 in premarket trading on Tuesday.
Jan 28- Comcast Corp posted higher fourth-quarter revenue on Tuesday, raised its dividend and authorized a new share repurchase program, sparking a 3 percent jump in its shares in premarket trading.
Jan 28- Comcast Corp posted higher fourth-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as the largest U.S. cable provider added quarterly cable video subscribers for the first time in more than six years. Comcast, which also owns NBC Universal, increased its dividend, authorized a new $7.5 billion stock repurchase program and said it would buy back $3 billion in stock this year.