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
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Caterpillar's fourth quarter earnings beat and their $10 billion share repurchase program.
WASHINGTON, Jan 22- General Dynamics Corp shares rose more than 5 percent on Wednesday after the maker of Gulfstream business jets and Navy ships posted higher-than-expected quarterly results, and pledged to buy back 11.4 million shares in the first quarter.
Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn discusses why he reduced the amount of buyback he is asking from Apple to $50 billion from $150 billion.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 22- Activist investor Carl Icahn lashed out against Apple Inc again on Wednesday, saying the iPhone maker was doing shareholders a "great disservice" by refusing to boost its share buyback program.
*AB InBev shares strongest in STOXX 600 index. HONG KONG/ BRUSSELS, Jan 20- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, the world's biggest brewer, agreed to buy back South Korea's Oriental Brewery Co Ltd for $5.8 billion including debt, returning to a large Asian market at a time of strong industry growth across the region.
Jan 13- Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp urged network equipment maker Juniper Networks Inc to buy back shares, start paying a dividend and consider slimming down, less than a week after it offered to buy Juniper's rival, Riverbed Technology. The stock has been stuck in the $20 range for two years, a far cry from the high of $228.50 it hit during the dotcom boom.
Jan 13- Juniper Networks Inc shareholder Elliott Management Corp urged the network equipment maker to buy back shares, cut costs and consider exiting some businesses to boost shareholder value. Juniper shares rose 10 percent to $25.95, their highest in more than two years, in early trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.
Jan 13- Juniper Networks Inc shareholder Elliott Management Corp urged the network equipment maker to buy back shares, streamline its product line and cut costs to boost shareholder value. Elliott, which owns 6.2 percent of Juniper, said the company should repurchase $3.5 billion of shares.
Is the media enabling activist investors? BuzzFeed business reporter Matthew Zeitlin, and the "Squawk Box" panel share their opinions.
Dec 17- 3 M Co, whose products range from Post-It notes to films used in flat-panel TVs, said it could buy back up to $22 billion of shares in the five years through 2017, joining a list of companies announcing big capital returns to shareholders.
Dec 17- Diversified U.S. manufacturer 3 M Co said it would buy back up to $22 billion of shares in the five years through 2017 and raised its quarterly dividend by a third, joining a list of companies announcing big capital returns to shareholders. 3 M shares rose as much as 3 percent to $131.59 in early trading on Tuesday.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports on Herbalife in the wake of its financial audit. CNBC's David Faber provides perspective.
Boeing shares rose about 2 percent in extended trading after the news. The increases in dividends and share repurchases "reflect sustained, strong operational performance by our businesses, increasing cash flow, and our confidence in the future," Boeing Chief Executive Jim McNerney said in a statement.
Dec 16- Boeing Co's board authorized a new $10 billion share buyback program, and the company said it would increase its quarterly dividend by about 50 percent to 73 cents per share. The new repurchase program is in addition to about $800 million remaining from the company's 2007 stock repurchase authorization, Boeing said on Monday.
Boeing is increasing its dividend by more than 50 percent, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports Herbalife announces completion of re-audited results from 2010 through 2012. Investor Carl Icahn says Herbalife is undervalued, has capital and has been viable for years and years.
Robert Kindler, Morgan Stanley vice chairman and global head of M&A, discusses his outlook for next year, activism and the dynamics of the hostile bid takeover.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports IPOs and buybacks are motivating the market. Nimble Storage is having a huge IPO day.
This year, six well-known U.S. companies, including Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, Yahoo Inc and General Growth Properties Inc, agreed to buy back shares held by activist investors who push for change at corporations they believe to be subpar.
MasterCard raised its quarterly dividend by 83 percent and announced a new billion-dollar share buyback program. Shares rose in after-hours trade.