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April 16- Industrial tools provider W W Grainger Inc said on Thursday that its board had approved a plan to buy back $3 billion in shares over the next three years. W W Grainger had said earlier that it would buy back about $400 million in shares this year. The additional buyback will begin later this month and is expected to add 8- 12 cents per share to the company's...
April 16- Industrial tools provider W W Grainger Inc said on Thursday that its board had approved a plan to buy back $3 billion in shares over the next three years. The company, which supplies material handling equipment, plumbing supplies, and power and hand tools, said it would fund $1.2 billion of the buyback with cash and the remainder through debt.
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Some of Thursday's midday movers:
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Friday's midday movers:
U.S. stock prices could continue to correct, but it's too soon to say whether this is the big one.
CNBC's Melissa Lee, Diminic Chu and CNBC contributor Stephanie Link dissect the numbers on Grainger and CSX.
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Stocks finished near session highs Tuesday, recovering losses from their biggest one-day drop this year, boosted by a batch of upbeat earnings results and some better-than-expected economic reports.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew takes a closer look at three companies reporting first quarter numbers; including Johnson & Johnson, W.W. Grainger, and Goldman Sachs.
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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK-- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market:. Murphy Oil Corp., up $4.74 at $63.74. Murphy Oil is spinning off its retail gasoline business into a separate company to focus on oil exploration and production.