Stock Buybacks


  • 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.

  • *Qualcomm increases repurchase program, dividend; shares jump. NEW YORK, March 4- U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 at a record high, as fears of a confrontation between Russia and Ukraine eased and Russian President Vladimir Putin said there was no need to use military force in the Crimea region for now.

  • Qualcomm raises share repurchase program by $5 bln Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 7:43 AM ET

    March 4- Qualcomm Inc, the world's biggest cellphone chip maker, raised its share repurchase authorization by $5 billion to $7.8 billion. The company also raised its cash dividend by 20 percent to 42 cents per share, effective for quarterly dividends payable after March 26. Qualcomm said $2.8 billion remained under the previous stock repurchase plan.

  • Where Apple should invest     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    Carl Icahn backed down from his Apple buyback plan. CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses where Apple should be investing its cash.

  • Cramer: Apple took control     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    Proxy advisory firm ISS is recommending that shareholders vote against investor Carl Icahn's buyback proposal for Apple. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber provide insight.

  • Apple's $14 billion buyback     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    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.

  • Apple accelerates buyback     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss Apple's stock buyback and product innovation.

  • CalPERS criticizes Icahn over Apple's buyback     Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 1:55 PM ET

    CalPERS and Carl Icahn are fighting over Apple's buyback program. CNBC's Josh Lipton provides all the details.

  • Herbalife boosts buyback     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team dissect Herbalife's buyback and plans to raise $1 billion via a convertible note issue.

  • Apple should focus on living rooms: Pro     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg urges Apple to focus on R&D, and Peter Misek of Jefferies & Co., discusses the case for a bigger iPhone.

  • Icahn calls for Apple to buy back stock now     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    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.

  • Caterpillar buys back $10 billion     Monday, 27 Jan 2014 | 9:07 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Caterpillar's fourth quarter earnings beat and their $10 billion share repurchase program.

  • Icahn: Intend to buy more Apple stock     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn discusses why he reduced the amount of buyback he is asking from Apple to $50 billion from $150 billion.

  • Reality of activist investors     Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 8:21 AM ET

    Is the media enabling activist investors? BuzzFeed business reporter Matthew Zeitlin, and the "Squawk Box" panel share their opinions.

  • Herbalife: Relieved financials are back     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 10:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports on Herbalife in the wake of its financial audit. CNBC's David Faber provides perspective.

  • Boeing announces buyback & dividend increase     Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    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.

  • Pisani: Enormous year for IPOs & buybacks     Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports IPOs and buybacks are motivating the market. Nimble Storage is having a huge IPO day.

  • MasterCard splits 10-for-1, raises dividend 83% Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 4:58 PM ET

    MasterCard raised its quarterly dividend by 83 percent and announced a new billion-dollar share buyback program. Shares rose in after-hours trade.