Content about Share repurchase

December 19, 2013

Chico’s FAS repurchased approximately 6.7 million shares of its common stock, for approximately $125 million, during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013, completing all but $55 million of its existing share repurchase authorization.

November 27, 2013

The board of directors of GNC Holdings has authorized a multi-year program to repurchase up to an aggregate $500 million of the company's Class A common stock.

October 18, 2013

The board of directors of Safeway Inc. has increased the authorized level of the company's stock repurchase program by $2 billion.

July 24, 2013

The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. has reached an agreement to repurchase $100 million worth of common stock from JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA under an accelerated share repurchase program.

March 5, 2013

Sally Beauty Holdings announced that its board has approved a new share repurchase program authorizing the company to repurchase up to $700 million of its common stock.

December 7, 2012

Macy's Inc. said that its board has increased its share repurchase authorization by $1.5 billion.

July 11, 2012

Abercrombie & Fitch plans a big share buyback to appease investors, the New York Post reported, and is also likely to cut back on its aggressive expansion plans in Europe.

June 6, 2012

The Home Depot expanded its share buyback plan for the year by $500 million and reaffirmed its full-year outlook.

March 19, 2012

Safeway Inc. said it approved a $1 billion stock buyback program.

January 12, 2012

Target Corp. said it will buy back up to $5 billion in shares under a new stock repurchase program.

November 30, 2011

Safeway said its board of directors increased its stock buyback authorization by $1.0 billion, to $8.0 billion.

October 25, 2011

RadioShack Corp. announced Tuesday a 100% increase in its dividend and the authorization of a $200 million share repurchase program as part of a new capital allocation strategy.

October 7, 2011

Dollar Tree said that its board has approved a $1.5 billion share repurchase program.

September 15, 2011

The Kroger Co. said Thursday that its board of directors has approved a $1 billion share repurchase program.

September 14, 2011

Staples said Tuesday that its board of directors had approved a new $1.5 billion stock buyback program, replacing a previous program approved in June 2007.

August 24, 2011

CVS Caremark said its board has approved a $4 billion stock repurchase program and that it intends to complete an earlier $2 billion program before the end of this year.

July 13, 2011

Walgreen Co. said Wednesday its board has authorized a new $2 billion stock buyback program.

April 28, 2011

Tractor Supply Co. said Thursday it approved a $600 million stock buyback program, increases its existing share buyback program to $1 billion.

April 27, 2011

Costco Wholesale Corp. said Tuesday that its board of directors has approved a $4 billion share buyback program.

March 28, 2011

Home Depot said Monday it is returning to the corporate bond market for the second time in less than seven months to rebuild its cash stockpile and finance share buybacks.

February 4, 2011

GameStop Corp. said Friday its board has approved buying back up to $500 million worth of the company's stock and bonds over the next 18 months.

February 1, 2011

Williams-Sonoma said Tuesday that its board has approved a $125 million stock repurchase program.

December 8, 2010

Home Depot on Wednesday slightly raised its fiscal 2010 earnings guidance for the second time in two months as the market for home-improvement projects slowly begins to improve.

October 12, 2010

Walgreen Co. said Wednesday that it has approved the repurchase of up to $1 billion...

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