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Halliburton to pay $3.3B to buy back 68M shares from Dutch auction

  • Halliburton (HAL -0.3%) will pay $3.3B to buy back ~68M shares of its common stock, or about 7.4% of its outstanding shares, that were part of its Dutch auction tender offer which expired a week ago.
  • HAL had said last month it planned to spend $3.3B buying back the stock, then announced last week that 100.2M shares were tendered in the Dutch auction at $48.50/share or less.
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  • youngman442002
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    This is the new Western corporate growth....buying back stock....a bene to the CEO┬┤s stock option plans...bad for the NYSE as less stock to play is the USA growth market....stock buy backs
    29 Aug 2013, 11:16 AM Reply Like
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