The Trade: This buyback ETF beats the market

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With the earnings season over, companies are free again to buttress their share prices with big stock buyback announcements. What can investors do to benefit from this trend?

Using Kensho, a quantitative tool used by hedge funds, CNBC Pro found an ETF tracking companies with a history of buybacks which outperform the market after earnings season ends and the repurchase announcements come rolling out.