June 26, 2015

The Kroger Co. is responding to explosive financial performance with a two-for-one stock split, dividend increase and share buyback program.

June 10, 2015

Target Corp. is doubling the amount of its share buyback authorization from $5 billion to $10 billion. Under this authorization, through first quarter 2015, the company had invested a total of $3.7 billion to retire 56.9 million shares at an average price of $65.06 per share.

October 16, 2014

Gap Inc. has approved a new $500 million share repurchase authorization for the company’s common stock, in an effort to return excess cash to shareholders.

July 7, 2014

Following a difficult first quarter of fiscal 2014 where it missed Wall Street estimates on both profits and sales, Bed, Bath & Beyond has authorized a new $2 billion share repurchase program.

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.

September 15, 2011

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

September 26, 2010

Dress Barn said Friday its board approved a new $100 million stock-repurchase program....

June 7, 2010

Staples said it is resuming its $1 billion share repurchase program after a hiatus....

January 13, 2010

Target Corp. will resume a $10 billion share buyback program because business is improving along...