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Boeing announces $10 billion share buyback, boosts dividend

Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 4:53 PM ET
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.

Boeing authorized a $10 billion share buyback, and said it would raise its dividend by 50 percent to 73 cents a share, the company said Monday.

Shares jumped 1.83 percent in the after-hour trade after the announcement. (What's the stock doing now?)

(Read more: Boeing hits all-time highs despite union rejection)

The $10 billion buyback is on top of the $800 million remaining from a 2007 stock repurchase. Boeing's management plans to buy back shares in the next two or three years.

—By CNBC

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