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  • What $4B share buyback says about Alibaba Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 11:23 PM ET
    What $4B share buyback says about Alibaba

    Hany Nada, co-founder & managing partner at GGV Capital, discusses Alibaba's announcement of a $4 billion share buyback on Wednesday.

  • Alibaba unveils $4B buyback but shares fall? Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 6:20 PM ET
    Alibaba unveils $4B buyback but shares fall?

    Skip Aylesworth, portfolio manager of Hennessy Technology Fund, explains why Alibaba's announcement of a $4 billion share buyback program failed to shore up its stock price.

  • *Alibaba Q1 revenue $3.27 bln vs $3.39 bln estimate. BEIJING, Aug 12 (Reuters)- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares fell to a record low after China's biggest e-commerce company posted its slowest revenue growth in over three years as its strategy to shift more services to mobile devices hurt advertising sales. Alibaba also announced a $4 billion share repurchase...

  • UPDATE 2-Alibaba shares hit record low after earnings miss Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 11:05 AM ET

    *Alibaba Q1 revenue $3.27 bln vs $3.39 bln estimate. BEIJING, Aug 12- Alibaba's shares skidded to a record low in New York on Wednesday after China's biggest e-commerce company posted its slowest revenue growth in over three years. As well as missing revenue forecasts, Alibaba announced a $4 billion share repurchase programme over two years, which it said was...

  • Aug 10- Web hosting company Rackspace Hosting Inc reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly revenue and raised its share buyback program to up to $1 billion, sending its shares up 5.2 percent in extended trading on Monday. Results for the quarter and the outlook "will be a footnote as the company announced a billion dollar incremental buyback and that will trump...

  • UPDATE 1-Rackspace raises buyback to up to $1 bln Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 5:04 PM ET

    Aug 10- Web hosting company Rackspace Hosting Inc reported a 11 percent rise in quarterly revenue and raised its share buyback program to up to $1 billion, sending its shares up 5.4 percent in extended trading on Monday. The company is facing tough price competition from Amazon.com Inc, Google Inc and Microsoft Corp for cloud services that includes online...

  • Alaska Air to buy back up to $1 bln in shares Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 8:10 AM ET

    Aug 6- Alaska Air Group said it would buy back up to $1 billion of its shares, the largest stock repurchase program in the airline's history.

  • *To buy back up to 120 bln yen worth of shares. TOKYO, Aug 6- SoftBank Corp announced a near $1 billion share buyback and a higher quarterly profit as loss-making Sprint Corp fared better than expected, with the Japanese telecoms group forecasting "light at the end of the tunnel" for its U.S. unit. CEO Masayoshi Son attributed the surprise move to its lacklustre share...

  • Aug 5- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's reported a 9.3 percent fall in quarterly adjusted revenue as advertising sales fell in its television business and a lack of major film releases weighed on its studio business. But Fox's adjusted profit beat Wall Street expectations and the company said it would buy back $5 billion Class A shares over the next 12 months.

  • UPDATE 2-Discovery unlikely to buy back shares this year Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 11:48 AM ET

    Aug 5- Discovery Communications Inc said it was unlikely to buy back any more shares this year as it looks to save cash and retain its credit rating, sending its shares down about 9 percent. Given our current debt-to-EBITDA threshold is at the higher end of target levels for' BBB' companies, we are now focused on preserving cash for the remainder of this year, "CFO...

  • Buyback tied to Disney's future: Bob Iger Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 9:10 AM ET
    Buyback tied to Disney's future: Bob Iger

    Robert Iger, Walt Disney Company CEO, says Disney's buyback plan is tied to future growth prospects in movie sequels, theme parks and programming.

  • Silver Lake to invest $1 bln in Motorola Solutions Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 7:17 AM ET

    Aug 5- Motorola Solutions Inc, a maker of walkie-talkies and radio systems, said private equity firm Silver Lake would invest $1 billion in the company. The company also said it plans to buy back up to $2 billion of shares. Silver Lake is buying $1 billion of convertible senior notes due 2020 with an initial conversion price of $68.50 per share.

  • *Fujifilm soars on share buyback plan. TOKYO, July 31- Japan's Nikkei share average was little changed on Friday as investors awaited more earnings from blue-chip companies and looked for signs of whether China's volatile stock markets were starting to take a toll on its economy. On Friday, shippers such as Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha are slated...

  • *Fujifilm soars on share buyback plan. TOKYO, July 31- Japan's Nikkei share average was little changed on Friday as investors awaited more earnings from blue-chip companies and looked for signs of whether China's volatile stock markets were starting to take a toll on its economy. On Friday, shippers such as Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha are slated...

  • BEIJING, July 30- Baidu Inc, China's biggest internet search engine company, said on Thursday it will buy back shares worth $1 billion after the company's stock price slid following a weak earnings report earlier this week. The repurchases will take place over the next 12 months and be funded from the company's existing cash balance, New York- listed Baidu said in a...

  • BEIJING, July 30- Baidu Inc, China's biggest search engine company, said on Thursday it will repurchase $1 billion of its shares, after the company's stock price was hammered by investors following weak earnings results on Monday.

  • July 29- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and said it would buy back up to $350 million of its stock, indicating that it has finally put years of losses from its Gulfstream business behind it. Spirit, which makes fuselages and propulsion systems for Boeing Co and Airbus Group SE, raised its full-year free cash...

  • UPDATE 1-Spirit AeroSystems profit rises as costs fall Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 8:49 AM ET

    July 29- Aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as costs fell and said it would buy back up to $350 million of stock. The company, which makes fuselages and propulsion systems for Boeing Co and Airbus Group SE, said total expenses fell 7.5 percent to $1.47 billion in the second quarter from a year...

  • *Fiat Chrysler shares fall nearly 5 pct in New York. DETROIT, July 27- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could pay billions of dollars to buy back defective trucks as part of a settlement with U.S. safety regulators, but has the option to recover costs by reselling vehicles once they are repaired. FCA said on Monday that about 193,000 Ram trucks previously recalled for...

  • Caterpillar loses traction Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 10:17 AM ET
    Caterpillar loses traction

    A look at Caterpillar's drop in sales and share buyback plan, with Ann Duignan, JPMorgan machinery analyst.