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Stocks Stock Buybacks

  • Shares of the world's most valuable listed company were down 2.1 percent at $144.37 in after-hours trading. Under pressure from shareholders to hand over more of its $250 billion- plus hoard of cash and investments, Apple boosted its capital return program by $50 billion, increased its share repurchase authorization by $35 billion and raised its quarterly...

  • Royal Caribbean CEO: So many markets are lining up in a positive way

    Royal Caribbean Chairman & CEO Richard Fain discusses the cruise operator's quarterly earnings, share buybacks and the company's outlook for China.

  • *Raises stock buyback program by $10 bln. The company's shares fell nearly 4 percent to $35.97 in trading after the bell on Thursday. "I think the Street was looking for slightly better than that," Stifel analyst Kevin Cassidy said.

  • *Raises buyback program by $10 bln. The company's shares fell about 4 percent to $35.95 in trading after the bell on Thursday. I think the Street was looking for slightly better than that, "Stifel analyst Kevin Cassidy said.

  • *Raises buyback program by $10 bln. Intel's shares were down 3.5 percent at $36.11 in aftermarket trading on Thursday. Revenue from Intel's higher-margin data center business rose 6 percent to $4.2 billion in the quarter, missing analysts' expectations of $4.35 billion, according to research firm FactSet StreetAccount.

  • FRANKFURT, April 26- Deutsche Boerse delivered a sharp rise in net profit in the first quarter and said it would buy back shares as it sought to appease disgruntled investors following its failed merger attempt with London Stock Exchange Group. "Thanks to our diversified business model and effective cost management we were able to compensate low equity market...

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    Tax reform promises to spur corporate buying, but there are several reasons to not bet the house on stock buybacks.

  • Shares of Visa, the world's largest payments network operator, were up 2.5 percent at $93.45 in trading after the bell, after it also announced a $5 billion share buyback program. The company said total payments volume jumped 37.2 percent to $1.73 trillion in the second quarter ended March 31, on a constant dollar basis. San Francisco- based Visa, like rival...

  • Visa's shares were up 2.8 percent at $93.70 in trading after the bell on Thursday, after the company also announced a $5 billion share buyback program. Payment volumes in the United States, Visa's largest market, increased 11.7 percent to $775 billion on a constant dollar basis. Net income fell to $430 million or 18 cents per Class A share in the second quarter, from...

  • NEW YORK/ MONTREAL April 20- Shares of railroad operator CSX Corp soared more than 7 percent on Thursday to a record high, after the company reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and its new chief executive officer outlined plans to improve margins and cut costs, including job reductions. Jacksonville- headquartered CSX forecast a 25 percent rise...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- Shares of railroad operator CSX Corp jumped more than 6 percent on Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and its CEO said it aims at lower costs, including job reductions, and improved margins. Chief Executive Hunter Harrison said in a call with analysts that the No. 3 U.S. railroad also plans to bring...

  • *Plans 5 bln euro share buyback, dividend growth of 12 pct. LONDON, April 6- Unilever promised shareholders a multi-billion euro rewards package on Thursday after February's $143 billion takeover offer from Kraft Heinz jolted it into a corporate makeover aimed at proving it can go it alone. Unilever, one of Europe's biggest blue-chip stocks, called the Kraft...

  • April 5- Drugstore chain operator Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc reported a surprise drop in quarterly sales on Wednesday, citing challenging market conditions in Europe and the impact of a stronger dollar. The company also said it would repurchase up to $1 billion worth of shares until Dec. 31. Sales in its wholesale business, which also operates in Europe, fell...

  • How to maneuver CEO buybacks

    Jim Cramer dives into CEO stock buybacks and how they can help or hurt investors.

  • Cramer on how investors should maneuver CEO buybacks

    Jim Cramer dives into CEO stock buybacks and how they can help or hurt investors.

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    Jim Cramer dives into CEO stock buybacks and how they can help or hurt investors.

  • Very pleased with numbers: Adecco CEO

    Adecco CEO Alain Dehaze discusses earnings, a planned share buyback and growth in regional markets.

  • *Earnings of C $2.28 before items vs forecast C $1.88. TORONTO, Feb 28- Bank of Montreal, Canada's fourth-biggest lender, on Tuesday reported much higher-than-expected quarterly earnings and announced plans to buy back 15 million of its shares. Net income rose to C $1.49 billion, or C $2.22 per share, from C $1.07 billion, or C $1.58 per share, a year earlier.

  • TORONTO, Feb 28- Bank of Montreal, Canada's fourth-biggest lender, on Tuesday reported much higher-than-expected quarterly earnings and announced plans to buy back 15 million of its shares. Net income for the first quarter ended on Jan. 31 rose to C $1.49 billion, or C $2.22 per share, from C $1.07 billion, or C $1.58 per share, a year earlier. BMO said net income from its...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 25- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Saturday attacked what he saw as tricks used by U.S. companies to boost earnings and stock prices, but he defended one oft-criticized practice: share buybacks. Some critics, including BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink, think the practice of companies buying back their own shares to boost...